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Sunday January 27 2019 at 9:30 AM
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Title: HITCHCOCKED: FROM SCREEN TO STAGE

Teacher: Garrick Paikai, On the Spot, Hawaii

Date: Sunday, January 27, 2019

Time: 9:30am to 12:30pm

Location: Improv Centre Theatre

Cost: $49

Min Students: 6

Max Students: 12

Pre-Req: This is a class for experienced improv students who have a strong, consistent understanding of improv basics and scene work. Students must be graduates of the ICI Core program, Rookie League or other training program. If you are unsure if this class would be a good fit for you, please contact Chloe Numbers at outreach@vtsl.com Special permission to take this class may be given on a case by case basis.

Description:

Alfred Hitchcock, Wes Anderson, and Quinton Tarantino are all influential movie directors with unique visual storytelling styles. But how do you recreate their unique styles for the improv stage? Based on the new and growing genre-prov movement On the Spot Improv offers you the opportunity to learn the methods and techniques they created to bring to life an improvised version of directors such as these to the stage. These methods can also be used to bring other directorial style to the stage as well such as Edgar Wright, Guy Ritchie, and Robert Rodrigues.

About the Teacher: Garrick Paikai is the Artistic Director for Hawaii’s Longest Running improv troupe “On The Spot Improv” and the Executive Producer for “Improvaganza Hawaii Festival of Improv.” Known for his unique approach to improv, Garrick Paikai has headlined many improv festivals across U.S. and internationally, including the Seattle Festival of Improv Theatre, The Chicago Improv Festival, and Slapdash International Improv Festival in London. His innovative work in Narrative Improvised Plays has been cited as one of the influences in the genre-prov movement and he frequently travels to teach workshops like these.

Afternoon:

Title: LOUDER THAN WORDS: IMPROVISING WITHOUT DIALOGUE

Teacher: Garrick Paikai, On the Spot, Hawaii

Date: Sunday, January 27 2019

Time: 1pm to 4pm

Location: Improv Centre Theatre

Cost: $49

Min Students: 6

Max Students: 12

Pre-Req: This is a class for experienced improv students who have a strong, consistent understanding of improv basics and scene work. Students must be graduates of the ICI Core program, Rookie League or other training program. If you are unsure if this class would be a good fit for you, please contact Chloe Numbers at outreach@vtsl.com Special permission to take this class may be given on a case by case basis.

Description: Sometimes dialogue in improv gets in the way of a great scene. "Louder Than Words: Improvising Without Dialogue" is a workshop that will teach you to use physicality and emoting to tell wonderful stories. Taught by the members of OTS, the workshop will teach techniques that On The Spot use for their improvised silent movie show. These techniques can be used to enrich any improv scene. Experience how much more powerful an improvised scene can be when emoting and movement speak "louder than words."

About the Teacher: Garrick Paikai is the Artistic Director for Hawaii’s Longest Running improv troupe “On The Spot Improv” and the Executive Producer for “Improvaganza Hawaii Festival of Improv.” Known for his unique approach to improv, Garrick Paikai has headlined many improv festivals across U.S. and internationally, including the Seattle Festival of Improv Theatre, The Chicago Improv Festival, and Slapdash International Improv Festival in London. His innovative work in Narrative Improvised Plays has been cited as one of the influences in the genre-prov movement and he frequently travels to teach workshops like these.

Venue

The Improv Centre (Workshops)
1502 Duranleau Street
Granville Island
Vancouver BC V6H 3S4


Performance Notes

HITCHCOCKED: FROM SCREEN TO STAGE
Teacher: Garrick Paikai, On the Spot, Hawaii

Time: 9:30am to 12:30pm
Location: Improv Centre Theatre

Description: Alfred Hitchcock, Wes Anderson, and Quinton Tarantino are all influential movie directors with unique visual storytelling styles. But how do you recreate their unique styles for the improv stage? Based on the new and growing genre-prov movement On the Spot Improv offers you the opportunity to learn the methods and techniques they created to bring to life an improvised version of directors such as these to the stage. These methods can also be used to bring other directorial style to the stage as well such as Edgar Wright, Guy Ritchie, and Robert Rodrigues.

About The Teacher: Garrick Paikai is the Artistic Director for Hawaii’s Longest Running improv troupe “On The Spot Improv” and the Executive Producer for “Improvaganza Hawaii Festival of Improv.” Known for his unique approach to improv, Garrick Paikai has headlined many improv festivals across U.S. and internationally, including the Seattle Festival of Improv Theatre, The Chicago Improv Festival, and Slapdash International Improv Festival in London. His innovative work in Narrative Improvised Plays has been cited as one of the influences in the genre-prov movement and he frequently travels to teach workshops like these.

Pre-Req: This is a class for experienced improv students who have a strong, consistent understanding of improv basics and scene work. Students must be graduates of the ICI Core program, Rookie League or other training program. If you are unsure if this class would be a good fit for you, please contact Chloe Numbers at outreach@vtsl.com Special permission to take this class may be given on a case by case basis.
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