Dundee Improv Workshops
University of Abertay Dundee | £149 (plus booking fee).
Why Improv, Why Now?
Without a doubt there's never been a better time to try Improv. We need to be flexible and understand how to form and maintain positive human connections. Improv skills can help with all of this!
So, this Autumn, try our fear-busting fun and friendly 8-week course of workshops to boost your confidence, creativity and spontaneity. We will use professional training techniques, exercises and games to fire your imagination and progressively explore and build skills to develop teamwork, listening, making and accepting offers, character and emotion work, creating scenes and stories step-by-step in a structured, friendly and supportive environment. The principles you learn in improv can be extremely beneficial in your professional and personal life. All welcome (18%2B)
Constantly changing and trying new things, this set of workshops will also be suitable for those who've attended our previous Improv events. You can never get enough practice at Improv!
Myth-busting! You don't have to be fast, funny or a natural performer to enjoy and be good at Improv. We each bring a brick and - together - we build a cathedral.
Who is this for? Everyone! People with experience of Improv and those who've never tried it before: actors, non-actors, performers, comedians, and absolutely anyone who wants to improve their confidence, relationships and communication skills.
Benefits of Improv:
It builds confidence
It helps you make friends
It helps you be flexible and think on your feet
It helps you take risks and challenge your fears
It teaches you to be more mindful and be really present
It helps you find time to play and go with the flow
It helps you to not take yourself too seriously
It makes you a better listener
It makes you more spontaneous and creative
Tutor: Elaine Newton is a very experienced Acting, Improv and 'Speaking with Confidence' coach and teacher. She graduated from the prestigious RSAMD (now the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland) in Glasgow, and continued her training in Paris, Los Angeles and London. She also trained in improv with the world-famous Second City Improv Chicago. Back home in Dundee she set up The Acting Lab in 2015, where she runs acting courses and improvisation workshops. She also coaches on a one-to-one basis.
Event Times: Saturday mornings for eight weeks, beginning 15 October 2022 (10am - 12.30pm)
Information published by Leisure and Culture Dundee.
£149 (plus booking fee).
Promoted By: The Acting Lab
Saturday 15th October 2022 10:00am
Saturday 22nd October 2022 10:00am
Saturday 29th October 2022 10:00am
Saturday 5th November 2022 10:00am
Saturday 12th November 2022 10:00am
Saturday 19th November 2022 10:00am
Saturday 26th November 2022 10:00am
Saturday 3rd December 2022 10:00am
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