Free Improv Class

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Walnut Creek Libraries - Walnut Creek
Oak View Room

Event Details

Free Improv Class for Ages 10-15.

Wednesday May 29 4:30-6 pm Oak View Room

“With improv, it’s a combination of listening and not trying to be funny…” Kristen Wiig

In this class, students will be introduced to basic concepts of comedy improv such as “yes and” (enthusiastically accepting what is offered), “group mind” (listening to each other and working as a team) and “space object work” (miming). Using warm-up exercises and improv “structures”, they will be encouraged to trust their instincts, think on their feet and support each other (it is said that a good improviser is one who makes his or her teammates look good). They will also laugh a lot!

Geri Engberg studied improv at Improv Boston in Cambridge, MA. She’s been teaching improv classes, workshops and camps for kids and teens around the East Bay for the past 7 years. She also teaches adult classes and offers improv for organizations. Her website is www.perfectlywhelmed.com.

Registration suggested as space is limited. Sponsored by the Walnut Creek Library Foundation. For special accommodations, please contact the Library with 72 hours notice.
Event Type(s): Special Events (Teen), Library Program
Age Group(s): Middle School (Grades 6-8), Teens (12-17), High School (Grades 9-12)

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