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Magnet Theater

Level One: The Principles of Improv

Level One: The Principles of Improv

Wednesdays 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Begins:
Oct 15, 2014
Ends:
Dec 10, 2014
Class Size:
16
Instructor:
Megan Gray
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: Megan Gray

Megan is the Artistic Director of the Magnet Theater, a writer, performer and native New Yorker. She has performed with Second City aboard the NCL Gem and is a member of Magnet's resident team "Junior Varsity" and "Magnet Theater Touring Company." She has appeared in such notable shows as "The Armando Diaz Experience," "Made-Up Musical" and "Tiny Spectacular." Megan also produces and hosts the monthly female improv show "We Might Just Kiss."

In addition to teaching Level One and the Lady Party class, Megan has taught improvisation at C.W. Post University, Brookdale Community College, Fairfield University, Columbia Business School and festivals around the country. She has studied improv at the Magnet and the UCB Theatre with Armando Diaz, Kevin Dorff, Christina Gausas, Dave Pasquesi, TJ Jagodowski, Jean Villepique, Joe Bill, Dave Razowsky and many others.

Megan graduated with a degree in Dramatic Writing from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and has written for MTV2 and Comedy Central online. She has appeared on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" and "Late Show With David Letterman." In her spare time, she travels the country performing with her improv duo "MegaLou" (with Louis Kornfeld). In conclusion, Megan wishes you'd call her more.

Session Schedule*

  • #1 - Oct 15, 2014, 7:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room B - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #2 - Oct 22, 2014, 7:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room B - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #3 - Oct 29, 2014, 7:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room B - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #4 - Nov 5, 2014, 7:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room B - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #5 - Nov 12, 2014, 7:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room B - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #6 - Nov 19, 2014, 7:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room B - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #7 - Dec 3, 2014, 7:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room B - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #8 - Dec 10, 2014, 7:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room B - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.

Show Schedule*

  • #1 - Dec 13, 2014, 8:00 pm
    at Magnet Studio Theater - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.

*subject to change