Improv Mini Series: Jumpstart!

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We're kicking off our brand-new school of improv with a four-week intro to improvisation. Whether you've met improv before and want a new perspective, or whether you'd like to try your hand at it for the first time, why not start bright and early in the new year! This entry-level class will give you a taste of the "secret" of how improvisors work together to make something delightful and hilarious from nothing. You'll learn to free up your own creativity and build an interesting character, flesh out a new world, and tell a good story. No stage (or improv!) experience is necessary in order to take this class. If you're a writer, a shy person, an outgoing person, an actor, a storyteller, or just someone who wants to have fun, this class is for you.

Jumpstart! Mini-series:
Sunday afternoons, 1:30-4pm
UPDATED: 4 weeks: now January 15 - Feb. 5
Funhouse Lounge

Taught by Mandy Khoshnevisan (Funhouse Director of Improv)

Registration Fee: $120 ($99 for registration before Jan. 5, 2017)

Mandy Khoshnevisan has been studying and teaching improv since 1996. She got her start at Stanford studying with Patricia Ryan Madson and performed with the Stanford Improvisors. She also studied, taught, and performed at BATS Improv, and was with the Un-Scripted Theater Company for ten years, developing shows and teaching improvised theater, music, puppetry, and more. Some of her favorite show creations include "The Great Puppet Bollywood Extravaganza" and "A Tale of Two Genres: An Improvised Dickensian Musical." She has performed at improv festivals across the country, from Southern California to Chicago to New York. In Portland, she teaches with Northwest Children's Theater, and she's performed on the mainstage at Curious Comedy Theater, the Brody Theater, and the Funhouse Lounge. Her most recent scripted work is as Mae in Reefer Madness and Eddie/Dr. Scott in The Rocky Horror Show, both at the Funhouse Lounge.
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