Fundamentals of Improvised Hip Hop WINTER ’24
Take an introduction to the foundations of Hip-Hop class to expand your improv skill set. Learn how to incorporate rhythm and poetry into your improv scenes with ease.
Improv games serve as gateways to the Five Pillars of Hip-Hop, teaching students how to create entirely improvised hip-hop songs. By combining fundamentals of improv with free-styling, beat-boxing, and crowd techniques, students gain a deeper understanding of hip-hop and how to use these elements to enhance scene work and have fun on stage.
Dates: 6 Saturdays, 1/6-2/10
Time: 4-6:30 pm
Location: 650 S Orcas Suite 101, Seattle 98108
Maximum Students: 14
Prerequisite: Improv 100 or equivalent or by teacher approval
Instructor: Dre Anderson
Unexpected Productions’ ensemble member, Dre Anderson is excited to teach Fundamentals of Improvised Hip Hop at the Improv School. With over a decade of experience collaborating with Seattle artists, Dre enjoys sharing his love for freestyle and technique to help others unlock their potential. As co-director of An Improvised Hip Hopera and performer at Unexpected Productions, Dre combines improvisation with hip-hop to create original songs, characters, and stories. When not on the Unexpected Productions’ stage you’ll see Dre working in the community as a teaching artist for Seattle Theatre Group and Seattle Children’s Theater and operating cameras for Pacific Northwest Theatre Associates.
When not on the Unexpected Productions’ stage you’ll see Dre working in the community as a teaching artist for Seattle Theatre Group and Seattle Children’s Theater and operating cameras for Pacific Northwest Theatre Associates.
NOTE: Please note that this class has a great deal of movement and action. Please dress accordingly and bring a bottle of water.
**Cancellation policy: If you must cancel before the first class, we offer credit only towards a future class. We are unable to offer refunds. If you cancel after the first class, we will not offer credit toward a future class. Again, we are unable to offer refunds.