Support Sills/Spolin Theater Works: Our first year-end fund drive!

Dear Friends, We’re happy to announce our new website,, the official online home of Viola Spolin! It features the most comprehensive biography of Viola anywhere, fantastic archival photographs, plus news about workshops, outreach, publications, and more. We hope you’ll look around and […]

Aretha Sills Nominated for 2015 INNY Award

We’re happy to announce that Aretha Sills, who side-coaches the Spolin Theater Game Intensive at Paul Sills’ Wisconsin Theater Game Center, is nominated for a 2015 INNY Award for Best Improvisation Instructor/Coach. You can vote for her here! There are still some […]

2015 Summer Workshops Announced: Story Theater and Theater Games

  We’re offering two improvisational theater intensives this summer. Players are invited to attend one or both. Workshop A: Theater Game Intensive with Aretha Sills, July 27-31 The Theater Game Intensive is a concentrated course in playing Viola Spolin’s exercises. Beginners and experienced players […]

Two Upcoming Theater Game Workshops in Los Angeles

Sidecoach Aretha Sills invites actors, improvisors, teachers, directors, and other players to attend workshops in the improvisational theater games of Viola Spolin. Workshop 1 is open to and suitable for all levels, from beginners to experienced players, and will be […]