Category Archives: Problem

Conflict

By | August 15, 2010

Conflict is most often what makes a scene interesting. It is rare that there is a lack of conflict in improv comedy scenes. It is more often the case that there is a proliferation of argumentative interpersonal conflict. It is important to explore other conflicts, such as  internal conflicts, or conflicts with nature. If conflict… Read More »

Relationships

By | August 15, 2010

Relationships in an improv scene are the most powerful way to connect with your audience. Everyone has relationships in their lives. Strong relationships between the characters on stage need to be built in a realistic fashion. The stronger the realistic relationships are between the characters on stage, the more the audience will connect with the… Read More »

Environment

By | August 15, 2010

Environment is the base for all improv comedy scenes. There may be the odd Dadaist free form scene that doesn’t need a solid mime environment, but almost every scene will benefit from a strong environment.  The following improv structures will help strengthen environment.