Free Intro to Improv
Tuesday 5:30pm - 7:30pm
- Sep 2, 2014
- Sep 2, 2014
- Class Size:
- Elana Fishbein
Classes are non-refundable and non-transferrable after completion of registration.
Never taken an improv class before? Well here is your chance to try it out for free. Magnet offers you the chance to try before you buy with Megan Gray, Rick Andrews, Nick Kanellis, Kelly Buttermore and Chet Siegel. No experience required. Open to all.
Instructor: Elana Fishbein
Elana Fishbein is an actress, improvisor, and teacher based in New York City. She writes and performs for The Truth Podcast and has appeared on BBC Americas Almost Royal, as well as in the original musical comedies Girl Camp and Nightfall on Miranga Island. She is also a member Story Pirates, a non-profit arts-in-education organization that takes stories written by kids and adapts them into crazy, hilarious sketches and songs. Her one-woman clown show, Eleanor Is Sibling-Challenged, has played for audiences of all ages.
Elana has been performing improv at the Magnet Theater since 2005 and can be seen with Featherweight, Kiss Punch Poem, the Armando Diaz Experience, Magnet Theater TourCo, and her solo improv show, Pepita. She has also been featured at the Boston, Charleston, Chicago, Eau Claire, Edmonton, Omaha, Philadelphia, and Women in Comedy Festivals. She is the co-creator and director of the political comedy show, The Great American Sketch Show.
In addition to being an instructor and Director of the Youth Program at the Magnet Theater, Elana has lead workshops for corporate, non-profit, and educational organizations such as Bon Appétit Magazine, LinkedIn, the Edelman Group, Young Womens Leadership Network, 92nd Street Y, University of Notre Dame, and the Sivuyiseni Intermediate School in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. She also co-created two professional development workshop series for teachers: Beyond Winging It: Improv in the Classroom and Play.
Elana earned her M.A. in Educational Theater from NYU and her B.A. in Drama from Vassar College. Her favorite succulent is jade.
- #1 - Sep 2, 2014, 5:30 pm
at Training Center - Room C - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
- This class does not include a performance.
*subject to change