View Full Version : Classes Only FOUR spots left for the Keepin' It Real Intensive! This Sunday ~ 8/17

08-14-2008, 12:21 AM
Learn how your own life experiences can make you a more dynamic performer!

About the Workshop
This four-hour intensive will help deepen your performance with the use of sincerity, emotional connection, and believability. Discover the real "first offers" of every scene, and make improv even more natural, playful, and invigorating than it was before. Gain richness in your humor and a more dynamic connection with your audience. How can your life be explored, translated, or applied in an improv performance? Come, find out!

Keepin' It Real! Intensive with Amanda Rountree
Sunday, August 17, 2008
12:00-4:00 pm
Schadenfreude's Workspace
4636 N Ravenswood (west of the Metra tracks)
$60 per person ($50 in advance)
Register by sending me a PM.
You may also register/pay online: amandarountree.com (http://amandarountree.com/)

About the Instructor
Amanda Rountree has been performing improvisational theatre professionally since 1992 and teaching it since 1998. She relocated to Chicago last year from Seattle where she was a performer and instructor with Unexpected Productions (http://www.unexpectedproductions.org/) and a performer and co-artistic director of Playback Theater Northwest (http://www.playbacktheaternw.org/). Amanda has entertained audiences in seven countries (not to mention many North American cities) utilizing a wide variety of styles, disciplines, and formats. She showcased a few of her talents in the popular show, Impress These Apes II last summer, and is a regular performer in the on-going Beast Women Cabaret and the improv team, Damascus Steel. Amanda is currently a teaching artist for both Lifeline Theater (http://www.lifelinetheatre.com/)and Apple Tree Theater (http://www.appletreetheatre.com/splash/index.html), as well as a director for Theatre Momentum (http://www.theatremomentum.com/). To read the Bastion's article about her, click here (http://www.thebastion.org/2008/01/the_interrogation_of_amanda_ro.html).

What People Are Saying
"The Keepin' It Real class I took from Amanda has been incredibly useful to me. The techniques Amanda taught in that class dramatically improved my ability to connect emotionally with my work and to bring genuine feeling to my improvised characters. It's no exaggeration to say that Amanda's teaching was instrumental in bringing my improv to the next level."
–Sean Harding, Seattle, WA

"The class is interesting because it shows you how to do all the things that you keep hoping, wishing, praying you could do. How to find the fresh and innovative and to draw from a unique place....yourself! She uses fun techniques and exercises to help you find those moments and utilize them...the class was inspiring. Thanks, Amanda! Who knew I was a wealth of information!!"
-Jami Primmer, Chicago, IL

"Amanda, thank you for the workshop! I love your practical and fun approach to improv. The idea of bringing more of myself to the stage has helped my improv tremendously. I felt like I relearned exercises that I'd known for years in a way that finally connected me to them and gave them new life. You rock!"
-Galen E. Upfront Theatre, Bellingham, WA

"Amanda's workshop was just what I needed. It pushed me to go to new places, gave me new perspective, and was above all really, really fun. Her teaching style focuses on the improviser going somewhere, not just making the audience laugh. Which allowed us all to go amazing places that the audience would have never expected. She's playful, respects the art-form and wants all her students to succeed. I hope everyone gets to spend time studying with Amanda Rountree."
-Adam H., Chicago

08-15-2008, 06:57 PM

There are three spots left for this workshop. Learn how to be more genuine and dynamic on stage! Register/Pay online: amandarountree.com.