Improv 101 (the Freeze) Info


Time: Monday’s @ 6:30pm to 8:30pm


LvFreeze

Intro to Improv

Level 1 – Celebrating RISK

Four Week Workshop Breakdown

Instructor: Rose Heeter

CLASS ONE:

1. Comfortable on STAGE

Stage TECHNIQUES – Where are you on STAGE?

Where are your POWER POINTS ON STAGE?

How to handle your STAGE: ALONE – WITH ONE PARTNER – WITH TWO PARTNERS and UP to 5 other ACTORS on STAGE.

Breaking the stage down into specific locations.

Basic STAGE Etiquette.

Basic BACKSTAGE Etiquette

2. Comfortable with an AUDIENCE

Who should I “speak to” in my AUDIENCE?

Where are my most POWERFUL POSITIONS in regard to my AUDIENCE?

How exactly should my body be placed?

Stage MOVEMENT – How much is too much? How much is too little?

Stage VOLUME.

EXERCISES:

a) Don’t DENY

NAME Game – Create a Character

b) Do not ask OPEN ENDED Questions

QUESTIONS ONLY – 2 Form & Group Form

CLASS TWO

3. Comfortable with OTHER PLAYERS

List 3 INTERESTING DETAILS about your partner.

Play another ACTOR in the ROOM

Play one of your PARENT’S

Give & Create a SECRET

QUESTIONS ONLY Scene Form

Create a RELATIONSHIP.

Where EXACTLY are you?

4. Players are UNBIASED with OTHER PLAYERS.

You don’t HAVE to be FUNNY.

You will look GOOD if your PARTNER looks GOOD.

CLASS THREE

5. Comfortable in your OWN SKIN

SOLO: Create a CHARACTER that is BELIEVABLE.

NAME – WHERE – TIME – CONFLICT – RESOLUTION

CHARACTER BACKGROUND

Use that character in a scene.

6.  Realize ONE SELF

The DEATH exercise.

How do you want to be perceived?

7. Realize OTHERS

MOVIE GENRE GAMES

EMOTION GAMES

CLASS FOUR

8. LISTEN to PLAYERS –  “PL”

NON-VERBAL “In your FACE” CONFLICT

VERBAL “In your FACE” CONFLICT

NON-VERBAL “BEST Moment on EARTH”

VERBAL “BEST Moment on EARTH”

9. LISTEN to AUDIENCE – “PA”

How to keep an EYE on the Audience.

Basic AUDIENCE body Language.

How to handle interruptions.

Who is your HIGHEST LISTENER?

10. COMMUNICATE with PLAYERS & AUDIENCE – “CPA”

SELL ME YOU – WHY should I hire you?

What does it take to become an ACTOR?

What’s YOUR Story?

Being a GOOD SPORT – supporting other actors and allowing them to be GREAT!!!

How to be a “WIN – WIN” Actor ON & OFF Stage

Click Here —> For Video Of the Improv 101 “The Freeze”

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  1. do u have a list of dates when the imorov 101 start?…..i am very interested and would like to begin your next class…….please email me with information that i need to start…..

    thanks

    tony pastorello

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