Longform Musical Improv - Int/Adv
Stay stage-ready with this week-long, intermediate/advanced intensive!
- Starts 24 SeptStarts 24 Sept
- 375 euros€375
- Q Factory
A course for students who have completed the Longform Musical - Intermediate courses and/or have extensive experience in longform musical Improvisation. After the course you will be able to: - Improvise a 35 - 45 min longform narrative musical on stage on Sep 29th!! - Professionally communicate with a pianist (MD) in an improv setting. - Perform with a great level of musicality and understanding of the genre: Musical theatre - Have the skills to do improvised singing in key and rhythm, both alone and together with a group of similar level Musical Improvisers. - Understand the multiple ways of expressing yourself in song, rap and movement. And be able to execute this to a good standard consistently. - Perform improvised ensemble-numbers that include harmonies, structure and staging. Please note: If you haven't taken the intermediate course you will need to go though an assessment to see if your skills are right for this course at this time. 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 an Improviser, Vocalist, Comedian and Musikalzang-Docent at Dé Jeugdtheaterschool, coaching young singers and performers toward professional careers in Musical theatre. 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, a former main cast member of easylaughs and a co-founder of the show Your Flaws: The Improvised Musical. 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.
Q-Factory, Atlantisplein, Amsterdam, Netherlands