Keep your brain active to stay in the moment.
In this blog, instructor of Art of Improv Rory Franzen shares a moment with us that recently happened in class: When you are teaching improvisation, you always get to be impressed by your students. Its really a neat feeling, and makes for a great job. Every week, I get to watch as these people from […]
In my experience, one of the hardest things to teach is the improv initiation or what happens in the first three lines of dialogue. It’s hard, not because initiations are inherently difficult, but because they can be virtually anything at all- a line, an action, anything at all. Which means you can’t tell anyone what they initiated was wrong. And when ANYTHING can be right, what’s there really to teach? Right?