“Scene Painting” serves as the first improv “S” and refers to the craft of bringing the stage to life with little more than your descriptive words.
Working in pairs, players create original stories based on randomly generated images.
“Ritual Scene” affords the opportunity to explore a commonplace activity in a not-so-common style and rhythm.
In search of richer improv building blocks? Here are some ways to craft and inspire your offers…
This entry articulates some helpful qualities for a strong improvised narrative or story.
Here’s an exercise to help pace heightening moves when exploring the game of a scene.
While offers provide the raw material of improv, “Heightening” adds the steam and momentum…
This narrative exercise deploys the foundational storytelling techniques of advancing and extending.
The last improv “E” is for “Extending,” the critical practice of imbuing our stories with specificity and, subsequently, interest.
“A” is for “Advancing” explores ways to develop and build the action in your scenes.