8-week Foundation-Level Improv Course
| Instructor: Kate Sidley|
from 2pm to 5pm
starting April 12th, 2014
Where: Sea Tea Improv Studio
Students will learn the ultimate foundation needed in order to have amazing scenes. Players will focus on listening, adding detail, specificity, and how to progress and expand a scene. Using fast-paced short-form games, students will also be challenged to think quickly. This course ends in a share performance for an invited audience.
Prerequisites: This course requires no previous improv experience or courses. Those with improv experience will benefit from the curriculum targeting specific improv skill-sets.
| Class dates:|
Saturday, April 12
Saturday, April 19
Saturday, April 26
Saturday, May 3
Saturday, May 10
Saturday, May 17
Saturday, May 24
— No class on 5/31 —
Saturday, June 7 (Share performance at 4:30pm)
This course is one of Sea Tea Improv’s 3 “Foundation” level adult improv courses, along with “The Character” (last offered in Winter 2014) and “The Game” (last offered in Fall/Winter 2013). This class was last offered in Fall 2013 & was taught by Julia Pistell.
This course is limited to 16 students.
Register for this course via PayPal
| About the Instructor:|
Kate Sidley is a founding member of Sea Tea Improv. Kate has trained at Hartford Stage, The PIT, and Upright Citizens Brigade where she is an advanced student in both improv and sketch. She lives and works in NYC where she performs with the improv team Save the Last Dance and writes for the sketch team Moose. Select credits include Terry Withers’ Short Form is the Only Art Form, the Cleveland Comedy Festival, Del Close Marathon, Providence Improv Festival, Baltimore Improv Festival, and The PIT’s NYC Improv Fest. Kate performed in Sea Tea’s cage match winning casts in both the CT Cage Match series and in UCB’s Indie Cage Match. In addition to her work as a comedy writer and performer, Kate is currently pursuing a PhD in Theatre at CUNY Graduate Center with a focus on U.S. comedy. Find more info at http://www.katesidley.com/ and follow her on Twitter @ImprovHistorian .