Monday, June 20, 2011

Want to do adult improv?

Taproot Theatre’s Acting Studio offers new Adult Improv Intensive

SEATTLE – June 9, 2011 – Taproot Theatre’s Acting Studio introduces the brand-new Adult Improv Intensive this summer, taught by esteemed actor and director Marianne Savell. In this four-week intensive, students will learn the building blocks and fundamentals of this challenging and creative theatrical play. They’ll explore how to listen while improvising with others—and have fun in the process. Adult Improv Intensive takes place on Tuesdays, July 5 through 26, from 7 to 10 p.m. The location will be announced soon.

Savell has years of experience directing and acting on stages along the West Coast and Chicago, teaching and coaching, and has served on the staff and boards of a number of theatre companies, including Hollywood’s Actors Co-op and South Coast Repertory Conservatory in Costa Mesa.

Summer quarter at Taproot’s Acting Studio also features over two dozen camps for kids and teens. Registration is now available online, along with class descriptions, at, or contact Taproot’s Acting Studio at (206) 529-3668 or

About Taproot Theatre Company’s Acting Studio
Taproot Theatre Company’s Acting Studio offers year-round classes for youth and adults taught by local theatre professionals. Budding thespians will find classes to help them develop their acting skills, while more seasoned actors can build on their knowledge and learn new techniques. Taproot Theatre Company is a professional, non-profit theatre company with a multi-faceted production program. Founded in 1976, Taproot Theatre serves the Pacific Northwest with Mainstage Productions, Touring Productions and Acting Studio. Taproot exists to create theatre that explores the beauty and questions of life while bringing hope to our search for meaning. Taproot Theatre Company is a member of Theatre Communications Group (TCG), Theatre Puget Sound (TPS), and the Greenwood-Phinney Chamber of Commerce.

Seasonal support provided by The Charles Simonyi Fund for Arts and Sciences, The Seattle Foundation, 4Culture, ArtsFund and PONCHO.

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