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09-18-2008, 10:06 PM
Sandy Marshall of Schadenfreunde and Jet Eveleth of The Reckoning have come together to create a workshop for more experienced improvisers. The focus will be on acting and creating a full-length play. Jet and Sandy developed the curriculum for this course through their collaboration on the long-running show PLAY and their current show HERO.

The eight-week course will cover:
Realistic characters and acting
Metaphor through environments
Dramatic stakes
Creating one narrative voice
Structural arch
Identifying trends

Starting Thursday Oct. 9th - Dec. 4th
Schadenfreunde office
4636 N. Ravenswood #102
A few blocks north of the Montrose Brown Line Stop.

Sign up at ipsoballet@gmail.com
For more info: www.myspace.com/improvisedplay

Sandy Marshall is a writer, actor and director based in Chicago. He's directed HERO, Noises Off, and War of the Worlds, among others. He writes comedy for numerous outlets, works as an actor for The Second City, appears in a variety of short + feature length films, and is a frequent instructor. He studied Playwriting at the University of Edinburgh. As a founding member of Schadenfreude, Sandy has written and performed for countless venues around the world including the Goodman, Steppenwolf, Edinburgh Fringe, Lollapalooza, on National Public Radio, and most recently for WTTW-TV. With Schadenfreude, he finished two screenplays -- both of which are currently in development.

Jet Eveleth teaches Comedy Studies at Columbia College in Chicago. She is also faculty at The Second City Conservatory and at the iO Theater. She is an artistic associate for the Chicago Improv Festival and has created workshops for the Pedagogy and Theater of the Oppressed. She received her Masters in Interdisciplinary Arts from Columbia College with a focus on writing and performance. She is a member of The Reckoning and performs in Hero, The Armando Diaz Experience, and tours with her original show, I Live Next Door to Horses with Holly Laurent.