Improv 101 (the Freeze) Info
Time: Monday’s @ 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Intro to Improv
Level 1 – Celebrating RISK
Four Week Workshop Breakdown
Instructor: Rose Heeter
1. Comfortable on STAGE
Stage TECHNIQUES – Where are you on STAGE?
Where are your POWER POINTS ON STAGE?
How to handle your STAGE: ALONE – WITH ONE PARTNER – WITH TWO PARTNERS and UP to 5 other ACTORS on STAGE.
Breaking the stage down into specific locations.
Basic STAGE Etiquette.
Basic BACKSTAGE Etiquette
2. Comfortable with an AUDIENCE
Who should I “speak to” in my AUDIENCE?
Where are my most POWERFUL POSITIONS in regard to my AUDIENCE?
How exactly should my body be placed?
Stage MOVEMENT – How much is too much? How much is too little?
a) Don’t DENY
NAME Game – Create a Character
b) Do not ask OPEN ENDED Questions
QUESTIONS ONLY – 2 Form & Group Form
3. Comfortable with OTHER PLAYERS
List 3 INTERESTING DETAILS about your partner.
Play another ACTOR in the ROOM
Play one of your PARENT’S
Give & Create a SECRET
QUESTIONS ONLY Scene Form
Create a RELATIONSHIP.
Where EXACTLY are you?
4. Players are UNBIASED with OTHER PLAYERS.
You don’t HAVE to be FUNNY.
You will look GOOD if your PARTNER looks GOOD.
5. Comfortable in your OWN SKIN
SOLO: Create a CHARACTER that is BELIEVABLE.
NAME – WHERE – TIME – CONFLICT – RESOLUTION
Use that character in a scene.
6. Realize ONE SELF
The DEATH exercise.
How do you want to be perceived?
7. Realize OTHERS
MOVIE GENRE GAMES
8. LISTEN to PLAYERS - “PL”
NON-VERBAL “In your FACE” CONFLICT
VERBAL “In your FACE” CONFLICT
NON-VERBAL “BEST Moment on EARTH”
VERBAL “BEST Moment on EARTH”
9. LISTEN to AUDIENCE – “PA”
How to keep an EYE on the Audience.
Basic AUDIENCE body Language.
How to handle interruptions.
Who is your HIGHEST LISTENER?
10. COMMUNICATE with PLAYERS & AUDIENCE – “CPA”
SELL ME YOU – WHY should I hire you?
What does it take to become an ACTOR?
What’s YOUR Story?
Being a GOOD SPORT – supporting other actors and allowing them to be GREAT!!!
How to be a “WIN – WIN” Actor ON & OFF Stage
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