Comedic Improvisation (Intermediate): 30 August, 2017 — 18 October, 2017


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Comedic Improvisation (Intermediate)
30 August, 2017 — 18 October, 2017
$400.00 (Sign-up before 7 August for 20% early bird discount)

Please Note
There will still be class on 18 October 2017 (Deepavali).

Who is this workshop for?
We welcome both actors and non-actors who want to go to the next level of improvisation and storytelling techniques.
Minimum age for admission is 16 and above.

Having already been initiated to the basics of improv or have attended Comedic Improvisation (Introduction) workshop.

How does Improv help in my life or work?
Improv will help you to understand what people want and how they want it. Basically, it will show you how to satisfy any kind of audience. To do that, we will work step by step on how to overcome your fear of improv so you can be quicker on your feet and have fun on stage.

With a focus on storytelling, the purpose of this course is to make the students proficient in the art of improvising short and long scenes within the format of their choice.

Every lesson will be structured in three parts :

  • A brief introduction of the concepts that will be studied and what will be expected of the students in each exercise.
  • Warm-Up
  • Exercises – most of which will be systematically debriefed.
The course is essentially focused on Keith Johnstone style of improv and on understanding the codes of genres. The genres that will be explored include: action, drama, romantic comedy, spy movie, absurd theatre, Tennessee Williams, Shakespeare, etc. It will also give the students some storytelling tools like the hero’s journey or the three-act structure.

Through the study of the Johnstone system, you will be able to understand how to create a story and keep the interest for the audience. Also, you will get to prepare for a full directed show called the Maestro. By the end of the course, the improvisers will be completely able to play a Maestro in front of an audience which will be the final result of the course.

Read this Forbes article on how improvisation training help people in work and communication.

Read this article on how improvisation could just change your perspective.

About this workshop

After the 8 weeks, a Maestro team will be formed, ready to take the stage.
Each semester culminates in a showcase of skills for the public.
Participants will be paid a percentage of the box office to incentivize professional work.

About the public showcase
Date: Friday, 20 October 2017, 8.00pm – 9.30pm

Do I get a discount?
Please refer to our early bird promotions.

HCAC Student Membership card: Email us for discount code.

Payment Plans
Payment Plans are available. Email us at admin@hcac.sg.

Wed Aug 30, 2017
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM SGT
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