By | August 15, 2010

Most scenes need to some to an end. Even a conversational character based environmentless babble fest will need to have a resolution. Killing the scene with lights is one way, but the audience will be much happier when scenes end organically by themselves. Characters may fall back in love, evil will be destroyed, or the cute furry animal will get  killed. Resolutions that make sense show that the characters were listening to the scene that went on before them. Resolutions based on what has gone before leaves the audience wanting more. The following exercises will help improvisers get to resolutions in their scenes.