Workshops: The Chris & Tami Mini-Intensives - Improv & Sketch (2 Workshops)
Saturday, November 23, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM (CST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The Chris & Tami mini-intensive
Chris Trew and Tami Nelson, founders of The New Movement (Austin & New Orleans) will be in Houston hosting a mini-intensive as well as performing their two person show at The Station Theater. Together they have taught thousands of hours of improv classes both at their theaters and nationally.
Improv Mini-Intensive (11am-3pm)
The Chris & Tami mini-intensive will give students highlights of what each of them do best; Tami works simplicity and elegance into scenes with students while Chris helps students map and strategize their scenes through pattern work.
The students who've taken The Chris & Tami mini-intensive will open for their two person show that night! This is a wonderful and unique performance oportunity to party and celebrate furthering your comedy education! All students also get a copy of their first book entitled Improv Wins.
Sketch Mini-Intensive (4-7pm)
Chris & Tami have been filiming sketches with eachother for years through their production company Studio8. In this workshop they'll teach students to use improv skills to create solid sketch comedy.The students who've taken The Chris & Tami mini-intensive will open for their two person show that night! All students also get a copy of their first book entitled Improv Wins.
When & Where
With a full lineup of intelligent yet irreverent stand-up, sketch and improv, Station Theater is Houston’s home for independent comedy. Station’s ever-growing pool of improv and sketch comedy troupes delight audiences every Thursday through Saturday. Station’s comedy conservatory offers workshops and classes in long form improv, sketch comedy, stand-up comedy as well as other areas of performance art. Station is available for corporate training programs and private events.
Structure: Thursdays – 8:30pm
Station comedians create an interwoven artpiece exploring human nature and the absurd comedy of life – all based on one audience suggestion. This weekly powerhouse show is Station’s nod to great traditions of improv.
Supernova Armando featuring Lotería: Fridays – 8:30pm
The Supernova Armando is a fast-paced comedy show that takes the true stories of a fascinating guest and turns them into hilarious scenes! This weekly show takes on the classic Armando form created by Armando Diaz of iO Chicago. The show opens with Lotería, a show where everything – including performers – is completely left up to chance.
Student Saturdays: Saturdays – 8:30pm
Saturdays are all about Station’s student troupes! Enjoy current Houston favorites like This Infinite Closet, The Mockumentalists, Vaudeprov and more – or witness a new troupe in the making. Either way, laughter will ensue!