Improvisation is a strong foundation for all levels of performance and public speaking, teaching you how to think fast on your feet, take risks and develop a character quickly and organically. An excellent introduction to acting, or anyone looking to improve their public speaking skills and build confidence. Students will get comfortable with the techniques of Improvisation that have evolved into popular television hits like Who’s Line is it Anyway? and Saturday Night Live. The weekly course includes Improv games, exercises, and small scene work from schools of thought of two masters of Improvisation, Paul Sills and Viola Spolin. This is a 4-week introductory course, with two class series options. Class space is limited to 8 people.
Tuesday afternoons: 1:00pm – 2:30pm| June 21st, June 28th; July 12th and July 19th
Thursday evenings: 6:00pm – 7:30pm| June 23rd, June 30th; July 14th and July 21st
Venmo, Paypal or cash or check accepted. Registration fee due prior to class.
Instructor: Connie Giordano
Connie Giordano has acted, directed, produced, and taught Improv and Acting in the New York and Greater Philadelphia area for thirty years. She holds an MFA in Acting from City University of New York, studying with some of the greats like Mike Nichols, Gene Hackman and F. Murray Abraham. Connie performs on stage, film and television; coaches acting, and for over 20 years has represented products for QVC and HSN. She is a proud member of Actors Equity and SAG-AFTRA.