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Improv Elective: Get on Board

at Magnet Training Center - Flatiron 22 W 32nd St 10th Fl, New York, New York 10001

The right kind of group support can blow the roof off your scenes in the best possible way. In this workshop, we’ll explore using walk-ons, tags, framing and other scenic strategies to highlight and heighten ideas everyone can get involved with. We’ll also work on pacing so you’ll know when to let scenes breathe and when to go to town. No one...

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$45

Improv Elective: Listen for Laughs

at Magnet Training Center - Flatiron 22 W 32nd St 10th Fl, New York, New York 10001

In this 8 week course students will learn a variety of short form improvisation games, with an emphasis on how they can be utilized in long form. Not only will students leave with a repertoire of games that they could pull out at any corporate gig or birthday party, but also a deeper understanding of what makes each game work, and how the principles...

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$45

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Improv Elective: Junk Food

at Magnet Training Center - Flatiron 22 W 32nd St 10th Fl, New York, New York 10001

In this workshop, we’ll immediately wash off any improv pretensions and embrace our silliest ideas. At the same time, we’ll reinforce skills like listening, observation and identifying patterns so we don’t lose our intelligent edge.  Prerequisite:  Level 1.

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$45

Improv Elective: Character Creation

at Magnet Training Center - Flatiron 22 W 32nd St 10th Fl, New York, New York 10001

Writing characters for the stage is an essential skill for every sketch comedian. Elena Skopetos and Ari Miller, hosts of "Character Bash", Magnet's monthly character showcase, want to help you take you character writing and performance to the next level! In this four week course students will explore character development through improvisation, group...

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$199

4 sessions

Improv Elective: Operation Cooperation

at Magnet Training Center - Flatiron 22 W 32nd St 10th Fl, New York, New York 10001

Operation Cooperation — Are you helping your partner smoothly fly through the scene, or are you not aware? If you’re there to be your partner’s “Hype Man,” you’re the perfect partner. The finest of scenes start with two actors working with one mind…the scene’s mind! Make the stage your “cooperating room!”

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$45

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Improv Elective: Video Creation Level 1

at Magnet Training Center - Flatiron 22 W 32nd St 10th Fl, New York, New York 10001

In this class, you'll learn all the fundamentals of creating and producing your own sketch video in two simultaneous tracks. In track one, you'll create hands-on by utilizing your smart phone to film your original 1 to 1.5 minute sketch. You?ll learn to finalize the script, storyboard, cast your sketch, run your set and direct and edit YOUR video....

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$375

8 sessions

Improv Elective: Special Effects

at Magnet Training Center - Flatiron 22 W 32nd St 10th Fl, New York, New York 10001

Without props, sets or costumes the improviser has the freedom to manipulate an audience's perception of space and time to a degree limited only by his or her imagination.  In this 4-week class students will explore the great potential of the empty space. The class will play with transformations, split scenes, swinging doors, journey scenes,...

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$199

4 sessions

Improv Elective: Intro to Magnet Style & Philosophy

at Magnet Training Center - Flatiron 22 W 32nd St 10th Fl, New York, New York 10001

Experienced improvisers will get strategic yet supportive instruction to provide and sharpen powerful tools grounded in truth. This class will focus heavily on exercises that engage all aspects of improvisation and build on existing skills.  Expect a return to core fundamentals and gain insight on how those fundamentals connect to Magnet's comprehensive...

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$399

8 sessions

Improv Elective: 40+ with Louis Kornfeld

at Magnet Training Center - Flatiron 22 W 32nd St 10th Fl, New York, New York 10001

Improv is about more than making up sketch comedy characters on the spot; it's also a communal art form where we use our own life experiences and point of view to craft vivid, spontaneous theater; where our working material is nothing less than who we are, what we know, and how we feel about this life of ours. But the average 19 year-old probably doesn't...

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$199

4 sessions

Improv Level Four: Senior Project - The Movie

at Magnet Training Center - Flatiron 22 W 32nd St 10th Fl, New York, New York 10001

Ever watch a big budget film and think, "I could make a better movie than this?" In The Movie, you will have the opportunity to do just that. In this class, we'll explore genre and storytelling and use special effects, camera movement, and acting techniques to create an improvised cinematic experience for an audience.

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$425

8 sessions

Improv(e) Yourself: Improv for Professionals & Eductors

at Be Social Change - Chelsea 601 W 26th St Ste 325, New York, New York 10001

Improvisation isn’t just for actors and comedians – it’s for everyone. Even MBA Students are being asked to take improv classes as part of their required courses. Why? Improv education focuses on key skills in communication – public speaking, listening, presence, connection and focus. We communicate every day – and there is a difference between...

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$48.47

Six-Week Improv for Professionals

at Brooklyn Brainery - Brooklyn 1233 Prospect Ave Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn, New York 11218

Have the time and don’t want to join a class of actors? We’ve got the class for you! We take our three-week program and raise the bar in this intensive six week program.  Improv is all about communication! From listening skills and focus to public speaking and presence, improv builds confidence, enhances listening and responding skills, and...

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$160

6 sessions

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Improv Elective: Keep It Simple, Stupid!

at Magnet Training Center - Flatiron 22 W 32nd St 10th Fl, New York, New York 10001

Keep It Simple, Stupid is a workshop about making your scenes as simple, connected, uncluttered, and infinitely playable as possible. The workshop has a loud and hostile title for advertising purposes, but its contents focus on acceptance of your scene partner's brilliant offers and believing in yourself and other warm-and-fuzzy stuff like that. ...

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$45

Improv Elective: Sketch Workshop

at Magnet Training Center - Flatiron 22 W 32nd St 10th Fl, New York, New York 10001

Sketch Workshop Join Kevin McDonald of Kids in the Hall for a one day workshop. In this four hour workshop, Kevin will discuss sketch comedy and the writing and revision process.  Prerequisite: Students should be prepared to bring in a full draft of a sketch that they have previously written.  These sketches will be read aloud and workshopped...

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$90

Improv Level Four: Senior Project-The Spokane

at Magnet Training Center - Flatiron 22 W 32nd St 10th Fl, New York, New York 10001

Level Four dives deep into an advanced form (e.g. Evente, MonoScene, Deconstruction, Sleepover, Harold+, The Movie, Choose Your Own Adventure) and works on that form with the singular focus needed to create a great show. The Spokane is a longform centered around a group monoscene. The structure resembles a wheel with the monoscene as "the hub" and...

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$425

8 sessions

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