Take a Class!
- Magnet Drop-Ins
- Free Intro Class
- Level One: The Principles of Improv
- Level Two: Intro to Long Form
- Level Three: The Harold
- Level Four: Senior Project
- Youth Program
- Camp Magnet
- Level Five: Intro to the Conservatory
- Conservatory Skills
- Conservatory Performance
- Team Performance Workshop
Writing / Sketch
All (Improv, Sketch, Electives)
Free Intro to Musical Improv with Michael Lutton & Frank Spitznagel
It's true! Now's your chance to try out our classes without paying a thing! No experience required?plus, we add new dates and times every week so there's always something to fit your schedule. Open to all.
Michael has been a Magnet instructor since 2011. He has travelled the country performing in festivals and has taught workshops in Boston and Washington, DC. He has also taught several corporate and team-building workshops.
He began improvising in 2006, and was lucky to train with teachers such as Armando Diaz, Rachel Hamilton, James Eason, and Tara Copeland.
Michael currently teaches Level 1, Level 4: Monoscene, Musical Improv Level 1 and Musical Improv Level 3.
In addition to his teaching duties, Michael is the Director of the Musical Improv Program at the Magnet.
Frank Spitznagel is the Musical Director at Magnet Theater and a piano accompanist who frequently plays for such improv groups as I Eat Pandas, Veal, The Made-Up Musical, Gusto, and many others. He is a graduate of the Boston Conservatory of Music, where he studied piano performance. His work can be heard on several studio recordings. Frank has composed for Comedy Central and the Aspen Comedy Festival. He accompanied Itzhak Perlman in an original jazz composition by Benny Golson at Lincoln Center. He also played the American premiere of The Hired Man Off-Broadway. He has been musical director for productions such as Nunsense (all incarnations), A Chorus Line, Chicago City Limits, and several original musicals.
Full Session Schedule
Jun 23, 2019, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
at The Magnet Training Center
(22 West 32nd Street, bet. Broadway and 5th Ave., 10th floor)
- This class does not include a performance.