By freeing up the body, the student will discover new characters, different approaches to creating a relationship onstage, and tools to add variety to their scene work.
Wear comfortable clothes and shoes and be prepared to move!
INSTRUCTOR: KAREN ELANOR WIGHT is a NYC-based actress, dancer, improviser, and teacher. Karen has been improvising for 17 years and is one-half of the wordless improv duo Imp with Asaf Ronen. In addition to performing, Karen teaches improv at festivals nationally and internationally including Seattle, Toronto, New Zealand, Austin, Baltimore, Providence, Oberlin, Miami, and Los Angeles.
OCTOBER 29, 2011Two Sessions: 1pm-3:30 or 4pm-6pm
Improvisation for Intermediate & Advanced Actors*
with Megan Hovde Wilkins from the Second City in Chicago
Megan Hovde Wilkins
Impressionism Advanced Improv for Actors 1-3:30pm $45
What impression do you make as an improviser?Sometimes an outside eye can inspire you in a new way, let’s see… This workshop provides a one on one opportunity to perform and receive assessment from the perspective of a director, teacher and fellow inproviser.
Intermediate Improv for Actors
For the day player.Had a little improv in your life? Want some more?This workshop will hone your skills and focus on character work- developing and maintaining interesting choices and creating sustaining believable characters.Solid character work is one of the most important elements of both long and short form improv. *Experience level: Must feel comfortable improvising.*
INSTRUCTOR:Megan Hovde Wilkins is a professional actor and improviser in Chicago, and has been performing and teaching improvisation for 10 years.She's a member of the Second City National Touring Company, performing improv and sketch comedy all over the world. She also performs at the IO Theater (Improv Olympic), the Annoyance Theater and at improv festivals all over the country with improv teams American Dream and KOKO, among others.Offstage, she is an instructor at the Conservatory at the Second City Training Center.