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Improv Inspiration: Wit and Wisdom in an Instant Weekend of March 17-19, 2017

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This workshop is an adventure in releasing programmed patterns and discovering the delight of spontaneous creation. The joy of playing improvisational theatre games comes from surrendering to the process. Each game has focus points that allow you to suspend your accustomed automated and controlled thinking. The liberation that follows fully opens up your mind to imaginative freedom, your voice to new and surprising sounds, verbal humor, eloquence, and flowing physical grace in movement.
In this work, you are never alone. The easy-to-follow instructions and coaching tune you in with the other players, and when that connection is made, instantaneous creativity ensues. Once you’ve allowed yourself to join in, each improvised piece takes flight, with truly amazing results. The program is an experience of how wonderfully well life can flow when you get out of your own way, and the learning is what it means to be able to do that. It is also full of falling-down laughter.
All are welcome. This is an excellent entry workshop for first-timers to this work. Prior improv experience will be forgiven.

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