This course serves as an introduction to improvisational theater and its enriching techniques for finding joy in everyday life through specialized online, real-time video interactions. Through eight syncronous sessions, students are introduced to the fundamental principles of improv and its practical applications with short form games that inculcate the philosophies and methods unique to Third World Improv.
PHL / HKG / TPE (GMT+8) 8:00-10:00 PM
7 Wednesdays and 1 Friday
Oct 28, Nov 4, Nov 11, Nov 13 (Fri), Nov 18, Nov 25, Dec 2, Dec 9
No performance experience necessary. Open to participants in and outside of the Philippines. For ages 18 and above. Limited slots only. Pre-registration required.
See Admission Rules tab.
Chester Cruz has been performing with the premier improvisational theater group, SPIT, since 2006. He has performed in various venues from small cafes and schools, and train stations to auditoriums all around the Philippines as well as festivals in Chicago and New York City, USA. He is the Technical Director for Manila Improv Festival. He also has experience teaching both performance and applied improv through Third World Improv, the first learning institution of its kind in the Philippines.
Third World Improv Goes Online! An exciting line-up of workshops, classes, and lectures made especially so they can be done online during the quarantine. After all, improvising is all about saying yes to the moment and adapting.
For this event, we are using Zoom. Instructions will be sent via your login email registered on Ticket2Me.
To fully appreciate this program, please make sure that:
▫️ the latest version of Zoom (version 5.2.x) is installed on your device with working camera, speakers/earphones and mic. Desktop/laptop preferred. One device per participant
▫️ you have stable internet connection
▫️ you are situated in a place with ample privacy, good lighting, minimal background noise and enough space for you to stand up and fully stretch your arms out to both sides
▫️ you are not in a moving vehicle or in the middle of a meal
▫️ you can come 15 minutes earlier so we can start on time
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Set up in 2015 by the members of the pioneering improv group SPIT, Third World Improv aims to produce improv practitioners who are authentic, innovative, culturally and socially relevant and a lot of fun.