Jeff Griggs - Do Something Else Workshop
Friday, September 3, 2010 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM (CDT)
FRIDAY, Sept 3
Noon - 4pm Jeff Griggs (of Aphasia) - Do Something Else - Hideout Upstairs
Playing the same characters? Doing the same tricks in your scenes? Need to improve your improv to become a more complete improvisor?
"Do Something Else" with Jeff Griggs is a workshop designed to get you out of your comfort zone and improve your confidence in trying new things. You don't know unless you try and this workshop will make you try. If you haven't been in a classroom setting in awhile, this class will be a nice refresher to veterans who are looking to juice up their improv.
is the author of the book Guru; My Days with Del Close. He has taught and coached for the ImprovOlympic in Chicago where he performs in The Armando Diaz Experience and with the Harold Team Deep Schwa. Currently he performs for Second City on board one of the Norwegian Cruise Lines cruise ships. He also performs with his 3 person team Aphasia at venues and festivals around the country. He's taught at festivals and theaters in Toronto, Chicago, Chapel Hill, Hawaii, Tokyo, Dallas, Seattle and many others. He was the Story Producer and a Contributing Director for the Improvised based television program Sports Action Team and hosts the popular podcast "Aphasia Presents Something" with his Aphasia teammates Brett and Jeannie.
When & Where
Out of Bounds Comedy Festival
The Out of Bounds Comedy Festival is a 7-day live performance festival that showcases some of the best in improv, sketch, stand-up, and filmed comedy from all over the country. Now in it’s 10th year, the festival also includes a miniature golf tournament where performers compete to win the Ridiculous Jacket, a trophy unrivalled in mini sports.