Musical Theatre and Comedy Improv with Erin Roberg
Musical Theatre classes allow you to be the Broadway star you know you are!
Comedy Improv classes teach you to trust your instincts while cracking up your classmates!
We run three sessions a season. The dates for each session are below.
Fall: Sept. 22nd - Nov. 17th
Winter: Jan. 5th - March 2nd
Spring: March 23rd - May 18th
Classes are held on Saturday Mornings at the following times:
Grades 1-3: Musical Theatre 10am-11am, Comedy Improvisation 11am-12am
Grades 4-6: Comedy Improvisation 10am-11am, Musical Theatre 11am-12pm
($100/Session for one discipline, $180 for both)
IMPROV CLASSES AT VERGE THEATER
The improv curriculum here at Verge Theater gives you a solid foundation of improv principles and improvisational scene work. Upon completion of the program you will learn to work as a group to write your own comedy revue show, to be performed here at Verge Theater. Throughout your classes, you will learn the importance of supporting your fellow cast members, developing characters, and the importance of “Yes and”.
Our classes are designed for beginners as well as experienced actors, the goal is to give you the skills you need for creating better scenes, thinking on your toes, better public speaking, and most importantly the overall feeling of just having fun on stage.
This is a progressive curriculum; students are expected to take Level 1 before taking advanced classes. Classes are once a week for 9 weeks. Check below for class schedules and costs.
INTRO TO IMPROV, LEVEL 1:
Instructors: Christian McDaniel and Paige Johnson
Our intro to improvisation class delves into the basics of improv and hits home the importance of supporting your fellow class members. In this class you will learn improv basics, object work, environment in a scene, and improv games that allow you to practice all these skills.
Our next Intro To Improv Class begins on Sunday, June 2nd. Classes run from 2pm-3:30pm every Sunday for 9 weeks. Cost is $150
DEEPER IMPROV, LEVEL 2:
Instructor: Ryan Cassavaugh
In this class we delve deeper into improvisational scene work, improv games and concentrate on the fundamentals we were taught in Level 1. We reiterate the importance of supporting your fellow actors, as well as go over in detail what makes a solid scene.
Our next Deeper Improv Class begins on Tuesday, June 4th. Classes run 6pm-8pm every Thursday for 9 weeks. Cost is $180
LONG FORM IMPROV, LEVEL 3:
Instructor: Christian McDaniel
A focus on scene work through long form improv and exercises that concentrates on working as an ensemble.
CHARACTER DEVEOPLMENT THROUGH IMPROV, LEVEL 4:
Instructor: To Be Announced
A detailed breakdown of what makes good, solid characters in an improvised scene.
IMPROV COMEDY REVUE, LEVEL 5:
Insructor: To Be Announced
This class goes through an 8 week intensive program of developing material for a comedy revue. You will work with an ensemble cast to write your very own show together and perform it at the Equinox/Verge Theatre.