Armando Diaz Workshop: Intensive Listening/Empowered Reacting
There is no getting around it, Improv is a collaborative art form and the greatest rewards come when players really connect with each other in the scene. To do this we must go beyond listening on superficial level and learn listen to the truth underneath. When you can really open yourself to your scene partner you will create stronger connections and agreement and find the scene quicker. It will also lead to more truthful and inspired reactions and much more rewarding work.
Armando is widely regarded as one of the best improv teachers in New York City and beyond. His list of teaching credits is a long one: the ImprovOlympic Theater, Victory Gardens Theater, The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, NYU and Michael Howard Studios. He has trained dozens of actors who have performed or written for Saturday Night Live, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Mad TV, and The Daily Show.
A Chicago native, Armando studied improv under Del Close at the ImprovOlympic, Mick Napier at the Annoyance, and graduated from the Second City Conservatory. He performed in and helped create one of the most popular improvised longforms in Chicago, "The Armando Diaz Experience...." For the last decade, "the Armando" has been performed weekly in Chicago, and is now taught and performed in many other cities including Los Angeles and New York. In addition to writing and producing short films, Armando wrote sketches for the show Upright Citizens Brigade on Comedy Central, and has performed on Late Night with Conan O'Brien.
This workshop takes place on Saturday 7th June, 11am-5pm at The Nursery Training Centre, London Bridge. The workshop is limited to 14 places. Please note that course fees are non-refundable when paid.
The Nursery Training Centre, Capital House (View)
Weston Street (North end)
London SE1 3QD
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|