Shortform: (usually on Fridays)
fun and fast-paced improvised theatre, filled with scenes, songs, games, and lots of audience participation and suggestions.

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Longform: (usually on Saturdays)
full-length, narrative, genre-driven, completely improvised stories based on audience suggestions.

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Performance – Beginning Performance Ensemble with John Remak (#19-10-3042)

Beginning Performance Ensemble
Saturdays, 2:30pm – 5:30pm

October 5 – November 23, 2019
Bayfront Theater, San Francisco

Schedule: 8 sessions (once a week for 8 weeks), 4 performances
Class Time/Dates: 2:30-5:30p on Saturdays, October 5, 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 23
Performances: 4 performances on the Bayfront Theater stage, Sunday nights October 20, November 3, 17, 24
Class size: 8 students maximum 
Class length: 
3 hours (24 hours total of instruction)
Prerequisite: Studio Scenework and demonstrated Beginning Performance level skills via the BATS Skills Assessment

This 8-week workshop prepares you for your first performance in front of an audience by breaking down and covering these different core elements of performance:

  • Stage skills
  • Shape of show
  • Games (setting up, introducing, and playing)
  • Scenes (setting up, starting, and ending)
  • Audience interaction
  • Ensemble-building

You’ll learn new games and explore the balance between games and scenes for a well-crafted show. The Workshop includes four one hour performances.


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