Ever wanted to try your hand at musical improv? Let’s do it! 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 class, you’ll be belting like a pro! We will also cover additional skills like rhythm, dancing, intentional movement, and more!
Prerequisites: None! This class is open to all skill and experience levels!
Steve Wilder is the founder and co-owner of Voodoo Comedy, operating since October 26th, 2011. 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 improv luminaries such as Michael Pollock, musical director of Second City Hollywood and the premier improv accompanist in the country; Shulie Cowen, the founder and director of Opening Night: The Improvised Musical in Hollywood; David Razowsky; Armando Diaz; Kevin McDonald; Craig Cackowski; Dave Hill; Eric Hunicutt; Karen Graci; and many many more.
Steve now operates as CTO and corporate/private workshops & events manager for Voodoo Comedy. He has personally deployed corporate workshops and events for companies like Apple, Adobe, Comcast, Chipotle, Davita, Dell, Ernst & Young, Vail Resorts, and dozens of others. He is also webmaster for VoodooComedy.com (currently in its 5th design iteration) and its sub-sites.
In addition to Voodoo Comedy, Steve is co-executive producer for The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Dinner Show, where he manages 5 cities across the country, as well as coordinating the websites for all 75+ locations. Steve is also founder and director of Hit and Run: Musical Improv™, Colorado’s longest-running longform improv show, which has created hundreds of fully improvised Broadway-style musicals over the past 15 years.
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.