Wed, Nov 08|
The Audition Room
Beginner Improv for Adults
This introductory 6-week class, open to all experience levels, will equip students with a strong foundation in comedic improvisation. Discover fun, effective tools and practical insights to animate your performances and social interactions with confidence and dynamic play! [Ages 16+]
Time & Location
Nov 08, 2023, 6:30 PM – Dec 20, 2023, 8:00 PM
The Audition Room, 1320 E Washington St, Louisville, KY 40206, USA
About The Event
BEGINNER IMPROV - AGES 16 AND UP
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.
At Beginner Improv For Adults, we create a safe environment for you to explore your unique voice. We'll share tools and techniques applicable to 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
WHEN: Wednesdays; November 8, 15, (skip 22), 29 & December 6, 13, 20
TIME: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The Audition Room
1320 East Washington St
Louisville, KY 40206
REGISTRATION FEE: $250
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, performing at many festivals and touring 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!