S5 - Introduction to Theater Improvisation - (McCandless)

  • 06/13/2019
  • 07/18/2019
  • 5 sessions
  • 06/13/2019, 10:00 AM 07/09/2019, 11:30 AM
  • 06/20/2019, 10:00 AM 11:30 AM
  • 06/27/2019, 10:00 AM 11:30 AM
  • 07/11/2019, 10:00 AM 11:30 AM
  • 07/18/2019, 10:00 AM 11:30 AM
  • AC La Maison Salon
  • 8

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Course Description:  Theater improvisation can be funny, heartening, and insightful.  This participatory class offers an introduction to the creative opportunities and laughter possible with classic theater improvisation.  The workshop covers projects, theater games, and supportive theater habits.  If you’ve ever had stage fright but want to be less shy, or even yearned for more time on stage but haven’t found the place, both needs can be met in this fun and kind-hearted setting.  Each workshop period opens with physical warm-ups and thought-provoking warm-ups.  Each class closes with a review of successes and guided relaxation.

No Required Books

GROUP LEADER: Margaret McCandless has been teaching theater and improvisation for many years, most recently on the faculty at Bancroft School in Worcester where she taught drama, scenery painting and design and directed 5th grade plays.  Her classroom atmosphere helps adults as well as children use theater improvisation to meet various needs such as helping shy people become more at ease speaking before a group.  Primarily, Margaret’s Theater Improvisation Workshop is fun.  Whether participants are beginners or experienced in theater improvisation, the process brings people together and enriches creative vitality.

Course fee:  $40.00

Worcester Institute for Senior Education (WISE)
Assumption College, 500 Salisbury Street, Worcester MA 01609
508-767-7513
wise@assumption.edu

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