Big Body Tiny Head
One improviser behind the other, one is head one is body and arms. They interact in a scene.
The heads have to be aware of not only what their scene partner is doing, but also their body. It’s a good exercise on focusing on multiple things at once.
Incorporating the body’s movements is also a good exercise in justifying and yes anding.
Additional Tips for Playing
- The heads can say things that will prompt the body to react, and vice versa
Similar to The Arms.
“This is called Big Body Tiny Head. In this scene two of our players are going to cover their heads and only use their bodies, while the other players will only play the heads.”
This game is in the following categories:
Support and Teamwork.
Movement / Physicality.
Random Fun Games.
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