Improvisation is a form of theater that allows for an almost limitless approach to what is possible for a performer to embody. An improviser can play a character with a background or outlook wildly divergent from their own and the audience will follow the most extreme choices as long as the emotional reality remains intact. Andrew will put students through a series of scenes and exercises designed to push for unusual and surprising choices all while maintaining a firm grounding in emotional reality.
Prerequisite: Improv 201
Date: April 15th, 2017
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Class Location: Philly Improv Theater, 2030 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 (get map), Main Stage (first floor)
Instructor: Andrew Tisher
About Andrew: Andrew Tisher is an actor, writer and director from Napa, CA. He spent several years in Chicago where he performed at the Annoyance, Upstairs Gallery, and at the iO Theater. He currently lives in Brooklyn where he hosted The Holy Fuck Comedy Hour and taught Levels 1, 2 and 3 at the Annoyance Theater. He performs weekly with the improv teams Michael Jordan Steakhouse and Selfish Green Men. His credits include Late Night With Seth Meyers, The Chris Gethard Show, Sunset Peak and IFC’s Video Frogs.