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The Improv Encyclopedia
Version 1.2.4 - 13Jul2002www.humanpingpongball.com
 
Introduction
Hello, reader! This is the paper version of The Improv Encyclopedia. This is a text version of the sitefound on www.humanpingpongball.com. The site gets updated more often than the paper version, socheck the Internet for the latest version.In this booklet you will find tons of Improv games and handles, show formats, warm-ups, references andimprov keywords. The Internet version is more fun to wander around in because of the hyperlinks inthere, but we’ve done our best to organize this paper version as comfortably as possible.
Organization
This booklet is organised in 4 chapters:
Categories
: every game, exercise or handle is classified in one or more categories. The categoriesare listed alphabetically, and you will find an index of all games in each category following thecategory. A game, handle or exercise can be in more that one category.
Games
: this is the main chapter, listing all games alphabetically. For every game you will find thecategory/categories the game belongs in printed next to the game description.
Keywords
: a chapter that lists some important improv terms, each with a short explanation.
References
: a list of interesting people, books or websites.At the end of the booklet you will find an index of all contents.
Referencing
The original text on www.humanpingpongball.com is heavily cross-linked. Wherever useful, we usesuperscript to refer to games, categories, keywords or references. This works as follows:Warm-up
C
would refer to the Warm-up categoryAerobics
G
would refer to the game AerobicsChivalry
K
would refer to the keyword ChivalryKeith Johnstone
R
would refer to a reference to someone named Keith Johnstone
Copyrights
Feel free to print this, copy it, give it to your friends and foes, use it (by all means,
use it)
, put it on yourwebsite, change it, add to it. Just don’t claim that you’re the original author, and leave the references towww.humanpingpongball in the text. If you want to make money off this text you would need to contactus first: mail to webmaster@humanpingpongball.com.You can also download the whole site, and the programs that were used to generate both the site andthis text. If you want to know more about how these programs work see the FAQ page onwww.humanpingpongball.com. Oh, one more thing - this text is machine generated off a database, sopage breaks and layout may be a bit quirky - sorry for that.
Feedback
Let us know what you think of the Improv Encyclopedia; any feedback, positive or negative, is welcomeby email to webmaster@humanpingpongball.com.
Enjoy!
 
The Improv Encyclopedia V1.2.4 @ www.humanpingpongball.com 13Jul20021
 
Categories
Acceptance
Category
 
These are exercises to teach
Accepting 
K
. Total 7 games. - 6 Episodes - Accepting Circle - Open Offer - Pass Catch (see Sound Circle) - Sound Circle- Tug-O-War - Yes Lets
Association
Category
 
These are exercises that train fast-thinking. You will find that a lot of the exercises inthis category are variations on the traditional
Free Association 
G
game. Others train fastthinking in other ways, and a few even focus on dissociation - you can use the latter tomake the point that association is easy and natural (see
Introducing Association 
G
formore ). Total 29 games.- Alliterations- Animalistics- Become - Blind Freeze - Clap Snap Association- CopyCat- Dissociation - FLIP (see CopyCat) - Family Portraits - Firing Squad - Free Association Circle - Free Association - Free Association Lines - Freeze Tag - Gibberish Dictionary (see Translate Gibberish) - Introducing Association - Just Gibberish - Last Letter- Malapropism - Name 6 Circle - Open Offer
The Improv Encyclopedia V1.2.4 @ www.humanpingpongball.com 13Jul20022

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