Highwire Presents: Improvised Theater at Mindpub

Highwire Presents: Improvised Theater at Mindpub

Highwire Improv and Mindpub present a night of improvisational theater - get some great food and drink while you laugh and cry!Highwire Improv presents a night of improvised theater! Mindpub brings the food and (soft) drinks including some speciality mocktails!We start the evening with Twisted Tales - some familiar stories with a key twist that you'll help decide! Then we have Dreamweaver - Baltimore's own dramatic improv troupe who will perform a two-act play on the spot!Voted the 2021 Baltimore Sun's Reader's Choice for Best Theater Company, Highwire Improv's mission is to steward a community of artists committed to growth,…
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Improv Showcase at The Crown

Improv Showcase at The Crown

Highwire Improv presents a wild night of comedy - an improv showcase of Baltimore's best comedians making it all up on the spot!Highwire Improv is bringing you an uncontrollable evening of improv comedy in the only venue in Baltimore that can harness this level of unpredictable art - The Crown!Buckle up for some of Baltimore's best improv teams from 8-10pm, then try to prepare for the wild ride that is THE BIT SHOW.Featuring:ScrappleTopiaryImportant ScrewsThe BIT ShowVoted the 2021 Baltimore Sun's Reader's Choice for Best Theater Company, Highwire Improv's mission is to steward a community of artists committed to growth, collaboration,…
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Supporting Disabled and Neurodivergent Improvisers

Supporting Disabled and Neurodivergent Improvisers

This 2 hour workshop is a crash course in supporting, teaching, and playing alongside disabled and neurodivergent improvisers.Course Description: Aimed at teachers, leaders, and directors of improv companies, this 2 hour workshop is a crash course in supporting, teaching, and playing alongside disabled and neurodivergent improvisers. They could be your teammates, students, jam partners and beyond! The first half of the workshop is interactive, scenario-based discussion and the second half is more lecture-style where you'll have the chance to ask as many questions as you like without any judgement. Amy Dickinson and Erin Enfys (https://createaccess.carrd.co) are both disabled improvisers, writers,…
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Film Noir Form with Karla Dingle

Explore the Film Noir Form!Stark, angular shadows will fill the stage or screen. The isolated feel of modern cities. Conflicted anti-heroes and terse dialogue. Determined, beautiful, scheming women. Seedy settings, shadowy lighting, and a fatalistic tone. Costumes and props highly encouraged!Please note, this is a highly visual form and may not be ideal for audio only participants.Karla Dingle has spent her life on the stage. She began taking theater classes at age 5 and continued to study acting until receiving her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Georgia in Theater in 1998. Karla began performing improv in Charlotte in 2009…
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Voyeur Form with Karla Dingle

Use eavesdropping to your advantage!What would happen if someone was eavesdropping or listening to other characters? How would they feel? In this form, we'll explore just that. Through the use of improvised monologues and scenes, you'll learn exactly what the characters are thinking.Please note: this is a highly visual form and may not be ideal for audio only participants. Karla Dingle has spent her life on the stage. She began taking theater classes at age 5 and continued to study acting until receiving her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Georgia in Theater in 1998. Karla began performing improv in…
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Singin’ Saturdays! with Velvet Wells

Singin’ Saturdays! with Velvet Wells

Spend your Saturday singing with Velvet Wells. The only experience you need is a joy for singing. The second Saturday of each month is dedicated to making up made up songs! We will practice techniques to sing in groups, trios, duos and maybe even some solo moments. The only experience you need is a joy for singing. Immediately followed by a FREE open jam!! All levels welcome! Scholarships are available for BIPOC students. (Unlimited. Please check the appropriate box at checkout.) Instructor: Velvet Wells Velvet Wells is a Black, autistic, queer, velvet voiced entertainer and facilitator from Toronto, Ontario, Canada.…
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Hot Under The Collar with Rhiannon Jenkins

Hot Under The Collar with Rhiannon Jenkins

Learn to flirt in your improv scenes!!With a focus on consent, confidence building, and fun, this class will teach you a variety of techniques to discover your hot and sexy self. Learn how to flirt, create intimate scenes, and find your own brand of hotness.During lockdown, Rhiannon has directed The Love Circle, Loose Seuss, and Between the Lines at the Hideout Theatre, and continues to teach online. She appeared in Scene and Unseen by Across the Pond as part of The World of Improv, with Eggplant Improv at District Queer Comedy Festival, in A Culinary Journey at The Nursery Theatre,…
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Taking Up Space with Michelle Gilliam

Taking Up Space with Michelle Gilliam

Gain tools to help you be confident, charismatic and fun in your improv scenes!Confidence, charisma, fun! These are things we all want to exude in improv and in life. In this workshop you will gain some tools to help you do just that and be a great scene partner. The one thing no one else can do is BE YOU!3 Takeaways· Confidence· Ability to be calmer before shows and in life!· Feeling like a contribution to yourself your team and your community!Michelle Gilliam is a voice-over actor, as well as the Owner and Artistic Director of Improv MKE, an improv…
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Highwire Improv Night at The Lou Room

Highwire Improv Night at The Lou Room

Highwire Improv brings their hilarious improv showcase to the Lou Room every 3rd Saturday at 8pm for night of comedy you'll never forget! Come see Mouth Stuff, Babeprov, Local Spot and the Highwire Hive! Catch all the fun from 8-10 pm at The Lou Room in Hampden, 1023 W. 36th Street. Tickets are $10.
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Let’s Put on a Show! with Geoff Taylor

Let’s Put on a Show! with Geoff Taylor

Make your sets into shows!Have you been in a jam that was just a series of 2-person scenes that have no common thread other than being loosely based on a one-word suggestion? Been in a mashup that resembled an NBA All-Star game folks chucking up 3’s from half court and then not getting back on D?Often, we treat jams and mashups as opportunities to get some reps and play with new folks, but they can be so much more! This workshop will focus on making “sets” into “SHOWS!” We’ll do this by determining what we enjoy watching most about Improv…
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