This class continues to build your scenework ability through establishing characters and a strong understanding of relationship. You will explore how character work can push a scene/game forward; utilizing a characters want, need and drive. Prerequisite: CSz 201 or permission of Education Director. Please contact the Education Director before you sign up if you have not recently taken the CSz 201 class.

Your Instructor: Kelly Jennings

KELLY JENNINGS has been performing with ComedySportz-Philadelphia since 1992, serving as both Business Manager and Co-Artistic Director. She was co-creator of and “Cecily” in Cecily and Gwendolyn’s Fantastical… winner of the League of Cincinnati Theater’s Outstanding Improv Award, plus Audience Choice and Best of Fest recognition in Capital Fringe, St Louis Fringe, and Boulder Fringe as well as receiving critical acclaim from The Washington Post and Philadelphia Inquirer. Kelly was a founding member of the Philadelphia based long form company LunchLady Doris which performed to sold-out runs in 12 consecutive Philadelphia Fringe Festivals as well as having the distinction of appearing at the FIRST Del Close Memorial Festival in NYC. She has taught improv and interactive performance at  C.W. Post Long Island University, Marywood University, University of The Arts, Studio 24 in Syracuse NY, Dog and Pony DC, and ComedySportz World Championships. Kelly has studied improv with Joe Bill, Mick Napier, Miles Stroth, Paul Grondy, Jeff Wirth, and Jill Bernard.

And that’s not all! – Kelly is a member of Actors Equity. She received a BFA cum laude in Acting from Syracuse University. Kelly has performed with many award winning Philadelphia based companies including Pig Iron Theatre, Swim Pony Performing Arts, Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre, Brat Productions, Lantern Theater. www.kellyajennings.com

 

Class Details

CSz 301 - Semester 3

When: Thursdays, June 2nd-July 21st
Time: 7:00-9:00pm
Instructor: Kelly Jennings
Tuition: $225