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Characters for Improv - Fall 2021 Wednesday October 6 2021 at 7:00 PM EDT

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Characters for Improv

Silly. Bold. Comedic. Explore the skills needed for character work, an element essential to dynamic improvised scenes! Learn how to make choices in scenes that help define their character and clearly establish the “who”.

In this class students will:

Learn about the character creation process.

Understand the many variations of character-driven games in scene-work

Explore how character relationships and honest choices advance the scene.

Build fully realized characters with their scene partner.

Who is the class for?:

This class is best for those who have a deep understanding of improv scene-work (we recommend taking our Improv Scene Study class first), but it also a fun and supportive environment for those who have only taken a basic improv class, or have studied acting/theatre and are looking to expand your actor’s toolbox.

Wednesday Nights

7:00-9:00PM

October 6 - December 8th (No Class - Nov. 24)

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Improv Scene Study - Fall 2021 Wednesday October 6 2021 at 7:00 PM EDT

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Improv Scene Study

Moving beyond short form improv games and simple scenes, this class series breaks down the fundamentals of great improv scene work. Our natural reactions can make the funniest version of ourselves. Learn methods used to sustain a scene beyond the “first three lines.”

In this class students will:

Build upon the fundamentals of improv that reinforce, support, listening and flexibility.

Identify the “first unusual thing” and find the “game” of each scene.

Lean skills to improvise fully realized environments.

Who is the class for?:

This class is great if you’ve taken an improv class before (like Improv Basics), or if you have studied acting/theatre and are looking to expand your actor’s toolbox

Wednesday Nights

7:00-9:00PM

October 6 - December 8th (No Class - Nov. 24)

*Bring A Friend to Improv - Oct 27th

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Improv for All - Fall 2021 Wednesday October 6 2021 at 7:00 PM EDT

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Improv Basics

Dive into the world of improv comedy with American Stage. Brand new to improv? Ready to give it a try? Looking to brush-up your creative thinking? This is where you start your journey. Be present and honest in the moment, discover the joy of connecting with others, and let your creativity shine!

In the class students will:

Learn improv basics like listening, offering/acceptance, and “Yes, And.”

Explore short-form improv games that to build comedic characters, and heighten quick wit

Explore creativity, hone their comedic voice and build self-confidence.

Who is this class for?:

This class is great for the improv newbie or the skilled improviser looking to review and refresh the foundations of their artistry. No experience necessary, you’ve got everything you need.

Wednesday Nights

7:00-9:00PM

October 6 - December 8th (No Class - Nov. 24)

*Bring A Friend to Improv - Oct 27th

Student Show: December 12th