The Scene

8-week Foundation-Level Improv Course

Instructor: Laura Manasewich
Cost: $199
Saturday afternoons
from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
starting May 30, 2015

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

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, May 30
Saturday, June 6
Saturday, June 13
Saturday, June 20
Saturday, June 27
*** NO CLASS ON THE FOURTH OF JULY ***
Saturday, July 11
Saturday, July 18
Saturday, July 25 (Share performance at 4:30pm)

This course is limited to 15 students.

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About the Instructor: Laura Manasewich is an improvisor living in Connecticut. She is currently an Advanced Study student at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in NYC and has trained with many amazing instructors and her own improv heroes. She has performed with Sea Tea all over the northeast and beyond. She’s also had incredible opportunities to perform in unique longform styles such as Improvised 80’s Movie, Campfire, and Spoken. She is a former member of the longform troupe Moebius. Laura has dipped her toes into the waters of sketch comedy and was lucky enough to perform in shows for Hartford’s Asylum Attic and Knuckle Sandwich’s Disney Reality Show. She hopes to keep swimming in the sketch waters. She is a current student at Gotham Writers Workshop in NY. Laura is also an instructor for Sea Tea Improv. She’s taught numerous classes, and some of her students even come back to take more! Teaching is one of Laura’s proudest accomplishments in Sea Tea.

This course is one of Sea Tea Improv’s 3 Foundation-level adult improv courses, along with “The Character” and “The Game”.

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