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Intermediate Improvisation for Adults- Winter 2020

Continue building skills and having fun with Intermediate Improv. This class continues to work on the fundamental principles of improvisation through scene work and short-form improv games. Students will focus on concepts such as establishing relationships, agreement, defining objectives, status, tilt, and re-incorporation. It will also explore using the environment and nonlinear narrative. Emphasis on character work and playing with commitment. Performance at the end of class at Playhouse on Park. Claire Zick returns to instruct this class. Prerequisite—Intro to Improv or permission of instructor.

Maximum 14 students, ages 18 and up 

Classes will be held at The 224 EcoSpace, 224 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT 06105

January 6th -March 2nd, 2020
Time: 7:30-10:00pm

Cost of semester - $240/ 8-week session

For more information, call the Box Office at 860-523-5900.

Claire ZickCLAIRE ZICK moved to West Hartford from Seattle where she was an ensemble member at Unexpected Productions, Seattle's first and most reputable improv theater company. She performed weekly in Seattle Theatresports™ and long-form shows such as HAROLD, SPOKEN, BLANK SLATE, FAKESPEARE, THE MELANIE GAME, CAMPFIRE, A(N) IMPROVISED CHRISTMAS CAROL, BLACK-EYED BLONDE, IMPRESSIONISTIC HORROR, and improvised versions of movie genres. She was also the Assistant Artistic Director and only female member of Sisters of Sal, a long-form improvisational comedy troupe that won Seattle Cage Match and performed with Ryan Stiles. She has studied improv at Unexpected Productions, Magnet Theater, and UCB Theatre. Her instructors have included Randy Dixon, Matt Smith, Jill Farris, Armando Diaz, Christian Capozzoli, Keith Johnstone and Mick Napier. Locally, she has been seen in VANITIES, ISN'T IT ROMANTIC, ARSENIC AND OLD LACE and LEND ME A TENOR as well as other scripted and improv productions in theaters around the state.

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