IMPROV WORKSHOP JULY 29 - 30
Chez Studios is excited to present
A Two Day IMPROV Workshop
with Scott Jones
July 29 - 30, 2017
This has an Adult and a Youth session.
Here is the reason you should come to this workshop...."it is the most FUN you will ever have learning new skills to help you be a better actor!"
We are also offering this at a very low price of only $175.00 for a 2 day event.
Here is the truth...we worry too much as actors...we work too hard, we think too much. This is why the truly great ones embrace and workshop with Improv all the time. As a matter of fact any public person that engages in Improv learns to better think on their feet and really becomes more genuine because they have the ability to access skills learned in Improv. We welcome all public speakers and business people in this workshop.
IMPROV Training will...
- Enhance Acting Abilities
- Increase Confidence
- Refine Brainstorming Processing
- Enhance Creative Thinking
- Gain Confidence in Social Skills
- Improve Listening and Observation Skills
- Develop Team Working Skills
About This Workshop:
This fun interactive workshop will help actors get out of their heads and begin to explore unique creative choices with their acting. During the class, students will go over the fundamentals of Improv, creating full charters with a specific world view, and using their environment to enhance their scene work.
DAY 1: Impov Fundamentals
Using games and exercises the class will explore the basic concepts of Improv and begin to examine how to create strong characters. We will go over the rules of Improv.
- What are they and why do we need them
- Connecting with your scene partner
- Creating characters
- Looking at the physical and emotional.
- Developing a specific world of a character
DAY 2: Scene Work
Students will begin to take the improv fundamentals and apply them to creating scenes. During the class we will cover...
- Using a suggestion to create a solid scene.
- Connecting with your scene partner/ listening and reacting
- Smart ways to start off your scene to keep it real and honest.
- Finding patterns in the scene to keep the story progressing.
- Making strong, committed emotional choices.
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.
2 Day Workshop Dates are July 29 - 30, 2017: Cost $ 155.00
Group A - Young Actors 6 to 18
Saturday and Sunday MORNING - 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Group B - Adult Actors 16 to 101
Saturday and Sunday AFTERNOON - 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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.