Lester Isaac Simon - 'The Improv That Scares You'
Based in part on meditation practice and lots of literature, this workshop is all about playing with our fears, this workshop is all about playing our fears. Participants confront fears - general improv fears as well as their specific own, if they wish to share - via exercises, scene work, games, and feedback. Topics covered in this workshop are as follows, can/will be expanded upon.
Stillness and Silence
Breaking Through Feeling Judged
Receiving and Giving Criticism
Silliness as Truth
Unlocking Scary Places in Your Imagination
This workshop is designed to give players the opportunity to face their fears, find fun in shadowy places they often dare not go, and unlock wellsprings of love and emotion roaring to escape. At it’s heart, it’s about Yes, And-ing yourself.
LESTER ISAAC SIMON
Isaac is an improv performer, educator, and nerd king from Boston currently residing in the Netherlands. He has performed and taught in the US and Europe for over a decade, and is the co-founder of Tag Out Theatre and the Amsterdam Improv Marathon. As a lifelong student of improv in an international context, Isaac’s performing and teaching combines organic, freeform play with empathy and finding momentous moment to moment joy.
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