Action and Justify

Action and Justify


In pairs, one improviser does a physical action. Their partner justifies what they are doing, and they agree on what has been established.


Gerald: Puts arms above his head
Susanne: We’re so ready for this synchronised dive.
Gerald: Yes, I’m so happy we made it to the Olympic final.

Teaching Purpose

This exercise is great for Yes And. One player makes a physical offer, the other accepts and builds on it.


First learnt from Patti Styles and then adapted by Hoopla.


This exercise is in the following categories:

Support and Teamwork

Agreement / Accepting

Being Obvious

Yes And / Accept and Build


Movement / Physicality

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