Advanced Improvisation: Students will continue to build on skills learned in Improv 101 and 201. Students will also begin putting those skills to work within a structured improv format by improvising scenes inspired by personal stories. This level also includes a heavier focus on individual attention from the instructor.
Prerequisite: Improv 201 at PHIT
Dates: 8/13, 8/20, 8/27, 9/3, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, and 10/1
Time: 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Graduation Show Date/Time: Sunday, October 8th, 2017 @ 2:30 p.m. (Main Stage)
Theater Location: 2030 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Class Location: Rehearsal Room B (through the lobby in the basement)
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ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR
“Awesome instructor! Kristen was able to critique in a very pleasant way, while engaging the classroom.” — “Kristen is first-rate, with a good combination of formal knowledge and know-how.”
Kristen Schier is the Artistic Director of The Philly N Crowd, which performs weekly shows at The Actor’s Center. Before coming to PHIT she taught improv for Delaware Theater Company, Drexel University, and The Actor’s Center.
Kristen has a B.F.A. in Theater Arts from the University of the Arts and has been working in Philly as a professional actor, improviser and teacher for several years. She has worked with Commonwealth Classic Theater Company, Shakespeare in Clark Park, and Ego Po. She has appeared in many productions including the originally created Art of War, which received a Barrymore Nomination for Outstanding Ensemble.
Kristen has studied clowning intensively with Giovanni Fusetti and has studied improv at The Second City and at the Annoyance in Chicago and the Magnet Theater in NYC. She has taken workshops and classes with such improv notables as Michael Gelman, Jill Bernard, Armando Diaz, Asaf Ronen, Mick Napier, Susan Messing, Jonathan Pitts Joe Bill and Mark Sutton and members of the UCB Theater in New York City.
When she is not on stage, Kristen is incredibly absent minded and susceptible to fraud.