Date(s) - 05/02/2017
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
StageCoach Theatre Company office
Workshop dates (5 sessions): Tuesdays, May 2 – 30
6:00 – 7:30pm
Workshop Cost: $115
Instructor: Jill Bresnahan
Venue: StageCoach Theatre Company office, 44121 Harry Byrd Highway, Suite 240, Ashburn, VA 20147
Learn the techniques taught by Chicago’s Second City and New York’s UCB Theater’s. The schools that launched the careers of many SNL greats. In this course you will learn how to improvise comedic scenes by learning the primary fundamentals of improvisation, making you more confident, trusting and graceful on stage and in life. 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. This coaching style emphasizes creating a rich environment for your scenes, committing to your decisions and your scene partners. With the improv field becoming more competitive, the sooner you can hone these skills, the better!
About the coach: Jill Bresnahan is a new resident of Hamilton, VA. Jill studied Improv at the UCB Theater, The Magnet Theater and The New York Conservatory for the Dramatic arts. She performed regularly in NYC with her troupe, The Agency Bureau. With over 6 million views on YouTube and Funny or Die, Jill is best known for her role as Step Mamma Smalls in the Rolling Stones featured web comedy, The Smalls Family, based on the lyrics of the Notorious BIG. She is also known for her role as Sandy in the viral web series, NFL Rhyme Reel, which was later picked up by the NFL and Pepsi. In New York she also worked as a productions assistant and stand-in for many large motion pictures and television shows.
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