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Level One: The Principles of Improv

Level One: The Principles of Improv

Saturdays 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Begins:
Sep 20, 2014
Ends:
Nov 15, 2014
Class Size:
16 (FULL)
Instructor:
Hannah Chase
,
Rick Andrews
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: Hannah Chase

Since Hannah first discovered improv in 2002, she has been lucky enough to study with [in alphabetical order] Rick Andrews, Russ Armstrong, Julie Brister, Craig Cackowski, Tara Copeland, Mike Delaney, Armando Diaz, Megan Gray, Rachel Hamilton, Ed Herbstman, Greg Hess, Nick Kanellis, Louis Kornfeld, Jason Mantzoukas, Alex Marino, Peter McNerney, Seth Morris, John O'Donnell, Amy Poehler, and Dave Razowsky.

She is a current member of the Megawatt team The Music Industry and of The Friday Night Sh*w, and she really loves improv. Also, she really loves alphabetizing lists.

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Instructor: Rick Andrews

Rick Andrews is a teacher and performer at The Magnet Theater, and has been studying, performing, and teaching improvisation since 1999. He began improvising with Improv Boston, and continued with a stint in Saint Louis, MO. He has been fortunate to learn from many improv greats, including Armando Diaz, Ed Herbstman, Joe Bill, Mark Sutton, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts, Will Luera, Jill Bernard, and more.

Rick has taught workshops at improv festivals across the country, including the Boston Improv Festival, Baltimore Improv Festival, Black Box Atlanta, and many more. He has taught improvisation to people as old as 75 and as young as 6, and has done workshops for production companies and zoos alike.

He enjoys running, putting words on pages, thinking about the brain, and he loves improv more than anything.

Session Schedule*

  • #1 - Sep 20, 2014, 3:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room B - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #2 - Sep 27, 2014, 3:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room B - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #3 - Oct 4, 2014, 3:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room B - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #4 - Oct 18, 2014, 3:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room B - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #5 - Oct 25, 2014, 3:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room B - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #6 - Nov 1, 2014, 3:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room B - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #7 - Nov 8, 2014, 3:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room B - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #8 - Nov 15, 2014, 3:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room B - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.

Show Schedule*

  • #1 - Nov 15, 2014, 9:00 pm
    at Magnet Studio Theater - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.

*subject to change