In this special master class for Ghostfest, world-renowned improvisor Jill Bernard will take you through a series of exercises that inject your work with a little bit of truth and beauty. Having the ability to create improv that is honest and vulnerable adds another layer to your work, a little bit of cake underneath your frosting to take your work from light entertainment to something with resonance. Please wear closed toe shoes to this workshop.
Date: Friday, October 13th
Time: 11am-5pm (5 hours with 1 hour lunch break)
Prerequisite: Torch Level 2 or equivalent
This class size is limited.
CLASS IS NOW ON A WAIT LIST
Early Registration Tuition Breakdown:
$95 if registered & paid by July 31st
$110 if registered and paid by August 31st
$125 if registered and paid by September 30th
Tuition includes a $30.00 non-refundable deposit. Cancellation after October 11th, 2017 will forfeit tuition refund.
Jill Bernard has been performing with ComedySportz-Twin Cities since 1993, and is a founding member of HUGE Theater in Minneapolis. Her one-woman improv piece, Drum Machine, has been featured in over forty improv festivals. She has taught and performed improv in Norway, Australia, Canada, England, the Netherlands, Argentina, Bulgaria, Romania, Colombia, Peru, Italy, Spain, Portugal, France, Finland, Germany and in forty of the United States; and also on an episode of MTV “Made.” She is one-half of the duo SCRAM with Joe Bill of the Annoyance Theater. An Artistic Associate of the Chicago Improv Festival, she has studied at the Annoyance Theater, Improv Olympic, the Brave New Workshop and other organizations; and is the recipient of the 2005 Chicago Improv Festival Avery Schreiber Ambassador of Improv Award, and the 2007 Miami Improv Festival award for Best Solo Show. She was also the winner, in January 2000, of the Executive Vice President Award for outstanding contribution to Human Resources, the highest award in the American Express Human Resources function. She’s also the voice of God, the Holy Ghost, the Virgin Mary and Ruby in videos for Sparkhouse.