Skip to Content

Magnet Theater

Level Two: Intro to Long Form

Level Two: Intro to Long Form

image description

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.

image description

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 17, 2014, 3:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room C - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #2 - Sep 24, 2014, 3:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room C - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #3 - Oct 1, 2014, 3:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room C - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #4 - Oct 8, 2014, 3:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room C - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #5 - Oct 15, 2014, 3:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room C - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #6 - Oct 22, 2014, 3:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room C - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #7 - Oct 29, 2014, 3:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room C - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #8 - Nov 5, 2014, 3:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room C - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.

Show Schedule*

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

*subject to change