Improv legend Scott Adsit has been acting and teaching for many years. He was a resident member of Second City’s Mainstage and ETC companies and won Chicago’s Joseph Jefferson Best Actor Award for his work there. He still improvises constantly at the Upright Citizens Brigade in Manhattan while performing and teaching around the world. His stage credits include Piñata Full Of Bees, Paradigm Lost, Citizen Gates and Old Wine In New Bottles at the Second City Chicago, The Homecoming at the Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago, Happy at the 57th Street Theater in New York and Hamlet at Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival.
Adsit has appeared in many television shows, most notably playing producer Pete Hornberger on NBC’s Emmy Award-winning 30 Rock. Currently, he is appearing on HBO’s Veep. Other television credits include The Office, Inside Amy Schumer, Gap Year, The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Person Of Interest, Alias, CSI Miami, Friends and Curb Your Enthusiasm. Adsit appeared on the influential sketch comedy shows Mr. Show and Tenacious D, and starred in the Adult Swim brain-melters, The Heart, She Holler and Neon Joe: Werewolf Hunter. He also wrote, produced, directed and performed voices for Adult Swim’s Emmy Award-winning Moral Orel.
Adsit played Baymax in Disney’s Academy Award winning Best Animated Feature, Big Hero 6. Other feature works include the Christopher Guest comedy For Your Consideration, St. Vincent, We’re The Millers, The Informant, Appropriate Behavior, The Bad News Bears, Kicking and Screaming, The Terminal, The Italian Job and Lovely and Amazing.
Scott’s workshop will focus on two to three-person scene work, character motivation, relationships and finding the maddeningly illusive Purpose Of The Scene.
This workshop is available on Thursday 29th June and Saturday 1st July.
Class bookings are final, no money can be refunded and the Nursery does not keep waiting lists. However, if you would like to transfer your place to someone else, just email us 24 hours in advance.