thread: 2013-06-12 : Status is Your Toy!

On 2013-06-12, Rickrad wrote:

I recently read Keith Johnstone's Impro and during half of the book, he talks about status - both in play as in real life - and how status is enforced by blocking other people.

I really like what you said about feeling safety by moving in towards the middle of the group. Never thought about it in that way.

One thing that Johnstone wrote about status had to do with the fact that "smooth" leaders knew how to raise and lower their status to get the other's acceptance, where a "hard" leader enforced the position by the use of authority.


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