Longform Improv 201
This class is all about creating killer improv scenes. We delve deep into the dynamics of a scene, working on building strong relationships between characters, making the most of our stage presence and escalating humour by finding the “game” of the scene.
Wednesdays, 6:30 to 9 pm, January 2 to February 20 (with Deborah Ring)
*PLEASE NOTE*: January/February classes will be taught on the first floor of Arts Court (2 Daly), in the boardroom of the Ontario Arts Council.
(Accessibility: The building has an accessible entrance and washrooms but the boardroom is down a short set of steps. If you require assistance or have questions please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org)
Eight weeks, 2.5 hours per class, one class show. $205 (+HST)
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: Register before 11:59 pm on Sunday, December 16 for 10% discount.
Prerequisite: Longform 101
Angus MacDonald, an avid consumer of improv, started taking classes with Experimental Farm Theatre in January, 2015. Within a year he was performing in various EFT shows and is a founding member of Trevor Comedy. Angus was also part of the trio Bro Bro Bro Your Boat (with Chris Hannay and Tuong La) that won Crush Improv’s ‘Bout Time tournament. Angus continues taking classes and workshops and experiencing as much improv as he can so he can keep learning.
Deborah Ring is a comedian and writer. Deborah has a degree in theatre from York University and a post-graduate certificate in scriptwriting from Algonquin College. She studied at the Second City Conservatory in Toronto, the iO Theatre in Chicago and the Upright Citizens Brigade in New York. As part of the LadyBusiness and Disco Taxi troupes, she’s been an official selection to improv and sketch comedy festivals across North America, and won the Outstanding Comedy Award at the 2012 Ottawa Fringe Festival. She coaches improv troupe Trevor.