David Razowsky: With Each Other, For Each Other: The Art of the Ensemble / Putting it All Together: A Week-long Impro Intensive

With Each Other, For Each Other: The Art of the Ensemble
 This weeklong intensive focuses on all things ensemble: support, heightening, surrendering, and selfless play. What does the scene want from you? How can you best listen to and support what’s already there? When does a scene need your help, and when does a scene need your absence? Invest fully, wholly, and be aware of what you need to offer and when.

 

The actor’s take away will include:
— A clear understanding of the dynamics of a scene.
— How a “successful” scene starts, develops, evolves, and to recognize when the “perfect edit” arrives.
— Effectively using tag outs, callbacks and other scenic devices in order to explore all avenues of the scene.
This intensive will culminate in an ensemble performance on Saturday evening.



The week runs 10th to 14th July, 10.30am to 5pm. Maximum class size is 16 and often sell out, so book early to avoid disappointment.  

Click on the link below to book today. 

PLEASE NOTE: This intensive is for improvisers who have previously taken a full week of classes with David, please do not book if you don’t have this experience. You may, however, book for the ‘Putting It All Together’ week instead, as this is open to all. If you have any questions, please email mail@thenurserytheatre.com

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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.

 

Putting it All Together, A Week-long Impro Intensive

David Razowsky has been traveling all over the world working with actors on a very specific type of impro: Mindful, fully-aware, “Present Presence” work. Razowsky’s focus creates real scenes in real time, organic discoveries, surprising turns, and satisfying true moments.

Over the course of 5 days, participants in Putting it All Together will focus on:

  • Recognizing and creating from a strong “point of view.”
  • The creative certainty that comes with confident heightening, and how that in itself creates strong characters and relationships.
  • “Owning” the stage and your place in it.
  • Creating a sense of “where” without thinking, planning, worrying, or inventing.
  • Learning to surrender emotional elements of the scene in order to build honest and real scenarios.

The actors “take-away” from Putting it All Together will be a toolbox full of confidence, where he or she can enter any stage, work with any other actor, and live in boundless full environments. Those who have worked with Razowsky know one thing: their work strengthens each time they sit in on one of his workshops. Just ask a veteran!

The week runs 17th to 21st July from 10.30am to 5pm. Maximum class size is 16 and often sell out, so book early to avoid disappointment.

Click on the link below to book today.

This intensive is open to all. 

Book Now!

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.

Dave Razowsky Biography

Dave has over thirty year experience teaching improvisation and sketch comedy. He is the former Dean of the Second City Training Centre, a guest artist with Steppenwolf Theater Company and a consultant for Dreamworks. He is also the host of the ADD podcast, an amazing resource for improvisers worldwide.

David Razowsky has a very simple approach to strong impro scenes: Your presence is the only thing you need to create compelling, smart, truthful, and surprising scenes. Period. No games, no preconceived premises, no ideas, no ego. Just now matters. It’s what has inspired many to call him an “impro guru.” Your level of experience doesn’t matter.

What others say about Dave:

“David taught me to overcome my fear of failure which opened me up to a whole new world of possibilities.” Kari Finn

“I love your very loving, nonjudgmental, and uber encouraging teaching style. Your workshops gave me the nudge I needed to move forward.” Lisa Akroush

“‘Lose that which no longer serves you,’ and ‘Be the Santa of Now Town.’ I remember leaving your class thinking, ‘I want to worship at the church of Dave Razowsky’!!! Spending anytime with Razowsky, be it in a class, workshop or drop-in, will have a profound impact on the way you see & understand improv. You will definitely have those ‘Ah Hah’ moments.” Michael Morales

 

“David’s teaching is truly transformative. His approach is thoughtful, while his technique compels you to find the truth in every moment, and express it without fear of failure.” Anonymous

“I didn’t think David would change how I see the world, but he did. I am now more aware of the present and how I feel.” Anonymous

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