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IO West Patrick Babbit’s Workshop: The Pretty Flower
July 30, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm$21 – $50
Patrick Babbitt of IO West will be in Honolulu for a one night workshop teaching the format “The Pretty Flower.”
Some improv experience or training is required for this workshop. This workshop is the launch the Art of Improv: Level 3 – Format and Form program. Pretty Flower and it’s variants will be taught, practiced, and refined for the first 8 week program.
20 spaces available.
$30 Early Registration until July 21st.
$50 General Registration after.
Workshop to be held at HIFI COOP located at Ward Warehouse, Level 2 (above T&C, across from Other Realms Comics)
ABOUT THE FORM –
by Patrick Babbitt
“Pretty Flower” is a form that centers around a group scene. Two (or more) actors break off and do a new scene to explore a character from the initial group game. Throughout the show we continue to return to the group scene as well as break off from it to explore characters. The center of the flower is the Group Scene and the pedals are the exploratory Two Person Scenes. It’s a great form for a group that is looking for another option than the Harold.
Patrick studied and performed at Second City and IO in Chicago before moving to Los Angeles where he performs at IO West with the House Harold team Tub Step. He is also part of the sketch show Hot Butt which performs at Second City Hollywood, UCB and the Comedy Central Stage. He can be seen on NBC’s Community as well as Newsreaders on Adultswim. He has taught workshops at Chicago Center of the Performing Arts, Lollapalooza, Indianapolis Fringe and at Theatre Sports Vancouver.