Meet and Greet Activity

Meet and Greet Activity

Your participants work in small groups for this activity.  This entire activity is a metaphor for all of theater. It is a great teaching tool. This has been developed and used for over 30 years and it WORKS.   Participants are guided through a series of scenes, seven in total, that assists in understanding theatrical and play structure.  When this activity is done, you will feel the energy in the room.

Grade Level

  • 6th Grade
  • 7th Grade
  • 8th Grade
  • 9th Grade
  • 10th Grade
  • 11th Grade
  • 12th Grade


  • Body
  • Characterization
  • Collaboration
  • Conflict
  • Energy
  • Following Directions
  • Imitation
  • Improvisation
  • Plot
  • Process
  • Teamwork
  • Voice


  • Language Arts


  • Circle
  • Open