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Back To Basics Improv Bootcamp with Tom Booker!
June 20, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Back To Basics Improv Bootcamp with Tom Booker
Saturday, June 20th
3:30pm – 6:00pm
$40 / $30 for Currently Registered Institution Students
(Use discount code InstitutionStudent)
Improv fundamentals are of the utmost importance to your work. They provide the foundation upon which a scene or game is built. It’s impossible to create a successful scene if your basic fundamentals are lacking. This workshop will focus on reminding you of the basics of improv and reinforcing their importance and ease of use.
This workshop is useful for both the beginning looking to get better and more comfortable onstage, and the more experienced improviser who is just looking for a refresher on the fundamentals of improv.
This workshop is limited to 12 students.
TOM BOOKER has studied improvisation and sketch at The Second City Training Center and with legendary improv guru Del Close at Chicago’s ImprovOlympic. He is a founding member of Chicago’s Annoyance Theatre and has been a director and instructor at The Second City Training Center in Los Angeles.
Tom co-wrote and co-directed (with producing partner Jon Kean) the feature film Kill The Man starring Luke Wilson, which premiered at the 1999 Sundance Film Festival. Through Theatre-A-Go-Go!, the L.A. theater company he founded, Tom wrote and directed “Patty, Patty, BANG! BANG! – The Patty Hearst Musical!” and “Up With Puberty!” (co-written with Whose Line Is It Anyway?’s musical director, Laura Hall), and a stage production of Valley Of The Dolls (which starred Kate Flannery of The Office) at New York’s Circle In The Square Theater.
Tom performed in The Annoyance Theatre’s Off-Broadway production of “The Real Live Brady Bunch” at the world famous Village Gate Theatre and at the Westwood Playhouse in Los Angeles.
He has appeared in several television shows, a few movies and nearly a hundred commercials.