• Howard Fine Acting Studio (map)
  • 8 Munster Terrace
  • North Melbourne, VIC, 3051
  • Australia

ADVANCED IMPROVISATION FOR ACTORS

WITH JIMMY JAMES EATON

Whether you're an actor working on a scene, a comedian developing a one person show, or an improvisor wanting to upskill, let Jimmy Eaton (Award winning comedian and master of improvised comedy) take your improvisation performance skills to the next level.

Over his six week class Jimmy will use his twenty years of experience as a professional improviser to help you step up your improv game and give your performance work a highly professional, innovative and creative edge.

Continuing on from the introductory course, the advanced class will cover a wide range of short and long form improvised performance formats, working towards the creation and performance of a live, improvised show.

“Jimmy James consistently does amazing stuff with his mouth-hole that makes me laugh out my mouth-hole." - Tim Minchin.

"Improv for actors is a brilliant course and pushed me out of my comfort zone in the nicest possible way." - Heather Bloom, actor

"I loved every minute! With the support from Jimmy, who is an excellent teacher, I was able to accomplish my goals and then some! I can't wait to do another course with Jimmy." - Jennifer Monk, actor

Click here to view Jimmy's website.

COURSE PREREQUISITE

Completion of Improvisation For Actors (introductory program) or an equivalent course.

CONTACT HOURS AND DATES

Mondays, 10 September - 15 October (6:30pm-9:30pm)

CLASS FEE

$300

CLASS TUTOR

Based out of Melbourne, Jimmy James Eaton is an award winning, rising star in Australian comedy and acting. The man is a dynamic, versatile live performer and writer with one of the sharpest minds on the scene, wowing fans throughout Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and Japan. Recently he has appeared on Channel 7’s Slide Show, ABC TV’s It’s A Date and ABCs 2016 Fresh Blood’s Written It Down Web series as well as hosting and writing for ABC TV, Channel V and NOVA Radio. Jimmy has lent his voice to the animated feature film Maya The Bee and soon to be, Maya The Bee – The Honey Games along with numerous TV and radio advertisements. Jimmy was crowned Australia’s “Best And Fairest” improviser, National Australian Theatre Sports champion and National Raw Comedy finalist. He was the co-founder and Artistic Director of the live improvised comedy show, The Big HOO-HAA Melbourne and creator / head writer on the live sketch comedy show Impro-Sketch.

" ✮✮✮✮✮... An absolute joy to watch" The Funny Tonne

"✮✮✮✮1/2 ... An hour of laugh out loud." The Herald Sun

"✮✮✮✮ ... This kid is very funny... pure charm." The Age

“A very huggable, very funny fellow” Tim Minchin