Improv Training and Community
Limelight is home to the only improv training center in St. Johns County! Improve your life through improv by joining a rapidly growing community — playing games in a recess for grown ups environment and learning the art of accepting the unknown sans script — on and off the stage.
IMPROV COMEDY SHOW
The Improv Adventure – 7 p.m. SUNDAY, AUGUST 6
$7 advance/$ 10 door
Limelight Theatre‘s new improv house team directed by The Adventure Project! The troupe creates a show where no one – not even the players – know where we’ll end up!
Stick around after the show for the Improv Playground where the players lead improv games for the community!
Level 1 Improv Basics
- Wednesdays, May 3rd – June 21st
- 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
- Tuition $105 through April 26th; $125 April 27th – May 2nd
- Registration open through May 2nd
- Register here
Throughout this 8-week course, students will explore the basic concepts of improvisation in a warm, safe and supportive environment. The class is designed to build self-confidence and explore creativity using the fundamentals of improvisation. Designed for both actors and non-actors, it will expose students to:
- Being – and reacting — in the moment.
- Accepting and building on gifts from other classmates.
- Embracing – and using — failure.
- Co-creating with others (listening, communicating, giving & taking focus).
- Thriving in an unscripted environment.
- Students leaving this course will have a working understanding of the basic fundamentals of improvisational theater as well as an increased appreciation, and comfort, with being on stage without a script.
Level 2 Advanced Improv
- Tuesdays, May 2nd – June 20th
- 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Tuition $105 through April 25th; $125 April 26th – May 1st
Pre-requisite: Levels 1 Improv
- Registration open through May 1st
- Register here
Improv expands on fundamentals learned in Level 1 Improv in the same warm, safe and supportive environment. Continue building self-confidence and exploring creativity while engaging in a higher level of the “yes, and…” concept. Play short form improv games while also learning the foundations for solid scene work in a co-creative space that highlights reacting in the moment, giving and taking focus, active listening and failing with grace in an unscripted environment – on stage and off. Class culminates in a student showcase.
Level 3 Advanced Improv: Characters, Emotions, and Relationships, Oh My!
- Mondays, April 24th – June 12th (No class on May 29th.)
- 6:30 – 9 p.m.
- Tuition $105 through April 17th; $125 April 18th – April 23rd
- Registration open through April 23rd
- Pre-requisite: Levels 1 & 2 Improv
Level 3 Improv takes the “yes, and…” concept and directs it to building strong characters, connecting through authentic relationships and developing emotions that heighten scenes. Play short form improv games, continue developing scene work and begin to stick your toes into long form improv waters. Class culminates in a student showcase.
Instructor – Amy Angelilli
A seasoned improvisational theater performer of more than ten years, Amy Angelilli also teaches classes for the stage and facilitates workshops for real world personal and professional application. She is a graduate of Philadelphia’s ComedySportz School of Improvisation and Denver’s Bovine Metropolis Theater School of Improvisation. She has performed in the 2016 Palm Beach Improv Festival, 2015 Boulder International Fringe Festival, the 2015 Tampa Improv Festival, the 2015 and 2014 Colorado Improv Festival, Duofest 2015 and the 2014 Denver Improv Festival. She currently plays in “It’s All About Amy” – the unscripted story of her life and “3 Blind Dates” – an unscripted romantic comedy. Both theater experiences she created and produced. As Chief Adventure Officer of The Adventure Project, she has facilitated “playshops” for adult summer camps, spiritual centers, yoga communities, retreats and businesses. She is a member of the Applied Improvisation Network and has presented at the 2015 and 2014 Applied Improvisation Network World Conference. She has lead improvisation experiences for elementary school children, senior citizens and everyone in between – at home and abroad. She believes anyone can benefit from an improv mindset. Find out more at www.adventure-project.com