Being Bad

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Everyone wants to be the good guy, to be nice and well thought of and respected. But in improv it’s necessary, important and, dare I say, to be bad. In this workshop we’ll practice going to our mean and selfish side to mine it for comedy gold. Then we’ll play with the balance of when and how to let the bad guy loose for a satisfying ending. We’ll look at the difference between cartoon villains, everyday jerks, and real evil characters. By the end of this class you’ll be so good at being bad that you might just scare yourself.

Jessica Arjet is a co-owner of The Hideout Theatre in Austin, Texas. She has an eclectic background starting with years in community and regional theater, and a successful career as a professional clown. Currently she is the producer, director, and actor in the Hideout Theater’s children's improv program with classes, shows, and a touring troupe. Jessica performs a variety of improv styles, such as the grounded, character based work of Ladies Room, the fast and furious comedy of J Names, and the genre/narrative work frequently explored by the Hideout Theatre’s main stage shows. Her weekly show The Arjet Universe, features guests from around Austin and the world. Currently she continues to perform, direct, produce and teach in Austin, Texas and around the country.
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By: Curious Comedy Theater

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