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Intro to Improv Sampler with Joanne Brokaw

  • THE FOCUS THEATER 390 South Avenue Rochester, NY, 14620 United States (map)

NEXT SESSION STARTS WEDNESDAY, JULY 24 - CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

A four-week session designed to give students an introduction to basic improv principles, as well as a sample of short and long form improv. This is a perfect class if you are new to improv and want more attention and stage time than you receive at the Open Jam.

Weeks 1 & 2: Focus on the concepts of Group Mind; “Yes And”; listening and responding honestly supporting your scene partner; and embracing mistakes.

Week 3: Introduction to long form, with a discussion of different forms; deeper experiences with scene work; continued emphasis on group mind and team support.

Week 4: Short form basics, with an emphasis on games for performance; continue to reinforce the principles from previous weeks; emphasis on stage etiquette and audience interaction.

Wednesdays - July 24 through August 14 (4 weeks)

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Instructor: Joanne Brokaw