Mirror Speech leading to Follow the Follower This is a good example of coaching people into following the follower. Note where resistance to the focus presents itself and helps clarify the concept of Following the Follower in the evaluation.
Follow the Follower, Lecture / Explanation, Mirror Games, Refining Awareness, Verbal Agility, Viola Spolin
Focus on Reflection vs. Content Mirror Speech gives a good example of true improvisation. It is not turn-taking or mimicking. Rather it allows both players to explore ideas and let the story (such as it is) go where it will. It will often become a flight of fanciful ideas. Listen to the explanation [...]
Variations of Mirror This most essential exercise has many variations. Three Way Mirror is a good problem to face once Two person mirror is solved. There are other variations. Who Started the Motion warm-up game, Mirror/Sub-Teams, Fun House Mirror, where each reflection must exaggerate one or more body parts. i.e., large hands, small [...]
Following the Follower gives the players a Direct Experience This most essential exercise has many variations. Note the sidecoaching is not done to any one person, but in general, allowing each team to use what they need and ignore the coach if already doing it. Also note that once I see the group [...]
You're All in it Together! A good question that was brought up is "is it possible not to look at another player and share the motion?" The urge to tell what I know about this game has to be avoided. It's the player's problem. If I give too many examples students don't get a [...]