Tag Archives: Improvisational theatre

Gorilla Theatre opens grand(ly)

Sak Comedy Lab‘s newest show, Gorilla Theatre, holds its grand opening next weekend, with a gala following the show. Read on:

Sak Comedy Lab presents a wild new improv format! Created by Keith Johnstone of Calgary Canada, the Sak version runs amok under the direction of David Charles. Four improv performers-turned-directors battle it out for the highly coveted Gorilla Trophy. The stakes are high as each director competes to have his/her vision win the night in a series of spontaneous scenes, songs and games. This is no-holds-barred improv at its finest! Will the audience go “bananas” for the successful scene, or demand a “forfeit” for the misfires? Only one director can claim the gorilla as his/her own at the end of the night!

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Chicago improv group offers classes

A Chicago improv group called 3033 will offer workshops next weekend in Orlando in conjunction with a couple of shows at Neon Forest Gallery.

You can register for the classes (“Scene Work Assault” and “Playing the Show to Win”) by following the link in this info:

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Improv Festival to hold a day of workshops

Note: These workshops will be at Neon Forest Gallery, 1741 S. Orange Ave., Orlando.

Aspiring improv comedians may want to take a lesson or two from the day of workshops to be held as part of the new Orlando Improv Festival Sept. 19.

The lineup for the workshop includes Atlanta’s Ian Covell (a founding member of Orlando’s late, lamented Them), Boston’s Will Luera, Seattle’s Jed Rose and Sak Comedy Lab’s Chris Dinger.

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