The cast attempt to improvise a new movie. One of the players is the Director, who enters and tells them different approaches, random things to change etc.
Jacqueline: You’ve got this Jill we are nearly at the top.
Jill: Yes I can see it! Wait! Wait! my foot is stuck in a Rabbit hole!
Jacqueline: Hang on Jill I’m coming back down to help you!
Director: CUT! This is great but there are a lot of Rabbit holes and the rabbits are known for having rabies. Action!
Jill: Be careful Jackie!
Jacqueline: Don’t be scare Jill but the rabbits are heading our way.
Jill: Quick help me get out, we need to get out of here!
Director: CUT! Great but Jill you are starting to turn into a killer rabbit. Action!
“This is called Director’s Cut. For this game we’re going to be on the set of a new movie! We’ll see the behind the scenes as the director shoots the movie. Can I get some suggestions for the title of this fictional movie? And a name for the director?”
Additional Tips for Playing
- Try to speak in bold statements instead of being vague, that way the Director will be adding more fun things rather working to establish the scene.
- Director’s suggestions should be fun for the players as well as the audience.
- Have fun!
Hoopla courses we play this game in
This exercise is in the following categories:
Support and Teamwork
Justifying and incorporating suggestions.
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