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The Movie

in ELECTIVES

The Movie

$384

with Sam Miller

Calendar Mar 19, 2024 at 7 pm, runs for 6 weeks

The Improvised Movie

Start your own dream factory and learn the Improvised Movie! You'll be the star in this class, where you'll also be the writer, director, cinematographer, editor and special effects. Expanding on long-form scenework from Level 3 and the Harold in Level 4, The Movie emphasizes narrative and stage picture, with a healthy dose of scene painting and genre. We'll also work on characters who have Big Wants which can drive story and relationship. Get ready for your close up!

Prerequisites: PHIT 301 or above. Other training please contact Ed. Director before registering.

Adults 18+

Please note: ALL SALES FINAL. NO REFUNDS. NO CREDITS. PLEASE CONSIDER YOUR SCHEDULE CAREFULLY BEFORE REGISTERING.

Day: TUESDAYS

Dates: 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/9, 4/16, 4/23

Time: 7:00 PM -9:00 PM

Make-up/Snow Date: 4/30

Showcase Date/Time: TBD Weekend of 5/17 - 5/19

Class Room: Brown- Martin (all classrooms are accessible spaces)

Theater Location: Hamilton Family Arts Center 62 N 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

 

About the Instructor:

Sam Miller is an improviser in Philly, currently performing with former PHIT House Team Schmooty!. Last year at PHIT, Sam directed the show Super!, an Improvised Movie team focusing on the superhero genre. He also taught a course on the Deconstruction, which along with the Harold and the Movie, form the Three Mad Rituals popularized by Del Close and The Family in Chicago. In the Before Times, Sam lived in Los Angeles where he studied the Movie with Paul Vaillancourt, a student of Del Close, and Miles Stroth, a member of The Family. In addition to performing, Sam's comedy background includes writing sitcoms for CBS and Disney. He lives in Center City with his wife and two clouds that think they're dogs.

Payment plan available: $175 deposit plus 2 payments of $69.66, paid weekly. Final payment of $69.68.




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