||What is Improv Comedy?
The invention of comic sketches on the spot, based on suggestions from the audience.
Sometimes the scenes involve pre-set characters or structures, but the actual
content of each scene develops spontaneously onstage, as the actors cooperate to create
Who does It?
Anyone who likes to play with other people can learn to create and perform
improvisational comedy. We all have enormous amounts of comic and creative talent.
An Improv Comedy class teaches you how to free up that talent and how to focus it
into effective onstage presentation of your ideas.
What can an Improv Comedy class give you?
|Practice in "thinking on your feet", and expressing your ideas effectively and
|A chance to enjoy and expand your sense of humor|
|Lots of laughs|
|A chance to develop creative thinking skills|
|Confidence in your ability to handle whatever input comes your way|
|Playmates - similarly bright, creative, playful people|
Who teaches it?
Jacquie Lowell, ex-New Yorker, daughter of an
opera singer who grew up "playing with the Viking ships" backstage and
"getting Jupiter to give me rides on his electric cloud" while her father
rehearsed. Jacquie has acted, sung and danced professionally; has taught improv in
San Diego for the last 25 years; and has directed several improvisational comedy
performing troupes including Mixed Emotions, Out On A Whim, Planet Mirth,
Mission Improvible and Creative Urges. She also teaches creativity
workshops for business and education worldwide, and has been creativity consultant to
several school systems.
How can I get involved?
your chance to enjoy a variety of exercises
designed to spark creativity and humor in fun ways,
the next introductory
evening for beginners is:
Thursday, April 24, 2014 7:00–9:30pm
The cost is $20. Wear casual, comfortable clothing.
The ongoing beginners’ class will continue on Thursday nights, starting May 1.
Intermediate through performance classes are ongoing, with admission by interview or audition.
If you would prefer a class that meets earlier, let me know if Sundays would work for you, and what time (between 3-6pm) you'd like to start.
Give the gift of creativity.
Call or e-mail Jacquie below for class gift certificates.
information, contact Jacquie Lowell through the Internet at: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at: (858)