IMPROV 101 - Jul 23, 2009 - Zannie Gunn

IMPROV 101: Fundamentals of Improv Comedy

Regular Fee:$195.00
Student Fee:$150.00
Availibilty:Class is limited to 14 students. Only 7 spots left.
Registration:Registration for this class is closed.
Start Date:Thursday, July 23, 2009 @ 6:00 pm

IMPROV 101 explores the basics of comedy improvisation: team-building, trust, speed, status, active listening, and agreement. Students learn to be fearless and have fun on stage using the DSI approach to improv comedy.

No comedy or theater experience necessary.

FREE ADMISSION WHILE ENROLLED. CLASS RUNS for 2 1/2 HOURS each week with optional office hours after class as available.

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Class Dates and Times*

Thu, Jul 23, 2009 6:00 pm DSI Comedy Theater
Thu, Jul 30, 2009 6:00 pm DSI Comedy Theater
Thu, Aug 06, 2009 6:00 pm DSI Comedy Theater
Thu, Aug 13, 2009 6:00 pm DSI Comedy Theater
Thu, Aug 20, 2009 6:00 pm DSI Comedy Theater
Thu, Aug 27, 2009 6:00 pm DSI Comedy Theater

* All classes are 3 hours long unless otherwise noted above.

Instructor: Zannie Gunn

Zannie Gunn

Zannie is pleased to be a part of the vibrant Carrboro comedy scene. She began her training with the Dirty South Improv company in the Fall of 2005 and has studied under some of the original DSI masters of improv, Ross White, Zach Ward and Scott Jennings. Zannie was a member of the longform teams BABY LIBERTY, BETTY, THAT CERTAIN FEMALE, CLOSE QUARTERS and the all-female team ELAINE. She is presently performing on house Harold team THE 708 and with the IMPROV SLAM ensemble.

When Zannie is not onstage, she is a graphic designer for the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina. She is also an artist and has had many well-received exhibits in the triangle and Chicago area. She studied at North Carolina State University and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She looks forward to performing improv for audiences all over Carrboro and beyond.

Student Feedback:

Katie Barber at 11:19am, July 20, 2009
Zannie was a wonderful teacher! The lessons and concepts were presented in a manor that is both engaging and informative. Every week I found the course work challenging, but the environment was encouraging and promoted strong self-confidence.

What Our Students Think About This Course:

Rajeev Rajendran at 7:44am, October 13, 2009
Improv 101 is neither particle nor wave but has qualities of both.