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Feb
6
Mon
Improv Comedy with Kimee Balmilero @ Mid-Pacific Institute
Feb 6 @ 4:15 pm – May 1 @ 7:00 pm

This all level class allows students to practice the essentials of long-form improv comedy. Students will learn to build scenes by “yes, and”-ing, activate their listening, support their scene partners and to play in the reality to create fun and comedic improvised scenes. Students will play and learn in a safe, non-judgmental environment. No previous experience required.
SESSION ONE: 2/6, 2/13, 2/27, 3/6, 3/27
SESSION TWO: 4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1

Apr
17
Mon
Improv for Kids with Kimee Balmilero @ Mid-Pacific Institute
Apr 17 @ 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm

Who doesn’t LOVE a good laugh? In this class, students will learn the basics of improv comedy and acting through fun theater games, and more! Students will have the opportunity to perform at the end of the session.(12 classes total)

Improv for Teens with Kimee Balmilero @ Mid-Pacific Institute
Apr 17 @ 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm

Improv is a great tool for ANYONE to have. Whether an aspiring actor, comedian, attorney, astronaut, entrepreneur or even president…the gift of creativity, spontaneity, and wit is the BEST THING EVER! Join us for some fun, laughs and make ‘em ups! (12 classes total)

Apr
24
Mon
Improv for Kids with Kimee Balmilero @ Mid-Pacific Institute
Apr 24 @ 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm

Who doesn’t LOVE a good laugh? In this class, students will learn the basics of improv comedy and acting through fun theater games, and more! Students will have the opportunity to perform at the end of the session.(12 classes total)

Improv for Teens with Kimee Balmilero @ Mid-Pacific Institute
Apr 24 @ 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm

Improv is a great tool for ANYONE to have. Whether an aspiring actor, comedian, attorney, astronaut, entrepreneur or even president…the gift of creativity, spontaneity, and wit is the BEST THING EVER! Join us for some fun, laughs and make ‘em ups! (12 classes total)

May
1
Mon
Improv for Kids with Kimee Balmilero @ Mid-Pacific Institute
May 1 @ 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm

Who doesn’t LOVE a good laugh? In this class, students will learn the basics of improv comedy and acting through fun theater games, and more! Students will have the opportunity to perform at the end of the session.(12 classes total)

Improv for Teens with Kimee Balmilero @ Mid-Pacific Institute
May 1 @ 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm

Improv is a great tool for ANYONE to have. Whether an aspiring actor, comedian, attorney, astronaut, entrepreneur or even president…the gift of creativity, spontaneity, and wit is the BEST THING EVER! Join us for some fun, laughs and make ‘em ups! (12 classes total)

May
6
Sat
Improvised Musical! @ Arts at Marks
May 6 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Improv Hawaii’s “(BLANK): The Musical“ is a fully improvised musical comedy featuring local Hawaii celebrities. “Hawaii Five-0” actor Dennis Chun will star in “Dennis Chun: The Musical” on Saturday, May 6th at The Artst at Marks Garage.

The musical comedy is described as a combination of a hit Broadway musical and the popular improv TV show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” She continued, “Everything from the music to the dance moves to the song lyrics are completely made up, so this will be audience’s only chance to see this particular show.”

Tickets and further information for “Dennis Chun: The Musical” is available at the improvhi website: http://improvhi.wpengine.com/musical/. Tickets range from $15. to $20.

May
15
Mon
Int/Adv Improv For Adults w/ Kimee Balmilero DATE CHANGE! @ Arts at Marks Garage
May 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

This intermediate/advanced level class allows students to practice the essentials of long-form improv comedy. Students will learn to build scenes by “yes, and”-ing, activate their listening, support their scene partners and to play in the reality to create fun and comedic improvised scenes. Students will play and learn in a safe, non-judgmental environment. Students will have the opportunity to perform in an improv show at the end of the session. Some improv experience is suggested. Limited Space.

Class Dates (UPDATED):

May 15, 22, 29 (No class on 5/1 and 5/8)

June 5, 12, 19, 26

July 10

Sorry, there are no drop ins for this class.

About the instructor:

Hawaii born actor Kimee Balmilero has been performing professionally since 1994 thanks to her first paying gig as “Woody Woodpecker” at an Earth Day Fair.  Other professional credits include: The 3X Emmy Nominated series “Hi-5,” the Original Broadway Cast of “Mamma Mia,” “Miss Saigon,” and most recently, the recurring role of Dr. Noelani Cunha on “Hawaii Five-0.” While working in NYC and LA for 15+ years, she studied improv & sketch comedy at the famed Uprights Citizens Brigade Theatre in Hollywood.

Kimee has performed at such venues as: Radio City Music Hall, The Kodak Theater, UCB in LA, Second City-Hollywood and iO West and has been featured on “The Today Show,” “Live with Regis and Kelly,” and “The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.”

Since moving back to Hawaii in 2012, Kimee founded and is the “Head Sillypino” of  improvhi a company and website dedicated to sketch and improv comedy in Hawaii.

In March 2015, she created and produced the first ever Hawaii Sketch Comedy Festival at the Honolulu Museum of Art’s Doris Duke Theater.

A lifetime student of the legendary Ronald E. Bright, Kimee made her directorial debut with the Hawai’i Premiere of “Mamma Mia” at the historical Diamond Head Theatre in Honolulu. The show was a hit with Hawaii audiences and was sold out for the entire run and extension.

May
22
Mon
Int/Adv Improv For Adults w/ Kimee Balmilero DATE CHANGE! @ Arts at Marks Garage
May 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

This intermediate/advanced level class allows students to practice the essentials of long-form improv comedy. Students will learn to build scenes by “yes, and”-ing, activate their listening, support their scene partners and to play in the reality to create fun and comedic improvised scenes. Students will play and learn in a safe, non-judgmental environment. Students will have the opportunity to perform in an improv show at the end of the session. Some improv experience is suggested. Limited Space.

Class Dates (UPDATED):

May 15, 22, 29 (No class on 5/1 and 5/8)

June 5, 12, 19, 26

July 10

Sorry, there are no drop ins for this class.

About the instructor:

Hawaii born actor Kimee Balmilero has been performing professionally since 1994 thanks to her first paying gig as “Woody Woodpecker” at an Earth Day Fair.  Other professional credits include: The 3X Emmy Nominated series “Hi-5,” the Original Broadway Cast of “Mamma Mia,” “Miss Saigon,” and most recently, the recurring role of Dr. Noelani Cunha on “Hawaii Five-0.” While working in NYC and LA for 15+ years, she studied improv & sketch comedy at the famed Uprights Citizens Brigade Theatre in Hollywood.

Kimee has performed at such venues as: Radio City Music Hall, The Kodak Theater, UCB in LA, Second City-Hollywood and iO West and has been featured on “The Today Show,” “Live with Regis and Kelly,” and “The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.”

Since moving back to Hawaii in 2012, Kimee founded and is the “Head Sillypino” of  improvhi a company and website dedicated to sketch and improv comedy in Hawaii.

In March 2015, she created and produced the first ever Hawaii Sketch Comedy Festival at the Honolulu Museum of Art’s Doris Duke Theater.

A lifetime student of the legendary Ronald E. Bright, Kimee made her directorial debut with the Hawai’i Premiere of “Mamma Mia” at the historical Diamond Head Theatre in Honolulu. The show was a hit with Hawaii audiences and was sold out for the entire run and extension.