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Thursday Night Live!: Comedic Improv for Adults

Thursday Night Live!: Comedic Improv for Adults

Instructor: Kate Kelly

Six-Week Session: TBD
(6:00pm-9:00pm)

Price: $349

Live from Boston Casting, it’s Thursday NIGHT!

Join us at Boston Casting for our new comedic improvisation class for adults, Thursday Night Live. This fast-paced class will culminate in the development of an abbreviated form of the popular Saturday Night Live television show, which will be professionally filmed and edited and made into a DVD for the class.

This six-week class will start with short-form and long-form improvisation exercises, character development, movement training, and improv scene construction. Various improv skits and full scenes will be created by the students with the direction of the instructor and constructed into an entertaining extravaganza.

Furthermore, in this class students will…
• Learn how to think faster and more creatively
• Gain confidence and become a better public speaker
• Tap into their comedic voices
• Perform better in auditions and on their feet
• Create fully developed characters and hone your on-stage persona
• Have a blast!

Kate Kelly, a member of the Screen Actors Guild and Actors Equity Association, has been a professional actor and teacher for over fifteen years. She holds an M.A. in Theatre Education from Emerson College and has worked as an actor all over New England. Kate has performed at theaters including The American Repertory Theatre, The Publick Theater of Boston, Worcester Foothills Theater Company, Raven Theatricals, and The New Playhouse at Hampton. She has also appeared in commercials and videos for clients including Dunkin’ Donuts, Ann Taylor, Barnes & Noble, Sheraton Hotels, and PBS. Kate is the former director of member services for StageSource in Boston, and is currently a faculty member at Boston Casting’s Media Performance Institute, an associate professor in Theatre at Curry College and a drama specialist for the Waltham Public Schools. With Boston Casting, she has assisted in casting various projects, from the ballerinas in 2007′s THE GAME PLAN to last season’s contestants on DEAL OR NO DEAL.

 

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