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Musical Improv: Games


  • The Mopco Improv Theatre 10 North Jay Street Schenectady, NY, 12305 United States (map)

Instructor: Mark S. Meritt

Class Dates: November 6, 13, 20, 27, December 4, 11

Performance Date: Saturday, December 16- 7:30pm


Musical Improv: Games

Join our Musical Director in this 6-Week Class exploring short form improv song games and working as a team with your fellow musical improvisers. It’s like karaoke, but you make up your own words! If you've ever seen "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" and thought watching Wayne Brady and Brad Sherwood invent songs seemed like a blast, this class is for you. More of a Colin Mochrie when it comes to singing? Don't worry! You don’t need to be a great singer to take this class, you just need to enjoy singing.

Besides enjoying playing through a list of fun improv games, students will also learn techniques around rhyming, inventing verses and choruses and the art of making music in the moment. So jump in and bring some joy to your Monday nights this winter. We promise you'll have a new song stuck in your head each week!

Performance

Each Improv Fundamentals and Musical Improv 6-Week course each has a unique performance element that showcases the skills you focused on during the class. You'll be able to show off to your friends and family everything you've learned. The performance is not mandatory but we bet you'll want to take part. Participation is dependant on consistent attendance.

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

18. We offer youth classes for younger improvisers! Check out our mopco.org/classes to find a class.

How active are these classes?

Our classes involve a good amount of physical activity - you should feel comfortable being on your feet for at least an hour. Please email hey@mopco.org with any questions about accommodations for ability.

What is your policy on absences from class?

After two absences, students will not be able to participate in the performance at the end of the class.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Street parking is available on Union and N Jay street by our Theatre. Parking is available in the lot behind Pereca's as well as other public lots within a short walk of the theatre. The lot directly across from us is reserved for the Rossi & Ditorro Funeral Home and is not always available for parking. DO NOTpark in the lot by JoJo’s Auto Service or you will be towed. Find our more and see a detailed map of parking options available around us here

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact us at hey@mopco.org for general inquiries or call us at (518) 577-6726

What's the refund policy?

Cancellations for a full refund must be made 7 days or more prior to the first class. Less than 7 days: Your place in the class is non-refundable unless we can get someone to fill your spot. 

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Please make sure we know who to expect in class.

Earlier Event: November 2
Winter Mopco Youth Troupe: Ages 11-17
Later Event: November 6
Monday Night Improv: Drop In Class