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"Improv Triage: A Treatment Lab for Your Improv Challenges" w/ Bingewatch
(Fri. 1/12 - 1PM to 3PM)
Diana Brown & Dan Wilson of Bingewatch will create/curate exercises on the spot to address whatever is challenging the improvisor in the moment!
This master class will:
1. Help you respond to your scene-partner in a deeply visceral and truthful way.
2. Explore where your current choices lead you and help you make choices that are even more satisfying to play out.
3. Deepen your trust in your own instincts.
This fun and focused lab will expand your confidence and creativity and help you make more intentional choices
Register via PayPal - email@example.com - $25
About the Instructors:
Diana was voted most valuable Mentor and Teacher 2018 at the San Francisco Improv Festival.
Diana leads the improv program at Berkeley Repertory Theatre’s School of Theatre. She is a Teacher, Director, Senior Producer and Director of Community with Leela in San Francisco.
Independently Diana is also a communications consultant, acting coach and executive level performance coach. Diana has lead Improv Intensives and Master Classes at 2023 Queen City Comedy Experience, Camp Improv Utopia West, in San Francisco, at Salt Lake City DuoFest 2019, at the 2019 2nd Best Comedy Fest in Richmond, VA & the 2019 New Orleans Improv Festival and others.
Diana has studied with master teachers Jonathan Pitts, Jill Bernard, Brian James O’Connell (BOC), Joe Bill, Tracy Burns, Carla Cackowski, Andrew Hefler, Jessica Keith, Tara De Francisco, Kat Dudley, Rance Rizzuto, Peter Rogers & Lindsey McGowen, Jane Morris, Dee Ryan, Jay Sukow, The Cast of Shrew: Improvised Shakespeare. She studied performing arts with The Arizona Theatre Company Conservatory.
Diana performs as half of the improv duo Bingewatch with Dan Wilson. She also appears with the duo Horrible People with Erin Daruszka, with the improv trio POPTOP. And the improvised Shakespeare trio Gamesome Frolic
She is a founding member of the long running improvised play podcast Radiostar Improv. Diana directs the ensemble The Professionals.Diana also performs in scripted theater productions appearing in festivals in New York, Washington, D.C. and San Francisco.
Dan is a playwright, director, and actor who has been performing improv since the early aughts. He served as a board member of the San Francisco Improv Cooperative and helped found the SF Improv Festival. Dan served as both producer and performer of the long running improvised play podcast Radiostar Improv. He has taught levels courses, "Improv Sunday School", and drop-in classes with Moment Improv in San Francisco. Dan performs all over the country as part of the improv duo Bingewatch as well as the trio POPTOP
"Free Basics Bootcamp!" w/ The Comedy Project
(Sat. 1/13 - 4PM to 6PM)
It doesn’t matter if you’ve had many years of improv or just starting out, the basics are something everyone should brush up on from time to time. Luckily, the great folks at The Comedy Project are bring a big brush to the WIF! Join us for a free workshop Saturday from 4-6 for very fun version of Basic Training. The Comedy Project from Idaho will put you through your paces and remind you of why improv is so great. The Class is free, but we’ll have to put a cap on it if it fills up too fast. Get there early!