November 10th 12-3pm
Instructor: Karen Graci
Whether you’re a new improviser or a more experienced one, new patterns of thinking can help jumpstart your performances (and your enjoyment of them)! This workshop will include both written exercises and on-stage work to boost your confidence as an improv performer both on and off the stage. Open to all levels.
About Karen Graci:
A proud native of Buffalo, NY, Karen Graci is a writer, improviser, and actor. While touring with Chicago’s famed Second City National Touring Company, Karen was featured in the theater’s first-ever USO Tour, entertaining American troops in Kuwait, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, and Saudi Arabia. She also performed ten shows a week as a resident cast member in The Best of Second City at The Flamingo Hotel in Las Vegas for over a year.
Karen is currently a writer for the new Netflix comedy, Tuca and Bertie, featuring Tiffany Haddish and Ali Wong, set to debut in early 2019. She has also written for the Netflix comedy, Girlboss, and the Hulu drama, Blue, starring Julia Stiles.
Karen loves improvising at the Westside with LA’s longest running Harold Team, King Ten. When not writing or performing, she counts the days until her beloved Buffalo Bills make the playoffs again. On a related note, Karen also sighs a lot and drinks.