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Lyndsay Hailey - Get Out Of Your Head & Into the Scene

iO West

Sunday, August 9, 2015
iO West 6366 Hollywood Blvd. Los AngelesCA  90028
Sunday, August 9, 2015
iO West 6366 Hollywood Blvd. Los AngelesCA  90028

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What's Included

This workshop will help you get out of your head and into the scene by showing you tricks to thinking less and doing more. Take a journey to some of your most free and liberated scene work through over commitment, big physical choices, and unapologetic emotions and characters. Come remember what it is like to not know enough about improv to be hesitant or judgmental. Lyndsay Hailey performs and teaches “impro” all over the world. Austria, Australia, Belgium, England, France, London, Scotland, Poland, and other places she’s forgetting like Chicago and New York. She is famous...ridiculously famous in Warsaw, Poland, but can’t sell out a workshop in LA. Would she have really been flown all over the world if she wasn’t good at teaching? I guess maybe, she knows some bad teachers who have been flown places. Lyndsay screen tested with SNL, toured with internationally with The Second City Touring Company, and continues to tour her sketch shows, 30% Chance of Hailey and The Lyndsay Hailey Variety Hour in LA, NYC, CHICAGO and Internationally. 30% Chance of Hailey, was awarded the Chicago Tribune’s Critic’s Choice Award, calling it “one of the most inventive solo productions in years.” Movie wise, she’s working on it - but has been in two features, Close Quarters and Uncle Kent 2, which won Viewer’s Choice at SXSW. Lyndsay is also nice, and I should know because I am Lyndsay.

About This Organizer

The LA branch of Chicago’s famed ImprovOlympic, iO West boasts dozens of L.A.’s best improv and sketch comedians as alums. Based on the work of director Del Close and co-founder Charna Halpern, iO pioneered the long-form improv style known as Harold, and created a story-based approach to improvisatory acting. iO West classes include seven levels of advanced improv training, as well as sketch and television writing programs, and students can also enroll in shorter workshops in subjects ranging from storytelling to commercial audition and beyond.  

 
 
L.A.'s premiere improv and sketch comedy venue, the iO WEST Theatre (formerly Improv Olympic), features the best improv and sketch comedy in Hollywood, with shows on two stages, seven nights a week! Celebrity guests perform with veteran improvisers every week. iO WEST's 99-seat, two-level Mainstage theatre includes a full bar, cocktail service, and state-of-the-art lighting and sound systems. The Andy Dick Black Box is “the lab in the back:” an experimental space that is open to all ages. Additionally, iO WEST offers improv classes, writing classes, and much more. Our alumni feature the best and brightest actors, writers, and directors in the entertainment industry, including: Emmy-winner, Tina Fey, as well as Amy Poehler, Vince Vaughn, Adam McKay, Mike Myers, Jack McBrayer, Seth Meyers, Chris Farley, Andy Dick, Andy Richter, as well as numerous writers and performers from Saturday Night Live, MADtv, The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, Late Night With Conan O'Brien, 30 Rock… not to mention the most promising talent of tomorrow.

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