Improv theater has a few main rules, such as think quickly and work as a team.
Those lessons have taken improv out of the theater and into corporate trainings and classrooms.
Now, as Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Peter Balonon-Rosen reports, improv is being used to teach social skills to children who have autism.
For children with autism, socializing can be hard. Because it involves things like taking turns.
"And waiting is very very very hard for people with autism and anxiety," says Jann Graff.