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Announcing Level 0: Joy of Improv! A class for anyone and everyone who thinks they might maybe want to try improv. Mondays 6:30pm-9:00pm from March 5th to March 26th
“BEST IMPROV CLASSES” – NEW YORK MAGAZINE
The PIT Comedy School is dedicated to fostering the art of comedic theater through coursework in Performance, Professional Writing & Production. In our program, students find and hone their own unique comedic voice, act like themselves, learn how to work collaboratively both onstage and off, and create career opportunities within a supportive artistic community.
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Everyone wants to get laughs on stage. But being needy for laughs turns an audience off. Audiences want to sit back, relax and be taken care of by strong, confident performers. In this workshop Anoo Tree Brod will teach the art of complete confidence on stage and full commitment to each action and choice so that you can make your audience relaxed and ready to laugh.
This class incorporates scenework, movement-based and group exercises to explore the primary fundamentals of improvisation, making you more confident, trusting and graceful on stage. Learn how to say "yes, and…," make positive choices, initiate and commit to scenes, heighten, use tag-outs and walk-ons, and deliver real-life monologues.
Learn how to focus and streamline your writing and editing by finding what’s funny and making it shine. This six-week workshop will explore the basics of clear writing using written comedy of different kinds, such as standup, sketch, satirical essay, and personal essay.
Level 0 is a four week class and will run on Mondays 6:30pm-9:00pm from March 5th to March 26th
No pressure Improv. Dip your toe into the joyous pool of improv. Level 0 means 0% fear, 100% fun. This is the perfect place for absolute beginners to get acquainted with the art of longform improvisation. Every week you will play in a safe and positive class environment with group exercises and scenework. It's the perfect spoonful of improv, come have a taste!
There's nothing more exhilarating than performing stand up comedy, it can be intimidating. More of a guide than a conventional class, this goal-oriented program will get you up there doing stand up for the first time. You will come out of this class with disciplined writing tools, informative personal feedback and important advice, as you begin your stand up comedy journey.
Whatever your experience level, interests, and special skills might be, you’ll come away from this focused session with a better understanding of how to turn your unique perspective into a podcast you’re glad you recorded.
This workshop, developed specifically for small business owners and managers, will provide you with the tools necessary to improve customer service across your entire organization.
Sketch is one of the most joyful comedic art forms...as long as you approach it the right way. In this three hour workshop, you’ll get a crash course in how to have the most positive experience.
“So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.”Christopher Reeve
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