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|No one expects the unexpected|
The fact is, most of our lives are improvised! Particularly in business, the ability to react effectively in the face of rapidly changing or unexpected circumstances is one of the most important skills we must learn. And the theatre (paradoxically) provides a structured way of exploring how to do this.
Improvisation lies behind much of the work that we do. It's used in all role play, creativity and problem solving, attitude change workshops, team work, play-in-a-day and most interpersonal skills. It's the ability to accept things (and people) the way they are, rather than the way we would wish them to be. It's the ability to put yourself in another person's shoes. It's the recognition that your internal attitude greatly affects your behaviour.
Here are seven principles that underpin improvisation, which support the development of work-related skills:
For more information about the application of improvisation to your business contact Nigel Higgs.
Tel: 0121 350 1112 Email: Nigel@actorsmeanbusiness.co.uk