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Connie Vandermay/FOCUS The improv group practices spontaneity through various activities. One was forming an elephant. After spinning in a circle for a count of 10, Jackie Imsande points to Charlie Peeters, who immediately forms the elephant's trunk. Sam Weber and Latham Hetland bend quickly to form the elephant's ears.

Spontaneity in the morning: Ny Mills High School starts an improv group

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Ten students gathered last Friday morning in Heidi Dresser's room at New York Mills High School for their fourth practice as an improvisational team.


The newly-formed team is the first of its kind at the school.

"Improv is simply creative practice of spontaneous scenes," said Dresser. Each week, the students pick new exercises that help them, "develop quick thinking capabilities and foster teamwork."

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