Tag Archives: advanced improv

Improv 401: Scenework for Narrative Longform (Summer I)

This workshop gets to the heart of improv for storytellers by exploring scenework for narrative longform. We explore deep Yes And, the power of repetition, physical storytelling, organic acting, scene start initiations, establishing a hero,…


Improv 501: Stitching Scenes Into Stories (Summer I)

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…


Winter 2015 Improv 601: Perform a Narrative Longform Show

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…