WHEN: Saturdays from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM on the following dates: March 10, 17, 31, April 14, 21, 28, and May 5, and 12 with a showcase on May 19.
WHERE: The Baird is located at 5 Mead Street in Meadowland Park, a few blocks from the center of downtown South Orange. The facility is wheelchair accessible.
TUITION: $300, and may be paid online at www.dreamcatcherrep.org or by check to Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, The Baird, 5 Mead Street, South Orange, NJ 07079.
Enrollment is limited, and is on a first-come, first-served basis.
DREAMCATCHER REPERTORY THEATRE, professional Theatre in Residence at the Baird Center in South Orange, will offer a new class beginning March 10. The class will be taught by Lulu French, a visiting artist with a long history in the improv world, and will meet for eight sessions, and will include a showcase for the students in the ninth week. The class is open to individuals over 18 years of age, and no experience is required. The improv class offers students of all levels the opportunity to explore their own creativity in a supportive environment, to develop spontaneity and freedom in front of an audience, and to simply have fun.
Lulu French (above) has been improvising for the past 15 years. She started improv taking classes at Gotham City Improv and has appeared in numerous improv shows at Gotham including the long-running Off the Top of Our Heads. Lulu taught all levels of improvisation at Gotham for ten years and has directed several of Gotham’s performance ensembles. Lulu also has taught improv to youths for Broadway Classrooms and CentreStage, and NYU drama students at Stonestreet Studios. She is currently performing at the Magnet Theater performing with Ransom Family, one of the theatre’s long-form improv house teams. In addition to her study at GCI she has also studied with the Upright Citizens Brigade including Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation) and Matt Walsh (Players), and various other Chicago improv alumni including Todd Stashwick (Heroes).
For information on any of Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre's programs, please visit www.dreamcatcherrep.org or contact Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre at The Baird, 5 Mead Street, South Orange, NJ 07079, 973.378.7754, ext. 2228.