"Exactly what I was looking for! It gives me structured lessons & activities for my advanced drama classes. Great resource!" - Shakespeare Fan
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Absolutely Everything** You Need to Know about Teaching and Performing Improv is your personal guide to learning how to perform short-form improvisation consistently and successfully.
Every challenge, every activity, and every rule presented in the book is rooted in 20 years of teaching performers from all skill levels. Material has been hand-picked to include only the activities that have consistently proven successful at overcoming the common pitfalls that can plague the improviser-in-training.
Utilizing methods that are simple, easy to understand, and very, very fun, you will learn how to develop a program that allows one to maintain high expectations and create a professional looking product while still maintaining the informal revelry of game playing and humor.
Simply put, by using this book, one should be able to successfully mount any kind of short-form improv - be it corporate or student, single-team or festival, pre-professional or veteran - to the sound of riotous laughter and thunderous applause.