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Improv Comedy: The Basics (Level 1)Grand Rapids Civic Theatre's School of Theatre Arts' Improvisational actor training program teaches improvisational comedy acting and is the first step to possibly joining Rapid Delivery Improv, the Civic's resident improv comedy troupe. The Rapid Delivery Improv outreach program provides a platform to perform for local organizations throughout the Grand Rapids area and to explore corporate training avenues. The training in Level 1 is geared toward the basic tenets of improv acting and developing the process of improv, teamwork, and spontaneity. Ideal for people hoping to perform improv, expand their performance abilities, or for those desiring to develop enhanced communication and creativity skills for use in their business and personal lives, all while working in a supportive and extremely fun environment. Instructor: Bart SumnerImprov Comedy: The Basics (Level 1) is open to adults at any level. Performers who complete Level 1 & 2 may be selected by the director to join Rapid Delivery Improv as a performing member of the troupe.
Lis Hatfield is a lover of improv and silliness. She is the Assistant Director of Civic Theatre's Rapid Delivery Improv, and a member of SALT Improv, Funny Girls (a comedy collective), and No Outlet Improv Troupe. Her training includes Second City Chicago, Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, and currently io Chicago. You can also find her performing in sketch shows (A Claschtick Christmas, The Sketches that Lived 1 and 2) or doing weird things online for comedy facebook page Last Retort. Lis also enjoys spreadsheets, over-thinking, singing at all times, and cats. So many cats.
30 N Division Ave
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Tel. 616.222.6653 Office Hours: 9am to 2pm M to F