UPCOMING CLASSES

INTRO TO IMPRO 

Looking to be more relaxed and present in the audition room? Learn to think on your feet and create new ideas effortlessly. Free your mind, and allow yourself to be more spontaneous in your work!

“If people had no fear, you’d hardly need to have to teach them. It’s the fear that screws everything up.” Keith Johnstone.

$175/ 6 Week Course /Fall 2019

IMPRO SCENE STUDY

Looking to take your improvisation to the next level? This course is focused on exploring short form open improvised scene work. Investigate narrative form while remaining true to the moment in order to create strong and spontaneous theatre. This work will be sure to add to your skills as an actor, writer, director, and collaborator for stage and screen.

*Prerequisite: Students taking Impro Scene Study must have previous improvisation or theatre experience. This course is designed as a continuation of the work explored in Impro For Actors. Not sure if your experience qualifies? Drop me a line and let’s figure it out 🙂

$175 / 6 Week Course / Fall 2019

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“Ali is a leader in the next generation of impro teachers that work in the spirit and philosophy of Keith Johnstone. We both hail from Loose Moose Theatre and drank the same Koolaid. It works!” –Veena Sood (RiverdaleIndian Detective, Downsizing, Lucifer, Bates Motel, The X-Files)

Ali began her improv career at age 15 at Loose Moose Theatre Company, founded by Keith Johnstone.  Since then has performed and taught impro on numerous stages across Canada as well as in Norway, Holland, Germany, Czech Republic and the United Arab Emirates. Ali is a proud company member of  Spontaneous Theatre, a company founded by Rebecca Northan which merges the worlds of high level improvisation with professional Theatre, select Spontaneous Theatre credits include: Mimi in Blind Date (Artsclub), assistant director of Undercover (Tarragon Theatre), and ensemble member in An Undiscovered Shakespeare (Stratford Festival). She has performed in numerous international improv festivals, including Den Andre Teaterfestivalen, Improvaganza, Vancouver International Improv Festival, and is the founder and Artistic Director of the Canmore International Improv Festival.

Ali is available for hire locally in Vancouver as well as abroad. She travels frequently and is passionate about connecting with the international community.

Past in school contracts include:

Crofton House School (Vancouver)

Calgary Waldorf School

Central Memorial High School (Calgary)

Future Charter Academy (Calgary)

Bishop Pinkham Junior High School (Calgary)