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Foundation Course: Chicago Style Improvised Theatre

Foundation Course: Chicago Style Improvised Theatre

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  • Mon 6 Jun ’16, 6:00pm – 8:00pm


Toi Pōneke Arts Centre, 61-69 Abel Smith St, Te Aro, Wellington



Come and Enjoy an 8 week long foundation course in Chicago style improvised theatre taught by Local Improv Guru Clare Kerrison. This style of Improv has been made famous through the likes of the Second City, the Upright Citizens Brigade and Improv Olympic theatres across the USA.

During this course you will learn to:
- Foster creativity and Spontaneity,
- Create simple characters and relationships
- Learn Classic Comedic Patterns
- Develop an understanding of the 2 Person 3 Minute scene
And most importantly have a blast while doing it!

This Course also gives you the opportunity to Perform for your friends and family in an end of term show featuring "the monologue deconstruction’’ show format which will be learned during the course.

About Clare: http://www.suriahslip.com/
Clare is a local improv guru recently returned from 7 years abroad, teaching, performing and living in the UK. While overseas Clare co-founded the Cambridge Improv Factory, was a member of London Harold team The Family Business, an original member of performance art improv trio The Dreaming and studied and performed with improv legends -Susan Messing (Improv Olympic & Anoyance Theatre) Patti Styles (Loose Moose) Keith Johnstone (Theatre sports), Dave Razowsky (ex Creative director Second City LA), David Shore (Monkey Toast UK & Toronto).

Student testimials about Clare:
''I had the time of my life, I made new friends, and I’m no longer scared of performing in front of a crowd!’ – Christelle

''Clare’s favourite word is joy – and that’s exactly what you get with her classes''. – James

''Your boundless enthusiasm and motivational instruction have even inspired me to have a go at scripted drama'' – Sue

Class size limited to 12 participants so be in quick! Suitable for all levels beginners through to seasoned improvisers.

When Purchasing online - please leave a contact email and phone number. For any Info or questions contact : James - Mobile: 0221906887 Email: improvcourse@gmail.com

So Come on! Take the Plunge and learn the joys of Chicago Style Improv!

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