Intro to Improv

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Intro to Improv What is Improvisation? Thinking, Doing, & Saying on your feet! Improv Dos! Improv Donts! 1. NEVER SAY NO! 2. Dont just tell. SHOW US! 3. Dont force funniness. 4. Dont worry about making mistakes. Improvised Theatre Types of Improv! Shortform and Longform Shortform improv is made of short scenes around a predetermined structure or game that are driven by audience involvement. Famous Second City Actors The Groundlings Trust and Vulnerability Vulnerability Circle Complete the Improv Worksheet (5-8) being handed out. Spontaneity Lets Improv! EMOTION SCULPTURES! Chose a partner and listen to Director Guidance. Bibbity Bibbity Bop 1.Point at someone in the circle and says bibbity bibbity bop as fast as she can. 2.The person being pointed at must say bop before she gets to the end of her phrase. 3. If the teacher points to a student and only says bop, then the student must stay quiet. EMOTION SCULPTURES! Chose a partner and listen to Director Guidance. Party Quirks Questions Only! Film, TV & Theater Styles Hollywood Director Weird Newscasters Press Conference Moving People 90 Second Alphabet Fashion Models Film & TV Styles Comedy Western News Report Mystery Horror Romance Super Hero Action Suspense Cartoon Animal Planet Science Fiction/Fantasy Game Show Musical Broadway Re-Imagining Fairy Tales Project Watch & Write