Improv Classes for Actors in Australia
There are a lot of places to take an improv class in Australia, but if you’re an Actor who wants to get better at auditioning and maybe get to LA one day, you need to train in long-form improv.
Improv Is A Team Sport
Improv Is A Team Sport September 17, 2017 Posted by: LMA Category: Improv.Blog , No Comments Improv Is A Team Sport Comedy is typically thought of as a solo pursuit, from the high school class clown to legendary stand ups, usually, people are trying to be the funniest: the single most funny person in a [...]
A Disposable Life
A Disposable Life This week's post is by LMA Artistic Director Dan Pavatich One of the fundamental ideas behind Improv is that it is disposable, anything we create exists for a moment and then evaporates. The upside is that improvisers learn to believe in the power of creativity, and the moment. The downside can be that [...]
Fast-thinking. Creativity. Bravery… and Improv.
Fast-thinking. Creativity. Bravery... and Improv. Guest Blog by Oliver Shawyer I recently returned from holidays, and in doing so, set myself an aggressive task of getting out and about to try new things. Things that both confronted me and reminded me of how much there is on offer when you actually put yourself out there. There's [...]
7 Things You Need to Master Improv
7 Things You Need to Master Improv This week’s guest blog post is from Ryan Karels (New York City's Upright Citizens Brigade) who taught Level 2 and 3 improv at LMA (Sydney), Term 2, 2017. While teaching improv at LMA, I'll note in the scene, "This is more of a spiritual note...” So LMA asked me to write [...]
Advice From A Very Wise And Handsome Man!
Advice From A Very Wise And Handsome Man! Kishore Yadav is an LMA student. Once a very WISE and HANDSOME man said "IMPROV SHOULD BE MADE MANDATORY FOR EVERYONE IN THIS WORLD". This man is the one writing this blog, the first blog of his life! Forgive me for having called myself both handsome and [...]
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How It Really Feels Stepping Into Your First Improv Class
How It Really Feels Stepping Into Your First Improv Class I am trying to summon back how it felt stepping into an LMA improv class first the first time. It would be easy now, knowing how I’ve come to love the class and the legends in it, to blur any recollection of apprehension on that [...]
How Comedy Helps Me Live A Better Life!
How Comedy Helps Me Live A Better Life! Hi all, first let me introduce myself. My name is Jasmine Langdon and I'm Laugh-Masters Academy’s current Social Media Coordinator, an improviser, former stand-up comic and a cancer fighter. Yes you read that last part right. I have cancer and not one that's easy to get rid of. [...]
That First Step Makes All the Difference.
That First Step Makes All the Difference. Ever wonder what it takes to be funny on the spot but scared that it's too hard? If you are nervous and would like to dip your toes in and see if it's for you LMA have regular FREE introduction to improv classes on the second Saturday of [...]
Class Clown Kimberley Twiner Joins the LMA Roster
Class Clown Kimberley Twiner Joins the LMA Roster LMA is thrilled to announce the addition of Kimberly Twiner to our growing roster of talented teachers. Kimberly will be teaching Clown, Improv and Physical Comedy at LMA Melbourne starting in Term 1, 2017. I am delighted to be working with LMA in 2017, especially since sharing the seriously ridiculous world [...]
Improv Level 1 and 2 Melbourne Graduation Show – December 12
Improv Level 1 and 2 Melbourne Graduation Show - December 12 Welcome to LMA’s Improv Level 1 and 2 Graduation show, an evening of comedy featuring a fantastic lineup of Australia’s rising improv comedy All-Stars. This special evening will consist of improv shows performed by LMA’s Level 1 and 2 graduates, followed by a performance [...]
Improv & Clown Graduation Show – December 9th
Improv & Clown Graduation Show - December 9th Laugh-Masters Academy Presents: Improv & Clown Graduation Shows featuring our current Level 1 and 2 Improv class as well as our Level 1 Clown graduates! So come see some of Sydney's newest - comedic talent, live on stage at one of the best theater around. Best of all, every show comes [...]
Improv Level 1, 3, and 4 Graduation Show – December 8
Improv Level 1, 3, and 4 Graduation Show - December 8 Welcome to LMA’s Improv Level 1, 3, and 4 Graduation show, an evening of comedy featuring a fantastic lineup of Australia’s rising improv comedy All-Stars. This special evening will consist of improv shows performed by LMA’s Level 1, 3 and 4 graduates, followed by [...]
Night Shift at the Factory on December 17
Night Shift at the Factory on December 17 You work so hard, you deserve a break! That's why on December 17, you need to head down to the Factory Theater for the next installment of Night Shift Improv Comedy Show. We've booked some amazing performers: LMA's own "Shut Up Darryl", "Cinnamon Rolls", Teacher teams, and more! Every [...]
Night Shift at the Factory on November 11
Night Shift at the Factory on November 11 You work so hard, you deserve a break! That's why on November 11, you need to head down to the Factory Theater for the next installment of Night Shift Improv Comedy Show. We've booked some amazing performers: LMA's own "Shut Up Darryl", the sketch group "Pursuit of Happiness", "Brothers [...]
“Awards Chatter” THR Podcast – Matt Walsh (Veep, UCB)
"Awards Chatter" THR Podcast - Matt Walsh (Veep, UCB) The co-founder of Upright Citizens Brigade and Emmy nominee for his portrayal of Selina Meyer's bumbling press secretary explains why he abandoned a career in psychology for comedy, why he's drawn to improv and what it's like working opposite perhaps the funniest TV actress alive today. [...]
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