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The Improvisation Game

Discovering the Secrets of Spontaneous Performance

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The Improvisation Game by Chris Johnston
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A fascinating investigation into the wellsprings of improvisation in theatre, dance and music, from the author of the influential House of Games. Packed with exercises and practical techniques, The Improvisation Game explores how improvisation can be used both to create performance and as an end in itself. It reveals the techniques, structures and methods used by key practitioners in the field of improvised drama, music and dance amongst them Keith Johnstone (author of Impro), Max Stafford Clark (Out of Joint), Phelim McDermott (Improbable Theatre), Tim Etchells (Forced Entertainment), John Wright (Trestle, Told by an Idiot) and Robert Lepage. The book also looks at many famous traditions, events and performances with improvisation at their core, ranging from the Living Theatre to the Scratch Orchestra, from John Cage to Lenny Bruce, and seeks to draw out their significance in the always evolving world of improvisation.

Author Biography

Chris Johnston has been active in drama for over twenty-five years and has worked with groups of all kinds from prisoners to old-age pensioners, from youth clubs to professional actors. He is currently Co- Director of Rideout (Creative Arts for Rehabilitation) and Director of Fluxx Theatre Company. The Improvisation Game is published along- side a revised edition of his best-selling first book, House of Games.
Release date NZ
May 11th, 2006
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Nick Hern Books
Pages
384
Dimensions
140x216x20
ISBN-13
9781854596680
Product ID
2072834

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