(in ancient Rome) a person, often a slave or captive, who was armed with a sword or other weapon and compelled to fight to the death in a public arena against another person or a wild animal, for the entertainment of the spectators.
If you change most of the words in the definition above, you have a good description of improv, except improvisors are in a group.
And from THE movie….
“What we do in life…..echoes in eternity.” – Maximus
“Improv smiles on us all. All a man or woman can do is smile back.” – Marcus Aurelius [quote updated to make trigger warnings unnecessary]
Join us this coming Friday at Malmö’s Colosseum, M.A.F. and watch this keen, plucky, crew put (a very small period of) their lives on the line to entertain you.
Your thumbs up and thumbs down are anticipated with noble stoicism.