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Monday Evening Exercises & Improvisational Scene Work Build Character • Touch photo for more

Intuition vs Intellect

MONDAY APRIL 1st • Improvised Scene Work With Text • “Acting is not about dressing up. Acting is about stripping bare. The whole essence of learning lines is to forget them so you can make them sound like you thought of them that instant.” ~ Glenda Jackson Everyone...

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It all depends…

IF THE SNOWS BLOW ~ DON'T SHOW Improvised Scene Work(shop) • MONDAY FEB 11th •Breathe, See, Hear, Taste, Touch, Smell, then React“We did not have a full script. We had an anatomy. In this you had to have a lot of flexibility. Improvisational skills, listening to other...

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Now here or nowhere

• Cold Reads • Improvised Scene Work • January 14th "What people respond to is authenticity and you being uniquely who you are and not trying to be someone else."~ Laura BenantiThis Monday we're back (that virus was a doozy) and will work with film scripts doing cold...

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It’s True…

YOU & YOU & YOU… MADE 2018 ! We all at WUYW (that's us, Kay & Jerry) THANK YOU! ~ For bringing your ALL ~ Being Bold Being Brave Being You For Breathing & "Seeking the Joy of Your Own Experience" Stay safe, be kind, and see you in the new year.

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Improvised Scene Work • Monday DEC 10th • "...good acting to me is about reacting.” ~ Jim Jarmusch ~ ~ Breathe, See, Hear, Taste, Touch, Smell, then React ~ A workshop with a little bit of this and a little bit of that. A mix of...

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Kay LaVergne Jaz

Kay LaVergne Jaz


Improvisational Acting Workshops

No matter what we “do” it’s all based on 100% commitment with …”active listening and breath awareness”.

Some of the themes we emphasize:

  • Mining Emotional Truth
  • Character Outing
  • Narrative 
  • Specificity Exercises



Phinney Sandbox
6701 Greenwood Ave N.
Seattle, WA 98103
Across from Red Mill Burgers
7 – 10 pm
$20 cash or check
up to 12 max
Free street

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