Containers is a handle that overlaid on an open scene. As the scene proceeds the performers will pick a slip of paper from the container, read it aloud, and incorporate the offer into the scene. Container is audience centered and fun. The handle does challenge narrative as there can be some very sharp turns hiding in the container.
Sticks is an exercise with two distinct methodologies. One is a lo fi version that involves no props. The other requires, get ready, sticks. The lo fi version has two players carry out a scene where they are maintaining a specific distance from each other. The prop version of Sticks has the two players holding a stick between the two of them.