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Comedy Improv (5 day spring break camp for students in Grades 4-7)

April 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Comedy Improv
April 3-8, 2023
1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Grades 4-7

Comedy improvisation is the art of acting without a script. This workshop is perfect for anyone wanting to show off their silly side and form new friendships along the way. Students will learn the craft of comedy improvisation through playing warm-up and group-building games geared toward honing communication skills, boosting creative problem solving, and gaining confidence in public-speaking. We will host a live performance for friends and families during the last hour on Friday.

We will offer this afternoon session on April 3-8.
Students are encouraged to bring a lunch and register for the morning session of Playing with Plays too! (A $25 refund will be issued back to purchasers of both sessions.)

This session will take place in person at HVWC. Our historic station house is located in Philipse Manor / Sleepy Hollow, NY.

Misty Yarnall received her BA in Creative Writing from Purchase College. She is a member of the Teaching Artist Institute of Rochester and has facilitated workshops for writers of all ages through nonprofit organizations such as Writers & Books and the Hudson Valley Writers Center. Her work can be found in a handful of literary magazines, including Prime Number MagazineThe Roadrunner Review, and Coalesce Community. She holds awards in the Sixth Act Playwriting Competition, the 2 Pages/2 Voices Playwriting Contest, and the POV Fest Screenwriting Contest.


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Comedy Improv April break
$ 200.00
8 available


April 3
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Hudson Valley Writers Center
Philipse Manor Station
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
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