Course Detail: PER102 - Exploring Improv - NEW!

Learn the art of improv!

This course will cover the fundamentals of improv performance, giving students the skills to feel confident creating scenes "in the moment".  

The course will consist of improv games and team-building exercises, in pairs and group scenes. Students will explore the principles of improv, creating different characters, developing stories, and generating and building on ideas, all within a collaborative and supportive environment. 

NOTE: This course is for adults age 18 and over only.

About the Instructor
Gloria Minnich is passionate about bringing theatre and movement to the students she serves. She brings a great deal of experience, having performed both locally and abroad. She has acted in many productions at Arena Dinner Theatre, Fort Wayne Civic Theater, First Presbyterian Theatre, and IPFW and has appeared in several local commercials and a short film. She has also directed several award-winning productions at Arena Dinner Theatre. She is the recipient of an Anthony Award and many Arena Awards for acting and directing. In addition to Shakespeare, she has studied dance, puppetry, storytelling, Commedia dell'Arte, and sensory theatre. She loves to travel and has trained internationally with the Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre of England, Gyre and Gimble, Drama Resource, Little Angel Theatre, and Oily Cart, where she created theatre pieces for children with profound and multiple learning disabilities. In 2019, she was awarded the Arts United Margaret Ann Keegan Award for Arts Education. She is very excited to collaborate with her students and provide them with enriching opportunities, exploring theatre in unique ways.

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