Fill Your Performance with Spontaneity and Energy Improvisation is an essential and invaluable technique for the actor's repertoire: It asks you to think beyond a script--and its memorized lines, movements, and facial expressions--to deliver a performance filled with honesty, insight, nuance, and verisimilitude. Improvisation Starters Revised and Expanded provides more than 1,000 brand-new scene scenarios that will help you: * Depict conflict by focusing on differing beliefs, motivations, and needs* Use contrasts to show the clash of personalities and emotions* Creatively incorporate props and specific lines of dialogue within an improvised scene* Explore character relationships with various locations* Take on the role of inanimate objects and animalsFrom the classroom to the community theater group--and even in business, language, and technology classes--improvisation is the perfect tool for thinking critically, communicating clearly, building self-confidence, and developing interpersonal skills. With this revised edition of Improvisation Starters, you'll bring new vitality to the stage or set--and have fun in the process!
About the Author
Philip Bernardi is a published playwright who has taught theater since 1978. He holds a master's degree in Theater Arts and has directed over fifty plays and eight musical productions.