Finding Your Improv Voice w/ Holly Laurent (Mon 6/8)

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Workshop Details

Workshop Date MT
LocationOnline Class
Instructor(s)Holly Laurent
Special NotesAll online classes are held on Zoom.

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Finding Your Improv Voice w/ Holly Laurent (Mon 6/8)

This workshop is designed for improvisers who are interested in developing a stronger technique for more joyful play. The focus will be on organic play that pulls you out of your head and into more freedom, less pressure, and pure fun. We will use lecture, Q&A and personal feedback to explore simple techniques for accessing more of your unique voice and tapping into your natural play state. My goal is to get you initiating scenes with strength and developing compelling relationships and character point of view. Being a virtual workshop, we will explore some of the deep roots of your loud inner monologue, the psychology of performance and the cultural conditioning that makes you too hard on yourself. Improv is inviting you to take bigger swings and bolder risks and the stronger you start to play, the more you’ll realize you’re the one having the most fun out there on stage. Oh remember being on stage?! Sigh…

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Holly Laurent Headshot Holly Laurent is an LA based director, comic and writer. A Chicago native, she is an alumnus of the Second City main stage where she wrote and performed three critically acclaimed revues. She is the creator/host of the hit podcast MEGA and is a featured essayist on the nationally syndicated radio variety show Live From Here (APM). Past credits include: TBS Just For Laughs Festival Montreal, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company and The Second City national touring company. Holly received an M.A. in Interdisciplinary Arts from Columbia College, and performs at the Upright Citizens Brigade. Her award winning short film Brought to You by Satan made its festival premiere in 2019. Her film and television credits include All Rise (CBS), Tacoma FD (truTV), Drunk History (Comedy Central), Food: The Source of Life (Adult Swim), Key & Peele (Comedy Central), Barely Famous (VH1), Funny or Die: Exclusives and The Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS).
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