Improv Comedy Weekend
May 28 - 29, 2022
12pm-5pm each day
$260 per person
Join actors & improv comedy duo Wilding & Tony Babcock (of 2 Live Queers) for a weekend of laughter as you learn the ins and outs of performance improv! Whether you have lots of Improv experience or none at all, join us for a hilarity filled weekend. Come find your funny with us! This two day intensive Improv/Comedy Workshop runs on May 28-29 from 12-5pm, and will first explore overall movement, letting go and finding your funny!
Wilding is an Improviser, Actor, Comedian, Director, Producer, Writer, Host and Improv Teacher.
Wilding has been performing and teaching Improv for over 20 years. Their high energy, quick wit and rolodex of zany characters can be found on many stages from Vancouver, BC to Kingston, ON. Wilding is an Alumni Performer, past Artistic Director and Improv Workshop Instructor with QueerProv - Western Canada's premier Queer Improv Troupe and an Alumni Performer, Sound and Lighting Improviser with the Improv Centre - the organization formerly known as Vancouver TheatreSports.
Outside of performing and teaching Improv, Wilding is the Creator and Host of 'The Amy Wilding Show!', (circa 2011) a live variety style format, featuring Musical Acts, Standup Comedy, Sketch Comedy and of course, Improv Comedy.
Babcock & Wilding
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Tuesday, May 24th & 31st, June 7th & 14th
Learn the ins and outs of on-camera acting from professional filmmaker and film actor and acting coach Tony Babcock. Spend four weeks learning how to analyze a film script, infuse your emotionality into it, and bring your character to life cinematically. Using Tony’s 3S method (Study, Sense, Surrender), learn how he made the transition from doing 70 stage plays to starring in award-winning festival films, TV series, and even creating 15 of his own film projects and working with thousands of Canadian and America actors. Walk away with two finished scenes to use for personal development or to break into film.
Tony Babcock is an acting coach, filmmaker & professional actor who has worked with almost 2000 actors, helping them reach success in their career through individualized empathetic coaching with his Toronto company IYA Studio for Actors.
He is also a certified life coach, NLP practitioner and speaker for some of the world's largest companies.
As an actor Tony has worked on/with CBC, Netflix, Amazon Prime, Bell Fibe TV 1, Out TV, TVO, CTV, Fearless Streaming Platform, Off-Broadway, The Cartoon Network, Global, Tribeca Film Festival, over 70 stage plays and more.
Tony Babcock & Amy Wilding, known mononymously as Wilding (Queer, Non-Binary - They/Them/Mx) make up the comedy duo Two Live Queers (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9y4NTyztSQfXHAhX391L4Q)