Wed, Jan 11|
Improv 301: For Experienced Improvisers
Improv 301 is the perfect class for graduates of Improv 201 or improvisers with some experience who are looking to learn new skills and take their improv to the next level!
Time & Location
Jan 11, 2023, 7:00 p.m. – Mar 01, 2023, 9:00 p.m.
Victoria, 1975 Bee St, Victoria, BC V8R 5E6, Canada
Improv 301 is the perfect class for graduates of Improv 201 or improvisers with some experience who are looking take their improv to the next level.
This workshop will expand on skills taught in Improv 201, with a focus on classic short-form games from shows like Theatresports or Whose Line is It, Anyways with an exploration of longform improv styles similar to Middleditch and Schwartz or the Upright Citizen's Brigade.
This 8-week course runs every Wednesday night from January 11th to March 1st, 7-9pm.
At the end of the 8 week course, there will be a performance for invited family and friends on Friday March 3rd. Hosted by instructor Kevin Matviw, students will have the chance to show off their new skills in a relaxed and supportive atmosphere!
ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR:
Kevin Matviw has been performing improv comedy for 27 years. 15 of those years were spent in Toronto's highly competitive comedy scene, where he became a three-time Toronto Theatresports Champion. Past performance credits include: S#@t My Mayor Says, Best. Monday. Ever. and The Dysfunctional Holiday Revue for The Second City National Touring Company, Best of the Second City at JFL42 and The Best is Yet to Come Undone as an understudy for The Second City Mainstage. He has been featured in various commercials on TV and radio and can be seen improvising on the Food Network’s hidden camera show Giving You the Business. Kevin’s work has been featured in Canada’s National Post, the Canadian Comedy Award winning sketch troupe The Sketchersons, Cracked.com and at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Kevin was the assistant director of the Dora Award Winning One Night Only, a fully improvised two-act musical. Kevin’s musical comedy duo Death Ray Cabaret was named Best of Fringe, Outstanding Production and Outstanding Performance in the Toronto Fringe.
Kevin also taught at the legendary Second City Training Centre in Toronto for 12 years. He taught a range of workshops from specialty classes, Levels A-E, the Longform Conservatory Program, The Second City Conservatory Program and the Sketch Writing Program. Many of his former students are successful actors and writers in the Canadian entertainment industry.
Improv 301$295.00+$7.38 service fee