Intro to Improvised Scenework: Students will learn the basic improv concept of “Yes, and..” and discover how a scene can be created through agreement. They will also learn important basic improv skills like: creating characters, establishing relationships, exploring scenes with objects and environment work. Students will then combine these skills to create fully improvised scenes with a partner. Meets once a week for eight weeks.
Dates: 6/5, 6/12, 6/19, 6/26, 7/3, 7/10, 7/17, and 7/24
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Graduation Show Date/Time: Saturday, July 29th, 2017 @ 11:30 a.m. (2nd Stage)
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WHAT STUDENTS SAY ABOUT JESSICA
“Jess Snow has made me a better improviser and comedian. She’s amazing.” — “Jess is a great instructor who always leaves you on an improv high. Would recommend her class to everyone!”
JESSICA SNOW BIO
Jessica Snow is a member of PHIT House Team Codename: WESTMARCH. She also performs with Mother Truckers and is a founding member of Philadelphia’s short-form group The N Crowd. In the past Jessica performed with Activity Book (a PHIT House Team), INDUSTRIAL (the Philadelphia long-form powerhouse) and Brenda (the Philadelphia long-form house party). Jessica started improvising in high school. She was captain of a short-form group in college, where she also performed in a Commedia Dell’Arte ensemble.
Jessica has received improv training through Philadelphia Improv Theater, Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre (NYC) and instructors including Betsy Stover, Asaf Ronen, Keith Johnstone, Ari Voukydis, Jeff Griggs, Douglas Sarine, Seth Morris, Billy Merritt, Chris Gethard, Eliza Skinner, Kevin McDonald, Karen Wight, Dave Warick, Jill Bernard, Alexis Simpson, Kelly Jennings, Ed Nevraumont and Scott Greer.
The only things Jessica loves more than improv are beer and tequila, but she doesn’t have a drinking problem. She does have an improv addiction. She is also addicted to Frisbee, Arrested Development on DVD and her bed.