The 4 Types of Improvisers

In my time doing improv, I have identified four communication styles. These styles translate to how folks work on stage (big surprise, right?). By no means is this a concrete list of how people function.

To break it into terms that I love, I split the four types of communication into Star Trek terms. Specifically, original series terms. The styles?

Why Are You Doing Warm-Ups?

You must ask this question or else you are just doing warm-ups for no reason. If you’re doing warm-ups for no reason, you’re expending unnecessary energy and possibly irritating other improvisers because…what’s the point? If you’re ready to improvise and your partner(s) are, too, then don’t warm-up and just go do it. Reasons to do…