Improv is spontaneous construction. In this class we will begin to build skills. Our foundations are the concepts "yes and...." and "what if." Decide to embrace ambiguity and take chances! There are no right or wrong answers.
About the Teacher: Maria is an accomplished teaching artist of fifteen plus years. She ignites discovery in content/facilitation for participants of diverse age groups. Her work began beyond N.C. from N.Y.C and New Jersey. She was the founder/director of a street theater company in N.Y.C to subscription audience interest. Her work as the initiator of theater for Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart, was well received. In North Carolina, she was the Executive Director for a local non-profit - StoriesWork. It's international folk stories empowered disenfranchised communities to open conversation. She has lead professional development classes for teaching artists, and for museum docents. Maria's national distinction, as a docent, is her use of improv and story in facilitating tours. She has been a docent to a varied audience at UNC Ackland Art Museum for 12 years.