The full list of workshops is coming soon... here is a taste to tease your appetite for learning.
The Baton rouge improv festival is offering workshops on a variety of improv topics from some of the best teachers in the world.
Here are a few examples to get you hungry for learning!
Improvisation for the Small Screen
John Lehr created and starred in “10 Items or Less” (TBS), JailBait (Sony/Crackle), “QuickDraw” (Hulu) and assorted pilots for NBC, Comedy Central, MTV and more. All of them were shot in a hybrid scripted/improv format. Lehr will discuss how he pitched, wrote, starred in and showran TV comedies that incorporate the freedom of improv while still providing a strong narrative and structure.
"Did you just wink at me?"
"In this workshop we will be digging into your characters emotions. Why your character is feeling the way they feel. Giving history to your partner and yourself. Allowing our grounding emotions to lead the scenes.
This workshop is geared to folks who have gone through at least a level one improv class, or someone who has a firm grasp of the basics.
We will be keeping the numbers low so that everyone can get lots of scene work in.
About the instructor:
Casey Haeg is an improviser, performer, and teacher from Minnesota. She has been performing in the Twin Cities since 2010. Casey was a main stage performer at ComedySportz Twin Cities, and HUGE Theater. During her time performing, Casey realized how important and beneficial improv can be on and off the stage. She started teaching improv in 2014, and has had the privilege of teaching people all over the power of "yes, and". With Jon Butts, Casey co-found Two Friends Improv Theater in New Orleans, LA. The most important lessons Casey thinks you can learn from Improv are: being present, being open to what is given to you, and being aware of what we are saying (verbally and non verbally)."