Level One: The Principles of Improv

Level One: The Principles of Improv with Rick Andrews

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Class Description

Simply put, you'll learn to improvise. In Level One, students will get onstage immediately and explore the fundamental principles of improvisation through exercises in agreement, commitment, spontaneity and listening. Sessions are designed so students will build a strong foundation as a confident performer. You will amaze yourself with your new found skills at the class graduation performance in front of your friends and family. This show is always fun and usually the highlight of most people's lives. Open to all.

Instructor: Rick Andrews

Rick Andrews is a teacher and performer at The Magnet Theater, and has been studying, performing, and teaching improvisation since 1999. He began improvising with Improv Boston, and continued with a stint in Saint Louis, MO. He has been fortunate to learn from many improv greats, including Armando Diaz, Ed Herbstman, Joe Bill, Mark Sutton, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts, Will Luera, Jill Bernard, and more.

Rick has taught workshops at improv festivals across the country, including the Boston Improv Festival, Baltimore Improv Festival, Black Box Atlanta, and many more. He co-produces Duofest, an annual festival of improv duos in Philly, PA. He has taught improvisation to people as old as 75 and as young as 6, and has done workshops for production companies and zoos alike.

He enjoys running, putting words on pages, thinking about the brain, and he loves improv more than anything.

Full Session Schedule


Session Schedule*

  • Aug 23, 2020, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
    at Zoom (Instructor will send info)
    (cyberspace)
  • Aug 30, 2020, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
    at Zoom (Instructor will send info)
    (cyberspace)
  • Sep 6, 2020, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
    at Zoom (Instructor will send info)
    (cyberspace)
  • Sep 13, 2020, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
    at Zoom (Instructor will send info)
    (cyberspace)
  • Sep 27, 2020, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
    at Zoom (Instructor will send info)
    (cyberspace)
  • Oct 4, 2020, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
    at Zoom (Instructor will send info)
    (cyberspace)
  • Oct 11, 2020, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
    at Zoom (Instructor will send info)
    (cyberspace)
  • Oct 18, 2020, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
    at Zoom (Instructor will send info)
    (cyberspace)

Show Schedule*

  • This class does not include a performance.