The games and exercises in this book are designed to be used as warm-ups at the beginning of a theatre class. They have been used successfully with middle school students and they can easily be adapted for use with younger children, older teens and adults in various settings. The games are divided into thirteen sections for easy reference: 1. Clowning, 2. Cooperation and Teamwork, 3. Focus and Concentration, 4. Getting Ready, 5. Improvisation, 6. Listening, 7. Name Games, 8. Observation, 10. Pantomime, 11. Stretching and Relaxation, 12. Stage Movement, 13. Voice. The games have been adapted from many books, workshops and standard group activities. This is a comprehensive collection of tested games and exercises. A must book for every theatre library.