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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10
Teacher: Mark Grenier

What you'll learn in this improv class:

This class introduces students to the fundamentals of improvisation.

Through exercises and games, students will learn the basic skills of improv and have fun developing their spontaneity, playfulness, imagination, and confidence. Improv is an essential skill for any actor, and it’s a useful one for life, as well. No experience necessary.

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Reviews of Classes at The Barrow Group Acting School (60)

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Improv I: Basics
Reviewed by Alexandra R. on 3/14/2015
Incredible class. So much fun. Mark is a brilliant teacher - so passionate, smart, and makes class extremely fun and comfortable.
Improv I: Basics
Reviewed by Paula G. on 8/31/2017
Improv I: Basics
Reviewed by Lexington L. on 8/28/2017
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School: The Barrow Group Acting School

The Barrow Group Acting School

Founded in 1986, The Barrow Group is an award winning non-profit Off-Broadway theatre company, acting studio/school & arts center located in the heart of New York City.

The Barrow Group Acting School/Studio offers courses in acting and directing.  

These NYC acting classes include: scene study...

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