Term 2 2018 TheatreSports 6 to 9 years
FUN! FUN! FUN !
This term we will be discovering some of the techniques and rules of TheatreSports.
The basic idea of TS is role-playing improvising and really thinking on the spot. To take on roles that we have an understanding of, an appreciation of, and desire to learn more about.
TheatreSports™ encourages performers to take risks while being good-natured. A variety of stories ranging from the comedic to the dramatic. It embraces stories of life, politics, religion, and love. It challenges points of view; expresses opinions. It creates a space of theatre that engages the audience in a way that makes them respond openly, shows like “Whos line is it anyway “ is a show most people know that represents Theatre Sports.
History of TheatreSports –
TheatreSports™ is an improvisation show created by Keith Johnstone and developed at the Loose Moose Theatre. The first official performance was held at the Pumphouse Theatre in 1977.
“Everyone can act. Everyone can improvise. Anyone who wishes to can play in the theatre.”
– Viola Spolin, Improvisation for the Theatre, 1963, p. 3.
Not to be missed
8 week term