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Improv LEAP
2020 Class Schedule

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  • Monday Night Improv (In-studio classes postponed until April)

    Class Description:

    This ongoing weekly program follows Improv LEAP’s multi-leveled curriculum and is attune to your personal improv exploration. Joshua’s individually-focused pedagogy connects each student to the precise location of their next step in the improv discovery process. Advanced students benefit greatly from his one-on-one style coaching, while beginners will enjoy playing in a new group context while being challenged to take their next step.

    Why:

    • Discover how the dynamic principles of improv apply to life, relationships, acting, auditions, presentations, and more!
    • Advance your onstage or on-camera career by upleveling your skills through improv!
    • Enjoy the graduated schedule which creates a tailored experience for all skill levels and areas of interest. Beginners enjoy a friendly, encouraging, safe space to start their exploration, while veteran improvisers and performers will enjoy the advanced scene work opportunities provided later in the evening!
    • Connect! Improv is a perfect activity to share with friends, family, and even coworkers! Experience how your team could benefit from our fun, fresh, and effective teaching!

    Where:

    Benjy Dobrin Studios, 931 Santa Fe Drive, Suite 150, Denver CO 80204

    When:

    Every Monday, 6:30-9:30 PM

    Night's Schedule:

    5:30 Private Coaching (by appointment only)

    6:30 Group Warm Ups

    7:00 Principles of Improv

    7:50 Break (a perfect arival or departure time)

    8:00 Performance skills

    9:00 Open Play

    9:30 Good Night Break

    9:40 Going into Overtime (optional)

    Guests are invited to watch the 9:00PM Open Play for free!

    Who:

    Joshua Kirk’s pioneering work in improv has been touching lives since 1995. He has facilitated life and leadership advancement for companies and individuals from coast to coast, enhancing corporate cultures and relationships across the U.S. and internationally through the experiential art of improv. Joshua received a Masters Degree in Theater Education from the University of Northern Colorado, was accepted into the Second City Conservatory, and has taught in Denver since 2002.

    Experienced guest teachers will also be incorporated into the schedule. Guest educators will focus on topics such as scene work, character development, connection, and effective life application. All students will learn how to incorporate improv skills everywhere in their lives, onstage and off!

    Your Investment:

    Autopay will charge your credit card the $125 subscription each month. You may cancel at any time. Current Benjy Dobrin Studio students enjoy a discounted rate. One time, introductory or visitor drop-in rates are $40 for the evening and $20 for a half evening.

    Student type

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    Accents for the Stage

    Class Description:

    Accents for the Stage is a 4-hour intensive focused on bringing actors’ awareness to their personal vocalization, identifying the shapes of spoken sounds by listening to others, and integrating new phonation into scenes. Our fun and interactive format will allow students to listen, learn, and try on new dialects in a relaxed group atmosphere.

    Faciliator Bio:

    Joshua Kirk has been a theatre skills instructor since 1996 and has taught in the Denver area since 2002. He is an award winning children’s theater director and is presently directing his 26th fully stage children’s musical, Oliver, with almost 80 youth performing three different British dialects! Joshua gained his Masters in Theater Education from UNC in 2017. His infectious excitement and passion for accents and dialects is evident in his class facilitation.

    Watch for 2020 dates!

Gifts of Improv I, II, & III

Gifts of Improv focuses on life principles in relationship to improv through participating in fun, easy-going improv games & exercises. Students enhance their life experience AND learn improv skills at the same time! Facilitator Erica Teel creates a safe and inviting environment in every class!

Wear comfy clothes

Bring a pen & small notebook

Be ready to have the time of your life!

Classes are 4 sessions and limited to 15 students.

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    Erica Teel, Gifts of Improv facilitator

Gifts of Improv I
For beginners or a refresher class!

We explore improv basics & discover what makes it work well. Hint: they are the same things that make life work well! This class is a ton of fun and a whole lot easier than you may think! We mostly play group games, keeping it simple and welcoming.

Wednesdays, 6:30 - 8:30PM

June 3, (skip 10) 17, 24, and July 1, 2020

Full Moon Bookstore

9016 West 6th Ave

Lakewood, CO 80215

$125

Your paid registration secures your spot!

Gifts of Improv II
A secondary beginner level opportunity!

We continue with improv basics, discovering even more gifts it has to offer both on the stage and off! We play games that reveal deeper insights into everyday life AND improv. It gives a solid foundation to anyone who wants to be more present, connected, spontaneous, AND have more fun!

Another Gifts of Improv II class coming soon!

Full Moon Bookstore

9016 West 6th Ave

Lakewood, CO 80215

$125

Your paid registration secures your spot!

Gifts of Improv III SOLD OUT!
Games, Games, Games!!!

With Gifts of Improv I & II in your personal toolkit, we now experiment with a greater variety of games and exercises. Picking it up just a notch, we'll realize how rewarding it can be to live in the present moment, not worry so much about mistakes, and having a lighter orientation to life! It. Is. Liberating!

Wednesdays, March 4, 11, 18, 25, 2020

6:30 - 8:30PM

Email improvleap@gmail.com to be placed on a wait list

Full Moon Bookstore

9016 West 6th Ave

Lakewood, CO 80215

$125

Your paid registration secures your spot!

Gifts of Improv assists in ...

  • Having and Creating more FUN!
  • Learning to "Yes, and..." situations!
  • Giving and Receiving in your Relationships!
  • Dealing with the Unexpected!
  • Reframing Failure!
  • Improving Communication Skills!
  • Realizing improv is not that difficult!

Good to know ...

  • You do not have to be funny!
  • We leave judgement at the door!
  • You can take these lessons to the stage - or not! You benefit either way!
  • Perfect for Beginners!
  • You do NOT have to be an extravert! (Erica is not!)

Gifts of Improv Location: Full Moon Bookstore

9106 6th Ave, Lakewood, CO 80215

Plenty of free, well-lit parking

Paid tuition secures your spot!

Registration closes when the class reaches capacity or 2 days before class begins.

Improv LEAP does not offer refunds - you'll be fine :)

Yay!!!

Email any questions to improvleap@gmail.com

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