Escalating Scene offers an improv embodiment of the butterfly effect where one small inconsequential action ultimately causes havoc.
I first came across the mischief-inviting game with my Gorilla Theatre company and it’s been a favorite ever since.
A little “Inappropriate Behavior” can go a long way in your short- and long-form work, especially when paced with patience and skill.
This entry includes some good, bad and worst advice for how to get the most out of a short-form game of the same name.
“Game of the Scene” refers to the source of interest or dynamism that – given sufficient attention – can blossom into a site of joy and entertainment.