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The Monoscene (5-week Master Class w/ Performance, by Application Only)

Instructor: Vladimir John Perez
Cost: $129
Saturday afternoons
from 1pm to 4pm
starting August 10, 2013
Deadline to apply: July 22, 2013

Where: Sea Tea Improv Studio
75 Pratt St, Room 500, Hartford, CT

Class dates:
Saturday, August 10
Saturday, August 17
Saturday, August 24
Saturday, August 31
Saturday, September 7

Performance date:
Friday, September 13 at Sea Tea Improv’s Longform Showcase

In this course, students will learn to perform the Monoscene, a longform improvised play in which the entire performance takes place in a single location, in real time, based on a suggested from the audience. Students will perform a Monoscene in front of an audience at Sea Tea Improv’s Longform Comedy Showcase to conclude the course.

Prerequisites: Instructor Approval

This course is limited to 8 students.

Registering for this course:
To register for this course, you must first apply by sending an email to with the reasons why you want to take this course. This will be your application. The instructor will consider your application letter, your transcript as a Sea Tea Improv student, your contributions to the CT Improv community, and your personal improv history & performance, as well as other factors. If you are approved, you will be sent a link to register for this course.

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About the Instructor:
Vladimir John Perez is a co-founder of Sea Tea Improv who was recently accepted to Advanced Study at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. He has been professionally trained in improv at multiple theaters in NYC, CT & LA. Vlad is also a co-founder of the sketch comedy group Asylum Attic, which has produced comedy videos and live sketch shows. He has experience in the film industry working on shows such as “Flight of the Conchords” and “Bored to Death”. In addition to being a prolific improvisor and host of the monthly Connecticut Improv Mixer, Vlad is a also highly experienced film, voice, & sketch comedy actor.

Vlad performed in every match of the 2012-2013 CT Comedy Cage Match series, three consecutive UCB Indie Cage Matches, and the final round of the 2013-2014 CT Comedy Cage Match series, all of which Sea Tea Improv won using the Monoscene format.

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