ACTING WORKSHOP DEC 17, 2017
Chez Studios is excited to present
A One Day Improv Your Acting Workshop
with Scott Jones
December 17, 2017
Improv Your Acting Workshop - Ages 18 and up.
Acting is all about listening and making choices, which is why improv is an essential skill for every actor. Improv helps an actor be in the moment, engage with their scene partner, and explore creative choices with their performance.
This fun filled, all day workshop intensive will teach actors how to apply the fundamentals of improv to their performance and help them make unique choices with scripted material.
Over the day we will cover….
PART ONE: Fundamentals & How They Relate to Overall Performance
- “Yes...And” Agreement
- Contributing Information through listening
- Establishing the Who, What, and Where
PART TWO: Building A Character
- Sitcom Archetypes
- Voice & Physicality
- Developing A “World View”
- Bigger Than Life Characters/ Grounded World Characters
PART THREE: Scene & Story Creation
- How do we create a scene out of nothing?
- Starting A Scene Grounded
- Heightening The Situation
- Finding Emotional Discoveries
- Creating Conflict and Embracing Contrast
PART FOUR: Improv And The Script
- How can I find unique choices with the script?
- Finding Your Choices Between The Lines
- Owning What You Bring To Character
- Improv & Audition
Mid Downtown - Atlanta, GA.
Location details will be given to students when their registration and payment are confirmed, about 1 week prior to the start date.
1 Day Workshop Date is Sunday Dec 17, 2017: Cost $ 110.00
Sunday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm - Ages 18 and up.
Each class size will be limited. Spaces will be reserved on a first come, first paid basis.
*Please Note: Cancellation Policy. You may cancel your workshop for a refund 14 days prior to the start date. Any cancellation after that time is subject to fees and our ability to find a replacement. If we are unable to find a replacement then you will not receive a refund. Many credit cards have insurance in the event of emergencies and we encourage you to use these when booking.
About Scott Jones:
In 2012 Scott Jones started Out Of Your Head Improv, developing classes where actors could discover how improv can be used as a tool to help create unique and dynamic performances. These classes highlight his desire to help inspire performers confidence.
Mr. Jones was born and raised outside of Atlanta, Georgia. He attended Florida State University’s School of Theater, where he studied acting while also writing and performing stand-up comedy. He was a member of the schools improv troupe, The Whammo Players, which toured all over Florida. Scott also studied theater in London’s West End, before graduating with a B.A. in Performing Arts in 2001.
He has studied improv at The Groundlings and The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. He performed stand-up all over Los Angeles, including at The Laugh Factory, Comedy Store, and The Icehouse. We worked as a performer at the Disneyland Resort acting in Snow White: An Enchanting Musical (Yes, he played Dopey).
Jones’ love for acting and improv lead him to teaching, and in 2007 he was hired by The Vonder Haar Center for the Performing Arts to teach their acting classes, as well as direct several productions. Jones helped coach the young actors on the Disney channel show Kickin’ It. He also became a teacher for The Playground Studio run by renowned acting coach Gary Spatz.