AP3 is about taking that next step in scenes. While AP2 focused on the beginning moments of a scene, in AP3 students are challenged to play with more complexity and style, juggling it all within a scene while always maintaining their strong point of view. Aspects of this class include:
- Acknowledging the realities of your scene partner
- Scenic development: Finding the Highways and Bi-ways of a scene to extend its length
- Managing context without getting in your head (the who/what/where/when/why/etc.)
- Creating specific, surprising choices
- Playing with Opposites and Curve Balls
- Creating and playing with multiple patterns or games in a scene
- In-depth three person and group scene work
- Protecting and Playing the Freak
- Learning how to repair a scene that isn’t working
- Managing forms and style
- DaDa scenes (playing fiercely without needing to “make sense”)
- Justification: how to use it not out of fear but as a tool.
- Personal challenge and goals based on individual feedback
Students must have completed AP2 to take AP3.
Sarah Ashley performs with Super Human, The Holy Fuck Comedy Hour (both at The Annoyance Theater) and Horsefly (CIC Theater). Her written work has appeared on Reductress.com and she’s directed sketch shows at iO and The Annoyance. Previously Sarah appeared … Continue reading Sarah Ashley