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Das2023: Your Promise to the Audience

Friday, September 29, 2023 | 10:00 am 1:00 pm

Das Improv Festival 2023 Workshops Series

Your character’s point of view is the funnel through which they view the world. Playing a strong point of view simplifies your choices so you can focus on your partner as opposed to scanning your brain for the millions of possible “right” things to say.

Your first character choice is what you promise the audience and following through on that promise is your objective.

Carla will take you through a number of exercises on initiating, exploring, and heightening point of view so you can relax and let your character’s voice do all the heavy lifting.

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Das Improv Festival 2023

In partnership with The CCB Training School, Das Improv Festival is presenting 4 days of amazing workshops. From weird and wonderful new formats to being mindful and inclusive when on and off the stage all the way to forgetting what you’ve ever learned about improv and just having fun again, our stellar line-up of instructors have something to tickle your fancy.
Visit dasimprovfestival.com for more information.

Instructor

Carla Cackowski

Location

Workshop Info & Requirements


Health & Safety Requirements

  • If you are feeling unwell, please let us know and stay home!
  • We recommend students wear masks unless actively performing in a scene or exercise.

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Have questions? Take a look at our FAQs

FAQS

Questions? Concerns?
Please (pretty please) read the info below or our full FAQs before contacting us! (We’re pretty sure all your questions are answered here).

Can I get a refund after registering?

No. We keep our course and workshop costs low to allow as many students as possible to learn the art & fun of improv. To avoid unnecessary headaches involved in estimating student numbers, keep administrative costs down, and generally be fair to all students and would-be students, we do not offer refunds once a course or workshop registration has been purchased. Please keep this in mind before registering!

Can I test a class before joining?

No. We don’t offer test classes or auditing, but we encourage prospective students to join our weekly open improv jam and to come to House team shows on Friday nights to get an idea of what we’re doing and who we are. This is a great way to meet us and current and former students, as well as join in the CCB community.

I’m going to miss some classes or the student show… Can I still register?

Yes but… we require students to attend at least 6 of the 8 course sessions in order to pass the course and continue taking higher level courses with us. In addition, students may not be more than 15 minutes late to 4 out of 8 classes in order to pass.

We do not offer make-up classes for missed classes. Students are added to a Google Group for their course and can message fellow students for notes about missed classes, but please keep in mind that no one is under any obligation to respond.

The student show offered as part of most courses is not required, but we feel that participating in the show is a fun and rewarding conclusion to the course, so we highly encourage everyone to participate.

If you know you’ll miss more than 2 classes, we strongly recommend you do not register as you’ll simply not get enough out of the course and you’ll be required to retake the course in order to continue taking courses with us.

I’m an experienced improviser, can I skip ahead?

Sometimes. We allow course prerequisite exemptions on a case by case basis, but please keep in mind that we rarely grant exemptions. We teach a very specific style of long form that is relatively unique in Europe. We lay the foundation for that in our Intro course and we’ve found that students who have received training at other schools that focus on short form ‘impro’, status and narrative are often at a disadvantage when skipping Levels, in addition to slowing down the progress of other students.

How many students are in a class?

Our courses and workshops are capped at 16 students max; some courses and workshops have a lower class size – these will be noted in the event description.

Still have questions?
Get in touch or email us at [email protected]
Please do not contact instructors directly!