Musical Improv Workshop with Nick Condon & Jake Hull
Duration: 1 class session
6 Classes 5/13 - 6/24 *No class on 5/27 for the Memorial Day Holiday
1 Performance on Sunday June 24th in the evening
$230 for Early Bird until April 22nd, $250 Regular Price
*If you are enrolling in another Curious improv or sketch class during the same term, we can take $50 off this class ($200 instead of $250).
This class will introduce students to the fundamentals of improvised music and help take your improv to the next level. Learn to put your thoughts and emotions into improvised songs that sound like they've already been written. We will explore rhythm and rhyme, common song structures with memorable hooks, and learn how to create our own Mini-Musicals on the spot. Taught by Nick Condon, with Musical Direction by Jake Hull.
Nick Condon has been improvising for over 22 years and has been teaching and coaching for over 15. A Minneapolis native, he studied and performed at The Brave New Workshop,the country's longest running satirical comedy theatre. Since then he has performed in nearly every state. In 2006 he moved to Talkeetna, Alaska where he served as Creative Director of Denali Drama and Iditaprov. While in Alaska he produced, directed, taught, and performed all over the state. He moved to Portland in June of 2016 to teach,perform and serve as Corporate Events Director at Curious Comedy. He is currently a member several troupes in Portland including BattleAx,Pipes:The Improvised Musical, The Nancy Boys, and Solitaire: The Improvised One Man, One Act.
Musical Director Bio:
Jake Hull has been working as a media composer and professional musician for almost fifteen years. He's toured and recorded internationally, performed on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and is active as a studio producer for artists in almost every genre. He's also a graduate of Curious Comedy Theater's Training Center and is honored to be a part of this upcoming music improv session. You can catch Jake performing regularly at the variety show Surprise Party and playing with his best friends on the house team Trillium.