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"How To Train Your Dragon" - Free Workshop On Self-Producing

 

Ever thought "I've got a great idea, let's put on a show?" Dragon Productions Theatre Company is hosting a "How To Train Your Dragon" workshop to artists who are interested in self-producing. This is a free event hosted by Dragon's Executive Artistic Director and Founder Meredith Hagedorn and Karen Altree Piemme, the Dragon's 2nd Stages Series Associate Producer and Director of the Red Ladder Theatre Company. 

 

The workshop is open to anyone who wants to know more about what it takes to self-produce an artistic event, and artists who attend a workshop are given extra consideration when applying for the 2018 2nd Stages Series. 

 

Wednesday, March 22nd from 7 - 8:30p.

 

This free workshop is being presented at the Dragon Theatre (2120 Broadway Street in downtown Redwood City) in the main stage area. 

 

Please RSVP (yes only) to info (at) dragonproductions.net. This workshop is free of charge! 

 

 

For Adults

Beginning Improv - 

Workshop Leader: Terry Sandke

The next Beginning Improv Class runs Tuesday evenings from March 28 through May 9. No experience required. Shy people are especially welcome!

Anyone can learn to improvise - it just takes practice. Basic improv skills can make you more comfortable in your own skin and increase your self-confidence. Work with a small group in a safe atmosphere that emphasizes PLAY. Surprise yourself by creating characters, stories, and scenes on the fly! Play with fun people who love to laugh! Learn basic skills all improvisers know.

Tuesday evening classes are taught by Terry Sandke, who has been teaching Improv at Dragon Productions since 2007. He is a founding member of the San Francisco Improv troupe, "Spontaneous Combustion" and has been improvising for 20 years - eleven with the BATS Improv Sunday Players in San Francisco.
 

HOW MUCH: $315 for the entire 7 weeks ($45 a session) with an early bird price of $280 if you register before March 22, 2017. Registration closes at 5pm on Monday, March 27.
 

WHEN:  Seven Tuesdays (7:00pm - 9:00pm), March 28 - May 9.

WHERE: The Dragon Theatre in downtown Redwood City (2120 Broadway Street)

WHO: Anyone aged 18 and up! There's a minimum requirement of 6 people for the class to be a "go." A maximum of 10 students accepted.Register early to make sure you get a spot!

Questions? Email us at classes@dragonproductions.net

Register for Beginning Improv

 

Intermediate Improv - 

Workshop Leader: Terry Sandke

Dragon Productions is offering a seven-session Intermediate Improv workshop starting on Wednesday, March 29.

Have fun.  Explore more improv.  Practice improvising stories. Use tools from earlier Improv classes.  Learn more about improvising stories and games.  Work with a small group in a safe atmosphere emphasizing PLAY.  Surprise yourself.  Create characters, stories, and scenes on the fly!  Play with fun people who love to laugh!  Attendees must have completed a Beginning Improv class.

Wednesday evening classes are taught by Terry Sandke who has been teaching Improv at Dragon Productions since 2007.  He was a founding member of the San Francisco Improv troupe, "Spontaneous Combustion”, and has been improvising for 20 years - eleven with the BATS Improv Sunday Players in San Francisco.

WHEN:  7-9:00 pm on Wednesday nights for 7 sessions, from March 29 through May 10

WHERE: The Dragon Theatre, 2120 Broadway Street in downtown Redwood City in the upstairs classroom

HOW MUCH: Register before March 23 and it's only $280.  If you register March 23 through March 28 it's $315.  Registrations close at 5pm on March 28.

HOW MANY: Minimum of 6 students to be a "go" with a maximum of 10 students.  You must be aged 18 or older.

Questions? Email us at classes@dragonproductions.net

Improv For Anyone! 

Workshop leader: Corinne Kason
 

Our very popular Saturday morning Improv Class is back. This class welcomes everyone: those new to Improv, seasoned improvisers, actors who want to try this genre of theaterand all those in between who just want to have fun. Games are designed for everyone's enjoyment and growth.  Many techies, doctors, lawyers, couples, and homemakers find this class refreshing and fun and a way to unleash their creative talents and become more open and communicative.

 
Come give improv a try Saturday mornings at the Dragon Theatre. The classes begin Saturday, April 8th at 10am and run weekly for 6 weeks. 
 
This round of classes is taught by Corinne Kason, a professional actress who has worked in New York, Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area. She taught Improv for the Screen Actors Guild Conservatory in L.A. and S.F. and is currently teaching Improv at the San Carlos Charter Learning School.
 
WHEN: Saturday mornings from 10a - noon beginning Saturday, April 8th.
 
WHERE: The Dragon Theatre in downtown Redwood City (2120 Broadway Street) 
 
WHO: anyone aged 18 and up! There's a minimum requirement of 8 people for the class to be a "go." A maximum of 16 students accepted so register early to make sure you get a spot in this popular class! Registration closes at 5pm on Friday, Feb. 10th.
 
HOW MUCH: $200 for the entire 6 weeks (about $33 a session) with an early bird discount of $175 if you register before March 25th.
 
Questions? Email us at classes@dragonproductions.net
 

Register for Improv for Everyone

 

Private Acting Lessons

 
Taught by Meredith Hagedorn (over 20 years experience), Executive Artistic Director of Dragon Productions Theatre Company. Meredith can assist you with audition preparation or just marketing yourself.  Serious, supportive approach. Rates: $70/hour. Email info@dragonproductions.net for questions and scheduling.
 
 

For Youth

 

Spring Break Improv Camp at Dragon

A half-day morning camp which takes place during spring break week, resulting in an opportunity for the students to showcase their newly developed skills and talents in a student improv show for family and friends on the last day. Throughout the week our professional teaching artists will guide the students in learning and practicing many short-form improv games geared towards developing listening skills, team-work and quick thinking. The process of learning basic improvisational skills will teach the students to say yes, and to each other in scenes in order to build on one another's ideas.

HOW MUCH: $250 for one week with an early bird price of $200 if you register before February 2.

WHEN: Two 5-day long sessions available. Monday through Friday (8:30am - 12:00pm) during the week of April 3-7 or April 10-14 with a short presentation for family and friends on Friday April 7 and April 14.

WHERE: The Dragon Theatre in downtown Redwood City. (2120 Broadway Street)

WHO: Children Ages 8 and Up! There’s a minimum requirement of 6 people for the class to be a ‘go.' A maximum of 20 students accepted. Register early to guarantee a spot!


Questions? Email us at classes@dragonproductions.net

 
 

 

 
About Dragon Productions Theatre Company:
Dragon Productions Theatre Company is a 501c3 nonprofit company. Your attendence in our classes allows us to keep expanding our offerings season after season and enriches the greater Bay Area community. Thank you so much for your interest and support! 
 
 

 

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