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The Ultimate Improv Book

A complete guide to comedy improvisation
By: Edward Nevraumont and Nicholas P. Hanson with additional material by Kurt Smeaton

Age Level: All Ages

This comprehensive improv manual shows the who, what, when, why, and how of comedy improvisation. It is a complete improv curriculum divided into four sections. The introduction explains what improv is and how to create an improv team. Improvisational Skills shows some basic rules, physicalization, characterization, teamwork, use of suggestion, etc. Structuring describes who, what, and how to make improv structures, suggestion and reality based. Strategies gives hints and tips for evaluating performance and putting on a show. Unlike other improv books, it provides the tools that show how to structure and create you own new improv games. The theater book also includes appendices with many games and exercises.

(280 pages, 5½ x 8½, paperback)

This title is now carried by Pioneer Drama Service.  Click here to order on Pioneer's web site.