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Jun
5
Mon
Int/Adv Improv For Adults w/ Kimee Balmilero DATE CHANGE! @ Arts at Marks Garage
Jun 5 @ 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.

Jun
12
Mon
Int/Adv Improv For Adults w/ Kimee Balmilero DATE CHANGE! @ Arts at Marks Garage
Jun 12 @ 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.

Jun
19
Mon
Int/Adv Improv For Adults w/ Kimee Balmilero DATE CHANGE! @ Arts at Marks Garage
Jun 19 @ 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.

Jun
26
Mon
Int/Adv Improv For Adults w/ Kimee Balmilero DATE CHANGE! @ Arts at Marks Garage
Jun 26 @ 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.

Jul
10
Mon
Int/Adv Improv For Adults w/ Kimee Balmilero DATE CHANGE! @ Arts at Marks Garage
Jul 10 @ 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.

Nov
13
Mon
Improvhi Workshop – Openings & Initiations @ The Arts at Marks Garage
Nov 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

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 and idea filled show!

Participants should have some long form improv experience.

Workshop cost: $25

Instructor: Kimee Balmilero

Dec
2
Sat
The Ultimate Improv Showdown @ The Arts at Marks Garage
Dec 2 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join us for some ULTIMATE IMPROV SHOWDOWN MADNESS! A tournament style night of improv featuring some of Hawaii’s top players and special guests!

Cost: $15 online or $20 at the door
21 and over only

SEE YOU THERE!

Dec
11
Mon
Improvhi Workshop – Openings & Initiations @ The Arts at Marks Garage
Dec 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

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 and idea filled show!

Participants should have some long form improv experience.

Workshop cost: $25

Instructor: Kimee Balmilero

Jan
22
Mon
Improv Workshop – Openings & Initiations @ Arts at Marks Garage
Jan 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

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

Feb
5
Mon
Intro to Musical Theatre @ Arts at Marks Garage
Feb 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

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.