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DYNAMIC SCENE STARTS

Tuesday 8/10
7 – 9 p.m.
$20

In short-form improv, we’re always trying to raise the curtain on the middle of the scene. Join Richard to kick off scenes with a bang. In this workshop we’ll focus on making bold choices up top that give us the freedom to get to the good stuff quickly and delve into further discovery throughout.

Open to all students that have completed Level 1 Improv.

Richard Martinez, Instructor

IMPROV LEVEL 2: SCENEWORK

Wednesdays 8/11 – 9/15
7 – 10 p.m.
$195

Level 2 builds on the foundation learned in the Intro course, and propels you into the heart of improv – the scene. Through a variety of games and formats, you’ll focus on relationships, developing characters, and building your performance skills as you develop the playful improviser within.

Prerequisite: Level 1 Foundations and Instructor permission

Darren Held, Instructor

MAKING YOUR PARTNER LOOK GREAT

Tuesday 8/17
7 – 9 p.m.
$20

In this workshop we’ll discover the many ways to make your partner (and you!) look amazing, keeping you present and discovering together.

Open to all students that have completed Level 1 Improv.

Darren Held, Instructor

LET’S GET PHYSICAL

Tuesday 8/24
7 – 9 p.m.
$20

In this workshop, we will be focusing on how making strong physical choices can impact characters, relationships, and help make your Scenework more specific and alive!

Open to all students that have completed Level 1 Improv.

Richard Martinez, Instructor

ONLINE ALL LEVELS DROP-IN

Thursday 8/26
7 – 9p.m.
$20

A joyous night of improv scenework and games from the luxury of your own home. Everyone welcome! Instructed by Darren Held on Zoom

LONG FORM DROP IN

Tuesday 8/31
7 – 9 p.m.
$20

Join us for some Tuesday night playtime. We’ll explore the “clap-in” long-form improv style as we blends multiple characters, patterns, and heightening  together as an ensemble.

Open to all students that have completed Level 1 Improv.

Darren Held, Instructor

INTRO TO IMPROV FREE WORKSHOP

Sunday 10/3
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
FREE

Discover the laughs and joy improv comedy brings to the soul in a super-fun, 2 hour free workshop. Learn how to think on your feet, increase confidence, and build characters on stage. It’s a great way to test the waters. Open to those new to Held2gether

LEVEL 4 – LONG FORM

Mondays, 10/11 – 11/5
7-10 p.m.
$195

Learn Long-Form Held2gether style! We’ll focus on the “clap-in” technique, heightening and exploring world from opening scenes. Over six fun-filled weeks, you’ll learn how to play multiple characters, initiate patterns, and work as an ensemble.

Open to all students that have completed Level 2 Improv.

LEVEL 3 – CHARACTER

Wednesdays, 10/13 – 11/17
7 – 10 p.m.
$195

The character is the heart of any great sketch or improv scene. We can create unique points of view and physicality to bring them alive. In this course, you’ll build your repertoire of characters through a variety of exercises, monologues and scenework. We’ll focus on working both from the inside (point of view, flaw, emotion) and the outside (physicality and voice).

Pre-Requisite: Level 2 Scenework and Instructor Permission

LEVEL 1 FOUNDATIONS

Tuesdays 10/14 – 12/9
(no class Thanksgiving week)
7-9:15 p.m.
$195

In this introductory class, we’ll explore the foundations of successful improvisation: agreement, collaboration and commitment. These skills enhance listening and play, while creating a strong foundation for improv comedy scenes. Emphasis on a supportive environment for creativity and building confidence.