This is the first activity on devising. This activity can be used as an introduction to the topic. You can find more activities on devising here.

 

DURATION

30 minutes

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS

Number of participants do not matter as long as there are multiples of 3. (Can also be a group of 4)

MATERIALS

Props can be used but not necessary.

PREPARATION

Groups of 3 are formed, with each group having a person labelled A, a person labelled B and a person labelled C.

OBJECTIVES OF THE ACTIVITY

To create a short play similar in structure to La Ronde and many other well-known plays.

DESCRIPTION

Each group must make three scenes, the first scene involving A and
B, the second scene involving B and C and the third scene involving
C and A. Each scene should last for no more than two minutes.

REFLECTION

Only a short reflection is needed for this activity. Questions regarding
how the performers felt about this format of theatre making can be
asked by the facilitator.