CLASS SCHEDULE – WINTER 2015
LEVEL 1: Improvisation Basics
LEVEL 2: Character & Scene Development
LEVEL 3: Character Writing Lab
LEVEL 4: Long-Form Improv
INTRO TO IMPROV: 3 HOUR DROP-IN CLASS
We offer an introduction to improv and what we do at Improvolution. It’s a fun and easy way to get a taste of what improv is…and is not. You’ll learn some of the basics in just 3 hours and see for yourself that truly ANYONE CAN IMPROVISE!
Tues, Feb 10, 7pm-10pm
Fri, Feb 13, 7pm-10pm ** special Valentine’s Day Intro! come with a friend or loved one!
Sat, Feb 21, 12-3pm
Info & Registration
Stay sharp, learn more tools, meet other Improvolutionaries, learn from more experienced students, see how much you have developed by working with less developed students, and get a chance to keep pushing your edge. Oh…and it’s a lot of fun too.
Pre-req: LEVEL 1 GRADS
And students who take our drop-in classes are eligible and encouraged to perform in our monthly LOVEFEST improv shows.
CLASSES ARE HELD EVERY OTHER THURSDAY NIGHT & SATURDAY DAY STARTING TUES, JAN 13
115 Macdougal Street (near W3rd St & 6th Ave)
nearest subway: W4th Street
Staff photography by Elko Weaver
Classes are starting to fill up! Sign up for the class you want by making a $75 deposit ASAP.
DROP-IN classes return in the new year alternating between TUESDAY NIGHTS and SATURDAY DAYS.
Watch and read Stephen Colbert’s commencement speech – not only is it hilarious, he speaks about the lessons he gleaned from improv and how it gives you everything you need to know to live.
Know someone who’d love to take an improv class but won’t pull the trigger and sign up? Or would you like to help someone come up with a gift for yourself? A 3-hour Intro to Improv class or help paying for your next Level class? We have a great idea…gift certificates! Continue reading “Here’s a Gift Idea…Improv!” »
Holly, founder and Executive Director of Improvolution, got her start in improv at the world-renowned Groundlings Theater & School in Los Angeles and carried the legacy of character-based improv to NYC. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the birth of the Groundlings and this article in VF is pretty cool… READ IT HERE
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Holly Mandel, Improvolution’s founder, was recently interviewed by Vanessa Fisher about her successful GOOD GIRLS AREN’T FUNNY talk & improv workshops that she has been doing in LA & NYC for several years.
“Good Girls Aren’t Funny: Unlocking Women’s Leadership through Comedy & Improv Theatre”