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.”
For seven seasons, (Your) Opera in a Trunk entertained audiences in the Florida pan handle. It was my first crack at combining text and improv (and opera)!