Improv is a powerful tool that everyone can benefit from every single day. Whether you want to break out of your shell, hone your public speaking skills, tighten up your business pitch, or just want to get your brain working differently, this workshop is for you! It gets you thinking on your feet and outside the box. GREAT for entrepreneurs, business folk, lawyers, teachers, performers, dogwalkers, and anyone else who likes to challenge themselves with new things. No experience required. Learn in a non-judgmental environment and walk away feeling more confident!
Originally from Kaneohe, Kimee Balmilero’s professional acting credits include Hawaii 5-0, the original broadway cast of ‘Mamma Mia,’ ‘Miss Saigon’ and ‘Hawaii Five-0.’ While living in LA and NYC for 15+ years, Kimee studied sketch and improv at The Uprights Citizens Brigade and has performed at UCB, Second City (Hollywood) and iO West. She is the founder of improvhi.com and director of StoryU Arts, a division of the BBB Torch Award-winning BizGym Foundation that focuses on applying performance skills to business. A self proclaimed ‘Sillypino’ she enjoys garage sale hunting, instagram-ing and dreaming of being a judge on ‘Top Chef.’
Supported in part by the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts.
This improvhi workshop will focus on several types of openings for long form sets. Players will have the opportunity to explore different ways to generate information for a fun, focused and idea filled show!
Participants should have some long form improv experience.
Workshop cost: $25
You’ve seen musicals. You’ve seen improv. You’ve seen musical improv and now you’d like to try it, right? RIGHT?
Improvisation is a great way to break out of your shell. MUSICAL improv is a great way to break out of your shell with an extra side of jazz hands!
In this two part workshop, students will learn the basics of musical improv comedy. This class will focus on song structure, on the fly group movement, building want songs, and incorporating songs into scenes.
NO MUSICAL TRAINING REQUIRED*. Seriously. This will be a fun, non-judgemental space where you will be to express your voice the way you want to.
Accompanist will be provided.
Class dates: Monday, February 5th and 12th
Class times: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Class cost: $60
*Participants should have some theatre or improv knowledge.
Class space is limited.