Oob 2015 Workshops Saturday: Object Work, The Secret Weapon Of Improv With Rich Talarico

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Play from the inside out. This improv workshop will show you how to instantly create and build honest characters. Characters are not just voices or walks, they are the soul of your show, . Giving and using organic gifts will further deepen your insight to character. Learn how to live moment to moment in present-tense engagement with the world around you –as you character. These simple techniques will strengthen any show/ performance.

Rich Talarico is an Emmy nominated, American Comedy Award Nominated, WGA Nominated and Peabody Award winning writer and producer best known for his work on Comedy Central’s sketch show Key & Peele. Currently, Rich is co-writing the script of the new Key & Peele feature film Substitute Teacher (for Paramount/ 21 Laps) based on the hit sketch from Key & Peele Season 2: Rich recently produced and co-wrote the Key & Peele Super Bowl Special, and you can see Rich’s writing work (and a glimpse of acting) on Season 2 of Review also on Comedy Central. Previously, Rich has written/produced FOX’s MadTV, NBC’s Saturday Night Live, NBC’s The Tonight Show w. Jay Leno, Frank TV for TBS, The Sketch Pad for HBO and co-produced The Naked Trucker and T-Bones Show for Comedy Central. Rich also served as director and co-writer of CC Social Scene a sketch/improv series for Comedy Central Digital, hosted by Paul Scheer. Rich took his first improv class from Stephen Colbert at Chicago’s Second City Theater in 1992; went on to tour with Second City’s National Touring Company and later co-created five original sketch comedy revues with SC’s etc., and Main Stage Companies. While in Chicago, Rich was also heavily involved at Improv Olympic (Now iO) under the direction of Charna Halpern and the late Del Close. Rich played on the Improv Olympic house teams Mr. Blonde and Faulty Wiring” – co-created the long-form improv shows Strap Heads, Trio, Close Quarters and Dasariski – appeared in the scripted shows Hamlet The Musical and The Roof is on Fiddler, understudied the legendary team The Family and played with the early casts of the long running Armando Diaz Experience, Theatrical Movement and Hootenanny. Rich has appeared in several TV commercials, most notably A&W Rootbeer’s “Mr. Dumass”. Rich also appeared in small roles on Late Night With Conan O’Brien, Early Edition, What About Joan? and the feature film High Fidelity.

Rich can be seen performing long-form improv at the iO WEST in Hollywood and at improv and comedy festivals all over with Bob Dassie and Craig Cackowski in Dasariski. Rich has led improv and writing workshops in San Francisco, Las Vegas, Dallas, Detroit, Boston, Austin, Toronto, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Minneapolis, New Orleans, Chapel Hill, St. Louis, Chicago, Los Angeles & NYC. More at richtalarico.com.

Join us downstairs at the Hideout Theatre. Max 15 spaces. $60.
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By: Out of Bounds Comedy Festival

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