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DROP-IN IMPROV DIAGNOSTICS CLASS w/Asaf Ronen

PostPosted: July 9th, 2014, 8:36 pm
by Asaf
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Asaf Ronen, Education Director of The Institution Theater, offers an opportunity for anyone to drop by and get individualized notes on their improv. It will be two hours of rapid-fire scenework to explore each player's tendencies and which direction to push them for challenge and growth.

ASAF RONEN is the creator and Editor-in-Chief of YESand.com, a website devoted to improvisation, and is the author of Directing Improv: Show the Way By Getting Out of the Way. He has been involved in improv since 1990, starting in college and working with Theatresports, ComedySportz and directing his own longform improv troupe, Hiatus, where he helped create original formats.

Asaf has taught improvisation in Canada, Great Britain, Norway and in twenty-two of The United States. His directing credits include the all-girl group goga, the improvised comic book adventure show Ka-Baam!!, and Death in the City, a dramatic longform improv piece, at the NY Fringe Festival. He was a producer on Trust Us, This Is All Made Up, a documentary on legendary improvisers TJ & Dave that had its world premiere at Austin’s South by Southwest Festival and was a writer on the soon-to-be-released Days of Delusion.

Asaf has taught throughout NYC’s public school system as a resident artist through LEAP and New Horizons and as part of Weist-Barron’s ACTeen. In 2000, Asaf worked with Cirque du Soleil as a scout for improvisational talent.

Register here: http://www.theinstitutiontheater.com/workshops/85