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Advanced Improv for Adults

Join our exclusive course to enhance your improv skills further, and have a blast! Learn new games and explore storytelling and blocking strategies for successful comedic performances. Plus – Students have the opportunity to perform in a Live Show! Ages 18+

Advanced Improv for Adults
Advanced Improv for Adults

Time & Location

Jun 05, 2024, 6:30 PM EDT – Jul 31, 2024, 8:00 PM EDT

Louisville, 1320 E Washington St, Louisville, KY 40206, USA

About The Event

Get ready to unleash your comedic powers and dive deeper into the uproarious world of short-form improvisation with Advanced Improv For Adults, an eight-week class! Our experienced instructors are excited to guide you through hilarious, challenging games that will help further develop your improvisational skills, creativity, and confidence. This course will provide the tools, techniques, and community support needed to take your comedy performances to greater heights.

Hosted by The Audition Room and Everything Cinema Productions, this class builds on the important lessons and games of our previous courses, Beginner Improv for Adults and Intermediate Improv for Adults. We'll revisit old games, introduce new ones, and teach advanced blocking techniques to help you connect better with performers and audiences. Also, we'll take a much closer look at the strategies and storytelling essentials that allow for highly successful improv comedy performances.

The class will be held weekly on Wednesdays from June 5th to July 31st, 2024. Best of all, for the last class, attendees will have the exciting opportunity to perform an entire improv comedy show for a general audience at a local venue!

WHEN: Wednesdays; June 5, 12, 19, 26 & July 10, 17, 24, 31  [NO CLASS July 3rd]

TIME: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

LOCATION:

The Audition Room

1320 East Washington St

Louisville, KY 40206

REGISTRATION FEE: $350 per person

Course Highlights:

  • Live Show Finale: In week 8, showcase your newfound talents in a thrilling live performance (Venue TBD).
  • Building on Foundations: Drawing from our popular courses, "Beginner Improv" and "Intermediate Improv," we'll delve deeper into techniques and games that make your improv truly polished.
  • Strategic Storytelling: Learn essential strategies and storytelling techniques to craft compelling and hilarious performances.
  • Advanced Blocking Techniques: Enhance audience engagement and performer connectivity with advanced blocking methods.

Benefits of Improv Training:

  • Develops quick thinking and decision-making skills.
  • Enhances communication and active listening skills.
  • Encourages creative thinking and fosters innovation.
  • Builds confidence and self-esteem.
  • Improves teamwork and collaboration skills.
  • Helps to overcome fear and anxiety associated with public speaking and performing.
  • Provides an outlet for self-expression and encourages risk-taking.
  • Teaches adaptability and flexibility in responding to unexpected situations.
  • Provides a supportive and inclusive environment for personal growth and learning.
  • Offers a fun and engaging way to relieve stress and boost overall well-being.

Who Should Attend?

While previous experience in our Beginner and Intermediate courses is greatly beneficial, it's not mandatory. However, we do recommend that participants have a foundational knowledge of short-form comedy improv before joining this class.

Make the most of this opportunity to improve your comic skills and bond with a group of like-minded jokesters! As seating is limited, we suggest that you secure your spot early.

Let's collaborate this summer to create an unforgettable comedy experience!

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS:

Sarah East (Owner, The Audition Room 502) is a working actress, casting director, and member of the Screen Actors Guild. She's worked as an Audition Coordinator and Acting Coach with the area's largest talent agency and production companies for almost a decade, learning the casting process from the inside out. After graduating from The American Musical and Dramatic Academy in 2005, Sarah spent time in New York City performing sketch comedy and improv before moving to Louisville, where she's grown her theatrical and on-camera resume to include nearly 100 Co-Star, Spokesperson, and Principal credits in film/tv, commercial, and live shows. Sarah's work as a private acting coach has been credited with helping students and adults book on-camera roles in box office feature films, TV shows, and commercials.

Neil Mulac (Owner, Everything Cinema Productions) is a professional actor, filmmaker, writer, and educator. He is an alumnus of the University of Louisville, where he studied Theatre and English. Neil has appeared in numerous plays, music videos, commercials, and film and television projects, including Hallmark's An Uncommon Grace, Paramount Plus's Mayor of Kingstown, award-winning short film Like Fiction, and the upcoming BET movie Dance For Me. Neil is also a founding member of the long-running comedy improv troupe, The Indicators, which performed at festivals and toured comedy clubs across the US. He has also co-hosted and instructed diverse acting classes and workshops, including Improv for Beginners, Audition Self-Taping for Beginners, Accessing Emotions, Intro to Commercial Voice-Over, Summer Comedy Camp, and more!

Tickets

  • Advanced Adult Improv

    Sale ends: Jun 05, 6:00 PM EDT
    $350.00

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