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The number one rule of improvisation is there are no rules.
This thought starts a rapid thumping of adrenaline pulsating through each cast member; they only have their imaginations to rely on. For anyone who has participated in theatre before, where there is a script, stage direction, and a feeling of comfort instilled in the actors, improvising is a daunting task. However, Mount Saint Mary College’s improv group, Improvocative, worked with Del Close and Charna Helpern’s Truth in Comedy book, which gave them the format to run their shows.