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“Acting As If”: An Improvisation Workshop for People in Recovery

August 18, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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In this two-hour, introductory workshop, participants will focus on learning a fun and practical approach to the “Acting As If” concept in recovery, through classical improvisation exercises. Together, we’ll explore how certain sound, motion, and dialogue-based exercises can help us identify a way to navigate our own recovery process. Workshop capped at 20 participants. Any/all person in recovery are welcome!

David Koff has been acting and improvising professionally for 27 years. A member of SAG/AFTRA, he’s appeared on the TV shows “The West Wing”, “The John Larroquette Show”, and “Sesame Street”. After studying improvisation at The Groundlings in Los Angeles for two years, David trained for a decade with Groundlings alum Stan Wells at his “Empty Stage Theatre”. He followed that with two years in the master class of Bill Steinkellner, the executive producer of “Cheers” and “Just Shoot Me”. In Portland, David has taught improv to children at St. Andrews Nativity School. He’s also performed in the main ensembles as well as taught improv at Curious Comedy, The Brody Theatre, and now, at his own studio in SW Portland. He continues to serve as Artistic Director of the Fake Radio Troupe.


August 18, 2019
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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