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Improv II: Intro to Long Form

This class introduces students to the basic principles and most popular structures of long-form improvisation, including The Montage, Time Dash, Monoscene, and The Harold. In addition to developing storytelling skills through these long-form structures, students will learn more advanced techniques for improv scene-work, expand their character range,...

$325
8 sessions
Su.   Oct 2nd, 2:30pm
Intermediate
(10)
Sketch Comedy Writing Studio

Accelerate your writing and acting career! Create your own original sketch comedy material and develop your professional writing portfolio. If you've ever wanted to write for late night TV, it all starts here. Got an idea, or pitch or pages to read? We'll guide you through the process and help motivate you toward your goals. Work with supportive,...

$99
4 sessions
Sa.   Sep 10th, 1:30pm
All levels
(15)
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Level Three: The Harold

With the first two levels under your belt, it's time to focus on Harold, the original long form structure that changed the history of performance improvisation. Harold is popular for good reason - it's fun, relatively simple to learn, infinitely deep, and very satisfying for performers and audiences. Students will master the components of this dynamic...

$399
8 sessions
W.   Aug 10th, 7pm
Advanced
(12)
Level Two: Intro to Long Form

Now apply what you've learned in Level One to create long form pieces. This class is heavy on exercises in the fundamental structural components of long form: scene work, group games, opening games, second beats, transitions, and callbacks. Students emerge from Level Two with the tools necessary to stage longer pieces with recurring themes and rich...

$399
8 sessions
Sa.   Aug 20th, 3pm
Intermediate
(12)
Other Dates (2)
Ongoing Face Off Improv

After you show off your new skills at the Face Off Jam, you may decide you need more Face Off! That's understandable! The Ongoing Face Off Improv Class runs in 5 week cycles (like the Intro Class), working different improv skills and formats each time: Short Form Games! Mid and Long Forms! Musical Improv! Theory & Technique! Students of different...

$200
5 sessions
M.   Aug 8th, 7pm
All levels
Other Dates (3)
Intro to Face-Off Improv

Our class provides a fun, judgment free, creative environment in which to explore the fundamentals of improvisation. Using group games and exercises that any novice can master, our class is ideal for discovering “what improv is” and unlocking the creative potential inside all of us.  At the end of the five week course, students have the opportunity...

$200
5 sessions
T.   Aug 9th, 7pm
Beginner
Other Dates (3)
Advanced Film Acting 210

After two terms of Essentials classes, or with permission of the director, you will be eligible to enroll in the Advanced class and to have your work screened in a theatre for casting directors, agents, managers, etc. These classes are smaller and more intimate, but require foundational skill sets in fairness to others in the class. Long time professionals...

$100
W.   Aug 3rd, 9:15pm
Intermediate
(9)
Other Dates (7)
IMPROV COMEDY: Come Play with Us

8-weeks of improvised fun playing warm-up, technique building and performance games. All participants are invited to a final performance showcase. This class is both for beginners and those looking to refresh skills or just have fun. Great for both professional performers and those looking to enrich their lives with fun and valuable skills in public...

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$180
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$200
8 sessions
Su.   Sep 11th, 4pm
All levels
(5)
Other Dates (3)
Face Off Short Form Gym

Drop in for a quick improv session on Sunday afternoons!

$25
Su.   Jul 31st, 2pm
All levels
Other Dates (22)
Therapeutic Improv For Adults

It's not about being funny, it's about being free. Using the art of improvisation and acting this group offers a supportive and nonjudgmental space for personal development. Combine improvisation and acting to create a supportive and nonjudgmental space for personal development.   This group is perfect for anyone who is: Looking to feel more...

$200
5 sessions
Sa.   Jul 30th, 11am
All levels
Other Dates (5)
Meisner Technique

The goal of the Meisner Technique is to get each and every student to work truthfully and instinctively from themselves i.e. their own truthful point of view, to replace thinking with doing. By maintaining small groups students get to work several times during the course of the class in an environment that is supportive and conducive to learning. In...

$1,350
27 sessions
T.   Aug 2nd, 7pm
All levels
(1)
Other Dates (8)

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Comedy for Tweens

8 weeks includes instruction in Improv & Stand-Up Comedy. Every week students will play Warm-up, technique and performance games. Last 30-45 minutes of each class is a pseudo open mic session. Students start by sharing a story with the class, then through direction, improv and re-write craft that story into original stand-up comedy monologue m...

$200
10 sessions
Sa.   Sep 10th, 10am
All levels
(5)
AP1 (Improv for Ult. Beginner)

The Ultimate Beginner Improv Class is a survey course that will give anyone an extremely solid foundation in improvisational comedy. Whether you want to perform, direct, write, or just know more, The Ultimate Beginner Improv Class will not disappoint. New to improv? This class is probably for you. The Ultimate Beginner Improv Class covers: long-form...

$350
6 sessions
M.   Aug 22nd, 7pm
Beginner
All Day Commercial Intensive with Rebecca Yarsin

This ALL DAY intensive will cover: the business of commercials, on-camera technique, improv, breaking down commercial copy, working with cue cards, spokesman and testimonial approaches to the copy and she will push your creativity in ways that you wouldn't expect! In addition, Rebecca will help you to understand your type, perception and where...

$129
Sa.   Jul 30th, 11am
All levels
(146)
4 Week On-Camera Commercial with David Cady

Hailed as one of the best Commercial teachers in town, we are thrilled to have David teaching this new Saturday Commercial Class. Over the course of 4 weeks, you'll work on: on-camera technique, breaking down commercial copy, working with cue cards, testimonial vs more character driven auditions, and improv. You'll also learn tricks of the trade,...

$299
4 sessions
Sa.   Aug 20th, 11am
All levels
(146)
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