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Musical Improv

Musical Improv Level 1 TERM 2 2015

Musical Improv Level 1 is for Improv students who have a little experience with Musical Improv. The goal of this 7-week class is to get the participants comfortable with singing and know their vocal abilities. Students experience a wide variety of musical performance games and fundamental musical skills.

$295+HST / $265+HST early registered

Prerequisite: Improv Level D or Intro to Musical Improv Intensive


Musical Improv Level 2 TERM 2 2015

Students learn music theory, songwriting, and different styles of music. Students are encouraged to bring in their own instruments. There are two performances scheduled for this term. One of the performances will be Second City archive songs.

$295+HST / $265+HST early registered

Prerequisite: Musical Improv Level 1 or Advanced Musical Improv Intensive


Musical Improv Level 3 TBA
This workshop is not offered every term. If you would like to be informed when it becomes available, please click here.

This course introduces longform improv technique into the study of improvised music. Students use longform formats to create completely improvised musicals. The class performances mirror formats like La Ronde and an Armando. The class examines the formats and replaces scenes and transitions with opening numbers, duets, ballads, quartets, revolution songs and reprises. Upon conclusion, the participants will have the ability to perform a complete improvised musical.

$295+HST / $265+HST early registered

Prerequisite: Musical Improv Level 2. Some Longform study is an asset.