Improv Classes / Workshops

Current Improv Classes & Workshops

 

Jan 21

Level 1 - Improv Basics

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This Level 1 class begins on Tuesday, January 21st and runs through March 10th

Here is where it all starts! This 8-week class is designed to teach you the core concepts of improv including agreement, pattern and basic scene work. Students will learn how to work from the top of their intelligence to make choices that will become the building blocks of great scenes. Within a highly supportive and positive environment, students will explore and practice the core skills of improvisation. At Wage House, we strongly believe anyone can improvise, so this class is for everyone! Learn the fundamentals of improv and practice getting up on stage. Improv is great for anyone wanting to be a better performer, have more communication tools, work on public speaking, or just have fun! At the end of the class, you and your classmates will perform as a team in your very own show.

This course runs for 8 weeks, and each class is 3 hours long.

Please be advised this class will include some light to moderate physical activity.  Participants must be at least 16 years old.

Jan 25

Improv Workshop for Middle Schoolers!!

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

In this improv workshop, participants will unleash their creativity with fun improv games and scene work!! During this 3 hour workshop, we will introduce some short-form improv games that allow for creativity and collaboration. We will also introduce some of the basic skills of long-form improv and explore those elements within improvised scenes. 

This workshop is open to people currently enrolled in grades 6th through 8th at any school or program. There will be individual and group work involved as well as light to moderate physical activity.

Feb 13

Level 2 Musical Improv class

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In this 8 week class, experienced improvisers will build off the musical improv skills they learned in Level 1! Instructor Keith Munslow will break down how to create a story in Musical improv on the spot in a relaxed and supportive environment, and build musical scenes that use core improv elements combined with vocal and song-writing techniques. Prior improv and musical improv experience are required, you must have taken musical improv with Keith before to register for Level 2, please email contact@wagehouse.com for further details.

Feb 15

Teen Improv Workshop!!

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

In this improv workshop for teens, participants will unleash their creativity with fun improv games and scene work!! During this 3 hour workshop, we will introduce some short-form improv games that allow for creativity and collaboration. We will also introduce some of the basic skills of long-form improv and explore those elements within improvised scenes. 

This workshop is open to teens currently enrolled in grades 9th through 12th at any school or program. There will be individual and group work involved as well as light to moderate physical activity.

Feb 29

Improv Workshop for Middle Schoolers!!

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

In this improv workshop, participants will unleash their creativity with fun improv games and scene work!! During this 3 hour workshop, we will introduce some short-form improv games that allow for creativity and collaboration. We will also introduce some of the basic skills of long-form improv and explore those elements within improvised scenes. 

This workshop is open to people currently enrolled in grades 6th through 8th at any school or program. There will be individual and group work involved as well as light to moderate physical activity.

 

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Wage House offers improv classes and workshops year round. Our instructors care about giving you actual skills you can use on stage. Our improv philosophy is centered around ‘not improv-ing past your improv’. What’s that mean?…well it means we will teach you to hold on to what you create at the top of your improv scene and you’ll be able to use to for inspiration for the rest.  Oh, and, improv is useful in tons of ways besides the theater! People learn improv for public speaking, communication skills, building teamwork, and just for Fun! Basically you should take an improv class. Improv is growing in Rhode Island and Wage House is excited to be apart of your improv experience. Our theater is located in Pawtucket, which is very close to Providence and the East-side! Check back often to see what’s new!! 

Class Info

Wage House offers a variety of classes and workshops to people of all experience levels. We want to give you a space to learn, create and make stage magic.  Our goal is for your experience with us to be informative, fun and useful. Classes are designed to help our students become successful improvisers, equipped with tools and skills they can bring to the stage. The class environment is playful and supportive. The rigorous curriculum is lead by experienced instructors who care deeply about teaching and your development as an improviser.