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Ratas de Dos Patas

The Hideout is offering two workshops on the weekend of August 3 with the phenomenal group Ratas de Dos Patas. One is dedicated to womxn of color and the other is open to the general population. Thanks for supporting our ability to make this kind of thing happen!

Improv for Womxn of Color
with Ratas de Dos Patas
Saturday, August 3, 1-4pm

Join Ratas de Dos Patas for an improv workshop specifically for womxn of color! Explore new skills and create improv magic using inspiration from your cultural background and lived experiences. As a community, we will foster a brave learning environment that is validating and learner-centered. We will celebrate our melanin, languages, cultures all while connecting and playing! All levels and abilities welcome!

3 hours / this workshop is specifically for womxn of color / **Class held at the Hideout Theatre (617 Congress Ave)

Physicality in Improv
with Ratas de Dos Patas
Sunday, August 4, 11am-1pm

Using physicality, gesture, facial expressions, and silence, Ratas de Dos Patas will guide learners through exercises and scene work that will redefine what an improv scene can be. This interactive learner-centered experience will expand players’ skills and create scenic opportunities with just one look. All levels and abilities welcome!

2 hours / limited availability / **Class held at the Hideout Theatre (617 Congress Ave)

Ratas De Dos Patas is a collective of four boss womxn who in merely a year, have taken the Chicago improv scene by storm! Abigail Pinon, Kendra Jamaica, Jessi Realzola, and Marilet Martinez are fierce Latinxs that bring comedy, cultura, and corazon to the stage! In a short year, they have had three successful runs at the Annoyance Theatre and look forward to the next one! They were nominated for Outstanding Improv Ensemble by the Alliance of Latinx Theatre Artists. They have performed in the Melanin Festival at Second City, a sold-out crowd at Steppenwolf’s Lookout Series: Las Locas presents Look Out for Locas, and at Femprovisor Fest 2019! Always looking to highlight diverse talent, RDDP intentionally curates their shows to feature POC, LGBTQ, and differently abled performers. They produced a sold out, standing room only Dia De Los Muertos show combining cultural ritual with improv and a Loteria fundraiser for the Chicago Period Project. Keep a lookout for their fall 2019 Selena Quintanilla inspired sketch show!