Intermediate - Musical Longform Genres
Explore musical improv genres with London-based improvisers & pianist from the city of the West End!
- 375 euros€375
- Q Factory, Atlantisplein 1
Take the chance to learn longform musical improv with veteran musical improvisers Lee Apsey & Emma Wessleus, as well as sought-after musical improv pianist and music director David Rees, from London: home of the musical mecca that is the West End. Broaden your musical horizons and sharpen your skills beyond the standard improv musical as you learn how to create work like Hamilton, Wicked and Waitress, right on the spot! You'll also develop longform narrative techniques to create a deeper, more exciting and musically diverse show. No script or score needed! The course is 6 weeks with at least one lesson & end of course show with a London Improv Musical Director. Includes Rap/Hip-hop, Contemporary Showstopper Musicals, Classical Musical Theater & Pop/Rock Musicals. Last but not least, you will enrapture the audience with your musical skills at your graduation performance on March 31st, 2023! Am I intermediate enough? Is this course for me? Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll guide the way! About the Instructors: Lee Apsey has been performing and teaching across Europe and Asia for 8 years since coming into improv from a background in screenwriting and film production. He is a co-founder of CSI: Crime Scene Improvisation: a five star show that has consistently sold out the Edinburgh Fringe, Brighton Fringe and its London home at the Museum of Comedy for over half a decade. He is also the co-director of timeline-hopping musical Multiverse and performs as part of live hip hop show Slice of Rhyme. Emma Wessleus is a Singer, Improviser, Comedian and a former cast member of easylaughs. She has studied Opera at Stockholm Operastudios, Classical Singing at Amsterdam Conservatory and Musical Theatre at Associated studios in London. She's an experienced Improviser and comedian and currently a member of the timeline-hopping improvised musical Multiverse and a co-founder of the improvised scandi crime drama Mordsaga. David Rees David is a pianist and composer who loves playing for improvised theatre. He has played at shows and festivals around the UK and beyond with groups including Multiverse, Music Box, Bumper Blyton and Yes Queens. He studied music at Cambridge University and now lives and works in London, UK. If necessary in case of any government mandated lockdown restrictions, this course will go online. If we do not have enough sign-ups a week before class starts, we will have to cancel and refund those who have already signed up.
easylaughs, Nieuwe Achtergracht, Amsterdam, Netherlands