Intro to Improv: Your HAROLD training starts here! You will start learning basic improv and performance skills, practicing concepts like making your partner look good, “Yes, and..”, creating mimed objects and environments, establishing relationships, and holding on to an emotional point of view. Finally you start to apply these skills to make up short scenes with a partner. Meets once a week for eight weeks.
Dates: 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18, 2/25, 3/4
Time: 11:00am -1:00pm
Make-up/Snow Date: Saturday 3/11 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Graduation Show Date/Time: Sunday 3/12/2023 11:00am – 12:00pm
Class Location: Second Stage (This is an accessible space)
Theater Location: 2030 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
INSTRUCTOR: Katie Butler
ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR: Katie is a Philadelphia-based teaching artist and theatre maker. She has been teaching for seven years and earned her BFA from the University of Texas at Arlington (’10) and her MFA from The Pig Iron School (’20). Her work as an artist and educator revolves around building community and connection through physical discovery and play. Katie is also a founding company member of Shakespeare On Tap and performs and teaches nationally.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT Katie:
“Katie was so enthusiastic, passionate, professional, and caring- I loved her!!”
“I would love to take this workshop again… “