Advanced Improv Studies: The Krompf
4/15, 4/22, 4/29, 5/6
Learning the krompf form will help you with finding and stripping down a game to play in your scene quickly and efficiently. The KROMPF also helps with the idea of connecting games within an improvised piece and melding them together. Hone your acceptance skills and acting commitment and conviction. Remove judgment from your improv and work on the best ‘you’ as an improviser. Lots of play time, small class size, personal notes. This class explores all things improv that will help to sharpen your improv skills with fast, bold choices that help you create the ultimate ensemble improv piece. Krompf is an improv team that started in 2001 in NYC at UCB the team members Amey Goerlich, Neil Casey, Joe Wengert & Ryan Karels developed this unique form with the help of Owen Burke, Chris Gethard, Ptolemy Slocum and Armando Diaz. They still perform to this day at least once a year at the Del Close Marathon in NYC. Every show has at least one mythical creature and interesting genres It’s playful, fun and makes the audience want to live in a world of Krompf.
Instructor Bio: Amey started doing long form improv in 2001 at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in NYC. She was a performer there until 2016 when she moved to LA to teach at Westside Comedy. She has been teaching her Game of the scene workshops all over the country since 2004 at improv festivals, theaters and to Highschool students. She teaches people improv from other countries online and in person. She has been on dozens of improv podcasts and can be seen in the documentary The Girl in the Show about woman in comedy. You can also catch her onstage at Westside every month in the Shows Improv Famous, Women Aren’t Funny and The Faculty Show.
Class sizes are limited. Enrollment is dependent upon availability. For enrolled students a confirmation welcome email will be sent 24 before the start of the first class. There are no refunds or transfers on tuition.