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Magnet Theater

Level One: The Principles of Improv

Level One: The Principles of Improv

Saturdays 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Begins:
Oct 11, 2014
Ends:
Dec 6, 2014
Class Size:
16
Instructor:
Chet Siegel
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: Chet Siegel

Chet Siegel is a NYC based, West Virginia raised actress and comedian. At Magnet Theater, she teaches improv and performs with The Armando Diaz Experience, The Weave, Kiss:Punch:Poem, The Boss, Magnet TourCo, & her sketch team, The Misses. At UCBT NY, she performs with the Harold team, Namaste, and does character bits whenever possible. She has been lucky to teach and perform improv all over the US and Canada for comedy festivals, colleges, corporations and more. On the internet, she is the host of www.guyism.com's YouTube channel, where she writes, directs, shoots, edits, and performs in pop culture and dude-centric comedy videos. She has performed Off and Off-Off Broadway in productions, workshops, and readings for Ensemble Studio Theater, Primary Stages, Rattlestick, The Mint, New Georges, Rising Phoenix Rep, & more. She appeared in a live, improvised television commercial for Lexus and you may have heard her voice on Studio 360, BBC Radio, The Truth, and some industrial insurance ads. She studied acting at BADA, Sarah Lawrence, & Primary Stages; she studied improv and sketch at Magnet Theater, iO Chicago, & UCBT NY with Armando Diaz, Ed Herbstman, Joe Bill, James Eason, Rachel Hamilton, Joe Wengert, Neil Casey, & many more. She also takes hip-hop dancing classes at Crunch Gym because they're really freeing. If you have a dog, please let her pet it. It will make her day.

Session Schedule*

  • #1 - Oct 11, 2014, 3:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room A - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #2 - Oct 18, 2014, 3:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room A - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #3 - Oct 25, 2014, 3:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room A - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #4 - Nov 1, 2014, 3:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room A - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #5 - Nov 8, 2014, 3:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room A - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #6 - Nov 15, 2014, 3:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room A - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #7 - Nov 22, 2014, 3:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room C - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.
  • #8 - Dec 6, 2014, 3:00 pm
    at Training Center - Room A - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.

Show Schedule*

  • #1 - Dec 12, 2014, 9:00 pm
    at Magnet Studio Theater - 259 W 30th Street, bet. 7th and 8th Ave, 2nd floor.

*subject to change