Class

Improv Level 2: Character Development and Scene Work

Build upon the foundations established in Level 1 and delve deeper into the art of improvisation as we learn how to build fun and engaging scenes. You will learn to create and embody memorable characters with an emphasis on the importance of building strong relationships within scenes. You will also learn how to make strong choices to heighten scenes. The final week of the 8-week class will be a show for friends and family. Prerequisite: Level 1 – Improv Fundamentals or the Equivalent

May 11-June 29; Saturdays, 10 am – 12 pm

$175 OTC Student, $195 Regular Price

Level 1 Improv Fundamentals

Ready to let go, connect, and unleash your creativity? Join us for a fun journey of laughter, spontaneity and endless possibilities as we explore the fundamentals of improv in a supportive environment. Students will learn the fundamentals of improv through a series of engaging exercises, games, and scene work as each week builds on what was learned the previous week. We will focus on building trust, sharpening listening skills, gaining confidence to think creatively in the moment, the concept of Yes And…, and so much more. Not only will you have a ton of fun, you will build self-confidence, soft business skills, and meet new people! Taught by Chris Shurland.

May 6-June 24, dark Memorial day 5/27

Mondays, 7-9 pm

Improv Comedy for Kids

Improv Comedy for Kids ages 8-12, with a minimum of 6 students, and maximum of 10. This is an introductory course that allows students to have fun learning the skill of improv. Through icebreakers, games, scenes. and short-form, the students will learn how to think on their feet while understanding how to respect each other’s contributions on stage. We will build on the lessons each week, with potentially performing for the parents on the last class. Six week class runs April 30 – June 18, with no class on May 14 or June 11.

Improv Comedy For Teens

Teens can now connect, and unleash their inner creativity on a fun journey of laughter, spontaneity and endless possibilities as they learn Improv Comedy in an extremely supportive environment. Students will learn the fundamentals of improv through a series of engaging exercises, games, and scene work as each week builds on what was learned the previous week. It is a great opportunity to connect, learn invaluable communication skills and teamwork. April 27-June 8, Tuesdays, 12:30-2:30 pm, Ages 12-17. Taught by Jacob Reiss.