Sustaining Scenes (with Adam Cawley)



You’ve participated in an opening, listened to a monologue or started from nothing, then you initiate a scene. Cool. Now what? Well, you’ve got to sustain that scene for up to 3-5 minutes. In this class you’ll learn how to break scenes down into two parts. Verse and Chorus. Information and fun. We can create multiple paths for heightening characters, environment and physicality. Cause we all like being on stage longer, ya?

Wednesdays, 7 to 9 pm, August 5 – 26 (with Adam Cawley)

Experience: A year of improv experience

The course price is $100 (+HST). We have two free spots for applicants of our Inclusion Scholarship, prioritized for Black and Indigenous students (the deadline to apply is Monday, July 27 at 11:59pm — recipients will be notified by the end of the week).

This course will be run online using Zoom. We recommend downloading the program in advance:

An alumnus of The Second City Mainstage, The Just for Laughs Festival and a three time Canadian Comedy Award winner – including Canada’s Best Male Improviser. A recurring actor on Baroness Von Sketch Show and Workin’ Moms (also a writer) Adam lives in Los Angeles and teaches/coaches at Second City Hollywood, Westside Comedy Theatre and as a co-host of The Backline Podcast, tours the world teaching and performing improv.

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