Where we aim our improv “punches” can make a world of difference in terms of what our theatre does and says. Punching Up reflects an understanding that not all jokes are created equal.
This entry articulates some helpful qualities for a strong improvised narrative or story.
This ImprovDr entry considers sources of improvisational material inspiration.
“Looking Backwards” (but not with anger) provides a fruitful way to find the path forward.
Whether it’s staging, verbal choices, emotions or content, there are undoubtedly a lot of “Levels” to consider on the improv stage.
The “Sequence Game” offers a way to brainstorm or refresh material before embarking on style-based or dramaturgically informed work.