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Emotionally Loaded

• Uncork Yourself •  Monday APRIL 16th Improvised Scene Work "Actors forget that their choices need to read on camera, even if the sound is off. Their performance should be able to be watched with the mute button on, and still read as driven and emotionally loaded....

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Character Shine Up

• Break Rank • Monday March 26th  Improvised Scene Work “Success is not due to spontaneous combustion. You have to set yourself on fire.” ~ Lots Of People • Do it Different • Break Rank From Your Usual "Persona" 2-3-4 person scenes where your point of view is not like...

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Let go.

• Break Free • Monday March 19th Improvised Scene Work “We worry that we aren’t going to have an honest discovery, so we make up stories. Or if we actually manage to have a real discovery, we worry that our reaction to that discovery isn’t going to be enough.” ~...

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Those Pesky Emotions…

• Connection Between Breath, Body & Emotions • • Monday FEB 19th • Improvisation Workout “You do not need to work to create emotions. Emotions are responses, they happen to us as a result of what we do. They will happen easily as long as you give your body permission...

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Courage vs. Comfort

• New Year • New Vistas • Monday Night Jan 29th  "I love flying by the seat of my pants, going at something instinctually." Frances McDormand • IMPROVISATION TAKE AWAYS • More Courage Keener listening Self-confidence Spontaneity Experience exercises and Improvised...

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More Than One Way

Monday November 20th We Continue To Explore Character With Improvised Scene Work "One's destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things." ~ Henry Miller • This past week we courageously explored solo work, 2 person, and 7 person scenes where...

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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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