Improv 1 - The Study of Improvisation with Stephen Tobolowsky Please contact Kyle Perren, Education Program Director, to discuss options, 818.377.3600. ex. 111 or email.
Prerequisite: Adults (18 and over)
The Kalmensons were able to join forces with a uniquely qualified actor, teacher, and lecturer to kick off their Improvisational Adventure. With a biography that could start a handsome paper drive, Stephen Tobolowsky brings with him a verve and compassion for actors second to none. Stephen shares his in-depth knowledge of Stanislavski, along with more than two hundred theatrical credits.
"Life is a constant Improvisation." For years we've been recommending Voice Over Actors to study improv. Now we're going to blow you away with this excellent workout!
Comedy & Drama
The Serious, the Absurd
Group Improvs and much, much more!
Why we improvise (an incomplete list):
as a rehearsal technique
as an audition tool
to expand your understanding of your part
to come up with alternate lines
to amuse the crew
a rehearsal technique
to assist camer moves
to generate alternate lines
to come up with a script
to assist with camera moves
to create lead ins and outs for scenes
to create off-camera scenes (that may become on camera scenes)
to fill in specifics left out by a writer
to find the reality of multiple takes and "TV takes"
Voice Over & Commercials
lead-ins and lead-outs
creating an on-camera or on-mic LIFE with a partner
Class Size: 17 student maximum - must be 17 years or older
Cycles: 6 consecutive weeks..
Deposit: $200 non-refundable deposit guarantees a seat. Deposit is applied to total tuition cost.
Tuition: $800 (prices are subject to change; call to verify)
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Payment Plan Option: $300 non-refundable deposit guarantees a seat. Deposit is applied to total tuition cost. Balance will be paid in $100 increments the day after each class, starting with class session #1 and ending with class session #5.
Make-up & Refund Policy: No class make-ups or refunds for missed classes.
Location: The Actors Group • 2813 W. Magnolia Blvd. Burbank, CA 91505 (map)