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LEVEL 2 – SCENEWORK

Mondays
7/11 – 8/29
7-9:15 p.m.

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

LEVEL 1 – FOUNDATIONS

Sundays
7/17 – 8/21
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

In this 6-week 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. Instructor Richard Martinez

ALL LEVELS DROP-IN

Tuesday 7/26
7-9 p.m.

Come play with a variety of improv folks for two hours of fun and learning. We’ll play a variety of exercises and scenes and maybe even some new experimental stuff! All levels welcome. With Richard Martinez.

$20. Pre-registration and proof of vaccination required.

PLAYFUL IMPROV!

Wednesday 7/27
7-9:15 p.m.

Let’s go back to when we started improv in the first place – to play. In this drop-in, we’ll return to those playground instincts where anything is possible! Instructed by Richard Martinez

Prerequisite: Level 1 Foundations

$20. Pre-registration and proof of vaccination required.

IMPROVISED BRITISH FARCE

Thursday 7/28
7-10 p.m.

A one night event! We’ll delve into the physicality and misunderstandings that make British farce a brilliant art form, on the way to immersing classic tropes and characters for 25-minute original farces.

Limited availability. Must have completed Narrative Improv.

INTRO TO IMPROV FREE WORKSHOP

Sunday 7/31
2-4 p.m.

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 only to those that have never taken a Held2gether class before.

IMPROV TO VOICE OVER

Wednesdays
8/3 – 8/24
7-9 p.m.

This introductory course is geared towards anyone interested in learning the foundation of voice over technique, all from the comfort of your living room. With an emphasis on story telling and strong acting, we’ll cover commercials, animation, script analysis, improvising for voice over, and getting comfortable behind the mic. ! No prior experience necessary. Instructed by Daniel Cohen

LEVEL 1 FOUNDATIONS

Tuesdays
9/6 -10/25
7-9:15 p.m.

In this 8-week 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. Instructed by Liz Lanier.

SHORT FORM PERFORMANCE

Wednesdays
9/7 – 10/12
7 – 10 p.m.
Show Sat. 10/15

This killer class culminates in a show at the end. Learn a variety of short-form scenes and games, then perform them for the public, family and friends. Directed by Darren Held

Prerequisite: Level 2 Improv & Instructor Permission

LEVEL 2 SCENEWORK

Thursdays
9/8 -10/27
7-9:15 p.m.

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