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Class Runs: Tuesday evenings @ 6:30 PM - 9:15 PM MT
Class Dates: Tue 11/28 - Tue 1/23 (7 classes total)
Location: RISE Comedy, 1260 22nd St, Denver, CO 80205
Price: $350/person
Special Notes:
  • This class skips two weeks to accommodate the holiday season. There is no class on 12/26 and 1/2.
  • Students will receive an email with class details and links 12-24 hours before the class. If you do not see this email, please check your spam folder as well!
  • Minimum class size is 8 students.

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IMPROV 501 (Tuesdays 11/28-1/23 @6:30pm Skipping 12/26 & 1/2)

In Improv 501, you will unlock the toolset for creating more nuanced and advanced characters onstage. Learn how to generate sustainable characters that are FUN to play and easy to return to in a longform set.

This class skips two weeks to accommodate the holiday season. There is no class on 12/26 and 1/2.

Prerequisite:  Level 401
Student Showcase:  2/4 more details to come

Melissa Schenter Connor hails from the Pacific Northwest, where she earned a theater degree from Western Washington University. She has performed original plays at a wide range of Fringe Festivals, including in Edinburgh, Scotland, most of the Canadian Fringe circuit, and at an American Chemical Society National Conference. Besides improv, she has training in Viewpoints, Devising, Forum Theater, Musical Theater, and Commedia dell’arte. She is a member of a number of improv teams in the Denver Metro Area, including Barkley, Too Intense, Waiting Room, and Sexy Goblins. While not on stage, she can be found doing illustration and graphic design, playing board games, reading fantasy and sci-fi books, and talking to her cats.