Improvising is an art – and I was intrigued by Rob Poynton of the small, scattered group of improv actors called ‘On your Feet’ . The group, living in Spain, Ireland and the US, get together for events and bookings anywhere in the world to kindly and with purpose teach some of the ‘hidden rules of creativity’.
The rules include:
- Everything is an offer
- Accept offers and block sparingly
- Be present, in the moment, let go
- Demonstrate your listening, create a connection
- Be willing to be changed – be open to what emerges
And … they work……
here’s a link to a recent New York Times article about them….