CSz Education’s Workshop series are a great way to stretch your improv muscles. These 2-hour workshops are scheduled throughout the year and are an affordable way way to learn a new approach, work with a new instructor and add another skill to your improv toolbox. 

FREE Improv and Puppetry Workshop

Joe Sabatino (puppeteer and puppet builder for PBS Kids, Disney, and The Jim Henson Co.) is teaching a FREE workshop on the mechanics of performing hand/rod puppetry for stage and television.  

Joe Sabatino (CEnter) at henson company workshop (2014)

Joe Sabatino (CEnter) at henson company workshop (2014)

Topics include:

  • Body and mouth manipulation
  • Lipsync
  • Stage focus
  • Monitor work
  • Solo and group performances
  • Music
  • Improvisation

Come and join a group of Philadelphia's premier puppetry performers for a day of fun and silliness.  This workshop is designed to create an enjoyable environment for ANYONE who is interested in learning puppetry skills that can be translated directly onto stage or screen. 

This will be an opportunity to learn, while also showcasing your skills for consideration to participate in future puppet performance projects.  Prerequisite: Level 3 improv training or minimum 1 year performance experience

Session 1: Sunday, February 25, 2018 | 9:30AM - 12:30PM
Session 2: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 | 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Instructor: Joe Sabatino
Tuition: FREE

Who Are The People In Your Neighborhood?

Improv Workshop

They’re the people that you meet each day! Just like characters on stage.

 Are you tired of  playing ‘you’ in *every* scene or game? Does creating fully developed characters that aren't boring or stereotypes seem to elude you? Do you have some ‘go to’ characters in need of updates?

 Then you are in the right spot!

Learn some easy ways to  doing a character ‘on the spot. ’Uncover the multitude of 3 dimensional characters that only you can do fast and easy. Enhance and add depth to characters you already play but feel a bit “tired.” Practice putting your new characters into a ComedySportz game! Prerequisite: CSz Level 201 or above or permission from CSZ Education Director

When: Saturday, February 10, 2018
Time: 11:30PM - 1:30PM
Instructor: Kelly Jennings
Tuition: $25

Even Thor & Loki Worked It Out

Improv Workshop

Thor and Loki are best known in the Marvel Universe for always being against each other. Often times performers put themselves against each other in an effort to make the scene more interesting or simply to cause conflict. Alli and Kristin will take your though exercises and scene work to help you and your fellow performers work together instead of against each other. Knowledge of Marvel Cinematic Universe not necessary! Prerequisite: Basic understanding of scene work, level 201 or above. 

When: Saturday, January 20, 2018
Time: 3PM - 5PM
Instructor: Alli Soowal & Kristin Finger
Tuition: $25

Workshop Info

Tuition: $25/workshop 

Location: CSz Philadelphia (2030 Sansom Street)