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Introduction to Improvisation (Age 14-18)

October 6, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 28, 2022


October 6, 13, 20, & 27 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Join this fun weekly group to build your improvisational skills! Learn key points for a good theatrical performance, how to keep an improvised scene moving forward, and how to keep the audience engaged. Explore a variety of theatre activities, exercises, and games that get your brain and body thinking and moving quickly. Participants need  to wear comfortable, but not baggy, clothing they can move in (such as sweatpants, tennis shoes or split sole jazz shoes, and a t-shirt). No skirts or dresses unless leggings are worn underneath. No sandals. Please enter through the 5th Street door.


Teaching Artist: Rikki Jo Hickey

Rikki Jo Hickey is a professional storyteller and theatre director. She earned a bachelor’s degree at EOU and a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Hawai’i at Manoa. Rikki is also an actor and substitute teacher and has worked with people ages three to 87 in classroom settings for the last 20 years, sharing her passion for the performing arts with others.


Cost: $80 Member / $95 Non-Member 

(Youth Scholarships Available)

Off-Site: Catherine Creek Community Center, 667 North Main St. in Union


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October 6, 2022
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Art Center East


Catherine Creek Community Center
667 North Main St.
Union, OR United States
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Registration cancellations & transfers must be made through Art Center East at (541) 624-2800 48 hours or more before the class start time. We cannot issue refunds or transfers for cancellations received after the 48-hour cutoff. Exceptions will be considered for medical or family emergencies. ACE will honor a refund, minus a $10 administration fee when the cancellation is made 48 hours or more before class start date. When a class is canceled due to low enrollment, we will issue a refund for all registration fees. ACE will contact you in the event of a cancellation. Face coverings will be required in accordance with statewide regulations current at the time.