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No Sweat Improv 101

June 10 at 1:00 pm - 2:30 PM
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June 10 | 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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Join Central Florida Community Arts Teaching Artists Chris Hicks and Anthony Francis for this fun follow-up to the popular No Sweat Improv.

Central Florida Community Arts Teaching Artist Chris Hicks is joined by professional improv teacher and performer Anthony Francis to double the fun in this follow-up to the popular No Sweat Improv workshop.

If laughter is the best medicine, you’ll feel terrific after attending this comedy and improvisation workshop. No performing experience is necessary; just come prepared to get on your feet and play theatre games like Zip, Zap, Zop; What Are You Doing?; Fortunately/Unfortunately; Questions Only, and many more. You’ll find that this is a very non-competitive environment with no winners and losers; our goal is to be supportive of each other and appreciate the contributions of each participant. This class, taught by Central Florida Community Arts Teaching Artist Chris Hicks, comes with a guarantee of having a good time, so sign up and come join in on the fun!

This program is presented by Chris Hicks and is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation.

About the Presenter:  

Chris Hicks relocated to Orlando from the Chicago area, where she headed up a highly recognized high school theatre program and taught Honors and Advanced Placement English classes. Chris has a bachelor’s degree in Speech/ Theatre from Northern Illinois University and a master’s degree in teaching from National Louis University. Chris’ involvement with Centra Florida Community Arts includes teaching the Narrators! class as well as creative writing and acting workshops throughout the community. In her spare time, she enjoys costuming and performing with theaters, most notably as Ethyl in “On Golden Pond” and Mae Peterson in “Bye Bye Birdie,” where she was recognized by the Orlando Sentinel as one of Orlando Theatre’s Best of 2019 Performers.

Anthony Francis is a veteran improviser who has been teaching and delighting audiences since 2012. His unique style of comedy and approachable teaching style has earned him a reputation as a thought leader in the improv community and all around nice guy.

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