The way this is played focuses on dialogue; there’s no action and often is done without eye contact. You can of course change this and move around the space, but just sitting and talking keeps you from being distracted. It’s an exercise, not a scene in the traditional sense.

Players: 2 (also requires a director)
Length: 10-15 min

Players sit on chairs side by side.
The director gives a relationship.
One player starts at a 1 (lowest status), and the other at a 10 (highest status).
The director shifts statuses in increments of 1 as the scene progresses.
Once each player has shifted all the way to the opposite status level, the director initiates the reverse.
The scene ends with players at their original status.

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