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Joke in a Box - Gag Cartooning

at Magnet Training Center - Flatiron 22 W 32nd St 10th Fl, New York, New York 10001

JOKE IN A BOX - Gag Cartooning. An introduction to the subtle wizardry that is gag cartooning. We’ll be doing exercises meant to generate ideas, spark jokes, and inspire cartoons in the single-panel format. If we do this right, you’ll walk out with a stack of beginnings and ideas for comics that you’re excited about. If we do it wrong, I’ll...

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2 sessions

Improv(e) Yourself: Improv for Professionals

at The Engaging Educator - Greenwich Village 58 E. 11th St 8th Fl, New York, New York 10003

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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Object Lessons

at Magnet Training Center - Flatiron 22 W 32nd St 10th Fl, New York, New York 10001

Have you ever felt locked out of a scene, struggling to summon the appropriate improvised key, crowbar, doorbell, phaser, battering ram, doorknob, or wrecking ball to get inside? Have you ever struggled to transfigure yourself into a human/door-hybrid and unlock from within? Join Charlie Nicholson for this single-session elective where make-believe...

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Workshop: Characters

at Brooklyn Comedy Collective - Williamsburg 109 Meserole St, Brooklyn, New York 11206

Do you find yourself always playing the same kind of character? Feeling stuck in a character you've committed to? Not sure what to do once you've made a strong character choice? How amazing, this means you're normal!  This workshop will focus on creating a huge range of characters while finding ways to make...

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The Animated Body with Amy Larimer

at IRTE - Manhattan 411 West 41st Street, New York, New York 10036

The use of the body is an essential part of improv. Strong physical choices can clarify characters, focus the mind and bring energy and direction to scenes. Although improvisers know that physicality is important, there is often little time to work individually on expanding physical range. This class will offer exercises to open and coordinate the...

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Free Intro to Musical Improv

at Magnet Training Center - Flatiron 22 W 32nd St 10th Fl, New York, New York 10001

It's true! Now's your chance to try out our classes without paying a thing! No experience required—plus, we add new dates and times every week so there's always something to fit your schedule. Open to all.

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Storytelling for Personal Growth: Find Your Voice

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at The Story Studio - Financial District 50 Broadway 4th Fl, New York, New York 10004

Would you like to be more social or more emotionally expressive in your everyday life? Do you find it challenging deciding what stories you’d like to share and what they really mean? Have you been thinking about taking a storytelling workshop, but feel like an absolute beginner? Here is a workshop that creates a safe and nurturing space for those...

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6 sessions

Listening with Your Whole Body

at ANDTheatre Company - Midtown 244 W 54th St 10th Fl, Studio 2, New York, New York 10019

In this Master Class, you will learn how to: Bring awareness of your actor’s body on stage. Stay within the realm of truth of the world you build. Viscerally know when you are in the flow of listening. Emotionally respond to your scene partner using physical choices.  Be comfortable being in a constant state of discovery. Go deep into...

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Comedy Camp 4 Teens

at 8 Improv - Hell's Kitchen 318 W 53rd St, New York, New York 10019

Our classes for kids and teens include both Improv & Stand-Up Comedy training. By combining the two, students receive a comprehensive education in creative writing and critical thinking while developing strong community and leadership skills – team, public speaking, self confidence, respect, listening, focus, eye contact and more.  Each...

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5 sessions

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Improv Level Four: Senior Project - La Ronde

at Magnet Training Center - Flatiron 22 W 32nd St 10th Fl, New York, New York 10001

It all comes back. The La Ronde is a longform centered around a circle of characters and the ways their world's connect. Students will work on fostering connectivity between players and establishing strong grounded characters to create some powerfully funny scenes. To complement this circular form, students will be learning and performing, "in the...

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8 sessions

Auditioning for TV & Commercials Intensive

at Magnet Training Center - Flatiron 22 W 32nd St 10th Fl, New York, New York 10001

Auditioning for TV & Commercials! This is the class you have heard about. Hundreds of improvisors and performers in NYC have taken T.J. Mannix's on-camera auditioning classes.  This is the opportunity to put your improv skills to work in the entertainment industry and learn how to get paid to do what you love. This 5 day intensive class...

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5 sessions

Collaborative Creation Improv Workshop - For 10 People

at Brooklyn Comedy Collective - Williamsburg 579 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11211

We improvise every day just interacting with one another and navigating our complex world. This workshop will teach the skills of successful improvisation -- fearlessly taking risks, withholding judgment, and engaging enthusiastically with every idea -- and apply them to your work environment. You will take away actionable tools for expressing yourself...

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Acting for Sketch

at Magnet Training Center - Flatiron 22 W 32nd St 10th Fl, New York, New York 10001

This class emphasizes comedic performances in relation to sketch writing. Students will deep dive into relationships scenes, group scenes, and character monologues. Additionally applications of improv as applied to sketch comedy will be explored throughout the course.

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4 sessions

Team Building Improv (Event for 15)

at Carl Kissin Improv - Midtown 244 W 54 Street, New York, New York 10019

Anyone can improvise. You do not need to be "fast on your feet" or funny. Through a series of safe, supportive exercises, this workshop will teach your team members better listening skills, out-of-the-box thinking, brainstorming, and collaboration skills. It will also have them laughing non-stop. About as much fun as you can have while learning...

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Character Building

at Magnet Training Center - Flatiron 22 W 32nd St 10th Fl, New York, New York 10001

In this workshop we will build fleshed out characters one step at a time. We will be focusing individually on body, voice, and point of view in an incremental way to form grounded and full characters. Discover a new character, build on your range, play well with other characters, and break habits that may lead you to lean on your go-to characters. ...

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