Developing fully-dimensional characters for improvisation and performance can sometimes prove difficult. The following questions can help you to build understanding of your character, in order to develop a deeper knowledge, generate instinctive responses and create a stronger performance.
What newspaper do you read?
What's your idea of a good night out?
What's your idea of a good holiday?
Where do you shop for clothes?
What's your favourite food?
What music do you like to listen to?
What are your favourite television programmes?
What are your religious beliefs?
Do you have any particular rituals or routines?
What do you do before getting up / going to bed?
What is your education / intellectual status?
What is your state of health?
What are your spiritual beliefs / moral codes?
What is your ambition?
Who are your heroes / heroines?
What is your family background?
What events / happenings have shaped your life?
Who / what do you relate to or love?
What pet hates do you have?
What is your attitude to work?
What is your attitude to your physical appearance?
What makes you cry?
Where would you like to see yourself in ten years' time?