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Magnet Theater

Level One: The Principles of Improv

Level One: The Principles of Improv

Mondays 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Begins:
Aug 25, 2014
Ends:
Oct 20, 2014
Class Size:
16
Instructor:
Nick Kanellis
Price:
$350
Classes are non-refundable and non-transferrable after completion of registration.

Description

Simply put, you'll learn to improvise. In Level One, students will get onstage immediately and explore the fundamental principles of improvisation through exercises in agreement, commitment, spontaneity and listening. Sessions are designed so students will build a strong foundation as a confident performer. You will amaze yourself with your new found skills at the class graduation performance in front of your friends and family. This show is always fun and usually the highlight of most people's lives. Open to all.

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Instructor: Nick Kanellis

Nick Kanellis is an Iowa born human who began improvising in Chicago and now improvises in New York. He can currently be seen with Trike (Time Out New York Critic's pick) and Friday Night Sh*w (New York Magazine Critic's Pick) regularly at the Magnet Theater. Nick currently works as a performer, director, puppeteer and teaching artist with the Story Pirates, which the Daily Show's Jon Stewart calls "crazy entertaining," and as a motion capture actor for Launch, where he dons a spandex suit covered in reflective balls to do the movements for animated characters. He can be seen playing Gary in the upcoming film "Virgin Alexander," and has made appearances on Comedy Central's Onion SportsDome, SiriusXM Radio's Absolutely Mindy!, and as the professional wrestler King of Hearts on MTV’s “Truth” add campaign.

Session Schedule*

  • #1 - Aug 25, 2014, 7:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room B - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #2 - Sep 8, 2014, 7:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room B - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #3 - Sep 15, 2014, 7:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room B - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #4 - Sep 22, 2014, 7:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room B - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #5 - Sep 29, 2014, 7:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room B - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #6 - Oct 6, 2014, 7:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room B - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #7 - Oct 13, 2014, 7:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room B - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #8 - Oct 20, 2014, 7:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room B - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.

Show Schedule*

  • #1 - Oct 24, 2014, 9:00 pm
    at Magnet Studio Theater - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.

*subject to change