How to Play Improv Games: One Word Story

This popular warm up gets the team listening and working together as well as teaching individuals to listen and respond in the moment.

Watch this video from the cast of LMAO NYC (AKA Improv 4 Teens, Improv 4 Kids)

Stand in a circle. (In master classes I might have a straight line – shoulder to shoulder facing audience and conduct the game)

Each player add just one word at a time to create sentences and an original story.

We teach each player to follow the story around the circle with their eyes.

When the circle gets to you, look player before you in the eyes and receive the energy.

Turn to the next player in the circle, make eye contact and say your word, loud enough for full circle to hear.


Saturdays 3pm & 8pm LMAO OFF BROADWAY – Improv comedy. All ages friendly (CLEAN) at 3pm. 18+ at 8pm (Teens welcome with parents)

Stand-Up All Stars 7 nights / week at 9 & 11pm

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Classes for Kids, Teens & Adults offered
Comedy Camp for Kids & Teens every summer


The touring cast travels nationwide to colleges, K-12 schools, clubs, theaters and events.

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