Several people stood frozen in place for five minutes starting at 12:25 p.m. to see what sorts of reactions they could get. While most people walked past them, many others did take note and some people tried to engage the roughly 30 Undercover Improv participants. For details, check the story at live.psu.edu/story/30547 online.
Fortunately, Michael Reszka was wearing sunglasses while frozen. When someone kept getting in his face and trying to make him laugh, he was able to close his eyes without anyone seeing.
Someone poked Josh Lederman's shoulder as he was frozen mid-reach to pick up garbage from the ground.
This Undercover Improv participant decided to freeze in the middle of picking up a newspaper.
Undercover Improv participants found different positions to hold for the freeze ... this participant's arm was pretty tired after five minutes.
This Undercover Improv participant froze in the middle of tying his sneaker.
Although it's difficult to tell in a photograph, Marvin Evans, wearing the white shirt and apparently heading downstairs in the center of the staircase, is frozen along with three other people on the steps.
Nadia Hasan and Bryan Getz were sitting in the HUB-Robeson Center giving out information about the Senior Sendoff when the Undercover Improv freeze began. "We were just curious about what kind of project was going on," Hasan said. "It's so great. I have to be here anyway so it's entertainment."