Adult Introduction to Improv
A fun and immersive intro to the joys and thrills of improvisation. Participants are introduced to the basics of theatrical improv through games and exercises in a safe, friendly, and welcoming atmosphere. Concepts include exploring active listening, being open to the moment, understanding story structure, and in finding the scene that wants to be performed by making one’s partner look good. You will also gain a new and excited appreciation for embracing failure and how to bring all of these concepts to your daily off-stage lives
No prior experience necessary!
Jeff Hogan has been teaching drama and directing since 1984. He has worked extensively with theatres both home and abroad, including The Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Walt Disney World, the Seattle Children’s Theatre, Unexpected Productions/TheatreSports (where he was the education director), and 12 years as a drama teacher at Billings Middle School in Greenlake. He is a founding member of the Re-Actors school in Vienna Austria, having taught there and in France with adults and children alike. Jeff has a BFA degree in theatre from the University of Colorado and is the current executive director and founder of Killer Whale Tales, an NGO that use storytelling and science to involve children in the conservation of the regions endangered killer whales.