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Find Your Funny: A Crash Course on Improv Comedy

at Brooklyn Brainery - Prospect Heights 190 Underhill Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11238

In comparison to sketch and stand up comedy, improv is unplanned and unscripted. The most collaborative of the comedic art forms, the dialogue, action, story and characters are born from cohesive group work, spontaneity, grounded scenes and the talent to wield an entertaining world all based off an audience suggestion. Find Your Funny: A Crash Course...

Sunday Aug 4th, 2:30pm - 5:30pm

Improv(e) Yourself: Conquer Public Speaking

at Be Social Change - Chelsea 601 W 26th St Ste 325, New York, New York 10001

In the US, public speaking is feared more than death. The reality is we all have to do it – at work, while networking, and in our personal lives – and there is a difference between doing it and doing it well. So how do we get over it? We improvise! Build Skills In: Improvisation Public Speaking Developing Confidence Presentation Skills Communication...

Monday Aug 26th, 6:45pm - 9pm

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Musical Improv Level One

at Magnet Training Center - Flatiron 22 W 32nd St 10th Fl, New York, New York 10001

Learn how to put your thoughts and emotions into song and take your improv scenes to the next level! In this 8-week course you will learn the song structures you need to make up musicals on the spot. No need to be an experienced singer! Through exercises in group dynamic, support, and movement, you will learn how to turn every song you improvise into...

Thursday Aug 29th, 7pm - 10pm

  (8 sessions)

8 sessions

Improv Level One Intensive

at Magnet Training Center - Flatiron 22 W 32nd St 10th Fl, New York, New York 10001

Simply put, you'll learn to improvise. In Level One, students will get onstage immediately and explore the fundamental principles of improvisation through exercises in agreement, commitment, spontaneity and listening. Sessions are designed so students will build a strong foundation as a confident performer.  You will amaze yourself with your...

Monday Aug 5th, 10am - 4pm

  (5 sessions)

5 sessions

Improv For Life

at Manhattan Comedy School - Midtown Exact location TBA At 54th and Broadway, Theatre District, New York, New York 00000

Improv skills are invaluable for everything from: Business, public speaking & stand-up comedy. Improv improves Confidence, awareness and listening. Most importantly Improv equips you with the tools to apply in any situation in life. Improv for Life incorporates basic tools like eye contact, breathing, and honesty to help students build creative...

Tuesday Aug 13th, 7pm - 10pm

  (6 sessions)

6 sessions

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Team Building Improv (Event for 15)

at Carl Kissin Improv - Midtown 244 W 54 Street, New York, New York 10019

Anyone can improvise. You do not need to be "fast on your feet" or funny. Through a series of safe, supportive exercises, this workshop will teach your team members better listening skills, out-of-the-box thinking, brainstorming, and collaboration skills. It will also have them laughing non-stop. About as much fun as you can have while learning...

Tuesday Jul 23rd, 12pm - 2pm

Improv Intensive for Female Professionals + Educators

Improv Intensive for Female Professionals + Educators

at The Engaging Educator - Midtown 244 W 54th St 12th Fl, New York, New York 10019

Remember how we said our classes are like going to the gym for your brain? In this 3-week class, we’ll practice what we preach, focusing in on flexing the skills that make us a bigger, faster and stronger us. Improv is all about communication, and we understand the importance of creating a safe space to work listening skills, focus, public speaking,...

Wednesday Aug 14th, 7pm - 8:30pm

  (3 sessions)

3 sessions

Improv - Playtime for Grown-ups (Package of 10)

at Carl Kissin Improv - Chelsea 330 7th Ave 7th Fl, New York, New York 10001

A fun, friendly, encouraging class teaching the core principles of improv and focusing on truthful, relationship-based scene work. All levels from beginner to advanced welcome as long-time Chicago City Limits cast member, head writer, and director of National Touring Company Carl Kissin personalizes instruction for each student. This class will help...

Tuesday Jul 23rd, 10:30am - 1pm

  (10 sessions)

10 sessions

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Creating Musical Comedy

at Brooklyn Comedy Collective - Williamsburg 98 Moore St, Brooklyn, New York 11206

Comedy music is in The NYTimes thinks so, audiences think so, and hopefully you do too. In this class, we’ll teach you how to find your unique musical and comedic voice: simultaneously. You will take what makes you tick and turn it into a musical act via learning songwriting techniques —and how they naturally correspond with finding a strong...

Tuesday Jul 23rd, 7pm - 10pm

  (6 sessions)

6 sessions

Improv Level Two Intensive

at Magnet Training Center - Flatiron 22 W 32nd St 10th Fl, New York, New York 10001

Now apply what you've learned in Level One to create long form pieces. This class is heavy on exercises in the fundamental structural components of long form: scene work, group games, opening games, second beats, transitions, and callbacks. Students emerge from Level Two with the tools necessary to stage longer pieces with recurring themes and rich...

Monday Aug 12th, 10am - 4pm

  (5 sessions)

5 sessions

Improv4Business (Private Group)

at Chicago City Limits - Hell's Kitchen 353 W 48th St Studios 353, New York, New York 10036

Improv4Business use improv theater techniques to foster creativity, collaboration and communications. Great for team buildling. And it's a lot of fun!  75 min. "Intro to Improv" introduces basic improv concepts. 3 hour "Master Class" provides a more in-depth experience. What you will learn: This is a very hands-on experience.  Improv...

Tuesday Aug 20th, 1pm - 2:15pm

ANDUniversity: Go to the Heat with David Marx

at ANDTheatre Company - Midtown 244 W 54th St 12th Fl, New York, New York 10019

Improv is at it's best when you're willing to take it to that risky place, whether it means making a bold move to further the scene or allowing your character a vulnerable moment. In this workshop we'll develop the tools to get past the thin layer of fear that prevents us from going to the heat so you can bring life and energy to your scenes.

Tuesday Jul 30th, 7pm - 9pm

Joke in a Box - Gag Cartooning

at Magnet Training Center - Flatiron 22 W 32nd St 10th Fl, New York, New York 10001

JOKE IN A BOX - Gag Cartooning. An introduction to the subtle wizardry that is gag cartooning. We’ll be doing exercises meant to generate ideas, spark jokes, and inspire cartoons in the single-panel format. If we do this right, you’ll walk out with a stack of beginnings and ideas for comics that you’re excited about. If we do it wrong, I’ll...

Tuesday Aug 6th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

Improv Intensive Level Three

at Magnet Training Center - Flatiron 22 W 32nd St 10th Fl, New York, New York 10001

With the first two levels under your belt, it's time to focus on Harold, the original long form structure that changed the history of performance improvisation. Harold is popular for good reason - it's fun, relatively simple to learn, infinitely deep, and very satisfying for performers and audiences.  Students will master the components of this...

Monday Aug 19th, 10am - 4pm

  (5 sessions)

5 sessions

Comedy Camp 4 Teens

at NEW YORK IMPROV THEATRE - Hell's Kitchen 318 W 53rd St, New York, New York 10019

Our classes for kids and teens include both Improv & Stand-Up Comedy training. By combining the two, students receive a comprehensive education in creative writing and critical thinking while developing strong community and leadership skills – team, public speaking, self confidence, respect, listening, focus, eye contact and more.  Each...

Monday Jul 29th, 9:30am - 4pm

  (5 sessions)

5 sessions

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