Impro for Storytellers

Impro for Storytellers

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Impro for Storytellers is the follow-up to Keith Johnstone's classic Impro, one of the best-selling books ever published on improvisation. Impro for Storytellers aims to take jealous and self-obsessed beginners and teach them to play games with good nature and to fail gracefully.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 388 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 22.86mm | 454g
  • Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0878301054
  • 9780878301058
  • 557,146

Table of contents

Introduction ix
1 Theatresports


2 Audience Suggestions


3 Trouble with Feedback


4 Spontaneity


5 Impro for Storyteller


6 Making Things Happen


7 Story Games


8 Being There


9 Some Filler Games


10 Procedures


11 Serious Scenes


12 Character


13 Miscellaneous Games


14 Entertainment Games


15 Technical Stuff


16 Afterthoughts


Appendix One: Fast-Food Stanislavsky Lists
Appendix Two: A Selection of Tilt Lists
Appendix Three: More Filler Games
Appendix Four: Notes I've Given
Index of Games
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Review quote

With this in mind, I honour the seminal writing of Keith Johnstone in the field of improvisation and the great care that he has taken to share, teach and explore his Theatresports theories with drama and acting students, practitioners, researchers and audiences worldwide..
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About Keith Johnstone

Keith Johnstone worked at the Royal Court Theatre in the 1960s where he developed his techniques for improvisational work. He now teaches at the University of Calgary.
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