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Advanced Storytelling With Improv - Workshop by ICB (Ahmedabad)

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 2:00PM - 5:00PM
Prayogshala , Bangalore
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 About the workshop:

True character is revealed in the choices a human being makes under pressure - the greater the pressure, the deeper the revelation, the truer the choice to the character's essential nature. - Robert McKee

In this workshop, we will delve further into the following areas of storytelling:

1. The Premise/ Platform: This is essentially the beginning of a story. How do we set up a beginning that creates the scope for a very alluring middle and end of the story is what we will immerse ourselves into further. 

  1. The Disruption: Every story requires something in it to happen that causes a disruption to the routine. What is the purpose of this disruption and where it arrives in the story is what we will further understand with this section.
  2. The Promise: The promise refers to the obviousness or the next logical idea in the sequence of ideas that take the story forward. Along with this section, we will use Improv exercises to bring all the above three together in a perspective that is experienced rather than discussed.  
  3. The 'Hero': Essentially the protagonist of the story, this section will delve into how the 'hero' is set up to undergo a life-altering transformation which enables them to change.
  4. Re-incorporation: Especially in Improv, everything created on stage is utilized. So with the help of improvisation, we will experience the magic of re-incorporation and callbacks that are immensely satisfying to see. 

ICB's philosophy:

Our guiding Improv philosophy is meant to create spaces that are safe and encouraging for anyone to express themselves freely and in the capacity they choose.


About ICB:

ICB is a professional improvisational theater company operating from Bangalore. We have been operational since July 2015 and have performed in over 80+ shows across India including the very prestigious Second City Theatre in Chicago, US. We are host to India's first Improv Festival - The Bengaluru Improv Festival. We are also home to India's first and only active all-women Improv ensemble - The Adamant Eves. We offer Improv coaching to corporates, educators, children, and other performers as well.

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Prayogshala 17, Suhasnagar Society Near Dinesh Hall, Behind Prabhudas Jadiya Jewellers, Ashram Rd, Shreyas Colony, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380009, India
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