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The Arms Game Tool


Published: 2010-08-28

One in a series of tool cards for teaching improvisation. Part of ICASP's Improvisation Toolkit. Source: Based on the Theatresports game "Expert Arms" devised by Keith Johnstone. Johnstone, Keith. "Don't be Prepared: Theatresports for Teachers". Volume One. Calgary: Loose Moose Theatre Company, 1994. 105.

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...partly because I know that’s the only way that we could solve a creative problem [using improvisation with children ranging in abilities] and what doesn’t work is trying to impose a template on the students who are not able to respond to that template.

– Pauline Oliveros (in working with Abilities First)