Posts Tagged ‘energy’

4 Reasons Improvisers Should Get Their Exercise

By Randall | Improv in Life

Want to be a better improviser? Go for a walk or hit the gym. Here are four reasons that exercise will improve the quality of your shows.   1) You’ll have a greater physical range Sometimes in improv you have to perform physically difficult feats. In these situations, having better cardiovascular health will help you [&hellip

4 Reasons Improvisers Should Get Their Exercise

4 Reasons Improvisers Should Get Their Exercise

By Randall | Improv in Life

Want to be a better improviser? Go for a walk or hit the gym. Here are four reasons that exercise will improve the quality of your shows.   1) You’ll have a greater physical range Sometimes in improv you have to perform physically difficult feats. In these situations, having better cardiovascular health will help you [&hellip

Monday Warmup – Hot Spot

By Randall | Games for Workshop

I’m starting a new quasi-regular segment this week. On select Mondays, I’ll be posting warm-ups that you can use at the beginning of improv classes or to prepare for an improv show. If you have found these warm-ups to be personally useful, please leave a comment below! Hot Spot is a fun singing game! With [&hellip

Monday Warmup - Hot Spot

Monday Warmup – Hot Spot

By Randall | Games for Workshop

I’m starting a new quasi-regular segment this week. On select Mondays, I’ll be posting warm-ups that you can use at the beginning of improv classes or to prepare for an improv show. If you have found these warm-ups to be personally useful, please leave a comment below! Hot Spot is a fun singing game! With [&hellip

Creative Performance

By Randall | Improv Tips

I used to think the skill in performing was learning to play the same piece exactly the same every time. Now I realize the genius is in being able to play it differently every time. Even with scripted performance, there is a lot of freedom in how you play it, whether that be a concerto [&hellip

Games – Zip Zap Zop

By Randall | Games for Workshop

With everyone standing in a circle, the first improviser begins the pattern of “Zip, Zap, Zop” by clapping their hands at someone and saying “Zip.” The person that they indicated will then clap at someone and say “Zap.” Then the third person will do the same but say “Zop.” After this, the next person starts [&hellip