What are some of the marks of a healthy and aspirational “Ensemble” that is firing effectively on all cylinders?
It’s worthwhile exploring “Endowment Circle” if you routinely find yourself assuming one-dimensional or simplistic characters and relationships on stage.
Are you maximizing the joy and effectiveness of your improvisational gifts when you “Endow” your scene partners?
“Theme Scenes” encourages a more emotionally grounded and nuanced style of improvisational play well-suited to both short- and long-form expeditions.
Accessing and channeling our inner emotional truths is the artistic pursuit of a lifetime, but “E” is for “Emotional Truth” offers some bite-sized tactics to assist in this worthy endeavor.
“Verbal Freeze Tag” exercises helpful editing, listening and creativity skills.
Edits come in many shapes and sizes. Here’s a working list of some options to help you craft and pace your improv action.
The “Sequence Game” offers a way to brainstorm or refresh material before embarking on style-based or dramaturgically informed work.
“Dramaturgical Improv” is a term I’ve started to use that describes a particular approach to spontaneous theatre that is near and dear to my own heart as a deviser and practitioner.
Although the frame can seem a little complex at first glance, “Fantasy Scene” is well worth the time allowing a wonderful variety of tone and content.