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October 2021

Improv 101: The Spirit of Play

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until November 22, 2021

1510 Toomey Rd
Austin, TX 78704
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$225

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. Dive into Yes And, Storytelling, and Performance Games. All while playing and laughing with your new improv buddies. (6 meetings. Class size limit = 16) Improv 101 Mondays 7-10 pm Oct. 18th - Nov. 22 Price: $225. $25 Refund with proof of vaccination. Register securely with Paypal: Register with a friend and BOGO…

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Storytelling 101: Finding Your Process

October 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 14, 2021

Zach Scott Theatre, 1510 Toomey Road
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$200

This class will help you be a better prepared and more confident storyteller, whether you want to hear yourself on the next Moth Radio Hour, compete in a StorySlam, or just be more confident when you share a true, personal story at your next happy hour. Publicly presenting your story is more than writing it down. This class will provide you with the tools you need to find a story, develop it, learn the art of giving and receiving feedback,…

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Musical Improv 101: Improvised Songs

October 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 15, 2021

Zach Scott Theatre, 1510 Toomey Road
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$200

Learn the basics of improvised songs, including musical song structure and communicating with your accompanist. You don’t need to be a great singer to succeed in this class; you just need to love singing! (8 meetings. Class size limit = 14) Musical Improv 101 Wednesdays 7:30-9:30 pm Oct. 20th - Dec. 15th | No class Nov. 24 Price: $225. $25 refund with proof of vaccination. Register with a friend and BOGO class 1/2 off! $37.50 BOGO refund with proof of…

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Stand-up Comedy 101

October 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 1, 2021

Zach Scott Theatre, 1510 Toomey Road
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$300

This stand-up comedy class is the first step to developing material and a persona that fits each student’s individual voice. Students will be given guidance on how to mine material from their lives and spin it into comedy gold! Each week students will workshop ideas with a group of peers in a supportive, safe, and collaborative environment. Students will learn about the performance aspects of stand-up comedy and delivery and touch on joke-writing techniques. Each student will learn how to…

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Master Class: Physical Improv

October 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 11, 2021

Zach Scott Theatre, 1510 Toomey Road
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$100

Learn what blocks you from throwing yourself more into your body and your environment when you improvise. By freeing up the body, students will discover new characters, different approaches to creating a relationship onstage, and tools to add variety to their scene work. Minimize the reliance on dialogue and learn how to communicate solely through physical nuance using techniques that incorporate elements of clowning, mime, and environmental work into your improvisation. (4 meetings) Master Class: Physicality | Thursdays 7:30-9:30 pm…

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Improv 101: The Spirit of Play

October 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

Zach Scott Theatre, 1510 Toomey Road
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$200

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. Dive into Yes And, Storytelling, and Performance Games. All while playing and laughing with your new improv buddies. (8 meetings. Class size limit = 16) Improv 101 Thursdays 8-10 pm Oct 21st-Dec 16th Off Nov. 25 Price: $200. $25 Refund with proof of vaccination. Register securely with Paypal: Register with a friend and…

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November 2021

Master Class: Improv Diagnostics

November 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

Zach Scott Theatre, 1510 Toomey Road
Austin, TX 78704 United States
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$100

No lesson plans. Instead, the focus is on pinpointing the individual students’ tendencies. Find out what your strengths are and where you could explore further. Working in a non-stop series of short, quick scenes, you will learn what your patterns are and how to break them through personalized challenges. Maximized stage time guaranteed. Great for beginners who want to develop new skills and for professionals who want to keep fresh. (4 meetings) Master Class: Improv Diagnostics | Thursdays 7:30-9:30 pm…

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Thanksgiving Break | No Classes

November 24 - November 30
1510 Toomey Rd
Austin, TX 78704
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