Sat, Sep 05, 1:00pm - 3:30pm Eastern Time
Learn how to create laugh-inducing lyrics and sensational songs on the spot.
In this class we will work on some or all of the following skills: rhyming, creating songs using “forwards and backwards” techniques, narrative and joke-form approaches, understanding song structure, improvising in different song styles, putting lyrics to existing melodies, creating new songs from scratch, and writing impromptu parodies. We will build the skills necessary to eventually create an entire musical from an audience suggestion.
Each time we meet, the syllabus is a combination of practicing previously learned skills as well as taking on new challenges. Each month there are wonderful familiar faces as well as talented new ones.
Students of all skill levels welcome. Singing proficiency not required.
This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.
Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.
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No refunds or reschedules available.
Carl Kissin Improv
New York, New York Online
New York, New York
The class will be conducted online via Zoom.
Carl Kissin has performed more than 4,000 shows for one of the country's premier sketch and improvisational comedy groups, Chicago City Limits. He was the show's head writer and director of their National Touring Company.
He has performed his own material on the syndicated sketch comedy show Kwik Witz...
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