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PWYC

(Pay What You Can)

Max 10 Participants

Adults ONLY

Low Commitment!

Workshops booked individually.

Wednesday Night Improv In New York

7-9:30pm (Eastern US & Canada)

6-8:30pm (Central US & Canada)

5-7:30 (Mountain US & Canada)

4-6:30pm (Pacific US & Canada)

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1-3:30pm Thursday (New Zealand DT)

 Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch

Please respond via e-mail & mention

Wednesday Improv in NYC

ScottyWatsonImprov@gmail.com

Wednesday Late-Nite Improv In New York

10-12:30pm (Eastern US & Canada)

9-11:30pm (Central US & Canada)

8-10:30 (Mountain US & Canada)

7-9:30pm (Pacific US & Canada)

3-5:30am (British Isles & Western Europe)

4-6:30am (Central Europe)

5-7:30am (Eastern Europe)

4-6:30pm Thursday (New Zealand DT)

Please respond via e-mail & mention

Wednesday Late-Nite Improv in NYC

ScottyWatsonImprov@gmail.com

Thursday Afternoon Improv In New York

7-9:30pm (British Isles & Western Europe)

8-10:30pm (Central Europe)

9-11:30pm (Eastern Europe)

2-4:30pm (Eastern US & Canada)

1-3:30pm (Central US & Canada)

12-2:30pm (Mountain US & Canada)

11am-1:30pm (Pacific US & Canada)

8-10:30am Friday (New Zealand DT)

 -->! ! NO WORKSHOP November 26th !! <--

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Thursday Afternoon

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Thursday Night Improv In New York

Online Improv Workshop w/ Scotty

PWYC (Pay What You Can)

7-9:30pm (Eastern US & Canada)

6-8:30pm (Central US & Canada)

5-7:30 (Mountain US & Canada)

4-6:30pm (Pacific US & Canada)

1-3:30pm Friday (New Zealand DT)

-->! ! NO WORKSHOP November 26th !! <--

Please respond via e-mail & mention

Thursday Night Improv in NYC

ScottyWatsonImprov@gmail.com

Friday Night LIVE Improv

Show From New York City

For workshop participants

Live Streamed on Facebook & YouTube

If you've done 4 or more classes with Scotty,

(including 1 on the week of your class show)

CLICK HERE FOR INFO & SCHEDULE

Michael J. Gellman's

Process to Product Workshops

Saturdays

11am-2pm (Eastern US & Canada)

10am-1pm (Central US & Canada)

9am-12pm (Mountain US & Canada)

8-11am (Pacific US & Canada)

4-7pm (British Isles & Western Europe)

5-8pm (Central Europe)

6-9pm (Eastern Europe)

Michael Gellman is offering his own

advanced level workshops

BOOK NOW - CLICK HERE

Saturday Afternoon Improv In NYw/ Scotty

3-5:30pm (Eastern US & Canada)

2-4:30pm (Central US & Canada)

1-3:30pm (Mountain US & Canada)

12-2:30pm (Pacific US & Canada)

8-10:30pm (British Isles & Western Europe)

9-11:30pm (Central Europe)

10-12:30pm (Eastern Europe)

Please respond via e-mail & mention

Saturday Afternoon (NYC) w/Scotty

ScottyWatsonImprov@gmail.com

Sunday Morning Improv In NYC w/ Scotty

11am-1:30pm (Eastern US & Canada)

10am-12:30pm (Central US & Canada)

9-11:30pm (Mountain US & Canada)

8-10:30am (Pacific US & Canada)

4-6:30pm (British Isles & Western Europe)

5-7:30pm (Central Europe)

6-8:30pm (Eastern Europe)

5-7:30am Monday (New Zealand DT)  

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Sunday Morning (NYC) w/Scotty

ScottyWatsonImprov@gmail.com

Idea Factory w/ Taylor & Scotty

Your weekly writing time,

feedback & support workshop!

Sundays

12noon–2:30pm (Eastern US & Canada)

11am-1:30pm (Central US & Canada)

10am-12:30pm (Mountain US & Canada)

9-11:30pm (Pacific US & Canada)

5-7:30pm (British Isles & Western Europe)

6-8:30pm (Central Europe)

7-9:30pm (Eastern Europe)

Please respond via e-mail & mention

Idea Factory

ScottyWatsonImprov@gmail.com

Sketch Clinic w/ Scotty

For more experienced sketch writers.

Readings & analysis of your comedy writing.

Sundays

3-5:30pm (Eastern US & Canada)

2-4:30pm (Central US & Canada)

1-3:30pm (Mountain US & Canada)

12-2:30pm (Pacific US & Canada)

8-10:30pm (British Isles & Western Europe)

9-11:30pm (Central Europe)

10-12:30pm (Eastern Europe)

Please respond via e-mail & mention

Sketch Clinic

ScottyWatsonImprov@gmail.com

Classes for Kids Tweens & Teens??

Please e-mail...

IreneCarrollImprov@gmail.com

...and mention kids classes!

For more workshop information

CLICK HERE 

THE WORKSHOPS

I teach NYC long-form improvisational acting as opposed to short-form improv.

 

Yes, it’s funny, but it’s not jokey.

 

Each workshop is stand-alone.  They are not part of a semester of classes. You can take one at any time, skip a week and come back. 

 

That being said, each week has a theme based on my book, Scotty Watson's Improv Tips.  That means if you take a single class, you won't be lost. AND if you take 8 classes in 8 weeks it won't be a repeat... you'll see a progression in your development as an improvisational actor.

I provide a safe space to learn and explore. Aggressive behavior gets you muted & booted. That includes rudeness, pushy non-listening chronic bulldozing, racism, sexism, homophobia, political agendas... anything that screws up our safe-space. 

 

The rule is be nice and respect others.

 

PWYC  - PAY WHAT YOU CAN

There are WAY too many actors out of work right now for me to charge for these classes.  BUT… if you’d like to help me pay for bandwidth & software, you can send me $20 (or anything you like), after the class, or before... whatever.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please apply for a space in the workshops.  I'd like to know if you have any improv experience (not necessary but it's good to know) AND I'd like to make sure you're not a ROBOT.  Yup.  That's been happening...

Please e-mail me at... ScottyWatsonImprov@gmail.com

 

  • Put the DATE you are interested in taking a class in the SUBJECT line.

  • Tell me a bit about your improv experience OR why you'd like to take an improv class.

  • Tell me where you heard about my workshops.

Or just click on the link below any workshop and an e-mail will pop up all ready for you.

Ready?  Let's get to work!

YOUR SAFETY

 

Your safety, both physical & emotional, is the #1 priority.  

 

Physically - Please know your own capabilities.

 

Even though you are in your own home, I ask you not to push yourself past the point of physical safety.  Don’t do anything that feels physically uncomfortable.

 

Emotionally - Improv is acting.  A painter uses paint as their medium of expression to capture a moment on canvas. For actors, that medium of expression is emotion.  Mostly our emotional experience will include fun stuff like…

  • Joy

  • Surprise

  • Gratitude

 

But sometimes when we find the truth of the scene we might experience more difficult emotions like...

  • Sadness

  • Anger

  • Remorse

 

All acting classes or workshops ask you to work in the medium of emotions.  Sometimes it’s difficult.  Sometimes it brings up thoughts, memories and feelings from within yourself. Sometimes the emotions of others can trigger emotions in you. 

 

That’s an actor’s job. 

 

By taking these workshops you acknowledge that you are capable of accepting and processing your own emotions.  You are acknowledging that acting workshops can present emotional challenges.  You are also acknowledging that the workshop leader may guide you to authentically explore the emotion of the scene in a safe, respectful and responsible way.   You are giving informed consent that you choose to work in this medium of emotions and that you accept responsibility for your own emotional health and well being. 

 

  • If you are triggered and you can’t process your feelings or use them in your work, please remember that you can turn off your camera and take a break at any time.

  • Anytime you feel it necessary, you can leave the workshop, and contact the instructor for a full refund.

Right To Refuse Service

For the safety & well-being of other participants and to preserve the safe-space feel of the workshops, I reserve the right to refuse service.

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