Big Body Tiny Head

Big Body Tiny Head


One improviser behind the other, one is head one is body and arms. They interact in a scene.

Teaching Purpose

  • The heads have to be aware of not only what their scene partner is doing, but also their body
  • Splitting attention and leadership
  • Incorporating the body’s movements is also a good exercise in justifying and yes and-ing
  • Focusing on physicality
  • It’s also just a lot of fun!

Additional Tips for Playing

  • The heads can say things that will prompt the body to react, and vice versa


See also The Arms.

Show Introduction

“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 came from Hoopla Short-form group Arthur. An adaptation of The Arms.


This game is in the following categories:


Support and Teamwork.


Yes And.

Movement / Physicality.

Random Fun Games.

Short-Form Games.

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