TWI Goes Online Improv Workshop Level 1 Intensive: The Joy of Improv

Nov 29, 2021

About the Event

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 five synchronous 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.

November 29, 2021 (Mon) Dec 1 (Wed), 3 (Fri), 6 (Mon) and 8 (Wed) Total 5 sessions 7:30-10:30 PM (GMT+8)

No performance experience necessary. Open to participants in and outside of the Philippines. For ages 18 and above. Limited slots only. Pre-registration required.


About the Instructor Monica Cordero-Cruz has been performing with the Philippines premier improv theater group SPIT for 16 years and has been teaching Applied Improv for eight, in Metro Manila and all around the world. She has experience in academic and corporate training in various roles - be it facilitating or acting - for different groups and companies, the latest of which was a workshop for students of Tainan University of Technology in Taiwan. She is a founding member of Third World Improv, the first school dedicated to teaching the art of improvisation in the Philippines. Outside of improv, Monica is an Interior Designer and a mother of two.

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.

Admission Rules

For this event, we are using Zoom. Instructions will be sent via your login email registered on Ticket2Me.

Requirements To fully appreciate this program, attendees are expected to actively participate in the session. Please make sure that: ▫️ the latest version of Zoom (version 5.8.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

Be advised that this session may be recorded for internal evaluation purposes only. However, with the group's permission, a group picture will be taken to be posted in our social media channels. If you wish to not be included in the social media post, kindly switch off your camera while the group picture is being taken. Third World Improv reserves the right to refuse entry to anyone who interferes with the safety and well-being of other participants and the organization itself. Note that all sales are final and non-refundable.

About the Organizer

Third World Improv Inc.

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.

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