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Thursday August 22nd, 2013
9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
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Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
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Friday August 23rd, 2013
8:00 PM
Sketch Comedy Showcase Extrordinairre! - Night 1
Are you all ready for the greatest collaboration of all time?

This August, from the minds that brought you last year's "Welcome to Asylum Attic," plus some new brains-- Sea Tea presents a pile of the best sketches you've ever seen in your life. Where will these occur? Why, at HartBeat Ensemble's Carriage House Theater (formerly Hartford Children's Theater), of course!

This show is running on 2 nights!
- Friday, August 23
- Saturday, August 24

Buy tickets here: https://sketchshowcase.eventbrite.com/

There's just one problem: the sketches haven't been written, cast, or directed yet. That's all up to you. Get writing!

Work out the kinks in your sketches by attending one of our sketch roundtables. Those occur on the first & third Sundays of every month from 4:30pm - 6:30pm. Upcoming roundtables:
July 21
August 4
August 18

Get writing & stay tuned for more updates!

Both live and filmed sketches will be accepted.

Submission DEADLINE is 8/5/13 8pm

(Parking for this event will be available at the Mark Twain House & Museum, a short walk from the theater.)
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HartBeat Ensemble's Carriage House Theater, 360 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT
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Saturday August 24th, 2013
8:00 PM
Sketch Comedy Showcase Extrordinairre! - Night 2
Are you all ready for the greatest collaboration of all time?

This August, from the minds that brought you last year's "Welcome to Asylum Attic," plus some new brains-- Sea Tea presents a pile of the best sketches you've ever seen in your life. Where will these occur? Why, at HartBeat Ensemble's Carriage House Theater (formerly Hartford Children's Theater), of course!

This show is running on 2 nights!
- Friday, August 23
- Saturday, August 24

Buy tickets here: https://sketchshowcase.eventbrite.com/

There's just one problem: the sketches haven't been written, cast, or directed yet. That's all up to you. Get writing!

Work out the kinks in your sketches by attending one of our sketch roundtables. Those occur on the first & third Sundays of every month from 4:30pm - 6:30pm. Upcoming roundtables:
July 21
August 4
August 18

Get writing & stay tuned for more updates!

Both live and filmed sketches will be accepted.

Submission DEADLINE is 8/5/13 8pm

(Parking for this event will be available at the Mark Twain House & Museum, a short walk from the theater.)
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HartBeat Ensemble's Carriage House Theater, 360 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT
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Sunday August 25th, 2013
7:00 PM
Sea Tea Improv at City Steam Brewery!
Eat, drink, laugh, & shout suggestions as Sea Tea Improv performs an evening of improvised comedy at City Steam Brewery's Brew Ha Ha Comedy Club at 942 Main Street, Hartford, CT. Admission is FREE!

We've been featured on ESPN, The Travel Channel, NPR, WFSB, and more. See why the Hartford Advocate recognized Sea Tea Improv's monthly show as one of the top things to do in Hartford & why its readers named Sea Tea Improv as the Best Local Comic.

Enjoy City Steam's dinner menu & beers brewed on-site while our team takes suggestions from you & turns them into improvised scenes, games & songs.

On Sunday, August 25, the comedy club doors open at 6pm for seating & dinner. The show begins at 7pm. Call ahead to City Steam at (860) 525-1600 to reserve seats -- the show is free, but our shows do fill up! All ages are welcome, but due to the sale of alcohol, those under the age of 21 must be accompanied by a legal guardian.
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City Steam Brewery, Hartford, CT
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Thursday August 29th, 2013
9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
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Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
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Thursday September 5th, 2013
9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
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Monday September 9th, 2013
6:30 PM
The Scene (8-week Improv course) begins!
The Scene (Foundation-Level Improv Course)
Instructor: Julia Pistell
Cost: $199

Register via PayPal: bit.ly/FallScene
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Monday evenings
from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
starting September 9th, 2013

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.

Prerequisite: 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:
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.

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 and appears on the podcast Literary Disco.

Register via PayPal: bit.ly/FallScene
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Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St, Sutie 500, Hartford, CT
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Thursday September 12th, 2013
9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
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Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
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Friday September 13th, 2013
8:00 PM
Longform Showcase at Billings Forge
Watch Sea Tea Improv and guest groups perform different kinds of *longform* improv comedy! See the styles of improv comedy made popular in Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, and New York! Watch improvised scenes created right before your eyes, based on your suggestions!

Tickets are just $9 online ahead of time, $10 online on the day of the show, or $10 at the door!

Buy tickets online:
seateaimprovlongform.eventbrite.com/

Each installment will feature Sea Tea Improv and a superb guest group from Connecticut, Boston, New York, or elsewhere pushing the boundaries of what improv can be.

Our improv shows are different every time!
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The Studio at Billings Forge, 563 Broad St, Hartford, CT
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Sunday September 15th, 2013
7:00 PM
Sea Tea Improv's 50th Show at City Steam Brewery!
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City Steam Brewery, Hartford, CT
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Thursday September 19th, 2013
9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
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Thursday September 26th, 2013
9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
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Thursday October 3rd, 2013
9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
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Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
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Friday October 4th, 2013
9:30 PM
Sea Tea Improv at UConn Late Night!
We're doing TWO shows at UConn's Late Night on Friday, 10/4! One at 9:30pm and one at 11:30pm! Come see the show!

UConn Late Night!
Theme: The Muppets Visit Late Night!

10/4/2013 9pm - 1am

- Make your own sock puppet!
- Make your own food like the Swedish Chef
- Sea Tea Improv shows at 9:30PM and 11:30PM
- Be in a Muppets Movie Poster

Storrs Campus
Student Union

Admission: Free

More information available at: www.latenight.uconn.edu/
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UConn Student Union, Storrs, CT
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Saturday October 5th, 2013
7:30 PM
Improv Mashup Show with Franklin's Peaches & Tick Tick BOOM!
On Saturday, October 5th, Sea Tea Improv, Franklin's Peaches and Tick Tick BOOM will put all of our players names in a hat and draw out 3 random new one-off groups, just for this night!

See the best of Hartford's professional improvisers mix it all up for one night only! Will you see the Sea Peaches? Franklin's BOOM? Tick Tea Tick? No one knows how the draw will go!

Tickets just $10 for 3 awesome, unique improvised comedy shows by 3 groups that you'll never see again! Buy tickets: https://improvmashup.eventbrite.com/

Parking for this show will be available at the Mark Twain House & Museum, a very short walk from the theater.
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HartBeat Ensemble's Carriage House Theater, 360 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT
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Sunday October 6th, 2013
4:30 PM
Improv for Teens (5-week course) begins!
Improv for Teens (5-Week course)
Instructor: Julia Pistell
Cost: $99

Register for this course via PayPal: bit.ly/TeenImprovFall
(PayPal account is not required)

Sunday evenings
from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
starting October 6, 2013

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

Prerequisites: None! (ages 18 and under only)

Class dates:
Sunday, October 6
Sunday, October 13 (see Sea Tea Improv at City Steam after class!)
Sunday, October 20
Sunday, October 27
Sunday, November 3

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.

Register for this course via PayPal: bit.ly/TeenImprovFall
(PayPal account is not required)
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Thursday October 10th, 2013
9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
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Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
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Sunday October 13th, 2013
7:00 PM
Sea Tea Improv at City Steam Brewery!
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City Steam Brewery, Hartford, CT
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Thursday October 17th, 2013
9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
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Friday October 18th, 2013
8:00 PM
Longform Showcase at Billings Forge
Watch Sea Tea Improv and guest groups perform different kinds of *longform* improv comedy! See the styles of improv comedy made popular in Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, and New York! Watch improvised scenes created right before your eyes, based on your suggestions!

Tickets are just $9 online ahead of time, $10 online on the day of the show, or $10 at the door!

Buy tickets online:
seateaimprovlongform.eventbrite.com/

Each installment will feature Sea Tea Improv and a superb guest group from Connecticut, Boston, New York, or elsewhere pushing the boundaries of what improv can be.

Our improv shows are different every time!
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The Studio at Billings Forge, 563 Broad St, Hartford, CT
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Saturday October 19th, 2013
9:00 PM
CT Improv Mixer
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Sea Tea Improv Studio 75 Pratt St Hartford, CT
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Thursday October 24th, 2013
9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
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Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
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Thursday October 31st, 2013
9:00 PM
Haunting with Harold - Special Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
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Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
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Saturday November 2nd, 2013
7:30 PM
2-Prov at the HartBeat Ensemble Carriage House Theater!
You've seen the whole team play together-- but what happens when we dare to pair off? See teams of two do scenes you've never seen before in this death-defying act. And you never know-- you just might see a surprise team of three. Or a dog. Who knows?!

7:30 pm - 9 pm

$10. Tickets at www.eventbrite.com/event/9015996087
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Carriage House Theater, 360 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, CT
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Thursday November 7th, 2013
9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
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Saturday November 9th, 2013
8:00 PM
Happier Valley Comedy Show with the Ha-Ha's!
The Happier Valley Comedy Show brings the laughter in an all-new, never-before-seen, knee-slapping show at The Arts Block Café in Greenfield. Watch each troupe perform their own show, plus all the players mix it up together in totally improvised games that will have you rolling in the aisles. For more details about the show, visit www.happiervalley.com

Come early to eat and drink: the Smithsonian Chowder House Express restaurant and Arts Block bar open at 5pm! Enjoy dinner and drinks at your table before the show.

Show starts at 8pm.

The bar will be open until 10pm.

Tickets $13 at the door, or $10 in advance online:
theartsblock.com/calend.....d=212
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Arts Block Cafe, 289 Main Street, Greenfield, MA
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Sunday November 10th, 2013
7:00 PM
Sea Tea Improv at City Steam Brewery!
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City Steam Brewery, Hartford, CT
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Thursday November 14th, 2013
9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
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Saturday November 16th, 2013
3:00 PM
Sea Tea Improv @ Cleveland Comedy Festival
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Saturday November 16th, 2013
4:00 PM
The Game (4-week, 8-class adult improv comedy class) begins!
The Game (Foundation-Level Improv Course)
= Special Twice-a-week Intensive Session =

Instructor: Laura Manasewich
Cost: $199

Saturday evenings (4pm to 7pm) & Monday evenings (6:30pm to 9:30pm) starting November 16, 2013

Using the fast-paced energy of short-form improv, students will learn how to explore and manipulate the game of the scene. Players will understand how to find and play patterns within the game, manipulate and heighten the suggestion of the game and to play to the top of their intelligence. This course ends in a share performance for an invited audience.

Prerequisites: None. People with no improv experience will learn basics and more, and people with some improv experience will benefit from this course's specific attention to the topic of “The Game”.

Class dates:
Sat., November 16 (4pm to 7pm)
Mon., November 18 (6:30pm to 9:30pm)
Sat., November 23 (4pm to 7pm)
Mon., November 25 (6:30pm to 9:30pm)
– No Class on Sat. 11/30 –
Mon., December 2 (6:30pm to 9:30pm)
Sat., December 7 (4pm to 7pm)
Mon., December 9 (6:30pm to 9:30pm)
Sat., December 14 (4pm to 7pm – Share performance at 6pm)

This course is one of Sea Tea Improv’s 3 Foundation-level adult improv courses: along with “The Scene” (last offered in Fall 2013), and “The Character” (last offered in Summer 2013). This class was last offered in Spring 2013 & was taught by Summar Elguindy.

This course is limited to 16 students.

Register via PayPal:
bit.ly/FallGame
(PayPal account is not required)

Can't pay right now, or all at once? Contact us about setting up a payment plan at comedy@seateaimprov.com

About the Instructor:
Laura Manasewich has been a member of Sea Tea Improv since 2010. She has performed with the group all over New England as well as in New York and Baltimore. She has performed in improv cagematches both in CT and New York, including the 2012-13 CT Improv Cagematch Championship. She has trained at the Upright Citizens Brigade in NYC as well as with Hartford Stage and Playhouse on Park in CT. In addition to her work with Sea Tea, Laura has performed in Improvised 80’s Movie, and with the longform group Moebius. Laura will be the new host of the CT Improv Mixer staring in the fall of 2013. She has written and performed in sketch comedy shows for the Hartford-based sketch company Asylum Attic. In addition to improv, Laura is an avid dancer, trained in tap and jazz.
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Thursday November 21st, 2013
9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
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Friday November 22nd, 2013
8:00 PM
Longform Showcase at Billings Forge
Watch Sea Tea Improv and guest groups perform different kinds of *longform* improv comedy! See the styles of improv comedy made popular in Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, and New York! Watch improvised scenes created right before your eyes, based on your suggestions!

Tickets are just $9 online ahead of time, $10 online on the day of the show, or $10 at the door!

Buy tickets online:
seateaimprovlongform.eventbrite.com/

Each installment will feature Sea Tea Improv and a superb guest group from Connecticut, Boston, New York, or elsewhere pushing the boundaries of what improv can be.

Our improv shows are different every time!
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The Studio at Billings Forge, 563 Broad St, Hartford, CT
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Tuesday November 26th, 2013
7:30 PM
Beat of the Street & Sea Tea Improv-- a Fundraiser for Homelessness
Sea Tea Improv has had such a good time working with Beat of the Street-- a group of folks who are homeless, formerly homeless, or supporters of those struggling against homelessness-- that we've decided to put on a show with them!

Sea Tea will perform one of its legendary "Whose Line Is It Anyway"-style shows, but for the first time ever, will integrate our students from Beat of the Street & The Center for Creative Learning into the show. We are so excited to join these two creative, collaborative, and generous forces of Hartford together.

Sea Tea Improv has been teaching improv comedy to Beat on the Street and would love to welcome you to a show that will raise funds for this awesome program, just as we head into winter.

The fundraiser will be $10 at the door and begin at 7:30 at Charter Oak Cultural Center.

100% of proceeds will go to the Center for Creative Learning, a service that provides free classes for the Hartford homeless community. BOTS staff and other community members have developed a curriculum that provides people with skills that will help them find employment and enrich their lives.

Classes take place twice a week and offers participants a bag lunch as well as a safe, warm place to go when homeless shelters close during the day. The Center for Creative learning needs funds for staff, food, and coffee. When it comes to hot beverages, Sea Tea is obviously dedicated to helping out!

Tuesday, November 26th in the evening at Charter Oak Cultural Center. After the show, enjoy light refreshments and meet the students and improvisers yourself. Don't miss it!
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Thursday December 5th, 2013
9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
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Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
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Sunday December 8th, 2013
7:00 PM
Sea Tea Improv at City Steam Brewery!
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City Steam Brewery, Hartford, CT
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Thursday December 12th, 2013
9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
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Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT

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