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Improv Classes for 2017-2018 Season

Improv Comedy for Adults & Teens
Summer Class Level 1:
Date: Wednesdays, June 6 - July 18, 2018 (six weeks - no July 4th class)
Time: 7:30 - 9:30 pm 
LOCATION: Oakes Center, 120 Morris Avenue, Summit, NJ
Course fee: $210 for six classes
Summer Class Level 2:
Date: Saturdays, June 16 - July 21, 2018 (six weeks)
Time: 10:00am-12:00 pm
LOCATION: Oakes Center, 120 Morris Avenue, Summit, NJ
Course fee: $210 for six classes

IMPROV COMEDY for Adults & Teens

Level 1 & 2


Ever wanted to try improv comedy but never found the time? Dive into improv with our six-week Level 1 improv class.
Or have you already taken Level 1 and are ready for more complicated games with wilder challenges? And a public showcase at the end of the session? Then the Level 2 class is for you.
All classes are taught by professional improv master Lulu French. Lulu is a long-time member of Dreamcatcher’s popular improv troupe, Multiple Personality Disorder. You’ll learn how to think on your feet by freeing your mind, body and imagination through group exercises and games in a safe and supportive atmosphere.
These 6- or 8-week classes delve deep into the craft of improv with more complex games as the weeks progress. Improv is great for new or prior students of improv and also for actors who want to add another dimension to their skills. Improv is a valuable skill for auditions and job interviews, too! 
Please note: Because the class has both adult and teen students, it is most comfortable for older teens - but you know your child, so you can determine whether a mixed class is right for them!
If you’ve always been curious about improv, this is your chance! 
  • No experience required to begin
  • Learn traditional improv games
  • Explore your own creativity in a supportive environment
  • Develop spontaneity and learn how to shed your inhibitions
  • Not just for actors, but for anyone who wants to develop these skills
  • For actors who want to try another angle on performing
Instructor • Improv

Improv master Lulu French (center) is a member of and performs regularly with Dreamcatcher’s own improv troupe, Multiple Personality Disorder.

Lulu French first took improv classes at Gotham City Improv two decades ago and has been improvising ever since.  In addition to being a graduate of GCI, she has also studied improv under Amy Poehler, Matt Walsh, and Matt Besser — original members of the Upright Citizens Brigade, Armando Diaz — founder of the Magnet Theater, various Second City alumni such as Todd Stashwick (12 Monkeys), and improv masters Michael Gellman, Dave Razowsky, and Aretha Sills.  She has appeared in numerous improv performances in NYC improv theaters such as Gotham City Improv, the Magnet Theater, and Upright Citizens Brigade. 


Lulu has been teaching improv since 2000 and has had the privilege to teach for organizations such as Gotham City Improv, The Queens Theater in the Park, Arts Horizons, The Theater Project, The South Orange Maplewood Adult School, IN Studios, Beyond the Bell, and Dreamcatcher Rep in addition to teaching corporate improv workshops for companies such as Pfizer, Novartis and AstraZeneca. She can currently be seen improvising in Dreamcatchers Rep's twice yearly improv show, Multiple Personality Disorder and with Gary Austin's the Classroom at the People's Improv Theater in NYC.

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