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Improvised Plays – six week course
Upcoming
26th June 2020
An advanced workshop resulting in a fully improvised two-act play. About this Event We’ll cover grounded scene work, movement, character development, point of view, object work, and holding a narrative structure lightly. The starting point is creating characters and relationships that we care about; do that, and an audience will happily see them again and...
Online Elective: Playing Slow with Bill Arnett
Upcoming
27th June 2020
Playing Slow (without being boring) About this Event Playing slow is more than improvising slowly. It requires an appreciation of the subtitles of human behaviour. By leveraging the small shifts that occur from moment to moment we can turn a thirty-second scene into a three-minute scene. Bill Arnett, founder of the Chicago Improv Studio and...
Online Improv Elective: Words That Burn: Improvised Poetry w/ Imogen Palmer
Upcoming
22nd June 2020
Learn to improvise poetry in this online workshop About this Event Improvisers are great storytellers. Imagery and poetic techniques can be a brilliant way to draw our audiences into the story and scorch them with our sizzling play. In this online workshop, we will use tools crafted by great poets to shape and inspire our...
Online Elective: Acting Through Song with Rhiannon Jenkins
Upcoming
8th June 2020
Explore vulnerability and emotional clarity in improvised singing About this Event Do you find yourself at a loss for words when improvising songs? Are your improvised songs coming from your head and not your heart? In this workshop, we will explore exercises and techniques traditionally used in scripted Musical Theatre to help you bring dynamic...
Story Starters – Writing from Improv
Showing
7th June 2020
A Mellow Sunday Writing Class using improvisation as its starting point. In this class, we’ll use improv as a jumping-off point for your creative writing. An opportunity for you to make yourself turn up, improvise, and write EVERY week. Inspiration will come from your own, and other people’s improv, and you’ll come out with ideas...
Viewpoints: – A six week theatrical improv course
Upcoming
16th June 2020
Viewpoints is a theatre-based vocabulary that can help take your improv skills to the next level. We’ll use our bodies and the space around us as the valuable tools they are, providing us with feedback and emotional depth. We’ll redefine our understanding of timing within a scene, use silence to its full effect, and say...
Online Improv Elective: Improvised Dramaturgy w/ Feña Ortalli
Upcoming
13th June 2020
This workshop is aimed at every improviser wanting to improve their narrative skills. About this Event As improvisers, we are more than just actors; we are also writers and directors of a unique, original play. In this workshop, we will work on a basic narrative structure and different alternatives to build theatrical characters and reaching...
Online Improv Elective: Words That Burn: Improvised Poetry w/ Imogen Palmer
Expired
6th June 2020
Learn to improvise poetry in this online workshop About this Event Improvisers are great storytellers. Imagery and poetic techniques can be a brilliant way to draw our audiences into the story and scorch them with our sizzling play. In this online workshop, we will use tools crafted by great poets to shape and inspire our...
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