Sometimes the best way to work together is to laugh together. Teambuilding through comedy has become a more popular option and can be handled in a variety of ways. The key element is to get people to enjoy themselves as a group and to laugh together.
First, it should be noted that laughter is a self-conscious activity. This means that people don't like to laugh in front of others. But when others are laughing, doing so is okay. It is a form of trust. Now that you have laughed together, people feel more comfortable with one another.
The standard comedy show is stand-up. That's having someone getting in front of a group and telling a bunch of jokes. Pretty much the pure definition. This can be a bit hit or miss. After all, comedians are known to bomb from time to time.
Another version of that is a comedic roast. A roast is where a group of comedians tell raunchy jokes about one another and about audience members. The idea is to tap into the relations of a group and to have people bond through gentle jibes. An offshoot is to have the comedians work with your group to have your own people perform the comedy.
Improv comedy is teambuilding personified. It's a group of actors working together to create comedy. They accept one another's ideas and advance those ideas to produce laughter. It is made up on the spot and therefore involves the audience members in the creative process. A more advanced version is to teach improv to the group and then have them participate in the show itself.
Sketch comedy takes information provided by your group to create comedic scenes and skits. The show makes light of bad elements from everyone's experience. It allows everyone to bond against common enemies. And by enemies, it isn't people but experiences.
Another version of this is for people to make their own skits or song parodies to enjoy the time together.
Regardless, laughing together brings people together, and so comedy is an excellent option.
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