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.
Tag Archives: P is for
“P” is for “Presence”
Most of us know “Presence” when we see it. Here are some thoughts about how to nurture this elusive quality.
“P” is for “Postponing”
Do your scenes tend to finish before they’ve even begun? This might indicate the improv blight of postponing.
“P” is for “Postmortem”
Are you getting the most out of your post-show note sessions? Enjoy these thoughts on the equally important functions of both giving and receiving feedback.
“P” is for “Point of View”
Some advice for quickly snapping into an effective POV when your character hits the stage.
“P” is for “Pimping”
“Pimping” is a rather unflattering name for an equally unflattering improvisational habit…
“P” is for “Physicality”
Bring some added oomph to your characters with these tactics designed to increase the level of your physicality.
“P” is for “Passenger”
Do you have a tendency to overly defer to other improvisers? If so, you might have “Passenger” tendencies. Keep reading to find out more…
“P” is for “Parallel Action”
Considering the utility of assuming parallel actions as you contribute your voice to the unfolding scene; or, if your prefer, considering the utility of assuming parallel actions as you contribute your voice to the unfolding scene.