Learning how easy improv is can be the hard part.
There are important lessons in life that can lead to better improv scenes. And there are important lessons in improv that can lead to a better life. By putting improv techniques under an electron microscope of reason, The Tao of Improv: A Philosophy of Creating a Scene can improve the way we function, understand, and interact - on stage and off. Excerpts from the Tao Te Ching are woven into an overall philosophy of scenic improv acting. Far from being mystical, The Tao of Improv provides a concrete platform from which to understand your place on an improv stage. This book is aimed at beginner to intermediate improvisers who have already acquired a few basics. You'll learn what you can bring into a scene and, more importantly, the myriad items you can leave out of a scene.