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Student Appreciation Day

Saturday, January 4, 2014, 11am-4:30pm

You're appreciated!

On Saturday, January 4, we're having a Student Appreciation Day! We're going to start off the New Year with a thanks to our students and kicking off another great year in the Training Center. Come join us for free workshops and seminars, prize giveaways and food.

Check out our list of free workshops below! Space is limited in each workshop and will be available on a first come first served basis on the day of the event. Guests are also welcome to attend.

We'll have Youth & Teen workshops for ages 4-18 at 11am, and adult workshops begin at noon.

 

Youth & Teen Workshops

11:00-11:50am
Imaginaction ages 4-8
Improv X ages 9-12
Youth Acting ages 9-12
Music Improv Basics ages 12-18
Clowning ages 12-18
Teen Improv ages 13-18
Teen Stand-up ages 13-18
Teen Acting ages 13-18

Adult Workshops

12:00-1:20pm
Clowning & Physical Comedy with Dean Evans
Stand-up with Brian Bowden
Writing TV & Film for Beginners with Terrance Brown
Working at The Second City with Matt Hovde and Anthony LeBlanc
Punch Up Your Script with Jokes! with Andy Eninger
Script Doctoring Workshop with Jay Steigmann and Tyler Dean Kempf—Sign-up is required. A maximum of 8 writers will be accepted. Submit a sketch of your choosing, no more than 5 pages to Jessica Antes. Please indicate that you want to attend the 12:00-1:20 section. Actors will be provided for the staged readings. Please submit by January 2.
Improv Jam with Jessica Mitolo

1:30-2:50pm
How Do I Get an Agent? with Maryann Ziesch, President of Actors Talent Group Inc.
Before They Were Famous with Matt Hovde
Directing Sketch Comedy and Creating a Running Orders with Anthony LeBlanc
Pitching Your Show/Marketing with Jay Macintosh, Rob Holmes, and Aaron Sjoholm
Stage Combat with Greg Poljacik
Comedic Songwriting with Jeff Bouthiette
Creating Characters with Rachael Mason
Improv Jam with John Hildreth
Script Doctoring Workshop with Jay Steigmann and Tyler Dean Kempf—Sign-up is required. A maximum of 8 writers will be accepted. Submit a sketch of your choosing, no more than 5 pages to Jessica Antes. Please indicate that you want to attend the 1:30-2:50 section. Actors will be provided for the staged readings. Please submit by January 2.

3:00-4:20pm
Long Form Improv with Ryan Archibald
Dramatic Improv with Rachael Mason
Writing Improv on Paper! with Joe Janes
Conservatory Audition Basics with Norm Holly
Music Improv Crash Course with Jeff Bouthiette
Movement with JulieAnn Graham
Crafting Your Story with Andy Eninger
Producing and Networking with Angie McMahon
Improv Jam with Jessica Mitolo