Experts say anywhere from 60-90% of communication is non-verbal (facial expression, gestures, and posture). We take our cues from how people sit, stand or move. But the information doesn’t end there.
“Hairstyle is body language. Clothing is body language.” – Fred Herzog, Photographer
Look at the men in the photo.
The guy with the beard, Subaru shirt and camo pants is worlds apart from the dude with the checked shirt and forlorn expression. If I were to guess their first lines of dialogue, it’d probably be something like:
Guy #1: “I used to ride bikes in the military.”
Guy #2: “I wish Maanika would call me.”
In improv though, it’s rarely this obvious. We don’t have as many physical cues to get a read on someone’s character right away. So what can we do?
Mime An Accessory
In Trust Us, This Is All Made Up, TJ initiates an office worker who…
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