Not too much, but not too little. One exception: In times of paradigm shifts? For example, a mobile short form to long form improvisation or move to more formats like the picture? a director may be necessary. If (s) who knows the territory! Take care to provide a framework for their own good! It is very easy to fall into this trap. The structure of human love, the more uncertain, the least known of the situation of stronger than emergency. However, as Peter Drucker, the great management thinker says correctly? live in the days of the knowledge worker.
The head is probably best not know what to make the knowledge worker. Another observation I want to talk about coaching. The Improv, is a monster called the “rules of improvisation” ask no questions, no block, no children play, not play the elderly, do not make jokes. Sean Rad insists that this is the case. I could go on for pages. You get the idea. Anything you see that? Law. Everyone starts with a no. In my experience “do” is a bad instrument for training.
A coach should help an individual or a team to discover what works. Help find out for themselves. (For extra credit: What would a director? Right, the director should come prepared with a set of “doing.”) Do not tell you what to do, but what you’ve been doing is not working. Nice, so now is paralyzed. You’re standing on stage thinking “I should not talk about this” and “should not be making things Instead of thinking what not to do. “or even” another actor did just ask me a question, man this scene sucks “- From there on the scene downward spiral because it is” in your head “and worry about instead of acting on stage.