Looking for fun improv games and scene ideas? These printable improv cards are based on job mishaps. They have been created for use with various improvisation games and exercises and include scenarios where 'things have gone wrong on the job'. Use the scene cards for spontaneous improv games where a prompt is needed or otherwise task players to come up with scenes or monologues based on the cards.
Use these fun 'Job Mishaps' cards with the following suggested improv games (instructions included in resource), use them to start scenes or to start any improvisation:
- Open Scene
- What happens next? (find out how to play HERE!)
- Death in a minute
- Musical Scene
If you're like me, some days you just can't think of creative scene prompts or ideas for your drama or theatre class games and activities. These improvisation scene ideas cards can be used in so many more ways and with different improv games! If you are teaching improv to middle school or high school, these improv cards are a fun addition to any improv unit or lesson plan!
Example 'job mishap' improv scene prompts:
- Job: Model. Mishap: Has a chemical beauty peel that goes wrong.
- Job: Burglar. Mishap: Burgles their own house by accident.
- Job: Caterer. Mishap: Cooks a mouse into a large group curry that needs to be served shortly.
WHAT SOME PEOPLE HAVE SAID ABOUT THIS IMPROV RESOURCE:
"Great for IDA practice!"
"These are always great filler activities for drama class and drama club. And my students always enjoy them!"
You may like to use these prompts for the improv game KEEP FAR AWAY!
Within each Drama Card set from Drama Trunk you will find prompts suitable for various levels (beginner to advanced) and age groups and I suggest having a quick flick through before the class and taking out more advanced or beginner prompts (depending on the class and year level). Most are suitable for all of the grade levels listed.
Combine the use of multiple drama or improv card sets for even more drama and improv activities, challenges and ideas (you will have a HUGE amount of activities ready to go when needed)!
YOU CAN ALSO FIND THIS RESOURCE IN IMPROV THEATRE GAME BUNDLE
NEVER BE STUCK FOR A DRAMA or IMPROV GAME AGAIN!
Get the creativity flowing with this fantastic learning resource that you can just print, laminate (optional), cut out and use over and over again. I cannot count how many times and ways I have used drama and improv cards - they are absolutely my most handy drama teaching and improv resource that will transform your lessons. Find out how drama and improv cards transformed my drama classes (and why I wouldn't teach drama without them) here.
SUITABLE FOR YEAR LEVELS (GRADES)
7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 +
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