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Level Five: Improv Revue

Level Five: Improv Revue

Thursdays 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Begins:
Aug 28, 2014
Ends:
Oct 2, 2014
Class Size:
16
Instructor:
Peter McNerney
Price:
$375
Classes are non-refundable and non-transferrable after completion of registration.

Description

Level Five: Improv Revue - Advanced training is about becoming a confident, skilled and consistent performer. Level Five is the first component of advanced training and includes six weeks of classes that explore more challenging pieces, followed by a four week run of shows. Students explore The Montage, The Mono Scene, The Time Dash, Freeze Tag and more, and present these forms and games during their full four week revue at The Magnet Studio Theater.

Completion of Level Four and instructor approval are required for admission to the Conservatory classes.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: August 18th
NOTIFICATION DATE: August 22nd

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Instructor: Peter McNerney

Peter McNerney is a performer and head of the Conservatory Program at the Magnet Theater in New York City. He served for three years as the Artistic Director at the Magnet Theater where he has directed and performed in over 30 productions. Currently he performers with Nick Kanellis in the improv duo Trike (TimeOut New York Critic's Pick) as well as The Magnet Theater Touring Company. As an actor Peter can be seen as a series regular in the Science Chanel scripted comedy Stuff You Should Know. Peter also serves as the Associate Artistic Director and Casting Director for the nationally respected education and media company The Story Pirates with whom he writes and performs on Absolutely Mindy! on SiriusXM Radio and through a partnership with Penguin Publishing has co-written and performed in the interactive touring shows Endangered Authors, Theodore Boone and The Thrill of Rights and The Ranger's Apprentice: Escape to Areluen. Peter is the co-writer and director of theater/sketch comedy fusioneers Sax & Dixon, who have been featured at Ars Nova NYC and Montreal's Just for Laughs Festival. He is from Winnetka, IL, graduated from Northwestern University and currently lives in Brooklyn with his beautiful and hilarious wife Beth Newell.

Session Schedule*

  • #1 - Aug 28, 2014, 7:00 pm
    at TBA - TBA
  • #2 - Sep 4, 2014, 7:00 pm
    at TBA - TBA
  • #3 - Sep 11, 2014, 7:00 pm
    at TBA - TBA
  • #4 - Sep 18, 2014, 7:00 pm
    at TBA - TBA
  • #5 - Sep 25, 2014, 7:00 pm
    at TBA - TBA
  • #6 - Oct 2, 2014, 7:00 pm
    at TBA - TBA

Show Schedule*

  • #1 - Oct 4, 2014, 8:00 pm
    at Magnet Studio Theater - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #2 - Oct 11, 2014, 8:00 pm
    at Magnet Studio Theater - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #3 - Oct 18, 2014, 8:00 pm
    at Magnet Studio Theater - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #4 - Oct 25, 2014, 8:00 pm
    at Magnet Studio Theater - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.

*subject to change