Raising the “stakes” in your work typically raises the energy, attack, and momentum as well.
Tag Archives: Commitment
Game Library: “Ritual Scene”
“Ritual Scene” affords the opportunity to explore a commonplace activity in a not-so-common style and rhythm.
“P” is for “Presence”
Most of us know “Presence” when we see it. Here are some thoughts about how to nurture this elusive quality.
“P” is for “Postponing”
Do your scenes tend to finish before they’ve even begun? This might indicate the improv blight of postponing.
Game Library: “Name Circle”
Here’s a super-sized ImprovDr Game Library entry with eight different name games!
“L” is for “Love”
Is there enough “Love” in your improv?
Game Library: “Act Harder”
It’s hard for a lackluster scene to withstand the joyful lambasting that is “Act Harder.”
“C” is for “Commitment”
What are you committed to…?
“C” is for “Commenting”
Some improv schools embrace a playful form of “Commenting” but I’ve generally found that it deflates the energy of our scene work.
Game Library: “It’s Tuesday”
“It’s Tuesday” promotes being changed in our scene work and reminds us that the next great choice could be right in front of us.