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Online Ten Styles of Scenes Improv Course

Description: The fundamentals and joys of really great scene work
About this Event
This Intermediate course runs every Wednesday evening fro 10 weeks from 9th September to 11th November, 7.30 pm-9.30 pm.

Intermediate (3/6 months+ regular improv) These classes will be opportunities to add tools to your growing toolbox. Normally these classes will expect players to be confident playing scenes. These classes will provide practice and specific new skills.

When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.

In this new course, you will concentrate on the fundamentals and joys of really great scene work. No frills, no structures, just two people and (sometimes) a suggestion. Over ten weeks, Artistic Director Jules Munns will introduce you to ten styles of scene drawn from different improv traditions, You will look at how they are structured, what powers them and when they might be used.

Treating this not as a set of restrictions, but as useful tools and shortcuts to shape your scenes, you will learn how to get the most out of your scene and therefore have the most fun. You will gain an understanding of how you like to play and what you can bring to a scene, as well as expanding your range and flexibility of play by learning how to combine different scene types.

This course covers:

“Let me tell you something” – Point of view scenes
“I thought I was the only one” – Agreement scenes
“You know what I like about you?” – Relationship scenes
“Will you make me the happiest man?” – Genre/expectation scenes
“Wait what?” – Platform/tilt scenes
“If you will let me explain” – Frustration scenes
“It is as the prophecy foretold!” – Protagonist scenes
“Johnson, sit down” – Game/premise scenes
“As I was saying” – Multi-part scenes
“Everybody get in here” – Groups scenes
With a maximum of 12 attendees, Ten Styles of Scenes is taught by Jules Munns. Jules performs with the Maydays and Impromptu Shakespeare, as well as being one-half of Ten Thousand Million Love Stories. He has performed and taught across the world, from Finland to Pakistan, Malawi to Canada. He creates improv blogs and podcasts and performs online for the Nursery.
Location: Online Zoom Room
URL: https://www.themaydays.co.uk/event/online-ten-styles-of-scenes-improv-course/
Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Repeat Type: Daily;Count=25
Access: Public
Created by: Lel Daniels
Updated: Tuesday, August 11, 2020 7:32pm GMT