* Each Class Is Taught With One on One Feedback
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.
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.
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.
Improv 302: Object Work and Environment
There's a whole world out there! Use it! Engaging your environment and its objects will get you out of your head and lead to more creative choices on stage. Take your improv to the next level by creating and integrating objects and environments into your characters, relationships, and scenework. This class ends with a group performance of short form games for family and friends.
Improv 303: Powerful Initiations and Choices
Create active initiations and choices in a scene. Don't get lost in a scene. avoid awkwardness of finding the scene. Protect yourself and support your peers by making strong moves. Give yourself the skills to create a strong base and build on it so that the opportunities are endless. Let's get to the play in improv! Skills that will be covered are character, object work, choices, point of view, emotion, patterns, finding the games within a scene, and much much more. This class ends with a group performance of short form games for family and friends.