John Loos is a writer, improviser and a comedian. He has performed for Second City at Sea on three NCL ships and is an ensemble member of the sketch group GayCo Productions, joining in 2007. He’s written several plays performed at The Annoyance Theater, including Lady Balls and A Woman’s Path. He is also the creator of the web series Cheryl Still Single and Sunday Funday. He’s also a contributing writer to The Second City Network. His comedy series “Too big for this World” has received four nomination on this year’s Indie Series Awards (two of them for John himself: best comedy writing, best actor).
WORKSHOPS / WARSZTATY
Does it feel like you are playing the same scenes over and over again? Do you want to find new surprises while staying true to the scene and your characters? Are you trying to jump-start your personal improv style? This workshop will inspire you to find new life and variety in your longform improvisational work ! Explore ways to heighten the scene from 3 dimensions: Character, Relationship and Environment. Using short-form methods to analyse and strengthen long-form work, you will discover new games and find the fun while staying grounded. John Loos will help you practice making bigger, bolder choices in heightening the scene while staying connected to your scene partners and honest to your character.
10-16 students, RED TRAIL // SZLAK CZERWONY
ADAPTING IMPROV EXERCISES FOR CORPORATE AUDIENCES
Have you ever been asked to do improv for your company? Or are you ready to make some money from your improv skills? This workshop helps you connect to corporations, explain why improv works, choose the right games, manage the group, and debrief activities.
- Understand why improv improves work
- Learn how to adapt a short-form activity to corporate audiences
- Gain skills for leading discussions with groups to apply the learning
- Understand corporate audiences – what they fear & love
- Discover innovative ways to apply improvisation for fun & profit
10-16 students, BLACK TRAIL // SZLAK CZARNY