Improvisation: Viola Spolin’s Direct Experience

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to explore Viola Spolin’s concept of Direct Experience. Considered to be the mother of modern improvisation, Spolin created activities to strengthen an actor’s ability to stay in the moment. This workshop will explain and incorporate Spolin’s Five Obstacles to a Direct Experience into improvisatory play and scene work. Take part in engaging activities that will help you hone your skills for giving and receiving information with your scene partners.

Prerequisite: Introduction to Improv or instructor approval. Please inquire at

1 session • $80 • 4 hr class time
Sat • Feb 8 • 1 – 5pm • Kerstin Caldwell

Improvisation The Harold