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Level 3: Longform Performance (9/16-8/21)
Sunday, September 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm$199.00
This class will help students to use their knowledge of the IMPROV YOUR LIFE™ philosophy as applied to scenework to create a fully-formed improvised show. Students will focus on developing stronger relationships between characters, using walk-ons and tag-outs to enrich the funny, pacing through editing, heightening scenes, three-beat structure, openings & closings, object work, stage picture and making connections between scenes. Students will leave this level understanding how to perform a standard long form structure.
This is a 6-week course that runs rom September 16th to August 21st.
Lisa Jolley is an actor, singer, improviser, and a teacher/coach of all of those things. New York/Regional credits include: Hairspray (Broadway), The King Stag, (Yale Rep) Sweeney Todd (Paper Mill, PlayMakers Rep), Disaster (NCC Summer Theater), among others. Since relocating to North Carolina, she has appeared in Into the Woods, Les Miserables, Hairspray, and The Producers (North Carolina Theatre), Spamalot (Cape Fear Regional Theatre), Next to Normal (Deep Dish), Souvenir, The Great American Trailer Park Musical, and Sylvia (Theatre Raleigh). She is also a featured soloist with the North Carolina Symphony.
Television appearances include Law & Order: SVU, Sex and the City, Hope and Faith, and Banshee.
As an improviser, she has been a cast member/team player with Amsterdam’s Boom Chicago, at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, The Magnet Theater, The PIT, and DSI Comedy in Chapel Hill. Her solo musical improv show, Jolley On the Spot, played to critical acclaim in New York, LA, and at the Chicago Improv Festival, Del Close Marathon, and the New York Musical Improv Festival.