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Master Classes

ImprovBoston regularly hosts nationally acclaimed improv instructors, directors, performers, authors, playwrights, and actors as part of our Master Class Series. Our goal is to provide ongoing opportunities for our students, cast, and wider community to experience a variety of talent and perspectives.

 

Auditioning for TV & Film

Saturday, May 21, 2016, 12PM - 3PM : $65

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Let Boston Casting guide you on how to tap into the Boston market and actually get work as an actor. Want to improve your skills? Make yourself marketable? Give perfect auditions? This is the workshop for you.
 
Whether you’re a seasoned actor who is looking to get in the game of on-camera acting or you’re new to the industry, this workshop is the best way to learn how to audition flawlessly, and how to connect to the right people to get your career moving.
 
In this intensive workshop, you will learn how to give a perfect on-camera audition. Using scripts from films, television and commercials, students will perform in front of the camera in a real audition setting. Direction and feedback will be given with each performance and students will have the chance to watch their auditions on-screen to get a feel of how they come across to their audience. Students will also learn proper audition etiquette, how to approach cold readings, how to market themselves as actors, how to develop a character, and give multiple deliveries for various scripts.

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$65 per person. Maximum: 14 students

Day/Time: Sunday 12PM - 3PM

Class Dates: May 21, 2016

Student Showcase: None

Class Location: ImprovBoston Main Theater

Instructor: Jennifer Salvucci

 

Bio

 

Jennifer Salvucci

 

Jennifer Salvucci is a member of the Screen Actors Guild and holds a BFA in Theatre Performance (Emphasis in Acting for the Camera) from Chapman University.  She has been an actor and children’s acting coach in both Los Angeles and the greater Boston area for over thirteen years.  Jennifer has collaborated on many original children’s musicals as well as served as director, vocal coach, choreographer, and acting coach at such well-known companies as Watertown Children’s Theatre, Arlington Children’s Theatre and Harwich Junior Theatre on Cape Cod.  In addition, she is the Middle School Drama Teacher at Cambridge Friends School and continues to private coach in the greater New England area, specializing in audition preparation, on-camera technique, and the business of acting.  Whatever your needs, Jennifer can help you navigate your way in the ever-changing climate of acting in New England.  Jennifer is also an accomplished actress, with film projects screening at the Cannes, Comic-Con, and South by Southwest Film Festivals among others, as well as extensive television, industrial and theatre credits.

 

About Boston Casting

With over 20 years experience, Boston Casting is the largest casting company in New England.  Boston Casting specializes in casting principal roles and extras for feature films, commercials, industrials, web videos, voice overs and reality television shows.  With over 60,000 union and non-union actors in the company’s online database, including children and special ability actors, plus 6 casting directors, an extras casting department and 3 studios, Boston Casting excels at finding just the right talent and arranging the perfect ensembles.


 
Comedic Storytelling with Giulia Rozzi

Saturday, May 21, 2016, 3PM - 6PM : $65

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ImprovBoston is excited to have Giulia as the next guest artist in our Women in Comedy Festival year-long series of workshops.

 

In this one day workshop students will learn the basics of story structure and how to take their personal experiences and turn them into an entertaining, engaging, and funny performances.  Through verbal and written exercises students will discover what stories to tell, how to find the truth in the tale, and build confidence on stage. Open to students of all levels that are interested in performing or people that just want to get better at speaking and sharing stories in front of others. Please bring pen, paper, and story ideas (if you have them). Everyone will have a chance to tell at least one short story to the group.



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$65 per person. Maximum: 12 students

Day/Time: Sunday 3PM - 6PM

Class Dates: May 21, 2015

Student Showcase: None

Class Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper

Instructor: Giulia Rozzi

 

Bio

Giulia Rozzi

 

Giulia Rozzi is a comedian, actress, writer. Paste Magazine describes her as the smart friend everyone needs in their lives. An intelligent, perceptive mind that’s almost painfully aware of the foibles bound up in modern day living," Her very personal, blunt, and animated humor has earned her the honor of being a TEDx speaker, a Moth GrandSLAM champion,and recently named one of BUST Magazine's 10 Funny Women You Need To Be Watching Right Now.  She's been seen on Tru TV, Vh1, Lifetime, Chelsea Lately, Comedy Central's This Is Not Happening, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Playboy TV and co-stars/created in the web series Seeing Other People. Her critically acclaimed solo show Bad Bride ran at the Upright Citizens Brigade in NYC for 8 months and toured the US and UK She also co-created /hosts the groundbreaking and long running (almost 10 years!) sex themed storytelling show Stripped Stories in venues all over the US. As a writer, Giulia has worked on the MTV series Girl Code and Silent Library, Bravo's Odd Mom Out and TV Land's Younger. Currently she co-hosts the podcast Hopefully We Don't Break Up on Cave Comedy Radio and hosts/created the monthly show First Set at Union Hall in Brooklyn. Her comedy album True Loved was released in February 2016 and is available on iTunes.

 

 

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