Improv Classes: Level 1, 2 & 3

Grow your confidence, become a better listener, learn a new style of comedy – there are a bundle of good reasons to try improv. Our core classes are the tried and true path to explore. Long-form improv is an exciting art form, driven by supportive teamwork. Our experienced teachers are committed to helping your group grow together, and to giving you focused, personalized instruction. Oh yeah, by the way, improv is a ton of fun.

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2018 Class Schedule

Level One: Introduction to Improv

Instructor: Stephen Peters
Difficulty: Beginner
Price: $100, paid at registration
Location: Echo Space

For beginners that have always wanted to pursue improv, for the adventurous looking to try something new, and for the veterans looking to reconnect with the basics. Intro to Improv brings in basic concepts like listening, Yes and, sharing focus, relationships, and generosity. Intro to Improv does not have a performance component, so class energy will be focused on these building blocks, applying them to scene work, and having fun.

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July 7
July 14
July 21
July 28
August 4
August 11

Time: 10 AM – Noon

Level Two: Scene Work – NIGHT CLASS

Instructor: Stephen Peters
Difficulty: Intermediate

Price: TBA
Location: Echo Space
7-9 PM

June 7
June 14
June 21
June 28
July 5
July 12

The Scene Work class builds on the fundamentals learned in the Intro to Improv class and introduces the importance of storytelling as it applies to the performance of scenes. It will stress working together and focus on techniques for starting scenes and developing interesting characters and situations that the audience cares about. It will also work on recognizing and dealing with common pitfalls improvisers face. At the end of the class, participants will be comfortable with good scene work and will be ready to apply their knowledge to more advanced improv forms.

Pre-requisite: Participants are encouraged to have successfully completed any Introductory Improv course before signing up for this class.

Level Three: Long Form Improv – The Harold

Instructor: Dan Kane
Difficulty: Advanced
Price: TBA
Location: Echo Space

The Harold is a long-form structure developed by Del Close and is the basic form all long-form improvisers should know. This course will teach the fundamentals of the form as well as continuing to work on scene work and character development. This course is recommended for anyone who has some improv experience and feels comfortable participating in a two-person scene.

Dates TBA

Time: TBA

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