improvisation

(redirected from improvisationally)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to improvisationally: improvisatory
See: invention
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Method acting required that she explore improvisationally her deepest self "for the emotional truth that informed the moment lived on stage" (Santiago 1998: 74).
Moreover, Truth's stories of her own experience were retold improvisationally in dozens or even hundreds of public appearances on the platforms of the antislavery, women's rights, and other reform movements, and some of the stories were recorded in abbreviated forms in reports on those performances.
I intuited from years of focusing on my own body and working improvisationally, that reintegration would mean working at the body level as well as the psychic level.
Like the musician mastering scales or the sous chef practicing knife skills, once mastered, that repertoire is meant to be deployed improvisationally.
Did she compose her life improvisationally, like making a quilt, as some have argued that women do?
17] Hips swaying widely, wrists limply waving, Lloyd saunters up to Paul and Jon, who improvisationally stand-in for the staunch military personnel who will preside over Paul's actual induction.
Just as Fossile wants to reduce sexual desire and sexual acts to documents, Townley manipulates documents improvisationally so as to maximize the possibilities for spontaneous and unregulated sexuality--all the while maintaining a (fragile) facade
The problem was that he got it right in the first place, recording the event in situ, almost improvisationally and also cinematically.
In this instance, the bride's head has fallen off and is improvisationally stationed on the groom's shoulder.
Choose Route 1, north from Portland, and you can wend your way, improvisationally, up to Acadia, stopping at the many archetypical small towns that bespeak "Down East.
But since thesps sometimes appear to be floundering improvisationally, it's not always clear there is a script.
A person who understands the contingent nature of discourse, Poulakos says, "addresses each occasion in its particularity, its singularity, its uniqueness" (61), making her "both a hunter and a maker of unique opportunities, always ready to address improvisationally and confer meaning on new and emerging situations" (61).