Drama 9/10: Improv Resources

You have been learning about IMPROVISATION known as improv, or the performance of spontaneous invention. Take some class time today to do some further research, expanding your knowledge and understanding of how improv is performed/used in other contexts.

  1. Off Key Improv: Spontaneous, unscripted musicals with a live band. These folks are my good friends and rehearse every Wednesday night here at River’s Edge Theatre! Check out a few minutes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWGFD1FAg3A
  2. Improv Everywhere: This NYC group is a famous and innovative inspiration to me. They use planned improv experiences to inject fun into everyday life for unsuspecting audiences. Look: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jwMj3PJDxuohttps:   //www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFJpq8S99bM
  3. Whose Line is It Anyway? Is an American TV show that brings improv to a mass audience. This game is called props: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EtQlL4hemHw
  4. The Vancouver Theatresports League uses improv to teach corporate groups how to communicate better, and hires themselves out for entertainment at personal parties. Their home theatre is on Granville Island and they do improv shows 4 nights a week! You can go see them: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Q9ivhpz-Zk   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3rarTluewc

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