Yes And is the most famous exercise, belief structure, point of view and religion in improv comedy. This missive discusses the structure Yes And.
The line of players are tasked with telling a story together. The leader will pick one player to start the story. As long as they are being pointed at (conducted) the player will continue to tell the story. Without warning the leader will switch to another player and that player will seamlessly pick up the story.
Someone will loudly suggest an activity for all the group to mime. Everyone simultaneously yells ‘yes lets’, and starts the do the activity. Once the activity has been mimed for a while new mime activity is yelled out and the group responds with ‘yes lets’ and starts the activity.