Date(s) - 06/13/2015
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
What parents are saying about the Youth Improv Program:
• “She has done some amazing things since improv. You guys make a huge difference to kids”
• “Encouraging children to call upon the tools of courage, providing them with tools of public speaking and quick thinking, and creating an environment of laughter.”
The Youth Improv Program is an 8-week annual training program designed for ages 8-15 years old meeting once a week to train and socialize with their teammates and develop as unique and creative people using the performing Art of Improvisation. Through improvising students learn essential social, acting, and performance skills together with their fellow teammates. Open and honest communication, developing trust in others, supporting teammates, listening, focusing, and positive agreement are key skills that are trained are essential to all aspects of life as well as performance. These skills are taught while having fun, through playing games and exercises that have been built using the key skills as a foundation and have been used to train famous improvisers and actors for over 50 years.
About the Instructor: Larissa Nielsen
Larissa DLG Nielsen is one of the most recognized improvisers in Hawaii. This will be Larissa’s 5th year teaching a Youth Improv program. In 2013 the program was a featured story in the Star Advertiser and both Larissa and her students have been interviewed on Hawaii Public Radio’s The Conversation with Chris Vandercook.
June 13 – Aug 8 (no class July 4th)
Every Saturday 11am – 2pm
HiFi COOP, 2nd Floor, Ward Warehouse,
1050 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
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