Tickets for our next performance are now on sale! Join us on April 28th 8:00pm at Alchemical Theater Lab New York City. Following the “Friday Night Improvisation Show” tradition from The New Actors Workshop, an acting conservatory founded by Paul Sills, Mike Nichols and George Morrison, our show features Viola Spolin’s theater games.
Here’s a little clip from New Actors Workshop’s show from 2009 from Ege Maltepe’s archive:
Spolin-Ist Players are a diverse group of New Yorkers; actors, writers, therapists, software engineers, filmmakers who LOVE Viola Spolin’s approach!
In this open workshop formatted show you’ll get to witness our process of “follow the follower”, and “heighten and explore”* in the land of unknown.
WHERE: Alchemical Theater Lab: 104 W 14th Street, 3rd Floor STUDIO A
WHEN: April 28, 8pm
WHO: Dylan Grunn, Cihangir Duman, Bridget Knapp, Josh Thomas, Matthew Dietz, Richard Grunn, Sophia Treanor, Aydın Baltacı, and Ege Maltepe (Director/side-coach).
HOW: Tickets are $5, get them online: http://www.improvisationshow.eventbrite.com
* Spolin’s famous side-coaching phrases. Known as the mother of improvisation in America, Viola Spolin changed theater for generations. Here‘s a recent article about the history of improvisation. And here is her extensive biography.