Planet Improv Educational Services, LLC & Planet Improv, Inc.
Planet Improv Educational Services, LLC is a for-profit business established in 2019 that uses applied improvisational theatre techniques to empower and educate students.
Planet Improv, Inc is a 501c3 nonprofit corporation established in 2006. Its’ mission statement is “Empowering people to
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Applied Improv for Autistic, Developmentally Disabled and Special Needs Students
We’ve all heard the saying, “Laughter is the best medicine.” Maybe that explains why more and more clinicians are recommending applied improv as a therapeutic modality for people with mental health disorders such as developmental disabilities including autism and other special needs.
The research in this area has shown that improvisation has a discernible positive effect in improving...
Planet Improv Educational Services, LLC and Planet Improv, Inc. are overjoyed to discuss scheduling collaborations on any days and dates that are available on your/their calendar.
Planet Improv Educational Services, LLC and Planet Improv, Inc. are overjoyed to discuss scheduling collaborations before, during or after school timeframes that are available on your/their calendar.
Can we stand up, sit down and move around?
Planet Improv Educational Services, LLC and Planet Improv, Inc. will come to you. If that is not possible, we will find a suitable offsite venue.
Planet Improv Educational Service, LLC and Planet Improv, Inc. will be overjoyed to work with your school/educators/administrators to best utilize your remaining ASC grant funds and/or, if applicable, any additional/alternative funding source(s.)
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL. Pre-K to 12 Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.L. Pre-K to 12 Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading or listening.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.L. Pre-K to 12 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Strand: Communication NCES.(GRADE APPROPRIATE).TA.C.1 Use movement, voice and writing to communicate ideas and feelings.
NCES.(GRADE APPROPRIATE).TA.C.1.1 Use non-verbal expressions to communicate elements of characterization, including age and physicality.
NCES.(GRADE APPROPRIATE).TA.C.1.2 Apply appropriate volume and variation in pitch, rate, and tone to express character.
NCES.(GRADE APPROPRIATE).TA.C.1.3 Understand how to transform stories into written dialogue.
NCES.(GRADE APPROPRIATE).TA.C.2.1 Use improvisation to present a variety of simple stories or situations.
NCES.(GRADE APPROPRIATE).TA.C.2.2 Interpret stories from given texts by acting them out.
Strand: Culture NCES.(GRADE APPROPRIATE).TA.CU.1 Analyze theatre in terms of the social, historical and cultural contexts in which it was created.
NCES.(GRADE APPROPRIATE).TA.CU.1.1 Use theatre arts to illustrate how people express themselves differently.
NCES.(GRADE APPROPRIATE).TA.CU.1.2 Identify the cultural/historical contexts of stories that are acted out.
NCES.(GRADE APPROPRIATE).TA.CU.2 Understand the traditions, roles, and conventions of theatre as an art form.
NCES.(GRADE APPROPRIATE).TA.CU.2.1 Understand how to attend to others when they are sharing.
NCES.(GRADE APPROPRIATE).TA.CU2.2 Recognize the role of the director or acting coach.
Strand: Analysis NCES.(GRADE APPROPRIATE).TA.A.1 Analyze literary texts and performances.
NCES.(GRADE APPROPRIATE).TA.A.1.1 Recall the basics parts of a story, such as characters, setting, and events.
NCES,(GRADE APPROPRIATE).TA.A.1.2 Analyze events in relationship to the setting where they take place in formal and informal productions.
5 stars for Scott and Planet Improv is a no-brainer! Scott is doing more important work through improv than what you might see on the surface. He’s been leading our group of high school girls (up to 125 girls in a group) at our annual Leadership Summit for the last three years. Our kids have a blast, laugh, and most importantly, come out of their comfort zones and build relationships that, as a result of how Scott runs his sessions, have the foundation to last forever. We strongly recommend getting involved in the positive experiences that Planet Improv provides!
~ Jennifer Shiley (The Young Elites)
We recently invited Scott Pacitti of Planet Improv to facilitate an improv event as a fundraiser for our high school theatre boosters. Boy, what fun it was to watch him engage the students in this theatrical art form. The workshop was so much fun and the event itself provided such a unique and comedic night of entertainment. Scott is very good at his craft. He made this event so easy and has such a generous approach to supporting students, theatre programs, and the improvisational art form. Much can be gained watching great minds and great wit at play. I highly recommend Scott and Planet Improv.
Thank YOU so much for an amazing class. Weston absolutely love it last year and this year…definitely his favorite camp ever.
Super fun! I loved getting out of my comfort zone and not being afraid to mess up! Highly recommend.
~Tara Thayer (school student)
Very fun and energetic. It helped my step out of my comfort zone by talking to imaginary talking toilet paper XD
Scott from Planet Improv came and led a workshop at our school for our elementary students. We had so much fun! He was brilliant at interacting with the kids (and adults.) There was tons of laughter. We can’t wait to have Planet Improv return!
Great experience!! I had a great time and also gained life skills!!
~Kylie Boyer (school student)
Planet Improv Educational Services, LLC and Planet Improv, Inc. are overjoyed to reschedule session(s) at your educators/schools/administrators convenience at no additional charge.