improv classes

 

LEVEL 1 - An introduction to improvisational techniques and skills. An emphasis is placed on working in a group, working with a scene partner and basic scene work.

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Mondays, 6:00pm - 8:00pm, 10/29/18 - 12/17/18
$260 | Register Now!

Tuesdays, 5:30pm - 7:30pm, 11/13/18 - 1/15/18 (No Class on 12/25 or 1/1)
$260 | Register Now!

Mondays, 8:00pm - 10:00pm, 11/26/18 - 1/28/18 (No Class on 12/24 or 12/31)
$260 | Register Now!

 

LEVEL 2 - Level 2 explores and heightens the concepts and ideas introduced in Level 1. Emphasis is placed on developing a point of view on stage.

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Thursdays, 5:45pm - 7:45pm, 11/8/18 - 1/10/19 (No Class on 11/22 or 12/27)
$260 | Register Now!

Mondays, 8:00pm - 10:00pm, 11/19/18 - 1/21/18 (No Class on 12/24 or 12/31)
$260 | Register Now!

Wednesdays, 6:00pm - 8:00pm, 11/28/18 - 1/23/18 (No Class on 12/26)
$260 | Register Now!

 

LEVEL 3 - During this session, students explore different methods to create and define a character. Techniques will be taught to develop a series of characters for use in scene work.

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Tuesdays, 6:00pm - 8:00pm, 10/30/18 - 12/18/18
$260 | Register Now!

Tuesdays, 8:00pm - 10:00pm, 11/13/18 - 1/15/18 (No Class on 12/25 or 1/1)
$260 | Register Now!

 

LEVEL 4 - This level focuses on scene structure: defining the beginning, middle and ending of scenes, finding the game with your scene partner and different ways to manipulate the energy of a scene.  

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Wednesdays, 8:00pm - 10:00pm, 10/24/18 - 12/19/18 (No Class on 11/21)
$260 | Register Now!

Tuesdays, 6:00pm - 8:00pm, 11/20/18 - 1/28/18 (No Class 12/24 or 12/31)
$260 | Register Now!

 

LEVEL 5 - Students work to identify their strengths and to continue to broaden their range with a focus on workshopping performance structures.

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Mondays, 6:00pm - 8:00pm, 10/22/18 - 12/10/18
$260 | Register Now!

 

LEVEL 6 - In this final session, students are paired with a director to create a culminating original comedy revue open to the public at the end of the level. 

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No Level 6’s are being offered at this time. Please check back soon!


Comedy Writing Classes

 

Sketch Writing 1 - In this introductory survey, students will gain a working knowledge of the components that make up great sketch writing and learn ways to kick-start their own writing. Using sketches from television, web, and live performance as examples, students will learn about scene structure, writing dialogue and popular sketch formats. In-class work will also consist of writing exercises, and reading/discussing student assignments.

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No classes at this time, please check back soon!

 

 

MUSICAL IMPROV INTENSIVE (5-week class)

In this 5-week, once-a-week workshop class, improvisers will gain the skills needed to execute on basic musical improv short-form games and long-form musical improv song structures. You will learn sneaky methods for crushing rhyme scheme in a song or rap, how to create basic but impressive hooks, and how to launch from scene into song...and back into scene. You'll also may dance a tiny bit, but only a tiny bit, and you'll look soooo cool doing it.

No singing or musical improv experience is required for this course, just bring yourself!

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