Acting - Improvisation Classes for Beginners

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Acting - Improvisation Classes for Beginners

<p><b>Intro to Improv classes in Sydney CBD</b></p><p>Think on your feet! Have fun and learn the fundamental skills and principles of improvisation, as seen on shows like “TheatreSports”, “Whose Line

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Course description

Intro to Improv classes in Sydney CBD

Think on your feet! Have fun and learn the fundamental skills and principles of improvisation, as seen on shows like “TheatreSports”, “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” & “Thank God You're Here”.

We always seek to create a playful and supportive, you-can-do-no-wrong environment in our classes. Our aim is always to coach our students to success.

This is a fantastic course to: build confidence, improve your presentation and audition skills, learn basic theatrical concepts, listen to and connect with other people, as well as spark your imagination and expression in an entertaining and interactive atmosphere.

Ideal for

All levels of experience welcome – no previous improvisation or drama experience required.

Course content
  • Listening skills
  • Naming characters, objects, and locations
  • Creating an environment, character, objectives, and character status for a scene
  • Endowing Characters
  • Physical and emotional endowment
  • Establishing a narrative
  • Advancing and extending ideas
  • Basic Stage technique and stagecraft

This course may be slightly adapted to benefit the needs and interests of the class.

Outcomes

By the end of this course you will:

  • have an understanding of improvisation terminology
  • have an understanding of how verbal or physical offers are used in improvisation
  • have an understanding of how scene narrative is used in improvisation
  • have an understanding of creating an environment for a scene
  • understand how to accept, extend and deal with offers in improvisation
  • understand how to name characters, objects and locations in an improvised scene
  • understand how to combine physical and verbal offers in an improvised scene
  • have an understanding of character status
  • understand how to find the focus of an improvised scene
  • have an understanding of character objectives
  • understand how to identify scene objectives in improvisation
  • have an understanding of the basics of stage technique and stage craft
Venue

Darlo Drama
Level One, 16-18 Oxford Square
Darlinghurst 2010

Public transport and parking direction:

Darlo Drama is located on Oxford Square, which is right at the intersection of Riley Street and Oxford Street, in the heart of Darlinghurst.

Publice transport
We are a five minute walk from Museum Railway Station, straight up Oxford Street and a multitude of bus routes travel right passed our front door.

Parking
For those preferring to drive to Darlo Drama, street parking is available in the streets surrounding our school, but they are mostly metered and have a two hour limit.
Most of our students prefer to park at Wilson Parking on Riley St, which is a short walk from Darlo Drama.
Wilson’s evening parking rate of $8 flat fee applies for entry AFTER 5pm and exit BEFORE 10pm.
See map reference here: Wilson Parking

Other information
  • Students should wear casual clothes with covered shoes, and bring a water bottle.

Avoid disappointment. Enrol early.

Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as all course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

If there isn't a class to suit you, please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join Waitlist

Course testimonials:

  • Vanessa said: The non-judgemental and easy-going nature of Ewan and the class in general. It was fantastic how each each class pushed us a little further but not in a way that was off-putting.

  • Karsten said: Student gave 5 stars

  • Max said: I'm surprised that an improv class has so much structure built in!

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