Class Runs: Monday evenings 7:00 – 10:00 PM, Mon 11/18 – Mon 12/9 (4 classes total)
Instructor: Steve Wilder
Ever wanted to try your hand at musical improv? Let’s do it! This FUN and supportive workshop is open to performers of all musical and improvisational skill levels. We’ll be exploring the fundamentals of musical improv and improvised songs, and you are guaranteed to have a GREAT time doing it. Even if you’ve never made up a song before, by the end of this workshop, you’ll be belting like a pro! We will also cover additional skills like rhythm, dancing, intentional movement, and more!
Steve Wilder is the founder and co-owner of Voodoo Comedy, and he has been teaching, improvising and performing for 26 years. An alumnus of iO West and Second City Hollywood, Steve has performed with and studied under Michael Pollock, musical director of Second City Hollywood and the premier improv accompanist in the country, and Shulie Cowen, the founder and director of Opening Night: The Improvised Musical in Hollywood. Steve has also studied and performed with improv luminaries such as Craig Cackowski, Susan Messing, David Razowsky, Armando Diaz, Dave Hill, Eric Hunicutt, Jack McBrayer, Kevin McDonald, and many others. His musical improv team, Hit and Run: Musical Improv, is now in its 14th straight year of performing improvised musicals. His first stage role was the lead in “Robby The Robot” (age 5); he once shared a green room with Eric Idle; and he once auditioned for the Muppets.
Steve’s comedy festival and improv festival performing & teaching credits include: Los Angeles Improv Festival, New York Musical Improv Festival, New York Improv Festival, Out Of Bounds Comedy Festival, Montreal Improv Festival, Duke City Improv Festival, Denver Improv Festival, Colorado Improv Festival.