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.
“Dramaturgical Improv” is a term I’ve started to use that describes a particular approach to spontaneous theatre that is near and dear to my own heart as a deviser and practitioner.
This game provides an effective way of launching into strong and definitive scene work in either long- or short-form modalities. If you’re looking to add some more variety or style into your play, “Prologue” could be just the ticket.
“Shared Story” is a deceptively simple narrative game that can help you really flex your story-telling muscles.
“A” is for “Advancing” explores ways to develop and build the action in your scenes.