October 20, 2004

We cause scenes. Improv Everywhere is a collective of improvisers who believe that the theatrical event does not have to occur in a theatre. Rather, it might take place in a fountain, for example, on the subway, or in North Carolina.

To get a feel for their work, check out the mission report and video (28 MB Quicktime) for the episode where they 'hypnotize' some 'volunteers' in NYC's Washington Sq Park into thinking they are John Travolta, a male stripper, in the desert, or wildly attracted to the hypnotist's assistant, before rushing off to leave behind a baffled crowd.