This is a four week workshop, running from August 14th-September 4th. Ensembles require performers to fulfill different tasks in order for shows to succeed, and different types of performers manifest different tendencies in pursuit of those goals. The focus of the class will be to understand general types to which performers gravitate, exploring the point-of-view of each of those types, and working to understand how to facilitate show success through that lens of cooperation. Participants will have the opportunity to play within natural tendencies in pursuit of refinement of personal style and to stretch into unfamiliar roles to gain a better understanding of alternative approaches to performance.
Instructor-Jorin Garguilo Jorin Garguilo began improvising at ComedyWorx in North Carolina (formerly ComedySportz-Raleigh) just after his 17th birthday. Following moving to Chicago in 2004 and completing classes at the iO Theater, Jorin has performed, directed, and taught across the city and the country. He performs regularly at iO and the Playground, as well as at CIC with the team Rainbow Deli.
Workshop will be limited to 16 actors. Prerequisite-1 year long form improvisation training, or instructor's approval. Cost is $90.
To enroll a 50% non refundable deposit of $45 is required paid through Brown Paper Tickets. Remaining balance is due first day of class paid via Check made out to Chemically Imbalanced Productions or Cash.
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1422 W Irving Park
Chicago, IL 60613