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Beginning Improvisation for Adults 

Explore and practice the skills and techniques required to perform short-form improvisation. The course utilizes the communal/ensemble exercises provided in Spolin's 'Improvisation for the Theatre' and other texts, to explore spontaneity and the creation of narrative improvisations. The course also explores concepts of character, behavior in the environment, creating the who? what? and where? of dramatic scenes, created from given circumstances. The course is primarily active and participatory in nature and culminates with a public performance based on this exploration and discovery. 

Fred Gloor is currently the Associate Artistic Director and Marketing Director at Weathervane Playhouse. He has directed three shows at Weathervane: "You Can’t Take It With You", "The Lyons", and "4000 Miles." A graduate of Kent State University, Fred’s other directing credits include Cleveland Public Theatre, Dobama, TitleWave, Charenton, The Second City Cleveland, CVLT, and Tri-C West.  As an actor, he has performed at The Cleveland Play House, Great Lakes Theater, Dobama, The Beck Center, Cain Park, The Second City Cleveland, The Ensemble Theatre, and as a cast member of Something Dada.  A member of AEA and SAG-AFTRA, he has appeared in numerous commercials and such films as "The Dream Catcher", and "Pirates" with Leslie Nielsen, Eric Idle, and Rodney Dangerfield.

Saturday's 2 pm -4 pm  starting 10-28 -17

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