Improviser/storyteller Dave Morris delivers a Tedx Talk on the 7 steps of improvisation and how they can apply to life with his technique, “The Way of Improvisation”.
Dave Morris is a speaker, teacher, storyteller and improviser. He has his own periodical website called The Way of Improvisation where he has created a guide to using improvisation techniques to improve everyday life. Morris writes, “improvisation is not just a thing, but a way of thinking, a way of living, a way of being.”
Morris explains his theory as he delivers a Tedx Talk to a group of people. Watch below:
The 7 main concepts of his theory are:
2. Let yourself fail
4. Say yes
5. Say and
6. Play the game
7. Relax and have fun
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Which one of these 7 concepts do you find to be most important/applicable in your life?
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