Improv for Seniors Workshop
Create, Play, LAUGH…Discover Improv! Over a two-hour class, students will be taught the fundamentals of improvisation through fun and energizing games that will encourage them to break outside of their comfort zones and embrace their inner kid again!
To transform and empower the lives of the senior members in our growing community by providing a safe atmosphere that encourages those ages 55 and up to create, play, laugh, connect, let loose, and try something new while practicing mental stimulation and flexibility, utilizing the techniques and ensemble play of improv.
- To bridge the generational gap and give those of this age demographic a place to create and explore like a kid again.
- Expose this generation to the cognitive benefits of improv.
- Provide a new educational and artistic experience to the Senior members of our community.
- Create and help establish new connections and friends.
- Reinvigorate the mind and body, while enhancing both verbal and nonverbal communication skills
Instructor Name & Bio: Elizabeth Byland, also known as EB, is a professional actor, improviser, the Co-Founder of the Queen City Comedy Improv Festival, and Program Director at Acting Out Studio Improv in Charlotte, NC. She’s been teaching professionally for nine years and performing improv and acting for thirteen years. She trained at the famous Improv Olympic and Second City in Chicago and received her MFA in Performing Arts from the Savannah College of Art and Design and BFA in Acting from Northern Kentucky University. She takes great pride in spreading the improv love to the Senior communities with her Senior Improv Workshop series, and she couldn’t be more thrilled to offer her unique workshop for Seniors at Clifton Cultural Arts Center!
Length of Session: One-Time Workshop
Instructor: EB (Elizabeth Byland)
Class Size: 20 students maximum will be enrolled
How to Register: Email ElizabethByland@gmail.com to RSVP your spot today!
More Information: Students ages 55(ish) and up welcome to enroll. Learn more about the workshop at https://clttales.com/2017/05/24/the-woman-bettering-the-lives-of-local-seniors-with-laughter/ and at elizabethbyland.com