Get a chance to make up a full broadway musical with a live pianist every week! After reviewing the basics of improvised songs such as rhyming, song structure, song styles, lyrics, duets, and communicating with the musical improviser, we’ll start learning all about musical theater. We’ll explore group numbers, romantic duets, dances and formations, singing through character, narrative arcs, reprises, and more. (8 meetings. Class size limit = 14) Price: $250, $25 Earlybird Discount expires at midnight December 28, 2014. Register…Find out more »
Learn the fundamentals of improvisation. The class’s interactive exercises build listening and communication skills, heighten awareness and teach you how to be more playful, spontaneous and flexible. Play short form improv games in a fun and safe environment. (8 meetings. Class size limit = 16) Price: $200, $25 Earlybird discount expires at midnight December 28, 2014. Register securely with Paypal: Improv 101 | Sundays Noon – 2:30pm | Jan 11 – March 1st | with TBA Register with a Friend, Save $100!…Find out more »
Merlin Works Presents Improv at ZACH Second Sunday Comedy Showcase & Free Improv Jam Night with special guest Girls! Girls! Girls! and encore performance of Trapped!
Watch the improv all-stars of Austin, The Known Wizards, headline this improv comedy showcase with spontaneous scenes, hilarious games, surprisingly good songs, and fantastic stories all made up on the spot based on audience input. You say it, we play it–like magic! Get your tickets now! 5:30pm Free Improv Comedy Jam: Come by the Whisenhunt Lobby (1510 Toomey Road) on Jan. 11th for some drinks and snacks while the Merlin Works instructors lead guests through some fun, short-form warm up games before…. 7pm…Find out more »
This workshop we will prepare the ensemble for a longform narrative show in our Second Sunday Improv at ZACH show. We will explore format, genre, and styles–combining strong scenework and narrative structure to create unscripted plays with multiple storylines and arcs. This workshop will come full circle as we take time to return to the roots of improvisation to inspire spontaneous ensemble play. (Improv 601 Special: 8 classes and 1 show. Class Size Limit = 12) Price: $200, $25 Earlybird discount…Find out more »
Learn about different kinds of short form improv comedy games using verbal restrictions, emotional changes, jump and justify, physicality, audience interaction, monologues, and film and TV styles. By the end of workshop you will be ready for your Improv 301 Graduation Show: a public performance in front of a paying audience. (8 meetings. Class size limit = 16) Price: $200, $25 Earlybird discount expires at midnight December 28, 2014. Register securely with Paypal: Improv 301 | Mondays 7:30 – 10pm |…Find out more »