Characters & Genre Style Play w/ Nick Armstrong (Thu 7/23)
In this 2 hour class, students will learn the philosophies of playing genre style and how to play rich and dynamic characters. Nick will teach you the basics of genre and give you tools to play those type of characters. Improvisers will perform characters in the class and perform genre style scenes. We will rely heavily on working your acting chops and heightening your improv tool belt!
Nick Armstrong is managing director and co-owner of RISE Comedy. Nick is an Actor, Improvisor and Writer living in Los Angeles, CA. On TV Nick has been on the Emmy-Award winning shows The Office and Grey’s Anatomy. He has also made appearances on Jimmy Kimmel Live, New Girl, Stan Against Evil, Brooklyn Nine Nine and Parks and Recreation. He has also sold and written TV shows to numerous networks including TruTv, A&E and more. Nick has trained at The Groundlings and iO West. He is an alum of The Sunday Company at the Groundlings and currently performs at the M.I.’s Westside Comedy Theater with LA’s Critically Acclaimed Harold team King Ten and County Line. He has also taught improv at iO West, The Groundlings, The Pack Theater and has done workshops all over the world. Nick is also the Camp Director and Founder of Camp Improv Utopia a a 501(c) (3) Non Profit improv retreat for grown ups. He is also one of the founding members of the The Improv Network.
All sales are final and no refunds are permitted. All times listed in MT. All guests must be 18+ (21+ after 10:00 PM), with valid photo ID.
Why RISE? We choose to elevate the voices in our community, and help bring levity to our guests to rise from their everyday struggles. Art and comedy are always about evolving. So come RISE with us to the next evolution of Colorado improv comedy, play with us, and laugh with us!