Premise Initiations | Will Hines




6 Hours


Scottish Storytelling Centre Library

Date and Time

February 20, 2022 10AM

About the Workshop

Tough, but fun. You do an opening, and you pull an idea from it. Gets your scenes going with an unusual thing right away. But this approach brings new challenges to: don't assume you know what's coming, make sure you keep it real and heighten slowly. Master this and learn the approach to make improv that wins over non-improv audiences. This will go over a lot of "game of the scene" stuff like: first unusual thing, justification, heightening and exploring.

Your Instructor

Will Hines

Will Hines

Will has been teaching long-form improv since 2004 at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, at both its New York and Los Angeles branches. He's published a best-selling book on improv called How to Be The Greatest Improviser on Earth. He's also a working comedic actor and has appeared on many terrific television programs (Brooklyn 99, Search Party, Broad City, Inside Amy Schumer). He's a frequent guest on some big podcasts, including Comedy Bang-Bang, Improv4Humans, Hollywood Handbook as well as the 99 podcasts he's produced himself (Screw It We're Just Gonna Talk about the Beatles, I Will Write Your Book, Screw it We're Just Gonna Talk About Comics) Pretty cool!