CSz 401 Principles of Performance
Now that you have a strong understanding of scenework, character and relationship, we will push you toward directly applying them into your performance ability. Direct critique and side coaching will allow you to begin exploring who you are personally as an improvisor and especially as a performer. Prerequisite: completed CSz 101 thru 301 or permission of Education Director.
Your Instructor: Alli Soowal
ALLI SOOWAL has been a CSz Philadelphia company member since 2007 and was the Managing Director from 2008 – 2012. She has taught improv since 2006, including instructing improvisers from around the country at the CSz Worldwide Championships. In addition to being a ComedySportz Player, Alli directs CityBeatz – Philly’s first hip/hop improv team – and Origin Story – an improvised superhero show. Alli performs regularly with Figment Theater in shows including Grey Gardens, Wisdom Teeth, AD Showcase, Alli & Darryl, Stage Fright and John Hughes High. She also has the joy of coaching the CSz Philadelphia Rec League. She has received improv instruction from some of the best teachers in the country including: Dick Chudnow, Keith Johnstone, Joe Bill, Mark Sutton, Jill Bernard, Tara DeFrancisco, Lauren Pritchard and many more. Alli’s day job – Site Manager for 2 outpatient physical therapy offices of Good Shepherd Penn Partners – requires her to use her teambuilding improv training daily to ensure high employee and patient satisfaction.
CSz 401 - Semester 4
When: Mondays, Sept 26th-Nov 14th (Please Note: There will be class on 10/31/16)
Instructor: Alli Soowal
Showcase: November 19th