What does it mean to improvise in a crisis situation?

  • Improvising in a crisis situation refers to the mental processes of people when faced with a crisis or other major unexpected event. It encompasses the ability to think critically and logically in a real life crisis situation.
  • In music, a crisis can occur when the printed music is no longer in view of the performer.
  • In theater, improvising a crisis occurs when the scene strays off topic by an actor and the other actors have to bring it back in a timely manner, before the audience catches on.