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Long Form Improv

IMPROV 301 Tuesdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 8/7/12

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 301 page.

IBCS Students! Check out THE JAM (and get on stage) Every Sunday 7PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/jam

Higher Level IBCS Student Teams can submit for CageMatch!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/cagematch

Date(s):
  1. Tuesday, August 7, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Tuesday, August 21, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Tuesday, August 28, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Tuesday, September 4, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, October 1, 2012 at 6:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Nils Vaule

Nils performs at Harold Night with BANKWOLF and teaches classes at ImprovBoston, and was formerly a member of FaceOff and Family Show. He began improvising with Bay Area Theatresports and continued to train with The Groundlings and the Upright Citizens Brigade. He teaches improv to actors and performers, as well as students interested in applying the tools of improv to areas outside of theatre, including business, design, and conflict resolution. He previously used improvisation skills every day in his work as a middle and high school English teacher in Boston.

More About Nils

Tuition: $199.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 301 Mondays 630PM - 9PM Starts 8/6/12

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 301 page.

IBCS Students! Check out THE JAM (and get on stage) Every Sunday 7PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/jam

Higher Level IBCS Student Teams can submit for CageMatch!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/cagematch

Date(s):
  1. Monday, August 6, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Monday, August 13, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Monday, August 20, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Monday, August 27, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Monday, September 3, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Monday, September 10, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Monday, September 17, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Monday, September 24, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 6:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Jackie Arko

Jackie teaches levels 301 and 401, introducing students to what she considers to be the most challenging and rewarding long form structure: the Harold. She takes a theme-based approach to the form and pushes students to explore - and stick with - the realities they create. Her teaching style is linear, transparent, and includes a variety of hastily-drawn yet highly-informative visual aids. The passion she feels for teaching and for the Harold itself is evident from day one. Also, she swears. A lot.

More About Jackie

Tuition: $199.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 402

IMPROV 402 runs for 6 weeks and will feel like Harold Bootcamp, drilling Harolds which reinforce the style and approach taught by ImprovBoston. Maximum 8 students allows this class to operate like a Harold Team.

Prerequisite: IMPROV 401

Maximum Number of Students: 8

IMPROV 602

Improv 602: Creating Your Own Longform Structure

Looking to put all your improv skills to the test and build something totally unique?

IMPROV 602 takes all the tools students learn in IMPROV 101 - IMPROV 601 and helps them put them to use in creating a truly original longform structure. The class works with their instructor to build a format that showcases the talents of the class.  The result is a new format that makes each performer look like a ROCK STAR!

Prerequisite: IMPROV 601

Maximum Number of Students: 12

IMPROV 501

IMPROV 501: Longform Structures and Freeform Play

IMPROV 501 applies Harold skills to the execution of many other popular longform structures. Students explore show formats like Armando, JTS Brown, Living Room and Close Quarters. Techniques and tricks used to successfully perform those improv structures will provide students with a set of tools necessary for Freeform Play.

Each session ends with a Student Showcase.

Prerequisite: IMPROV 401

Maximum Number of Students: 12

IMPROV 401

401 Intro to LongForm: the Harold

Prerequisite: IMPROV 301

Maximum Number of Students: 12

IMPROV 301

301: Organic and Game-Driven Scenework

Prerequisite: IMPROV 201

Maximum Number of Students: 12

IMPROV 201

201: Points of Inspiration

IMPROV 201 dives deep into character and relationship. Students build a toolbox of scenic initiation techniques to help scenes start off with a bang. With purpose-driven “short-form” games and finely tuned exercises, our faculty foster success through creating rich characters, heightening relationships, tackling group scenes and exploring environment. Students discover the limitless potential for scenic inspiration in each other and the world around us.

Each session ends with a Student Showcase.

Prerequisite: IMPROV 101

Maximum Number of Students: 14