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Improv with George Maratos

Through a series of exercises, games and performances students will learn the art of improvisational theatre. Made famous by Second City (SCTV) and more recently Drew Carrey of “Whose Line Is It Anyways” improv theatre teaches students how to think quickly on their feet adapt to unexpected situations and more importantly gain confidence be it making presentations in class, interacting with peers or performing on stage. Students are rewarded with an increase in confidence. Longer Sessions are available

Grade Suitability:

4-12

Maximum Class Size:

30

Time Required:

1 – 3 hours per session.

Language of Instruction:

English

Communities:

Dawson City, Faro, Haines Junction, Old Crow, Whitehorse

Availability:

October 10 – March 31

Special Notes:

***Prep time can be from ½ -1 hour

George Maratos

George studied improv at the world-renowned Second City Improv School in Toronto and Chicago and teaches the same secrets and fundamentals made famous by the likes of Mike Myers, John Candy and Tina Fey.
For the past 10 years he has been teaching youth of all ages from across the territory. His fun, easygoing nature has helped students build their confidence and in many cases enabled them to come out of their shell and discover artistic abilities they previously did not know they had.
If you are looking to give your students the opportunity to build confidence and artistic ability through working together in a fun, relaxed environment contact George to learn more about his improv courses.
In addition to improvisation, George is an actor, writer and stand up comedian.

Contact: 867-334-6397

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