Posts Tagged ‘stuck’

32 Ways To Get Unstuck in an Improv Scene - Part IV

32 Ways To Get Unstuck in an Improv Scene – Part IV

By Randall | Improv Tips

This is the conclusion of a 4 part series. These 32 items are compiled from a list that I brainstormed, and include principles that I learned in workshops from David Koechner, Micah Sherman, Mandy Butler, Kevin Patrick Robbins, Armando Diaz, Dad’s Garage, The Village Theatre, and Automatic Improv, as well as a few of my own thoughts. Don’t fight; if the scene has already [&hellip

32 Ways To Get Unstuck in an Improv Scene - Part III

32 Ways To Get Unstuck in an Improv Scene – Part III

By Randall | Improv Tips

This is part 3 of a 4 part series. These 32 items are compiled from a list that I brainstormed, and include principles that I learned in workshops from David Koechner, Micah Sherman, Mandy Butler, Kevin Patrick Robbins, Armando Diaz, Dad’s Garage, The Village Theatre, and Automatic Improv, as well as a few of my own thoughts. Don’t be boring; be interesting. Don’t spend [&hellip

32 Ways To Get Unstuck in an Improv Scene – Part II

By Randall | Improv Tips

This is part 2 of a 4 part series. These 32 items are compiled from a list that I brainstormed, and include principles that I learned in workshops from David Koechner, Micah Sherman, Mandy Butler, Kevin Patrick Robbins, Armando Diaz, Dad’s Garage, The Village Theatre, and Automatic Improv, as well as a few of my own thoughts. Reconnect to your scene partner. Focus on [&hellip

32 Ways To Get Unstuck in an Improv Scene - Part II

32 Ways To Get Unstuck in an Improv Scene – Part II

By Randall | Improv Tips

This is part 2 of a 4 part series. These 32 items are compiled from a list that I brainstormed, and include principles that I learned in workshops from David Koechner, Micah Sherman, Mandy Butler, Kevin Patrick Robbins, Armando Diaz, Dad’s Garage, The Village Theatre, and Automatic Improv, as well as a few of my own thoughts. Reconnect to your scene partner. Focus on [&hellip

32 Ways To Get Unstuck in an Improv Scene - Part I

32 Ways To Get Unstuck in an Improv Scene – Part I

By Randall | Improv Tips

  In my previous post, I talked about five reasons why improvisers get stuck in scenes. Ideally, we would stay away from those mistakes and all of our scenes would flow smoothly, but in practice, that’s impossible. Maybe you get thrown off by your partner’s idea, maybe nothing in the scene is affecting you. If you [&hellip

5 Reasons We Get Stuck in Improv Scenes

By Randall | Improv Tips

One of the greatest dangers for an improviser is getting stuck in a scene – that sinking feeling when you can tell that a scene is not going well and the audience is not engaged. Your mind freezes, hijacked by the thought of “I don’t know what to do,” and you get stuck in a [&hellip