Clowning is for anyone interested in exploring a different element in physical comedy. It is also for people interested primarily in the art of clowning. This is an excellent class for any performer who wants to “shake things up” and explore a new form of expression.
What will I learn?
In Tap Dance for Theatrical Characters Reggio will enhance your comic dialogue, songs and musical stage performance with some footloose, fancy-free hoofing. This workshop will focus on uniquely blending the basic fundamentals and styles of tap, to enliven your theatrical capabilities.
1.5 hours, 6 weeks
This workshop is not offered every term….
Movement is for any student who wants to better understand how to use their body as an instrument for dramatic and comedic acting. Students gain a deeper insight on how to use physicality to make stronger character choices, widen their acting range, and feel more confident while on stage. Students…
In this 4-week Advanced Movement course we will learn to fully connect our physical bodies to our voice and improvising skills. We will work hard and play hard in Viewpoints, seven levels of tension, Bartinieff Fundamentals, voice and breath work, and building character from body.
2 hours, 4 weeks
This workshop is…
Improvisers rely on gesture and movement to communicate mood and character. Rudolf Laban, a pioneer in the study of movement, used the word “Effort” to describe this dynamic quality in human expression. Create new characters from a body first approach! Use Laban Efforts to get your characters moving in new…
If improv is the spontaneous generation of dialogue between characters, then Viewpoints is the spontaneous generation of inspired and unique movement between performers. Originally used to inspire visually stunning choreography, Viewpoints pushes performers to surprise themselves with their own movements, gestures and staging. Start saying something with your work without…
The Second City Training Center offers individual, customized coaching in a variety of areas including, but not limited to:
On-camera audition prep
Dialects Accent Coaching
Youth & Teen Coaching
Advanced sketch critique
Screenplay & Sitcom coaching
Sketch Production (Coaching a group through their first production)
Sketch generation & critique…