8-week Foundation-Level Improv Course
Instructor: Julia Pistell
from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
starting September 9, 2013
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.
Monday, September 9
Monday, September 16
Monday, September 23
Monday, September 30
Monday, October 7
– No Class on 10/14 –
Monday, October 21
Monday, October 28
Monday, November 4 (Share performance at 8:30pm)
This course is one of Sea Tea Improv’s 3 “Foundation” level adult improv courses, along with “The Character” (last offered in Summer 2013) and “The Game” (last offered in Spring 2013). This class was last offered in Winter/Spring 2013 & was taught by Kate Sidley.
This course is limited to 16 students.
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About the Instructor:
Julia Pistell is one of the founding members of Sea Tea Improv, and has performed with the troupe all over New England. She has trained at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and the Hartford Stage. A seasoned vocalist, Pistell has sung with jazz bands, musical theater productions, and a cappella groups. Pistell has also performed in the independent improvised productions of “Campfire” and “Mosquito Sunset” at Playhouse on Park. Outside of improv, Pistell is a professional writer, publicist, and teacher; she holds a Masters of Fine Arts in Nonfiction from the Bennington Writing Seminars. She is currently working for The Mark Twain House & Museum.