The last improv “E” is for “Extending,” the critical practice of imbuing our stories with specificity and, subsequently, interest.
The persona of the “Expert” has a lot to offer in terms of confidence, precision and crafting our characters from a place of strength.
Some musings on the age-old improv question of “Should I stay or should I go now…””
If you catch yourself committing an improv act of “Erasure,” this ImprovDr entry offers some paths forward for making amends.
Are you fully exploiting all the gifts your performance environments can offer?
Here’s the next “E” to make its grand “Entrance” on the scene in our stroll through the “A” to “Z” of improv terms and techniques.
What are some of the marks of a healthy and aspirational “Ensemble” that is firing effectively on all cylinders?
Are you maximizing the joy and effectiveness of your improvisational gifts when you “Endow” your scene partners?
Accessing and channeling our inner emotional truths is the artistic pursuit of a lifetime, but “E” is for “Emotional Truth” offers some bite-sized tactics to assist in this worthy endeavor.
Edits come in many shapes and sizes. Here’s a working list of some options to help you craft and pace your improv action.