Classes & Workshops

 

 

Explore Harold: 2 Day Workshop

The two day Harold workshop will focus on giving gifts, strong choices, emotional connection, character-based games, utilizing environment to create rich scene work that players can organically discover game moves within. Annie Barry leads an exploration of eight different types of group game. We will also practice different styles and types of openings. This workshop is open to students that have a basic understanding of improvisational concepts as well as advanced Harold performers. The workshop will culminate in a showcase on Sunday.

Dates: 

November 11 - 11:00am-4:00pm

November 12 - 11:00am-4:00pm

Improv 101 "The science of play"

Learn the core fundamentals of improv to act and create as a performer and in an ensemble. We make the art of improv accessible to anyone who can say "yes and..." to themselves and their peers. No experience required. 

Whether you are new to improv or just brushing up, this class will enhance your skills as a  confident performer and communicator, on and off the stage.

Teacher: Colleen Breen 

Dates: 

Sundays - 2:00pm-4:30pm, September 24 - November 12

Mondays - 7:00pm-9:30pm, September 25 - November 13

 

Improv 201 "scenework"

Make scenework work for you. The possibilities are endless when you learn what makes an engaging improvised scene. The 2 person scene is the cornerstone of any short or long form performance. Building on your previous improv skills, you will develop structure to a scene by finding patterns, objectives, and content. This class ends with a group performance of short form games.

Teacher: Colleen Breen                                                     

Dates: Tuesdays, 7:00pm - 9:30pm, September 26 - November 14 

 

Improv 301 "characters and relationships"

Create strong and original characters. Through exercises and games learn how to embody unique characters and develop relationships through physicality, voice quality, emotions, and point of view.  The heart of any comedic scene is your character's choices and their relationship(s) in a scene. Create it, Protect it, then Play it 'till the cows come home. This class ends with a group staged performance of short form games.

Teacher: Colleen Breen                                                                                                     

Dates: Thursdays, 7:00pm - 9:30pm, September 28 - November 16