Thu, Oct 13|
House of Auditions / Everything Cinema
Beginner Improv (Ages 16 and up)
No experience necessary. This entry-level class, open to everyone, will give you a strong foundation in improv. Discover new tools and insights to animate your performances with confidence and play! [Ages 16+]
Time & Location
Oct 13, 2022, 7:00 PM – Nov 17, 2022, 8:30 PM
House of Auditions / Everything Cinema, 120 Webster Street, Suite 115, Louisville, KY 40206
About The Event
A Six-Week Course - Ages 16+
Improv training is one of the most invaluable instruments for performers. The ability to wholly play within a given set of circumstances creates organic, engaging characters that help bring projects to life. Actors and non-actors alike will learn new ways to listen, connect, and create in a small group setting.
WHEN: Weekly - Thursdays, October 13, 20, 27, November 3, 10, and 17
TIME: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
House of Auditions | Everything Cinema Productions
120 Webster Street, Louisville, KY 40206
(Suite 115 in the courtyard of Studio Nulu)
REGISTRATION FEE: $250
At Beginner Improv, we create a safe environment for you to explore your unique voice. We'll share tools and techniques applicable for stage, screen, and life. Achieve greater confidence in your performance choices, learn to trust your instincts better, and develop increased mindful awareness for enhanced presence and connection toward yourself and others.
This course includes group games, individual exercises, and helpful warmup practices that will strengthen:
· Dialogue and Performance Variation
· Cold Readings
· Listening Skills
· Timing, Pacing, and Rhythm
· Original Character Development
· Physicality and Body Language
· Energy and Presence
· Scene Work and Group Chemistry
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS:
Sarah East (Owner/Casting Director, House of Auditions / The Audition Room) 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, indie films, and television projects, including the Hallmark original movie, An Uncommon Grace, and the award-winning short film, Like Fiction. Neil was also a founding member of the long-running comedy improv troupe, The Indicators, performing at many festivals and touring comedy clubs across the US.
He has also co-hosted and instructed various acting classes and workshops, including Improv for On-Camera Auditions, Intro to Physical Comedy, Developing Original Comedic Characters, and Animation VoiceOver for Beginners.