Trifecta is a fun and fast paced exercise for building environment, narrative or characters. One player jumps into the circle and exclaims and mimes themselves as some kind of noun. They are quickly followed by two more players who complete the trifecta.
Everyone loves to hate acronyms. Learn Improv’s acronym for narrative is STEPS. Setting. Ties. Explore. Propel. Sort.
The two performers are removed from the theatre and the host sets up a crime scene with other performers and audience members. The host gets an offer of a crime that has happened (most often a murder). The two detectives return and justify all the human prop positions creating a narrative of how the crime transpired.