Foundations of Improv
Learn the foundations of improvisational theater in a supportive environment. Designed for people with no improv experience to learn and practice in an organized and systematic way, and for those with some improv experience to enjoy going deeper with with core principles.
6- session Fall series
September 24 - October 29
6:00 - 8:00 PM
The Cherry Artspace
Class themes are Trust, Acceptance, Perception, Creativity, Storytelling, and Collaboration.
I came to respect everybody's creativity and contribution, appreciate the value of listening and observing, and value how well-designed exercises could bring out the collective best in a group.
Benefits of Improv
Myth: Improv is about being funny.
Nope, improv is about showing up with openness and curiosity and putting your energy into being part of a team that works well together. A side effect of that process is genuine surprise and laughter.
Erica Marx, M.S.
Erica is a leadership coach and communication skills trainer based out of Ithaca NY. She leads improv and coaching workshops in the US and abroad and has a high value on making things FUN. Erica is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and a certified Applied Improv Facilitator with the International Applied Improvisation Network.
In her private practice she coaches creative people on a mission to make a difference in the world. Locally she is a NYS certified mediator and volunteer with the Community Dispute Resolution Center and president of the Advisory Board of Mama's Comfort Camp, an online empathy-based support network for mothers.