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Basic rules of improvisational theater

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Basic rules of improvisational theater

  1. 1. IMPROV fabien, gandon, AIA introduction to theater impro... an ...vised basics of
  2. 2. improvise <ul><li>acting, reacting, creating, in the moment . </li></ul>
  3. 3. impro visational theater <ul><li>short scenes or long plays improvised </li></ul><ul><li>by actors from suggestions from a </li></ul><ul><li>referee or the audience. </li></ul>
  4. 4. impro visational theater <ul><li>impro vised theater </li></ul><ul><li>impro v </li></ul><ul><li>impro </li></ul>
  5. 5. impro visational theater <ul><li>in a nutshell... </li></ul>
  6. 6. energy <ul><li>you don't go on stage if you don't have some energy. </li></ul>
  7. 7. attention <ul><li>the story is not written, </li></ul><ul><li>if you don't listen and watch </li></ul><ul><li>you will soon miss something </li></ul>
  8. 8. LISTEN <ul><li>more than an anagram, a rule: </li></ul><ul><li>to listen you have to make silences </li></ul>SILENT
  9. 9. acceptation <ul><li>accept the proposals of other actors what is done is done </li></ul><ul><li>and the public heard & saw it </li></ul><ul><li>so now it has to be integrated. </li></ul>
  10. 10. NO IS A FORBIDDEN WORD
  11. 11. if you say no, you play solo.
  12. 12. proposal <ul><li>build on what was done before </li></ul><ul><li>integrate and propose new things </li></ul><ul><li>in reference, in addition, etc. </li></ul>
  13. 13. YES AND THE SYSTEMATIC ANSWER NEARLY A REFLEX
  14. 14. play <ul><li>choose a strong character </li></ul><ul><li>become that character </li></ul><ul><li>act and react as this character </li></ul><ul><li>use mime to define your environment </li></ul>
  15. 15. encounter <ul><li>seek the encounter with </li></ul><ul><li>all other players on stage, </li></ul><ul><li>seek the opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>to meet and interact, </li></ul><ul><li>improv is a collective game. </li></ul>
  16. 16. pleasure <ul><li>it must be a pleasure for you and everyone. </li></ul><ul><li>pleasure is a sine qua non . </li></ul>
  17. 17. energy attention acceptation proposal play encounter pleasure
  18. 18. fabien, gandon, AIA

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