Improv is short for improvisation. It is a type of theatertheaterDAVID SACKS/GETTY
the art of creating plays that are performed on a stage
(noun)Mime is a type of theater in which the characters do no speak.
. Everything is made up on the spot. The performers discover what is happening as they go. Nick Kanellis and Peter McNerney are expertexpertJOSH BLAKE/GETTY
having special skill or knowledge because of your training or experience
(adjective)Frances is an expert tap dancer. improvisers. They teach improv classes. They also work with Story Pirates. They performperformSEAN DE BURCA/GETTY
to entertain an audience
(verb)I can't wait to perform at the dance recital this weekend. in shows together. What does it take to be a good improviser? Nick and Peter gave TFK some tips.