Learn the fundamentals of improvisation in a fun, low stakes environment. With an emphasis on embracing failure and being positive, participants will learn how to connect with their partner and let the comedy of the scene naturally arise. A blend of long and short-form techniques will push participants to selflessly embrace their partner’s ideas while sharpening their listening skills.
Schedule: Sundays, 1:00 – 4:00pm, duration 10 weeks
Cost: $425 plus GST
Dates: September 15 – November 24, 2019 (no class October 13, 2019)
Instructor: Anyssa Allen
Location: Company of Rogues Actors’ Studio
Anyssa Allen (nee McKee) is a Calgary based improviser and improvisation instructor. She has been training, performing and teaching at Loose Moose Theatre for over seven years.
In addition to regular Friday and Saturday shows at Loose Moose, Anyssa has starred in Sour Dog Theatre’s Millennials and Missed Connections, as well as guesting on Dirty Laundry for the past two seasons. In 2015, she completed the improv and sketch program at Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York City.
In 2017 she made her debut as a playwright with her play Closer to the Heart, produced by the University of Calgary where she graduated with her Creative Writing degree. Anyssa loves to share her passion for performing and she’s happiest when she’s teaching!
For more information, visit corogues.com.