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Creating Solo Shows

at Brooklyn Comedy Collective - Williamsburg 109 Meserole St, Brooklyn, New York 11206

The most powerful thing you have to say onstage comes from your own life experiences. What can you say, from your point of view, that no one else could express like you do? This class will mine your true-life stories to create a narrative solo show that represents your voice onstage.  Over the course of six weeks, students will learn to use...

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$305

6 sessions

ANDUniversity Improv: Essentials of Improvisation

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

You have an innate ability to improvise. Throughout your life as a human being you’ve been honing your instincts to make sense of your surroundings and connect with other people. In this class you’ll have the opportunity to tap into these natural talents and let them guide your improv scene work.

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$20

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Improv Elective: Toys Toys Toys

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

TOYS TOYS TOYS: improvisers play with action figures and puppets to develop and enhance their improvisational abilities, including (but not limited to): Yes-Anding themselves and their scene partners to keep scenes going Utilizing Stage Picture and Movement to make scenes more dynamic Creating and portraying characters outside their comfort...

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$45

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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...

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$99

2 sessions

Improv Level Four: Senior Project - Evente

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

Level Four dives deep into an advanced form (e.g. Evente, MonoScene, Deconstruction, Sleepover, Harold+, The Movie, Choose Your Own Adventure) and works on that form with the singular focus need to create a great show. Evente is a narrative long-form that explores a single event through flashbacks, time dashes, and other advanced techniques. The eight...

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$425

8 sessions

Camp Magnet 2020

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

Camp Magnet returns! Our annual summer retreat is coming back. Go camping with us in the beautiful Catskill Mountains from June 11th - June 14th. Enjoy 4 days and 3 nights of improv, outdoors, adventure, and fun with improv and writing workshops.  It’s hard to imagine a better environment to focus on your improv training: away from distraction,...

Thursday Jun 11th, 8:30am - 4:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$569

4 sessions

Musical Improv Summer Intensive (Level 1)

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

Immerse yourself in the world of Musical Improv for a whole week. Spend 25 hours working closely with one of our expert improv instructors and a piano accompanist. Learn how to put your thoughts into song and take your scenes to the next level. Whether you are an experienced singer or not, you will learn to master duets, rock opera, charity songs,...

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$375

5 sessions

Improv(e) Yourself: Improv for Professionals

at The Engaging Educator - Greenwich Village 58 E. 11th St 8th Fl, New York, New York 10003

Improvisation isn’t just for actors and comedians – it’s for everyone. Even MBA Students are being asked to take improv classes as part of their required courses. Why? Improv education focuses on key skills in communication – public speaking, listening, presence, connection and focus. We communicate every day – and there is a difference between...

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$40

NY Neo-Futurists: Creating Non-Fiction Theatre

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

NY Neo-Futurists: Creating Non-Fiction Theatre Using Improv Everyone has a story to tell. But how do you get your personal story from party anecdote to a staged theatre piece? Using the fundamentals of both improv and the aesthetics of Neo-Futurism, students will learn how to use the material of everyday life, be in conversation with chance, and integrate...

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$45

Scenes That Work! Scotty's Scene Builder Workshop

at IRTE - Hell's Kitchen 411 W 41st St Studio 3, New York, New York 10036

Scene work is the backbone of improvisational theatre. It is the medium through which we explore the larger narrative. But in improvisation, “in the moment,” we’ll often sabotage ourselves and create unnecessary challenges to overcome. Remember back to that last scene you were in that crashed and burned. I guarantee that the mistakes were...

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$40

Improv For Teambuilding

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

Improv For Teambuilding: Facilitation, Collaboration and Innovation This is a COED class When is the last time you read a job description that didn’t include “must be a strong team player” under qualifications? An increasingly qualitative and creative (aka human-centered) workplace means silos and singular focused projects have been replaced...

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$45

Improv Level Four: Senior Project - La Ronde

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

It all comes back. The La Ronde is a longform centered around a circle of characters and the ways their world's connect. Students will work on fostering connectivity between players and establishing strong grounded characters to create some powerfully funny scenes. To complement this circular form, students will be learning and performing, "in the...

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$425

8 sessions

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Free Intro to Musical Improv

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

It's true! Now's your chance to try out our classes without paying a thing! No experience required—plus, we add new dates and times every week so there's always something to fit your schedule. Open to all.

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Free

Auditioning for TV & Commercials Intensive

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

Auditioning for TV & Commercials This is the class you have heard about. Hundreds of improvisors and performers in NYC have taken T.J. Mannix's on-camera auditioning classes. This is the opportunity to put your improv skills to work in the entertainment industry and learn how to get paid to do what you love. This 5 day intensive class will cover...

Wednesday Jan 8th, 7pm - 10pm

  (9 sessions)
$375

9 sessions

Listening with Your Whole Body

at ANDTheatre Company - Midtown 244 W 54th St 10th Fl, Studio 2, New York, New York 10019

In this Master Class, you will learn how to: Bring awareness of your actor’s body on stage. Stay within the realm of truth of the world you build. Viscerally know when you are in the flow of listening. Emotionally respond to your scene partner using physical choices.  Be comfortable being in a constant state of discovery. Go deep into...

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$75
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