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Das2019: Slow it Down with Jon Bander

Wednesday, June 26 | 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Stop trying to go faster! If you wanna be funnier, take it slow. In this workshop, we will focus on playing specifically for longer scenes, even monoscenes. We’ll hone our listening, patience, grounding and endowment skills to create satisfying, hilarious and nuanced work that doesn’t have to be edited after a minute or two. We will also look at object and space work, and discuss best practices regarding entrances and pacing. You’ll leave this workshop with all the tools to create longer scenes that really kick into high gear! By which I mean a patient, steadily-building gear.


Jon BanderJon Bander is a 16-year veteran improv comedian and actor living in New York City. He teaches and performs improv, musical improv and characters at both the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater and Magnet Theater in NYC, and at theaters/festivals internationally.

Jon has also performed at the prestigious “Just For Laughs” Montreal comedy festival and worked for The Second City aboard a cruise ship. His television credits include TBS’s “Search Party” and the Netflix shows “Master of None” and “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” and too many digital videos. Jon’s been lucky enough to study with improv royalty like TJ Jagodowski, Dave Pasquesi, Armando Diaz, Mick Napier and Susan Messing to name just a few.

Most people call him Bander. Feel free to do the same.


This workshop is part of Das Improv Festival 2019

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Please note: we are unable to offer refunds on workshop or course registration!

Questions? Concerns?
Please read our FAQs! (We’re pretty sure all your questions are answered there).

General course requirements:

  • All students must read and agree to our School Policies.
  • All improv students are required to join and participate in at least one improv jam and see at least one improv show at CCB during the course.
  • Students may not miss more than 2 out of 8 classes (there are no make up classes)
  • Students may not be more than 15 minutes late to 4 out of 8 classes
  • Students must be respectful to their fellow students and course instructors, and adhere to our Student & Teacher Code of Conduct and our Community Code of Conduct.

Still have questions?
Get in touch or email us at [email protected]
Please do not contact instructors directly!


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Details

Date:
Wednesday, June 26
Time:
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
55€
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Website:
dasimprovfestival.com

Venue

Comedy Café Berlin
Roseggerstr. 17
Berlin, 12059 Germany
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Website:
comedycafeberlin.com

Please note: we are unable to offer refunds on workshop or course registration!

Questions? Concerns?
Please read our FAQs! (We’re pretty sure all your questions are answered there).

General course requirements:

  • All students must read and agree to our School Policies.
  • All improv students are required to join and participate in at least one improv jam and see at least one improv show at CCB during the course.
  • Students may not miss more than 2 out of 8 classes (there are no make up classes)
  • Students may not be more than 15 minutes late to 4 out of 8 classes
  • Students must be respectful to their fellow students and course instructors, and adhere to our Student & Teacher Code of Conduct and our Community Code of Conduct.

Still have questions?
Get in touch or email us at [email protected]
Please do not contact instructors directly!


Give the gift of good improv with CCBTS Gift Vouchers!