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Scene Hacks: Theatricality and Building Characters

DATE: 17th June
TEACHER: Christian Capozzoli (USA)
TIMES: 2pm – 6pm
DURATION:
4 hours
ADDRESS: Balletschule, Worringer Straße 1, Düsseldorf

Take advantage of this MEGA cool chance to meet Christian Capozzoli and participate in one of his famous workshops

In this improv workshop, we will employ commitment and justification to lend significance, importance, and tension to scenes, resulting in impactful and thought-provoking performances that captivate audiences and invite deeper exploration. By providing your characters with an internal perspective, you will effortlessly infuse your characters and scenes with depth, perspective, and a unique point of view that immediately grabs attention.

Where: Dusseldorf – Ballet School

When: Saturday, June 17th, 4 Hours

Instructor: Christian Capozzoli

Language: English

Cost: €80

To book your workshop spot, contact Albert@impromix.de

You can also pay Christian Capozzoli directly via paypal:             

                                                                               

About the teacher:

Christian Capozzoli is an exceptional improv artist and teacher, recognized globally for his remarkable talent. With his widely acclaimed one-man show, Nutso Facto, captivating audiences across North America and Europe, he has garnered high praise from prestigious publications like the New York Times and the Post. In his book, Aerodynamics of Yes: The Improviser’s Manual, Christian equips readers with invaluable tools to unleash their imaginations and foster a culture of celebration.

As a teacher, Christian’s expertise in the art of spontaneous storytelling shines through. Drawing from his extensive experience and profound understanding of improvisation techniques, he empowers students to unlock their creative potential on stage. His dynamic teaching style, fueled by an authentic passion for the craft, inspires and motivates aspiring improvisers to take bold risks, trust their instincts, and embrace the collaborative joy of improvisation.

Under Christian’s guidance, students not only develop crucial skills in character development, scene work, and crafting compelling narratives but also experience a transformative mentorship. Dedicated to nurturing the growth of his students, Christian Capozzoli goes above and beyond to help them excel in the world of improv. His impact as an influential teacher is profound, shaping the next generation of talented performers in this captivating art form.

Christian Capozzoli

https://www.christiancapozzoli.com/

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July 2 – Improv Jam for everyone

Join us for an Open Improv Jam, a meetup event designed for everyone who loves to engage in playful improvisation!

Get ready to unleash your creativity as we come together to improvise in English. Whether you’re an experienced performer or completely new to improv theatre, this event is perfect for you. It’s your chance to step into the spotlight and experience the thrill of being on stage!

Prepare for an exciting and diverse lineup of scenes, ensuring a colorful and dynamic experience for all. Our improv mantra is a resounding “Yes!” as we embrace spontaneity and collaboration.

Not keen on taking the stage? No worries!
You’re more than welcome to sit back, watch, and cheer on the performers.

There’s no pressure to participate if you’d rather enjoy the show from the audience.

Admission is just 5€, offering you access to an evening filled with laughter and entertainment. As an added bonus, every player who takes the stage will receive a complimentary drink as a token of our appreciation.

Mark your calendars and join us for an unforgettable night of open improv jamming. Let your imagination run wild and let’s create some magical moments together!

The stage is in the basement of the pub. Please use the side entrance opposite the Kommödchen venue.

O’Reilly’s Irish Bar

Mutter-Ey-Straße 1 · Düsseldorf

Sign up via email or Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/dusseldorf-english-improv-jam-open-stage/

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English improvisation in Cologne on the 8th of June

DATE: 8th June
TEACHER: Albert Schimmel
TIMES: Thursday 7.00pm – 9.00pm
COURSE DURATION:
Drop in
ADDRESS: CLOUTH 104 | The Green Room – Niehler Str 104 Cologne , 2nd / upper floor Entrance “D”

Yes AND

Join us for our Improv DROP IN workshops, a fun and pressure-free improvisation class suitable for all levels, from acting professionals to absolute beginners. No previous experience is necessary and all language levels are welcome.

Our main focus is on having a great time and trying new things, with the added benefits of increased confidence, stress relief, laughter, new friendships and spontaneous bursts of joy! Each drop-in workshop has a different theme, with plenty of opportunities to play and experiment.

Workshops run for two hours from 7pm to 9pm and cost €12 per session. Afterwards we socialise in a nearby pub for those interested.

We require online bookings and space is limited to 16 participants, so book early to avoid disappointment.

Cost:

Price: 12 EUR (register by e-mail and pay by bank transfer).
13,96 EUR via Eventbrite due fees.

Our workshops take place in a positive, safe and non-judgmental environment and we cover the basics of improvisation, including understanding character and status, acceptance and building, storytelling, status games and short games.

Didn’t sign up in time? No problem, just get on the waiting list and you’ll be notified when a spot opens up.

If for some reason you can’t come, you can transfer your booking to a friend or another improviser who can come in your place!
Bookings are non-refundable and cannot be transferred from one date to the next.

If you’re looking to unleash your creativity, make connections, step out of your comfort zone, gain more confidence, feel more open and positive, and have fun, then our workshops are perfect for you!

IMPORTANT:
The room is a bit hard to find as it is brand new and google maps may direct you in the wrong direction! It used to be a factory which was recently renovated and completely rebuilt for new purposes.

The best way to enter the building is the entrance next to the restaurant XII Apostel. At the inner courtyard you will find the entrance “D”.

To respect the time of all participants, we ask everyone to arrive between 18:50 and 18:55 latest so that the event can start on time.

CLOUTH 104 | Address Niehler Str 104, 2nd / upper floor Entrance “D”

In case you come by car there is a parking lot directly under the building
(Entrance Seekabel Str.).

Sign up now by emailing albert@impromix.de for more information.

About the teacher:

As a drama teacher and experienced improviser, I run workshops for expats and anyone interested in improvisation theatre. Corporate workshops I offer via my company: www.improvtrainingworks.com

Improvisation isn’t just for actors and comedians. It has the potential to benefit everyone. Whether your goal is to become more confident in social situations, sharpen your wit, or just have a good time.

Cheers !

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English Improv in Cologne 25 May

DATE: 25th May
TEACHER: Albert Schimmel
TIMES: Thursday 7.00pm – 9.00pm
COURSE DURATION:
Drop in
ADDRESS: CLOUTH 104 | The Green Room – Niehler Str 104 Cologne , 2nd / upper floor Entrance “D”

Yes AND

Join us for our Improv DROP IN workshops, a fun and pressure-free improvisation class suitable for all levels, from acting professionals to absolute beginners. No previous experience is necessary and all language levels are welcome.

Our main focus is on having a great time and trying new things, with the added benefits of increased confidence, stress relief, laughter, new friendships and spontaneous bursts of joy! Each drop-in workshop has a different theme, with plenty of opportunities to play and experiment.

Workshops run for two hours from 7pm to 9pm and cost €12 per session. Afterwards we socialise in a nearby pub for those interested.

We require online bookings and space is limited to 16 participants, so book early to avoid disappointment.

Our workshops take place in a positive, safe and non-judgmental environment and we cover the basics of improvisation, including understanding character and status, acceptance and building, storytelling, status games and short games.

Didn’t sign up in time? No problem, just get on the waiting list and you’ll be notified when a spot opens up.

If for some reason you can’t come, you can transfer your booking to a friend or another improviser who can come in your place!
Bookings are non-refundable and cannot be transferred from one date to the next.

If you’re looking to unleash your creativity, make connections, step out of your comfort zone, gain more confidence, feel more open and positive, and have fun, then our workshops are perfect for you!

IMPORTANT:
The room is a bit hard to find as it is brand new and google maps may direct you in the wrong direction! It used to be a factory which was recently renovated and completely rebuilt for new purposes.

The best way to enter the building is the entrance next to the restaurant XII Apostel. At the inner courtyard you will find the entrance “D”.

To respect the time of all participants, we ask everyone to arrive between 18:50 and 18:55 latest so that the event can start on time.

CLOUTH 104 | Address Niehler Str 104, 2nd / upper floor Entrance “D”

In case you come by car there is a parking lot directly under the building
(Entrance Seekabel Str.).

Sign up now by emailing albert@impromix.de for more information.

About the teacher:

As a drama teacher and experienced improviser, I run workshops for expats and anyone interested in improvisation theatre. Corporate workshops I offer via my company: www.improvtrainingworks.com

Improvisation isn’t just for actors and comedians. It has the potential to benefit everyone. Whether your goal is to become more confident in social situations, sharpen your wit, or just have a good time.

Cheers !

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English improv in Cologne

06 April 2023

Get ready to unleash your creativity and have a blast at English Improv Cologne’s upcoming workshop on April 6, 2023!

The 2-hour session will give you a chance to play, learn, and connect with others in a low-pressure environment.

Want to expand your creativity, push your comfort zone, or just have fun? This workshop is perfect for you!

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity – sign up now by emailing albert@improtheater for more information.

CLOUTH 104 | Address Niehler Str 104 Cologne , 2nd / upper floor Entrance “D”

UPDATE: SOLD OUT

There is a waiting list for this workshop!

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Improv Course: Discover Your Inner Improv Hero