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Active Improv Student Showcase Winter 2020
Join Ben and David of Active Improv!
Session 1: THURSDAYS 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/18, 2/20, 2/27, 3/5
Performance date: March 7 at 6PM
We’re excited to offer you another great opportunity to do more Improv! Our Student Workshop is a great place for you to play more and more short form improv games. In our workshops we’ll teach and play as many short-form games as we can in an hour. All students ages 10-13 are welcome to participate in our workshops. We encourage students who have previously taken one of our classes to stop by and to bring their binders so they can freshen up on their improv skills. We also would like to welcome all students that are new to improv to join us for a fantastic event where they’ll make friends, learn new games and laugh along the way.
David has improvised and acted throughout Illinois for over a decade. He has performed for Comedy Sportz, Arc Theatre Chicago, The Public House Theatre, pH Theatre, Second City, and The Playground Theatre. In addition to performing, David also teaches Improv and acting for all ages and conducts leadership and team-building workshops. He also participates in simulated police training exercises for the Vernon Hill Police Department.
Ben started his Improv Tenure at Carthage College where he was a part of the Improv troupe Merely Players for 3 glorious years. While part of Merely Players, he participated in the College Improv Tournament. After Graduation, it didn’t take long for him to sign up for classes at Improv Olympic in Chicago, IL. He has performed at the Playground Theater, pH Theater, and Second City to name a few.
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