Longform 301: The Ensemble
This class is all about group dynamics. You will learn to navigate scenes with multiple characters, work on developing the groupmind with your ensemble, and find how your unique comedic voice can best serve your team. This class will help you learn to make support moves, analyze game mechanics, and use elements like movement, composition and music to add depth to scenes.
Sundays, 3 to 5:30 pm, March 8 to April 26 (with Dani Alon) (Note: Class will be in session on Easter Weekend)
Location: 441 MacLaren St, Suite 330
Eight weeks, 2.5 hours per class, one class show. $225 (+HST).
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: Register before 11:59 pm on Friday, February 14 for a 10% discount.
Prerequisite: Longform 201
CLASS POLICIES: There are no refunds or deferrals once class is in session (if you have to drop the class for whatever reason, there is the possibility of a discount to register for the next available class). Before registering, please read our policies on payment and other class expectations, to make sure that the class is right for you.
Dani Alon is the Artistic Director and Co-Founder of the Improv Embassy. She began improvising in 2009 in Toronto, where she performed weekly with the Impatient Theatre Co. from 2010 to 2012. She is a graduate of the Second City Conservatory and has studied at iO Chicago and UCB NY. She is currently a member of Ottawa sketch troupe Shit Hot Shit Show. Dani has also been doing stand-up since 2017 and is the creator and co-producer of The Fembassy, a comedy show for women and non-binary performers. Outside of the Embassy, she has taught and performed in Bristol, UK (Bristol Improv Theatre) and Sarasota, FL (Florida Studio Theatre) with “Mom & Dad” duo partner and Embassy co-founder Chris Hannay. The pair have also performed at the Big City Improv Festival in Toronto and Mprov in Montreal. Dani also works as an animator and designer (she made our logo!).