IMPROV COMEDY I: INTRO TO IMPROV
Learn the fundamentals of performing Improv Comedy in a fun, supportive and focused space.
Whether you are interested in long-form improv or comedy in general, MOB IMPROV I is an ideal foundation for all comedic performance and writing.
** Students receive Student Card which will grant them free admission to Thursday-Night MOB shows at Wigwam for the duration of the course.
CLASS DATES: 7-9 PM // FEB 18, 25, MAR 3, 10, 24, 31 APRIL 7, 14
CLASS LOCATION: The WORKMAN'S CLUB, The Vintage Room, 10 Wellington Quay, Temple Bar, Dublin, D02 VX36
COURSE TAUGHT BY:
Erin McGathy has been performing Improv for over 15 years and has been teaching long-form Improv since 2006. At 20 years old, she moved to LA to study at the Upright Citizens Brigade and iO West and became a Mainstage performer at both, playing with Harold Teams: Hey Uncle Gary! (UCB), Local 132 (iO West), COG (iO West) as well as performing with the Armando Show in both LA and Chicago. She was also a member of the legendary, iO Rep which developed new forms at iO West, created the "UCB Magical Magic Show" and co-created the Narrative Genre group, The Kind Strangers, which has played at festivals across the US since 2010. Erin has performed and taught improv across the states and has been teaching in Dublin since 2017. She is the Artistic Director of MOB Theatre Dublin.
Stephen Bradley has been performing improv for over 7 years. In 2017 he graduated with a 2:1 in Drama Education with Griffith college. He is an alumni of iO West in Los Angeles where he studied The Harold. In Dublin, he has performed with groups Not the Eyes, Boston's Improv Asylum and currently MOB house team Mr. MeCoCos and MOB rep. He has performed improv in Dublin Improv Festival, Slapdash Improv Festival, Fallout Theatre (US), The Hideout Theatre (US) and Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Stephen is part of sketch duo Boys Boys Boys and has performed at the Edinburgh Fringe and Vodafone Comedy Festival. He is the Education Director of MOB Theatre Dublin.