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Musical Improv Bootcamp

ImprovBoston Comedy School

Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

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Musical Improv Bootcamp

15 hours of music improv.  2 days. 1 unforgettable experience. Join fellow music improv geeks from around the country in an epic celebration of this uniquely addictive artform. Singprov guru Mike Descoteaux (founder of the Second City Music Program, Artistic Director of ImprovBoston and co-creator of the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway production Blank! The Musical) leads participants through a creative boot camp guaranteed to challenge even the most advanced music improviser. 
 
Over the course of 2 jam-packed days, we'll explore how to play with full confidence; how to get out of your own way and enjoy the true simplicity of song; how to say YES to musical offers with physical, emotional and vocal commitment; how structure can set you free; how to find the game in the song; and how to put it all together in a brilliantly satisfying, collaborative musical AllForm (IB's signature philosophy).
 
With ImprovBoston as your host, spend a weekend in the stunningly beautiful city of Boston. You'll see free shows each night at New England's biggest and longest running comedy theater, hang out with a class-full of new friends, sport some free ImprovBoston swag and blow it all out with an end-of-weekend showcase. While this is certainly a destination intensive, Boston improvisers are welcome to join in!
 
Pre-requisites: At least one year of formal improv training or experience AND completion of at least one formal intro-level musical improv class/workshop


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$250 per person. Maximum: 12 students

*Please note: price does not include transportation, food or lodging. We are happy to make hotel recommendations.

Day/Time: Saturday-Sunday 10AM-5PM daily

Class Dates: May 20 through May 21, 2017

Student Showcase: Sunday, May 21 at 630PM

Class Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater

Instructor: Mike Descoteaux

 

Mike Decoteaux

Mike Descoteaux is the Artistic Director of ImprovBoston. Mike served as head and creator of the Music Program at The Second City Training Center and music director of the Second City Etc stage in Chicago. Named one of the top young songwriters in the country by the Johnny Mercer/AMTP association, he has had the privilege of working with Tony Award-winning artists such as Jason Robert Brown, William Finn, Mark Hollmann and James LaPine. His work has been seen on NBC, A&E, WGN and stages across the country. He has “composed” and “conducted” over 1,000 completely improvised musicals with Baby Wants Candy, Musical! the musical, I Eat Pandas, BLANK! The Musical Off-Broadway and many others. In addition to teaching at institutions like the Second City, ImprovBoston, Northwestern University, and Columbia College, Mike leads workshops in music improv around the world.


Have questions about Musical Improv Bootcamp? Contact ImprovBoston Comedy School

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ImprovBoston
40 Prospect St
Cambridge, MA 02139

Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 10:00 AM - Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 5:00 PM (EDT)


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ImprovBoston Comedy School

ImprovBoston is a national leader in "The Art of Comedy." Our experienced instructors teach classes in improv comedysketch comedy writing and stand up comedy. Our small classes ensure that everyone learns while having a great time, and are perfect for the beginner or advanced performer. Every class at every level features a Student Showcase!

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