Pitfalls to avoid when working with audience members…
Author Archives: improvdr
Game Library: “Alphabet Game”
A consideration of a short-form classic, “Alphabet Game.”
“V” is for “Verbal Skills”
The first improv “V” offers five vital features of your vocal work to consider if you’re looking to break old patterns and make new discoveries.
Game Library: “Starting in the Middle”
…in the middle of this description.
“U” is for “Urgency”
You urgently need to read this post if your scenes routinely lack any sense of dynamism.
Game Library: “One-Voice Expert”
This entry encourages exploring both the verbal and physical possibilities inherent in a relatively common short-form game, “One-Voice Expert.”
“U” is for “Upstaging”
The unhelpful habit of “Upstaging” is by no means unique to the improv stage, but it does tend to disproportionately appear and thwart otherwise powerful choices and actions.
Game Library: “Lotus Monologues”
A monologue exercise that poetically blends truthful fact and fiction.
“T” is for “Truth”
Time to face some improv “truths” (and one lie, too).
Game Library: “Creation Myth Scene”
A mythic departure from more run-of-the-mill short-form adventures…