Spontaneity: The Art of Improvisation (One-day Workshop) (IMP101-FA)
"The essence of pleasure is spontaneity." -Germaine Greer
Improvisation, also known as 'winging it', 'ad-libbing' and 'speaking off the cuff', involves developing natural creative expression, improving communication and storytelling skills, and practicing acting and speaking without preparation, all while having fun!
Life can throw at us challenges that we haven't planned for on a daily basis. How can we deal with the unexpected with less stress and more ease and pleasure? In a positive, fun, and encouraging environment, participants will learn the foundations of improvisation through simple exercises and games that can be applied to any situation in everyday life where it may be necessary to problem solve with little preparation.
Regardless of your experience, background, or training, everybody can benefit from studying improvisation!
Bob Werley is a professional actor from the United States of America. He has performed in over 60 productions in 6 countries. Bob has been working with the Tokyo Comedy Store and the Pirates of Tokyo Bay for the past six years in order to master his skills in improv. During that time he has taught improv workshops at the US Embassy in Japan, Aoba International School in Japan, and various other schools throughout Asia. In addition to acting professionally as an actor and improviser, Bob has taught English at Waseda University, JR East, and Keio Junior High School. He is teaching at Temple Japan campus part-time in order to share his knowledge with others.
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