The unhelpful habit of “Upstaging” is by no means unique to the improv stage, but it does tend to disproportionately appear and thwart otherwise powerful choices and actions.
Tag Archives: Sharing Focus
“T” is for “Take”
Some hot takes about the art of focus takes.
Game Library: “Relay Entrances and Exits”
Learn how to sell your exits (and entrances) with this energetic improv drill.
Game Library: “Invisibility Scene”
Some ghostly scenic techniques…
“S” is for “Split Focus”
99% of the time, “Split Focus” will cause problems on the improv stage. Here’s a consideration of the other 1% of the time!
Game Library: “The Café”
Have you experienced the ensemble delights of “The Café?”
“S” is for “Sharing Focus”
This “Sharing Focus” entry directs you to a variety of helpful strategies and techniques.
Game Library: “Stop and Go”
A warm-up to stretch your give and take muscles…
Game Library: “Focus Ball”
“Focus Ball,” the latest addition to the ImprovDr “Game Library,” allows improvisers to playfully explore the skills of giving and taking focus.
“G” is for “Give”
Let’s take a look at some best practices designed to help us “Give” focus on stage…