Looking for an emotional matching warm-up? Try Carpool!
If we agree, we can just be; we don’t have to explain or defend. Have fun just being emotional together, trusting that your commitment to the same emotion is all the context for your relationship that’s needed.
Performers are: David Adams, Guy Chapman, Patrice Deveaux, Micah Head, Alan Hopkinson, Nick Lawton, Megan Lemay, Jillian MacDougall, Tim Magier, Curtis Nunnally Continue reading
Tonight pre-show The Coalition taught me three new warm-up games. I loved them. I don’t know who came up with them but thank you whoever you are.
Here’s The Deal. Yes, And. I Know, Right?!
I Need Three Things Chain.
Here’s the evolving list of Warm-up exercises.
We want to avoid conflict, debate and negotiation in our improv scenes. The audience knows we’re making it up – building something from nothing – they don’t want to see us arguing over imagined reality; they want to see us react to an accepted reality.
What’s the best way to avoid arguing? Acceptance! Agreeing to a conflict-laden declaration is the easiest way to ensure a scene’s forward momentum.
So want a warm-up that’ll engage those Acceptance muscles? Continue reading
And they were not “Yes, and.” Continue reading