This entry encourages exploring both the verbal and physical possibilities inherent in a relatively common short-form game, “One-Voice Expert.”
Tag Archives: Active Listening
“P” is for “Presence”
Most of us know “Presence” when we see it. Here are some thoughts about how to nurture this elusive quality.
Game Library: “Stop and Go”
A warm-up to stretch your give and take muscles…
Game Library: “Word Association”
Here are four well-worn variations of the classic “Word Association” warmup that can help launch you fearlessly into the here and now.
“I” is for “Inclusiveness”
Some questions to consider on the path to “Inclusiveness” in our improv spaces.
Game Library: “Counting Circle”
A simple matter of counting to a set target can surprisingly bring an ensemble together…
“G” is for “Gibberish”
By stripping away our ability to use our everyday language, and replacing our speech acts with gibberish, we often unlock the ability to say more by ironically saying (much) less.
Game Library: “Verbal Freeze Tag”
“Verbal Freeze Tag” exercises helpful editing, listening and creativity skills.
Game Library: “Beneath the Line”
“Beneath the Line” sharpens our scene starts and encourages us to closely pay attention to our scene partner.
“A” is for “Active Listening”
Here are some ideas to improve our ability to closely read our partner’s choices with “A” is for “Active Listening.”