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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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T.   Jul 26th, 6:30pm
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This course is an ongoing drop-in class that focuses on how to create improvised scenes and stories. Students are taught the basics of good scene work in a supportive environment. 

$25
M.   Jul 25th, 7pm
All levels
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Interested in improvisation but terrified of it at the same time? That's not unusual and in this one-hour class, you will find support combined with constructive comments from award-winning improviser/instructor Tom Soter (co-author of the new book, A Doctor & a Plumber in a Rowboat: The Essential Guide to Improvisation).  Note: Cost of class...

$10
Su.   Jul 24th, 4:30pm
All levels
(84)
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Ready for more than just one class? Did you take our one-off and want more? Join our specially designed 3-week improv class for the working professional and educator. We know improvisation is not just something for actors and comedians – our students are Marketers, Professors, VPs, Teachers, Executives, Associates, you name it! One thing they all...

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3 sessions
Th.   Sep 8th, 6:30pm
All levels
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An ongoing drop-in class, for anyone who wants a quick tour of the improv world. The class, taught by award-winning improviser Tom Soter (co-author of A DOCTOR, A PLUMBER & A ROWBOAT: THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE FOR IMPROVISATION).  For all levels. Note: Class fee includes a ticket to that night's performance of SNI.

$10
M.   Jul 25th, 6pm
All levels
(84)
Other Dates (23)

You don't have to 'be funny' to play improv, all you have to do is be present and be in the now. Feel fully expressed as you play and free your mind with new friends and scene partners.  Practice public speaking, listening, getting over perfectionism, and discover new ways to approach life positively. Let improv inspire you linguistically...

$15
T.   Jul 26th, 8:30pm
All levels
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Other Dates (6)

Taking the fundamentals you learned in level one, Musical Improv Level 2 shows you how to make your improvised scenes and songs look and feel more like a Broadway musical! Exercises in listening and emotional commitment will give you the solid scene-work you need to launch into songs. Also, you will explore different song styles, learning about want...

$425
8 sessions
Su.   Jul 24th, 3pm
Intermediate
(12)

With the first two levels under your belt, it's time to focus on Harold, the original long form structure that changed the history of performance improvisation. Harold is popular for good reason - it's fun, relatively simple to learn, infinitely deep, and very satisfying for performers and audiences. Students will master the components of this dynamic...

$399
5 sessions
M.T.W.Th.F.   Jul 25th, 10am
Intermediate
(12)
Other Dates (2)

Simply put, you'll learn to improvise. In Level One, students will get onstage immediately and explore the fundamental principles of improvisation through exercises in agreement, commitment, spontaneity and listening. Sessions are designed so students will build a strong foundation as a confident performer. You will amaze yourself with your new found...

$399
8 sessions
Th.   Jul 28th, 7pm
Beginner
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Other Dates (5)

Learn how to put your thoughts and emotions into song and take your improv scenes to the next level! In this 8-week course you will learn the song structures you need to make up musicals on the spot. No need to be an experienced singer! Through exercises in group dynamic, support, and movement, you will learn how to turn every song you improvise into...

$425
8 sessions
W.   Aug 3rd, 7pm
Beginner
(12)

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...

$199
4 sessions
Th.   Aug 4th, 7pm
Intermediate
(12)

Simply put, you'll learn to improvise. In Level One, students will get onstage immediately and explore the fundamental principles of improvisation through exercises in agreement, commitment, spontaneity and listening. Sessions are designed so students will build a strong foundation as a confident performer. You will amaze yourself with your new found...

$399
5 sessions
M.T.W.Th.F.   Aug 8th, 10am
All levels
(12)

Roughly 90% of actors find work without an agent. Even if you do have representation, you can't sit back and wait for them to find you work. You have to hustle. In this comprehensive workshop, working actor David Neal Levin will teach you in three hours where to find auditions based on knowledge that took him years to accumulate. Don't miss another...

$45
T.   Aug 9th, 7pm
All levels
(12)

While ANDWednesdays takes a summer hiatus for July and August, we're keeping things going on Wednesday nights with a series of 2-hour workshops.   These workshops are open to improvisers of all levels, and follow a series of fun themes to help you develop new tools and approaches for your work. The workshops are progressive. You’ll...

$20
W.   Jul 27th, 7pm
All levels
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Other Dates (4)

Now apply what you've learned in Level One to create long form pieces. This class is heavy on exercises in the fundamental structural components of long form: scene work, group games, opening games, second beats, transitions, and callbacks. Students emerge from Level Two with the tools necessary to stage longer pieces with recurring themes and rich...

$399
5 sessions
M.T.W.Th.F.   Aug 15th, 10am
Intermediate
(12)