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Level 5: Improv Performance Study

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About the class

This class is the culmination of the IMPROV YOUR LIFE™ curriculum, integrating all of the tools and techniques learned over the previous levels to help students develop themselves into empowered comedians. By the end of this class students will possess all the necessary IMPROV skills allowing them to focus on their comedic LIFE skills. After completing the IMPROV YOUR LIFE™ program, students are eligible to audition for house teams and are encouraged to develop their own improv teams, sketch groups, stand-up material, or solo shows.

 

Prerequisite: Level 4: Advanced Scenework

Matt Higgins

Matt Higgins is an original member of Centralia, The Idiot Kings, and Burn Manhattan. His improvisation bears the indelible influence of director Shira Piven, and teachers Ralph Buckley, Paul Lazar, Josh Broder, and Paul Sills. Matt is an Andy Kaufman Award Finalist and his stand-up comedy has appeared on Comedy Central.  T.V. Credits include: The Jim Gaffigan Show, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, and Law and Order. Films include: Shadowboxer a Lee Daniels film. Under the tutelage of Seth Barrish, Matt developed his solo comedy JAM MAN STABLES. Currently, Matt and director Ed Malone are developing his newest solo venture, MATT HIGGINS IS GARY FLATLEY, which will play at The PIT April 28th and 29th. Matt’s taught improvisation for Second City (NYC), and led improv workshops at Yale School of Drama, Hampshire College, CUNY, and Temple University. He’s a founding member of UP Theater Company, and his credits with UP include: BROAD CHANNEL by James Bosley, K COMMA JOSEPH, by Kirby Fields, and ALL THE BEST INGREDIENTS, by James Bosley.

Class Schedule
Level 5: Improv Performance Study   Wed 06/12/19   7:00pm   134 West 29th Street New York, New York 10001 Register
Level 5: Improv Performance Study   Wed 06/19/19   7:00pm   134 West 29th Street New York, New York 10001
Level 5: Improv Performance Study   Wed 06/26/19   7:00pm   134 West 29th Street New York, New York 10001
Level 5: Improv Performance Study   Wed 07/03/19   7:00pm   134 West 29th Street New York, New York 10001
Level 5: Improv Performance Study   Wed 07/10/19   7:00pm   134 West 29th Street New York, New York 10001
Level 5: Improv Performance Study   Wed 07/17/19   7:00pm   134 West 29th Street New York, New York 10001
Level 5: Improv Performance Study   Wed 07/24/19   7:00pm   134 West 29th Street New York, New York 10001
Level 5: Improv Performance Study   Wed 07/31/19   7:00pm   134 West 29th Street New York, New York 10001
Grad Show | Level 5 Improv | Higgins 8/4   Sun 08/04/19   6:00pm   The Striker Stage 123 E 24th St (b/t Park & Lex) New York, NY 10010 Register