MET’s Ensemble School Adult Classes teach essential acting and improv skills that train the body, voice, and mind. 

SUMMER IMPROV INTENSIVE

Ages 17+

Tuesdays beginning July 9
6-8pm • $150

Instructor: James McGarvey

During this 5-week session, hone your improv skills. Students will learn the importance of “yes – and,”, learn to play both intermediate and advanced short-form improv games, explore long-form improv and begin to build sketches. Please note class will not meet on July 23, 2024. The final class will be held on August 13, 2024. 

ADULT ACTING

Ages 18+

CHECK BACK IN JULY

Instructor: TBD

This course will explore core concepts in understanding the actor’s process. Scene study will incorporate script analysis and research, along with characterization, to assist students in preparing for any role. This course will also focus on character development and preparing for an audition.

IMPROV 101

Ages 18+

CHECK BACK IN JULY

Instructor: TBD

Learn the basics of Improv in this foundation class. Students will learn to use “yes – and,” playing at the top of their intelligence, active listening and support to create improvised scenes. Students will also learn basic short form improvisation games and how to use improv as a tool in their professional life.

IMPROV 201

Ages 18+

CHECK BACK IN JULY

Instructor: TBD

(Improv 101 or equivalent required) Students will take the basics of improv to start to build scenes, explore characters, and focus on object work. Long form improvisation will be introduced and more complex short form games will be taught. 

IMPROV 301

Ages 18+

CHECK BACK IN JULY

Instructor: TBD

(Improv 101&201 or equivalent required. May take Improv 201 concurrently). Students will work to become an ensemble and show off their performance skills. The class will create original forms or maybe even take an existing form and transform it. At the end of the semester, students will perform their form as part of MET Comedy Night (12/8/23), This class is ideal for students who have taken an improv class before and are now ready to perform.

Maryland Ensemble Theatre