An open scene is the basis of all improv comedy. In short the open scene is improv comedy. The hundreds of structures covered in Learn Improv are there to support the open scene. All performers should be training and assessing their skill set at the open scene. All bow to the open scene.
High Fives is the same warm up as Cross Circle. The difference is that there are two player names (and hence two players) being called at the same time. As the players cross the circle they high five each other in the middle.
Writing is hard. I have always known it is hard. The rhythm that I have developed for the 25th Anniversary update is to move between structures and pedagogy. What this means is I am alternating between adding structures and editing the learning part of learn improv. Some improv structures are just plain odd and and… Read More »