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Improvisation, Inc. : harnessing spontaneity to engage people and groups

Author: Robert Lowe
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work enables communicators of all kinds to think quickly, even in pressurised situations. It introduces communication techniques first used in the world of improvisational theatre, and presents  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Lowe
ISBN: 0787951420 9780787951429
OCLC Number: 43540016
Description: xviii, 270 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Introduction to the Improv. What Is Improvisation? --
Open the Doors to Your Creativity --
Basic Improv Principles --
The Improv at Work --
pt. 2. Improv Fundamentals. Greater Connections with Others --
Patterns and Changes --
An Exploration of Fear --
Feelings and Emotions --
Language Is a Funny Thing --
Wholesome Laughter Leads the Way --
pt. 3. Applied Improv Methods --
The Size and Design of Creativity --
Opening Exercises --
pt. 4. Basic Games. Word for Word --
Babble --
Four-Square Matrix --
pt. 5. Advanced Improv Techniques --
Storytelling with Improvisation --
Grab Bag of Advanced Games --
pt. 6. Make Improvisation Your Own --
Create Your Own Creativity.
Responsibility: Robert Lowe.
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