Advanced Improvisation: Students will continue to build on skills learned in Improv 101 and 201. Students will also begin putting those skills to work within a structured improv format and learn to use the patterns in their scenes to the fullest potential. This level also includes a heavier focus on individual attention from the instructor.
Prerequisite: PHIT Improv 201
Dates: 1/7, 1/14, 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18, & 2/25
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Graduation Show Date/Time: Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 @ 4:30 p.m. (Second Stage)
Theater Location: 2030 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Class Location: Rehearsal Room A (2nd Floor)
WHAT STUDENTS SAY ABOUT RACHEL
“Rachel gave each student positive detailed feedback throughout each class to help her students trust their creative abilities. It was a BLAST taking her class!” — “I would take every class with her if I could.” — “Rachel brings killer energy to class each week! Her enthusiasm for improv is contagious. From week one, she made me and feel low classmates welcome and encouraged us to take risks. She is extremely knowledge about the skills of improv, and made the objective of each class very clear.”
ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR
Rachel is a graduate of the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama with an MA in Applied Theatre, which she earned as a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Arts scholar. She has more than 15 years of experience as a performer, director and producer. Her work and training includes the Old Vic Theatre, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, New Paradise Laboratories, Look Left Look Right, The British Museum, Almeida Theatre, Azuka Theater, PHIT, The Second City, Upright Citizens Brigade, Iron Age Theatre Company and more. Rachel’s approach to improv is finding the joy and love of the scene, playing big characters and focusing on large ensemble work.