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Level Seven


Level Seven: Living the Story

Level Six focused on narrative, or improvising a full-length story. That makes sense, because though we love a lot of things at The Hideout, narrative is our forte’ – the thing we’re the most passionate about. So it’s a shame that just as we’re getting into it in a direct way in classes, we’re done.

No longer.

Level Six teaches you the “hows” of narrative, and in Level Seven we’re going to breathe LIFE into the stories we’re putting up on stage. We’ll learn to do a playful, inspired show that prioritizes being connected and joyful about any other “rules.” Or at least we’ll try and fail, laughing all the way… and learn a ton in the process.

Furthermore, each Level Seven will be an expression of the instructor’s personal philosophy and approach to putting on a playful narrative. So if you’ve taken it before with a different instructor, you’ll get a different experience the second time around, as you learn to view improv through a new lens.

The next Level Seven is being taught by Quinn Buckner- Hideout teacher, frequent performer, spacework master, and one half of the power duo Austin/Austin. He’s got a super sweet, can-do attitude.

But don’t take our word for it:

“Quinn is clearly super experienced and knowledgeable, but he also brings a calm, humble, positive spirit to class that keeps him approachable and helps his students feel comfortable trying and failing. He explains things clearly and gives good feedback, plus he’s a baker extraordinaire…I’m not sure what more a student could ask for.”

“Quinn creates a safe space and advocates for his students by supporting their voices and creating a culture that can talk about tough subjects in comedy. His lighthearted and kind approach helps you learn while making failure fun and acceptable.”

Level Seven culminates in a showcase in the The Weekender, our Sunday showcase of student talent.

There is a lot of interest in this class, and we’re never quite sure when it will be offered again, so sign up as soon as you can.

Class Details:
* class meets for 3 hours, once a week.
* class lasts for six weeks
* limit 14 students

To sign up for Level Seven, you must have:

* completed Level Six at The Hideout
* OR completed at least Level Four at The Hideout and taken The PGraph Narrative Intensive
* OR received permission to take the class from the instructor.

Please contact Roy directly at roy@hideouttheatre.com if you have any questions at all.


Tue. May 30th, 7:00pm-10:00pm. $230

Level Seven improv class with Quinn Buckner (six weeks)