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Free Intro to Improv with Nick Kanellis
It's true! Now's your chance to try out our classes without paying a thing! No experience required AND plus, we add new dates and times every week so there's always something to fit your schedule. Open to all.
Nick Kanellis is an instructor, performer, and coach at the Magnet Theater. He was born and raised in Iowa City and began his theater and improv training at Northwestern University.
Nick spends a lot of his time working as a motion capture actor for 321Launch/Charlex, where he dons a spandex suit covered in reflective balls to do the movements for animated characters. He also works as an Improv/Theater/Creative Writing instructor with the Story Pirates and at the Calhoun School.
You can watch Nick do improv on Saturdays with his duo Trike (New York Times Critics Pick, Time Out New York Critics Pick, Splitsider Guide to Comedy-Best Weekly Shows) which the New York Times calls "reliably one of the best improv performances in the city."
You can watch Nick on your computer or television in Commercials for Pur Water, Pace Salsa, Topps Juicy Drop Candies, Quirky, Toys R Us, Lexus, and more.
Fun Facts: Nick is a two time New Yorker Caption Contest winner, a National Champion in Humorous Interpretation for the National Forensic League, and was Homecoming King at Northwestern University.
Full Session Schedule
Jun 18, 2019, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
at The Magnet Training Center
(22 West 32nd Street, bet. Broadway and 5th Ave., 10th floor)
- This class does not include a performance.