Improv Gym – Adult Term 3
July 20 @ 7:00 pm - August 10 @ 9:00 pm$200
Improv Class Dee Why
This 4 – week Improv Class Dee Why is designed to give students more flexibility, range , confidence and technique to enable students to think clearly and creatively without the blocks.
TV Improv shows like “Who’s Line is It Anyway” have amazed, enthralled and thoroughly entertained audiences with actor’s ability to easily make up and perform on the spot with no rehearsal and no script. Its time to learn the secrets and practice the techniques allow this to happen.
Point Break Drama’s Impro Gym, promises to be a huge amount of fun, and challenging. Best of all there is no stress or pressure to learn dialogue … You just need to attend class with an open mind for training!
Life is improvisation, all those improv classes were like church to me. The training had seeped into me and changed who I am. Tina Fey
Please note: In event of further shutdown due to COVID – 19 or temporary closure make – up classes may be offered online via the zoom platform. Refunds are not available if this occurs.
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IMPROV CLASS DEE WHY
The course will cover the following:
- The basics – offer/acceptance/listening
- Basics of story
- Different types of offers
- Power of saying YES to ideas and to life
- Improvisation hacks – the simple tools to make it accessible to anyone
- Energy centering techniques to calm the mind under pressure.
- Structured Impro format – working within the confines of a story structure and applying improvisation to keep it alive.
- Suitable for all levels of experience. Students will be challenged at their entry level.
- Early bird Special 5% off finishes 1st July
- 2 hour class weekly
- 4 classes
- Supportive environment
- Enhance and invigorate imagination
- Gain confidence and enhance skills
- Build rapport with others
Improv Gym at Point Break Drama is quite easily one of the most challenging and ridiculously fun classes you can take. All our time as adults spent controlling impulses, outcomes and behaviour gets chucked out the window in favour of acting completely on instinct, as well as learning to be genuinely present & playing as a team with a bunch of complete strangers. The results of the games can be fascinating and absolutely riotous. It cracks your head open to a whole new way of thinking and has added a new edge & courage to all the work I do. Erika Heynatz ( Home & Away, Family Law, Children of the Corn, Rocky Horror Picture Show)
Tutor Matt Charleston
Originally from Tasmania, Matt Charleston trained as an actor at NIDA. Matt has also studied extensively in LA, where he participated in a number workshops with industry heavyweights like Howard Fine, Dee Wallace Stone and Amy Lyndon. Read more about Matt.
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COVID – 19 Safety Policy
1.) No one with Cold or Flu like symptoms will be permitted in the venue including students, parents, teachers. Symptoms including but not exclusive to sore throats, runny nose, sneezing & coughing.
2.) Do not come to class / workshop if you’ve made contact with someone with Covid – 19 in last 14 days.
3.) Windows and doors will be left open to ensure continuous air flow.
4.) Parent / guardian are not permitted to enter the venue. All students are to be dropped and signed in at the foyer entrance to venue.
5.) All students must apply hand sanitiser upon entry.
5.) Participants will be sent home if not feeling well
6.) All kitchen surfaces, door handles & knobs will be wiped down with disinfectant before and after class.
7.) Participants must keep safe 1.5 distance from teachers. Adult students must maintain 1.5 metre from each other.
8.) Participants must bring water bottle ( No cups provided). NO sharing of food permitted.
9.) In the event of any future Covid- 19 out breaks / closure of venue / teachers falling sick etc make up classes will be offered on the zoom platform.
10.) In the event of future shutdowns refunds will not be offered. Classes will be offered on zoom.