“Diamond Dance” provides an energized movement dynamic that can serve your short- and long-form goals.
Considering the versatile dramatic conceit that is “Asides…”
For such a widely used term in Western improv circles, it can be challenging to get your arms around an inclusive and helpful definition of “Long-Form” improvisation. Here’s an effort to do just that…
Get your dance shoes on…
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.
While it’s helpful to avoid drama backstage, the same isn’t true when we’re performing. “D” is for “Drama” reflects on the more serious side of improv.
This game provides an effective way of launching into strong and definitive scene work in either long- or short-form modalities. If you’re looking to add some more variety or style into your play, “Prologue” could be just the ticket.
Rollercoaster games can prove challenging in terms of characterization and story telling. This consideration of “Genre Rollercoaster” offers some traps and tips.
Take a peek inside the training process behind (Your) Opera in a Trunk, an outreach show initially developed for Pensacola Opera. This entry includes the game “Justify Circle.”