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Personal Storytelling

Tell it like it is… or was. First person storytelling shows are all the rage on stages and podcasts across the country. In this class, you will learn how to take true events from your own life and weave them into engaging performances. We will work on presentation, overcoming stage fright, story structure, different approaches, […]

Improv for School Teachers

Make life in your classroom easier. And more fun. No matter the age of your students, utilizing improvisation skills and games to supplement your personal teaching approach helps nurture new, dynamic ways of learning in the classroom. In this workshop, you will learn the basic principles of improv and how to apply those concepts to […]

Trusting Your Creative Impulse

Get out of your head and into the scene This workshop focuses on how performers can find intimacy and familiarity with their scene partners, and create relaxed atmospheres to use as a creative impulse to drive scene work. The exercises work on getting performers out of their heads and using their energy to focus on […]

Children’s Improv Workshop

Ages 10-15 In this Improv workshop for Young People we will start where it all begins, so no previous experience required. In this three hour workshop we will look at “yes, and…” – the basis of improv, storytelling and characters. Improv sharpens communication and public speaking skills. It also promotes fast thinking, engagement with ideas, […]

Techniques for Character Creation

Stop playing yourself Stuck in a rut of playing various versions of yourself onstage? Do you find yourself wishing your character work was more well-rounded? Tired of playing the same old characters onstage and need to get unstuck? This workshop will give participants several practical techniques that can be applied instantly or utilized in rehearsal […]

Rhyme and Reason

Doth not misseth this The Soothplayers are famous for making up Shakespeare plays on the spot. This workshop will help you hone the skills they use to do so, especially improvising in verse, playing with both sound and sense. We will focus on the aspects of Shakespearean style that offer us strong improvisation tools: luxuriating […]

Improv for Business Success

It’s not just for funny people There’s more to Improv than comedy. In fact, it’s more about learning to “React, Adapt & Communicate,” as well as stay focused and present in the moment at a very high level. This workshop led by the Founder of LMA Professional Development will help think on your feet and […]