Do you teach improv in your drama class? Are you afraid of adding improv to your syllabus? Do you want to bring improv to your classroom but don't know where to start?
Improvisation is a highly valuable tool for an aspiring actor. Teaching improv skills to your students will give them the ability to react quickly, confidently, and creatively to unplanned situations. Through improv, your students will practice listening, focus, communication, and teamwork — all critical skills for actors. This session talks about using improv to teach theater joyfully, collaboratively, and successfully.
We'll cover these topics:
- Benefits of teaching theater through improv.
- Developing acting skills through improv.
- Important tips for teaching improv for drama teachers.
- Improv facilitating skills for drama teachers.
We will also allocate 15min after the talk for Q&As.