Intro to Improvised Scenework: Students will learn the basic improv concept of “Yes, and..” and discover how a scene can be created through agreement. They will also learn important basic improv skills like: creating characters, establishing relationships, exploring scenes with objects and environment work. Students will then combine these skills to create fully improvised scenes with a partner. Meets once a week for eight weeks.
Dates: 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/23, 11/30, 12/7
Time: 12:00-2:00 pm
Graduation Show Date/Time: Sunday, December 8th, 2019 @ 12:30 p.m. (Mainstage)
Theater Location: 2030 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Class Location: Room A (Second Floor)
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WHAT STUDENTS SAY ABOUT GREG
“Greg is extremely knowledgeable, positive and supportive and does a great job of team building.” – “Greg was incredibly knowledgable and approachable. He encouraged us to try new concepts in class without being afraid to mess up. – “You can tell he has a genuine passion for not only improv but teaching improv. He is a wonderful teacher.”
ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR
Greg Maughan is the founder of Philly Improv Theater, where he has had a hand in producing thousands of improv performances over more than a decade. He has been acting in and directing improv and sketch comedy shows since 1999 – first in Detroit and then in Philadelphia. Teaching improv, especially to new students, is one of his favorite things (coming in well above raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens).