TWI Goes Online Improv Workshop Level 1: The Joy of Improv Mondays
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 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.
Eight Mondays starting July 18, 2022 8:00PM-10:00 PM (GMT+8)
For this event, we are using Zoom. Instructions will be sent via your login email registered on Ticket2Me. Attend all sessions to complete the course.
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: Karl Echaluse is a teacher and alumni of Third World improv, the first improv school in the Philippines. In the past 7 years, he has taught and studied at different improv schools all around the world. He is also part of Third World Improv's house team, Housekeeping Improv and performs regularly with them along with other groups from around the world.
In 2021 he co-founded the ImprovisAsian Festival, the first online improv festival featuring Asian improvisers. Outside of improvising on stage, Karl is also a musical director for various improv groups in Manila. Karl loves doing all kinds of improv: short form, long form, slapstick, narrative, musical, and abstract. See Admission Rules tab.
Experience Level: Open to all levels. For ages 18 and above.
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 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 ▫️ you attend all sessions to complete the course
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.
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.