Gary Schwartz – Interview

Gary Schwartz – Discovering Presence through Play

It is always interesting to listen to the interview with Gary Schwartz​. (2015)
If you wonder how Viola Spolin​​ with her son Paul Sills started an improv
what was her approach of teaching and coaching spend time on listening it!

#NevaBoyd, #PaulSills, #DavidShepherd, #historyOfimprovisation.

Gary Schwartz – Discovering Presence through Play


Exercise: Transformation of Relationship

The Spolin Players do exercise Transformation of Relationship.
Even if the sound is of poor quality, one of Viola Spolin‚s exercises is worth seeing! Also pay attention to the great space work/object work, follow the follower idea and all the transformation and group mind.

Enjoy watching!

Viola Spolin – Mirror Speech exercise! 

Viola Spolin – Mirror Speech! 
Great Viola’s exercise to train Being in the moment and being with your partner!
This exercise can lead into the Folow the Folower idea. In this case not physical but verbal.
Watching this clip you can attend Viola’s class for a few minutes. 🙂

Enjoy watching!

In the clip: Gary Schwartz.

Gary Schwartz on Spolin!

Gary Schwartz on Spolin!
Listen to Gary Schwartz who was a student and friend of Viola Spolin.

„Go without preparation. Go without slightest clue what’s going to happen next. Go into unknown space without a gender, a preparation, without anything, and expect that something will happen. Allow your self to be!”

Enjoy watching!

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