Category Archives: Exercise

Yes And

By | August 2, 2010

Synonyms None Introduction This exercise emphasises over accepting and supporting other players on stage. Two people up. Description In Yes And the players are constantly saying, ‘yes and’. The mechanism goes something like this. One player may start off with, “Your coat is so lovely.” The response of the other player could be, “YES AND… Read More »

Word At A Time

By | August 2, 2010

Synonyms None Introduction This exercise works on the shared process of building a story together. Everyone into a circle. Description Each player in the circle contributes a word into the story. If the first person to speak says “Johnny” the next person could say, “set”, the next person would say “out”. And so on. This… Read More »

Touch It

By | August 2, 2010

Synonyms None Introduction This is an environment building exercise that helps players work on making the environment part of their story. Description This is essentially an open scene. At any time that the players are not using their environment, or they are doing the talking heads thing someone calls out ‘touch it’. When the players… Read More »