(note: this is just me collecting together things I’ve already written)
When I’m teaching improv to beginners. These are the exercises I like to use (depending on the time available).
(the Saturday Morning game)
Sometimes I’ll follow this up with, yesand story, Yesand experts, then maybe arms experts.
Meeting the Monster (a variant on word at a time).
Ding! (Maybe I will have used this as a warm up).