Performance Improv: Students will take their strong foundation in improvised scenework and learn to attach structure to their scenes for performance by learning more extensive callbacks, premise play, runs, and more. Students will learn to create a show in which they build scenes based on true monologues.
Prerequisites: Improv 301 at PHIT
Dates: 3/20, 3/27, 4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1, & 5/8
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Graduation Show Date/Time: Sunday, May 12th, 2019 @ 6:30 p.m. (Second Stage)
Theater Location: 2030 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Class Location: Room A (2nd Floor)
WHAT STUDENTS SAY ABOUT NICK
“He was extremely supportive of us and yet always thorough and effective in giving notes and feedback and individual attention so we really knew how to get better.” – “His energy and supportive nature made the class fun and comfortable.” – “Nick is awesome.”
ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR
Nick Gillette is a physical theatre artist, a co-founder of Almanac Dance Circus Theatre, and an instructor at the Philly Improv Theater. He is a graduate of the Pig Iron School for Advanced Performance Training, a 2014 New York Live Arts Fresh Tracks resident artist, a 2016 Colgate University Christian A. Johnson resident artist, and currently a resident artist at the Philadelphia School for Circus Arts. With Almanac he has collaborated to devise and perform Communitas (2014), Nightfall (2014), The Fleecing (2015), Leaps of Faith and Other Mistakes (2015), and Exile2588, to premiere in the 2016 Fringe Arts Festival. He has performed with Cabaret Red Light, BRAT Productions, Groundswell Players (now Lighting Rod Special), Pig Iron Theatre Co., Alex Bechtel, and the Philly Improv Theater.