Kitchen Rules Longform Drop In
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The Kitchen Rules Longform Drop-In is a weekly drop-in for improvisers who are interested in American-style longform comedic improvisation.
Workshops feature a heavy emphasis on scenework fundamentals and establishing truthful, grounded characters with fun comedic patterns.
Our drop-ins are currently focusing on the core fundamental skills of longform. This workshop will cover one of the most overlooked aspects of improv – commitment.
It can be tremendously difficult to be truthfully committed in a comedic scene. The specifics of the scene can be so absurd that it’s hard to execute the physicality required, and more simply; it can be tough to act serious when the scene is funny.
This workshop will cover commitment in comedic improv scenes and demonstrate how even just commitment can be a game itself.
These sessions are OPEN TO ALL, but prior scenework experience is recommended.
Monty Sheikh is the Artistic Director of Kitchen Rules Theatre and teaches with both KRT and the Bristol Improv Theatre. She performs with The Inheritance, Scenes to an End, FINE ITALIAN MARBLE and The Delight Collective. She also performed in The Impressionistic Horror.
Before moving to Bristol, Monty founded Bath Improv, then went on to train in New Zealand with Bobbi Block. While in NZ, she also played with Playshop, in Wellington and was taught by Clare Kerrison. She has trained at UCBLA and Second City, with Drew DiFonzo Marks, Holly Laurent, Jamie Moyer, Billy Merritt and Brennan Lee Mulligan.