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February 2020

$20

Exploring Improv Workshop

February 22, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Lippard Room, 519 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504 United States
Register By: Feb 19
Ages: 18+

Instructor: Joe Blum Are you familiar with Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Upright Citizens Brigade or The Second City? This two hour workshop will introduce you to the concepts and skills of improvisational theater such as spontaneity, trust, agreement and listening. Basic improv skills are good not just for performing theater or improv, but also valuable in professional settings by helping you to think on your feet and communicate more effectively. No experience is necessary, only a willingness to get out of your comfort zone, get a little silly and have some fun. Instructor Bio: Joe Blum has been performing improv comedy for the past thirteen years in Los Angeles, Syracuse, NY and Minneapolis, MN. He currently performs with the Lynchburg improv troupe Adults With Crayons. Joe was a founding member of the Syracuse Improv Collective, producing comedy variety shows and developing an improv training center. He co-directed the Thumbs UPstate Improv Festival in Syracuse from 2011 – 2014. In addition to teaching improv classes at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, he has taught improv classes and workshops in his communities and enjoys helping others discover the magic of improv.

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May 2020

$200

Alumni Show

May 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm / Each Monday-Friday, until June 5.
Register By: May 1
Ages: 18 - 25

Registration opens January 27th at 9:00am. Cost: $200 before April 6 | $225 after April 6 _________________________________________________ We are thrilled to offer a performance opportunity for students previously in the Academy’s youth programs who are now in college and/or are young adults. This cast will be performing in our Historic Academy of Music Theatre. _________________________________________________ ABOUT THE SHOW: TBD _________________________________________________ Payment plans are available. Contact Kelly Posenauer at kposenauer@academycenter.org or (434) 528-3256 ext 304 for more information or payment plan options. Each student registered will receive a total of 2 free comp tickets (subject to availability). Shows:┬áJune 5 at 7pm, June 6 at 7pm

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