Level 3 Improv | January 9 | Sarah Ashey

About the class

This class will help students to use their knowledge of the IMPROV YOUR LIFE™ philosophy as applied to scenework to create a fully-formed improvised show. Students will focus on developing stronger relationships between characters, using walk-ons and tag-outs to enrich the funny, pacing through editing, heightening scenes, three-beat structure, and making connections between scenes. Students will leave this level understanding how to perform a standard long form structure.

(Please note all instructors are subject to change without notice)

Sarah Morgan Ashey

Sarah Morgan Ashey is a Tennessee born, New York based actress, comedian, writer and baker whose work has been featured across film, digital and stage.  She got her start in various independent films after completing the acting conservatory program at Michael Howard Studios in 2006. She holds a BA in Theatre Arts from The University of the South and is a graduate of the 2018-2019 Acting Apprentice Company at The Barrow Group.

A seasoned improviser, Sarah performs weekly on a House Team here at the Peoples Improv Theater, where she was awarded a full scholarship and is a current member of their faculty – offering both intro and advanced classes to aspiring comedians. Additionally, she is a proud member of Story Pirates – an organization known for adapting stories written by kids into sketch comedy!

Her original written works have been performed in the Tennessee Women’s Theater Festival, The Boston Comedy Arts Festival, the New York Sketch Festival and more. Sarah is the co-writer of the musical, A Hardboiled Christmas, which was professionally produced at the Boiler Room Theater in Nashville, TN. Her TV pilot script, Flying Blind, co-created with her writing partner, Frankie Johnson, was named a winner in the First Ten Pages Screenplay Competition. She also contributed to and hosted the popular digital series, The Name Dame, produced by Scary Mommy, garnering an average of over 700,000 views per video on Facebook.

She currently resides in Brooklyn with her husband Paul and is the proud co-owner, founder and pastry maker of Kings Kolache, a popular Brooklyn based bakery featured on the Today Show, NPR and Bon Appétit Magazine.

 

Class Schedule
  Thu 01/09/20   7:00pm   134 West 29th Street New York, New York 10001
  Thu 01/16/20   7:00pm   134 West 29th Street New York, New York 10001
  Thu 01/23/20   7:00pm   134 West 29th Street New York, New York 10001
  Thu 01/30/20   7:00pm   134 West 29th Street New York, New York 10001
  Thu 02/06/20   7:00pm   134 West 29th Street New York, New York 10001
  Thu 02/13/20   7:00pm   134 West 29th Street New York, New York 10001
  Thu 02/20/20   7:00pm   134 West 29th Street New York, New York 10001
  Thu 02/27/20   7:00pm   134 West 29th Street New York, New York 10001
  Thu 03/05/20   7:00pm   The PIT Loft