The Improvisation Toolkit and Resources
Improvisation Games are a great way to build trust and community, develop creativity, and have a lot of fun.
The Improvisation Toolkit includes simple and direct instructions for games, activities and strategies to add improvisation to your classroom and a Toolkit Resource List of external resources relevant to the Improvisation Toolkit including sources on games, school and university classes, special needs, at-risk youth are available as a single download (click the link Improvisation Toolkit under Downloads).
To access the complete Improv Toolkit project visit http://www.improvcommunity.ca/projects/toolkit
This version of the Improvisation Toolkit has been compiled for the International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation for distribution on the improvisationinstitute.ca website.
The improv games and activities included in the Improvisation Toolkit are:
1-2 Listening Exercise
Alliterative Name Game
Bippity Bippity Bop
Boom Chicka Boom
Clerk and Customer
Free Playing: Warm Up Exercise
Improvised Name Jam
Improvising Scenes Through Sounds
Leaving for a Reason
Man Overboard (variation)
Marching Carnival Line
Musical Character Cards
Music/Dance Name Game
Musical Production (Adaptation of Typewriter)
My Fault, Name Tennis
Root for Your Fruit (a fun improv for kids)
Send and Receive
Show Me the Shape of Your World
Ten Minute Compositions
Tongue Twisters Tool
Walking Different Ways
What’s Your Name?
Yes Lets – or Rather Not