Improvisation for the Mind: Theatrical Improvisation, Consciousness, and Cognition.

Drinko, Clayton.

Abstract: Improvisation teachers Viola Spolin, Del Close, and Keith Johnstone knew that with structure and guidelines, the human mind can be trained to be effortlessly spontaneous and intuitive. Cognitive studies is just now catching up with what improvisers have known for over fifty years. Through archival research, workshops, and interviews, I ask what these improvisation teachers already knew a... read more

Tufts University. Department of Drama and Dance.
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