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Core Curriculum:

Improv 101, live and in-person!

Welcome to the first Improv 101 of the Lancaster Improv Players reopening!

This is an 8-week long class that will teach the fundamentals of long-form Improv Comedy. Topics covered include agreement with a scene partner, character creation, listening as a character and an actor, and exploring the worlds created in scenes. The class ends with a graduation show where the students can show their friends and family the skills learned.

This class runs Tuesdays from 7pm to 9pm. The class occurs on 8/10, 8/17, 8/24, 8/31, 9/7, 9/14, 9/21, and 9/28 with a class show on Saturday 10/2 at 7:30pm in our theater!

This class will be taught by Shannon Maguire. She has been performing for 7 years, the first 4 with her college team, Mad Cow Improv from Elizabethtown college. For the past 3 years, Shannon has been performing with Lancaster Improv Players and coaches one of the house teams, IRS. She has completed their Improv 101 and 201 class.

Refund policy: No refunds are issued after the first class begins, refunds may be requested up until the first class, though Eventbrite fees will not be refunded. This may be is subject to change in accordance with state and CDC guidelines: Vaccination for COVID-19 is expected, though we will not ask for proof. All participants, with or without vaccinations, are accepting all normal risks of participating in a group social activity. Masks and social distancing are optional in all common areas to your comfort level (lobby, bathrooms, moving throughout the theater).

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Electives Courses:

None at this time. Keep checking back for when our next elective class will be offered.

Workshops:

In-Person Workshop: Where’s the Beef? with Brian Shea, July 31st, 2021

Have you ever found yourself in a scene with so many tangents that you have lost track of the unusual thing? This workshop will focus on exercises to help you stay on track and avoid falling into the trap of finding new things before fully exploring the original idea. Explore strategies to make your scenes richer and stronger in the moment by focusing on one idea that drives the comedy.

This class runs from 1pm to 4pm on July 31st 2021. It is hosted at Lancaster Improv Players’ theater at 16 S Prince St Lancaster PA 17603.

About the teacher: Brian Shea has been improvising 2015 and co-founded Highwire Improv in 2020. He performs with Important Screws, Dreamweaver, Whatever This Is and various other projects.

Refund policy: No refunds are issued after the first class begins, refunds may be requested up until the first class though Eventbrite fees will not be refunded. This may be is subject to change in accordance with state and CDC guidelines: Vaccination for COVID-19 is expected, though we will not ask for proof. All participants, with or without vaccinations, are accepting all normal risks of participating in a group social activity. Masks and social distancing are optional in all common areas to your comfort level (lobby, bathrooms, moving throughout the theater).

 

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Drop-In Classes:

None at this time. Drop-in courses will resume when in-person operations resume at our theater.