Without question, improv is one of the most underdeveloped skills in many of today’s actors. Those who are booking the most have a strong foundation in Improvisation and use it extensively in the audition process and on set.
Stories evolve. On set, direction can change on the spot. In the audition room, anything goes. Actors need to have the ability to listen, adapt, and think on their feet to perform successfully with whatever is thrown at them. They need to learn the art of Improvisation!
Improvisation is without question one of the most under-developed skills of today’s actors. From comedy to open theatre, Improvisation has the ability to turn a good actor into a great one.
A strong foundation and training in Improvisation is essential for actors who are serious about auditioning and performing on set. This improv class focuses on the fundamentals of Improvisation: Listening, Accepting, Impulse, Trust, Offers, Group Mind, Narrative Basics, and Character Basics. Through the use of theatre games and exercises, this class will build confidence in both new and seasoned performers.
In this class you will learn and implement:
When you study at Vancouver Acting School, you receive more than a simple class. Vancouver Acting School is housed within a full-fledged casting facility, with creative industry professionals working on a regular basis. In addition to a working atmosphere, students at Vancouver Acting School get the Competitive Advantage, putting them a step above the rest.
Learn from working actors:
Multiple performance opportunities every year:
Free coaching for film & television auditions:
Incredible discounts on VAS workshops:
Free mentoring on both your craft and your business:
*Please note that this staple of our offerings is now a 12 week minimum, like all other classes.
Instructor: Ed Witzke (1 class per week, for 12 weeks)