THE MOVIE Workshop W/Paul Vaillancourt

Sunday, June 5, 2016

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Paul Vaillancourt is the co-founder (with Charna Halpern) of the iO West and has been teaching and performing improv for close to 30 years. In that time he has appeared all over the country including such notable venues as HBO’s Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Chicago’s iO (where he studied with the immortal Del Close), New York’s UCB Theater, and Austin’s Out of Bounds Festival to name a few.

Paul Vaillancourt is the co-founder (with Charna Halpern) of the iO West and has been teaching and performing improv for close to 30 years. In that time he has appeared all over the country including such notable venues as HBO’s Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Chicago’s iO (where he studied with the immortal Del Close), New York’s UCB Theater, and Austin’s Out of Bounds Festival to name a few.

Paul has also had success as a writer and producer, co-creating and serving as supervising writer for the MTV hit “The Blame Game” as well as lending his writing and producing talents to a score of other shows for MTV, VH1, USA, Oxygen, Bravo and AMC.

Recently he published a book about improv called “The Triangle of the Scene” (available on iBooks and Amazon Kindle) and started producing a weekly series of videos called “Improv Tips” available on his YouTube channel PVImprov.

Sunday, June 5 2pm-5pm
Workshop will be held at Unscrewed Theater

The Movie: In this intense three-hour workshop Paul will use his 15+ years of experience with the Improvised Movie to teach students the basic skills necessary to improvise movies of their own! Basic skills include: camera technique, use of genre, scene painting and the “teepee method” of story telling. For movie lovers and lovers of linear narrative in general.

Maximum number of students for the workshop is 16. Students must be 18 years or older. Tuition is non-refundable.

Workshop sales close June 5 at 1pm

Unscrewed Theater is located at 3244 E. Speedway Blvd. Tucson, AZ 85716 (across from The Loft Cinema, next to Fronimo’s). Parking and entrance are located in the rear of the building. Turn in to the Walgreen’s parking lot and go to the left around the building.

Unscrewed Theater is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching, performing, and producing all forms of live improvisational theater in Tucson, AZ.