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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
Structure features seasoned comedians working together to create an improvised interwoven comedic performance that explores human nature and the absurdity of life—all based on an audience suggestion. This weekly powerhouse show is Station’s nod to great traditional forms of improv.
Supernova Armando featuring Lotería: Fridays – 8:30pm
The Supernova Armando is a weekly improv show that features many of Station’s finest improvisers and puts a spin on the classic Armando form. Each week, improvisers take the real-life true stories of a riveting guest monologist and create hilarious scenes based on them. [paragraph break] The Supernova Armando cast takes the stage right after the Lotería: the show left up to chance! In the Lotería, improvisers of all levels—including those who just took their first class—are welcome to join the fun in this weekly jam.
Dark Matter: Fridays – 10:00pm
Late-Night Improv Comedy. Unhindered Imagination.
Syzygy: Saturdays – 8:30pm
Get ready to blast off with Syzygy, Station's Saturday show that will take you to the moon and back. During Syzygy, three different back-to-back hilarious comedic groups will put on a one-of-a-kind show that we know you'll enjoy.
Singularity: Saturdays - 10:00pm
Each month during Singularity, a new comedic act headlines the show preceded by talented comedic opening acts.