Improvisation means to act without a predetermined text. An improvisational approach is the opposite of working with a written script where lines have been set and actors memorize the dialogue as written. Many of us engage students in improvisation without considering the many variations of improvisational drama work available to us, or how tailoring the type of improvisation to our needs can enhance our teaching practice. There are different approaches to designing and delivering improvisation that serve different purposes. Successfully facilitating each approach requires a different process and often different activities. Read my latest blog for my five approaches to improvisation.