Newsletter Monday July 25, 2022, 8:59am - by seantaylor

Today (July 25th) is the last day to apply for The Circuit, a way for Magnet students to get more experience by performing with a team for a limited run of shows.
The Mixer, Magnet's open improv jam, returns Fri (7/29) & Fri (8/5) at 7pm. Free for students, $5 tickets for everyone else.
Sign-ups begin at 6:30pm
Want to earn credit toward classes? Learn about! our internship program.
New Offerings
Dennis Pacheco

Improv Level 1 (in-person)

Tuesdays (9/6) @6pm

Megan Gray

Improv Level 1 (in-person)

Tuesdays (9/13) @6:30pm

Michael Lutton

Improv Level 1 (in-person)

Wednesdays (8/17) @6pm

Improv Level 2 (in-Person)

Mondays (8/8) @8pm

Elana Fishbein

Improv Level 2 (in-person)

Saturdays (9/10) @4pm

Jamie Rivera

Improv Level 2 (in-person)

Mondays (9/12) @6pm

Louis Kornfeld

Improv Level 3 (in-person)

Mondays (8/15) @6pm

Cheryl Horne, Michael Lutton & Frank Spitznagel

Musical Improv Level 1 (in-person)

Saturdays (8/20) @2:30pm

Jacob Horn & Frank Spitznagel

Musical Improv Level Two (in-person)

Wednesdays (8/17) @6:30pm

Lanee' Sanders & Gregory Cornejo

Sketch Writing Level 3 (in-person show)

Tuesdays (8/16) @7pm

Rich Talarico

Developing Your Comedy Series Format (online)

Sundays (8/7) @5pm

Aaron Gold

Performing with Confidence (in-person)

Saturday (7/30) @11am

Armando Diaz

Sketch Writing Level One (online)

Wednesdays (8/24) @7pm

August Intensives
Michael Lutton & Frank Spitznagel

Musical Improv Level 1 Intensive (in-person)

Mon-Fri (8/15) @12pm

Louis Kornfeld

Improv Level 3 Intensive (in-Person)

Mon-Fri (8/22) @12pm

Adam Wade

Storytelling Intensive (in-person)

Tue-Thu (8/23) @10am

Ask an Improviser

"What is the most important improv lesson you ever learned?"

Performer Kevin Cragg
Magnet Theater
"The piece of improv advice that seems to have stuck with me and the one I continually go back to was given by Armando Diaz in a class early on. After a stretch of particularly horrible scenes, he stopped us and in an unusually raised voice said "It's very simple! All improv is is..." and he took his two hands and made them as if they were two people talking to each other. One hand said in a tone "rawr" and the other, in a different tone, responded "RAWR."

And that is all improv is. It isn't saying the funniest thing. It isn't predicting the scene before it happens. It is responding honestly to what is said in the moment."

Check out Kevin Cragg in The Little Big Show and ADX (Armando Diaz Experience)