Talarico Nights!


(Photo Credit: Rich Talarico)

Rich Talarico, staff writer for Comedy Central's Key & Peele and one-third of improv comedy trio Dasariski, is coming to DSI in September for a weekend of workshops and shows that you won't want to miss!

Rich has over 20 years of improv and sketch experience, has learned from Stephen Colbert and Del Close, and has written for MADtv, Saturday Night Live, and The Tonight Show.

On Saturday, 9/7 at 9PM, come see Rich perform with local improv All-Stars, featuring a special set by Rich Talarico and DSI's own Zach Ward!

Don't forget to sign up now to reserve your spot in these Rich Talarico workshops because space is limited!

IMPROV: The Way of Improv: SATURDAY 9/7 10AM - 1230PM ($75)
REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/event/7938340791
Take away the pressure of having to think up the entire premise of your scene before you initiate. That's not improv. That's invention. Improv is about cooperation and discovery. Abandon the FLAME THROWER METHOD of starting a scene. Learn the TWO STICKS RUBBING TOGETHER METHOD to light the fire of scene and character discovery.

SKETCH: Pitching and Brain Storming: SATURDAY 9/7 2PM - 430PM ($75)
REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/event/7938445103
Do you have a half-baked idea or sketch that isn't quite reaching its potential? Then bring it to this sketch workshop. The workshop will focus on taking ideas forward and to the next level. Rich will then help you work out your pitches and give strategies for organizing and pitching future ideas.

IMPROV: Small Group Play: SUNDAY 9/8 930AM - 12PM ($75)
REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/event/7938467169
Are you currently working a trio, duo or foursome and want to maximize your numbers? This workshop focuses on small group improv performance using slow thoughtful play.This workshop is for EXPERIENCED IMPROVISERS only.


For those with time to spare, why not enjoy Rich Talarico in one of our favorite Dasariski shows, THE SUDOKU KILLER: