Jayne Entwistle, born in the
UK, has been in Los Angeles for 5 years. In that time she has co-starred
on Big Love and had a recurring role on Desperate Housewives among other
film and T.V credits. She is an also award-winning audiobook narrator for
Random House. An avid improviser, Jayne performs and teaches improv with
Patrick Bristow's company The Improvatorium where she is the Associate
Artistic Director. She has been teaching improv to children for over 15
years in a variety of settings from public and private schools to community
We improvise everyday of our lives, we just
don't realize it, but as actors we must be seasoned improvisers at a very
This class will teach you how to improv and apply it in a "practical real world way" which will indeed sharpen your skills as an actor.
In this six week program, students will learn the fundamental skills required to improvise basic games and scenes. Attention will be
given to the concepts of story, ensemble/group work and character, thru exercises, games and scene work. They will learn agreement,
teamwork and trust thru the actor's most creative expression; Improvisation! A solid understanding of the rules and structure of improv will provide a strong framework for the Actor for auditions, theater, commercials and television work! This “workout room” will help develop the actor’s “tool kit” with an improvised performance at showcase.