SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5
Ambrose West (Beacham Room)
10:30am – 12:30pm
Max Class Size: 20
Been wishin’ to sing? Understandable! In this workshop, we will cover the basics of music improv through the lens of short form & long form improv comedy. Basic Song structure, set up pay-off, how make and communicate a chorus, musical genres, basic structure of a long form musical, and of course some musical games! Wanna sing your heart out while making everything up on the spot?
Gillian Bellinger is currently on faculty at The Second City Hollywood, Westside Comedy Theater, and Intentional Acting Studio. She has been a guest teacher at Curious Comedy Theater, Finest City Improv, All Out Comedy, Alchemy Comedy Theater, and Think Fast Improv. She studied improv in Chicago at The Second City, I.O. Theater, and The Annoyance Theater and in LA at The Groundlings. Gillian is very fancy and attended The London Academy of Theatre and The National Theater Institute. She’s played for Second City House teams in LA and Chicago, ComedySportz Chicago and Minneapolis, the Del Tones at I.O. West, Mission Improvable, and is the Creator of Second City’s Premium Musical- Trump in Space. She can currently be seen with her long form team CountyLine and in Trump in Space. gillianbellinger.com.