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August 19, 2019
August 19, 2019

About This Event

Theatre Over the Edge - Post-Dramatic ImprovBeyond Improvised Brecht with Maria Sommer & T.J. Weiss Class Time/Dates: Monday and Tuesday, August 19 and 20, 10am - 6pm (with 1 hour lunch break)Wednesday, August 21, 11am - 4pm Performance: Wednesday, August 21st; exact time TBD by the coaches and students after the first class meeting. Students should plan to be in the theater until 8pm on Wednesday.Class size: 14 students maximumClass length: 18 hours total of instructionEarly Registration Tuition: $379Regular Tuition: $399Prerequisite: Significant performance experience required. Please email Dean Dave Dennison at [email protected] to confirm eligibility BEFORE registering. What does Superman think about climate change? Why is Robin Hood laughing at the sight of a paper cup? In this improv format based on the postdramatic work of Heiner Müller, we will make theater pieces exploring current events and political topics with pop culture icons and characters. Utilizing free association, monologues, snapshots and vignettes, this improv format creates dreamlike sequences which create an experience over the course of a night, exploring a topic that is on all of our minds. German dramatist and director Heiner Müller is best known for "Hamlet Machine" and "The Mission". His mighty texts and productions, in which he confronted individuals and cold-war societies, have influenced European theatre since the 1960s and are still relevant today. We'll use his style and techniques to look at and respond to topics that affect us all today.   BATS Improv Class Refund Policy: Summer Youth and Adult Sessions cancellation policy: If you cancel more than 14 days (2 weeks) before your first class, we will refund your tuition less a 15% processing fee. If you cancel within 14 days (2 weeks) of your first class, your tuition will be forfeit. Why so far in advance for summer? These classes are the most dramatically affected by last-minute vacations and changing plans, and we need to en

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