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January 2018

Free Intro to Improv and Improv Singing

January 4, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Whisenhunt Stage at ZACH, 1510 Toomey Rd
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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Free Intro to Improv & Improv Singing Want to test the water before you decide to take the plunge? At this free class you’ll get a sample of our style as we play fun, fast-paced games. This class is for those who want to learn how to think faster on their feet, be more spontaneous and in the moment, reconnect with their creativity, be more confident speaking in public and just have more fun! You’ll get a sample of our…

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Free Intro to Improv at ZACH North

January 4, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
ZACH North, 12129 Ranch Rd 620 N #310
Austin, TX 78750 United States
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Want to test the water before you decide to take the plunge? At this free class you’ll get a sample of our style as we play fun, fast-paced games. This class is for those who want to learn how to think faster on their feet, be more spontaneous and in the moment, reconnect with their creativity, be more confident speaking in public and just have more fun! <!--Coming Soon!--> Free Intro to Improv at ZACH North | | Thursday, January…

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Improvised Singing 101: Improvised Songs

January 8, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Monday, repeating until February 26, 2018

Zach Scott Theatre, 1510 Toomey Road
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$235

Have fun making up your own songs with a live musical improviser every week. We will cover topics such as rhyming, song structure, song styles, song presentation, lyrics, duets, short form singing games, and communicating with the musical improviser. It's like karaoke, but you make up your own words!  You don't need to be a great singer to take this class, you just need to enjoy singing. (8 meetings. Class size limit = 14) Price: $235 | $25 Earlybird discount expires…

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Improvised Singing 201: Improvised Musical Numbers

January 9, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 27, 2018

Zach Scott Theatre, 1510 Toomey Road
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$235

Make up your own songs with a live musical improviser every week. We will cover basics such as rhyming, song structure, song styles, song presentation, lyrics, duets, short form singing games, and communicating with the musical improviser. We'll also go further into fun long-form musical theater stuff--singing, dancing, scenes and story. We'll even get to re-improvise your favorite song or musical number. (8 meetings. Class size limit = 14) Price: $235 | $25 Earlybird discount expires at midnight December 24, 2017.…

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Improvised Singing 301: Full Length Improvised Musicals

January 9, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until February 27, 2018

Zach Scott Theatre, 1510 Toomey Road
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$235

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: $235 | $25 Earlybird discount expires at midnight December 24, 2017.…

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Improv 201: Improv Toolbelt

January 10, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 28, 2018

Zach Scott Theatre, 1510 Toomey Road
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$210

Learn scene work fundamentals such as sharing the stage, characters, body language, scene starts, mime work, comedy, listening, acting, and stage skills. Fill up your Improv Toolbelt, so you are ready to perform anytime, anywhere. We explore fuller scenes and comedy show games while having fun and celebrating risk-taking. (8 meetings. Class size limit = 16) Price: $210 | $25 Earlybird discount expires at midnight December 24, 2017. Register securely with Paypal: Improv 201 | Wednesdays 8-10pm | January 10…

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Improv 301: Improv Comedy for Performance

January 10, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until February 28, 2018

Zach Scott Theatre, 1510 Toomey Road
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$210

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 the 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) <!--Coming Soon!--> Price: $210, $25 Earlybird discount expires at midnight December 24, 2017. Improv 301 | Wednesdays 8-10pm | January 10 -…

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Improvised Singing 401: Musical Masterclass — Advanced Genre & Form

January 11, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 1, 2018

Zach Scott Theatre, 1510 Toomey Road
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$235

Gilbert & Sullivan can teach us how to do fast-paced characters with style.  Rogers & Hammerstein illuminate the emotional passion within any lyric or song, and the complex elegance of Sondheim will open up your understanding of a moving group number in a whole new way. This class will use the rich history of Broadway as a springboard for developing musical improv that is wholly inspired by each moment, deeply emotional, and eye-opening in its execution of staging and form.…

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Improv 501: Stitching Scenes Into Stories

January 11, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 1, 2018

Zach Scott Theatre, 1510 Toomey Road
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$210

Inspired by the mythic hero's journey, we begin to put together scenes to create longer, more complicated stories focused around a central character. Each week we learn different techniques for initiating the next scene in the story such as establishing secondary characters, edits and wipes, exploring environment, emotional journeys, pursuing objectives and shaping the show. (8 meetings. Class Size Limit = 12) Price: $210 | $25 Early-bird discount expires at midnight December 24, 2017. Improv 501 | Thursdays 8-10pm |…

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Improv 101: The Spirit of Play

January 11, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 1, 2018

Zach Scott Theatre, 1510 Toomey Road
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$210

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: $210 | $25 Earlybird discount expires at midnight December 24, 2017. Improv 101 | Thursdays 8-10pm | January 11 - March 1 | with Shana Merlin Register

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Improv 101 at ZACH North: The Spirit of Play

January 11, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 1, 2018

ZACH North, 12129 Ranch Rd 620 N #310
Austin, TX 78750 United States
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$210

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: $210 | $25 Earlybird discount expires at midnight December 24, 2017. Improv 101 at ZACH North | Thursdays 8-10pm | January 11 - March 1 | with Shana Merlin Register

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