|Posted by Jon Lannen on June 1, 2015 at 3:00 PM|
Jon Jon Lannen has been studying improvisation for over 10 years and teaching for about eight. His love for the art is contagious. Jon Jon Lannen is also the author of the best-selling and award-winning children's book about improvisation, The Giraffe That Taught Me How To Laugh. To learn more about the owner of Jon Jon & Co., please click here to be redirected to his bio.
One of Jon Jon Lannen's biggest passions is teaching improv. Below are workshops that Jon Jon teaches regularly.
F*ck it. Let's have some fun!™
This is Jon Jon Lannen's most popular workshops; he has taught this class nationwide- most notably at the Los Angeles Improv Festival and the Colorado Improv Festival. The F*ck it. Let's have some fun! workshop is designed to be a stress-free take on the art of improvisation. Inspiring and fun, this workshop is perfect for a beginner of improv to the seasoned stage performer. In any case, everyone will have left having fun!
For more information on the improv drop-in, please click here.
Improv The Burbs
The Improv The Burbs workshop series is designed to welcome any level of improvisors- folks new to improv, to seasoned performers- in the suburbs. Class participants will walk away having explored character scenes, team-building exercises and the foundation of improvisation theater, saying "Yes!"
In Deep Sh*t™
The In Deep Sh*t improv workshop will dive into the deeper meaning of the traditional improv scene. In this workshop, Jon Jon will be focusing on the importance of honesty, relationships and intention. Jon Jon hopes to inspire actors to explore dramatic, intense scenes, without comedy being the primary objective; rather, authenticity. Workshop attendees will understand and want to always be In Deep Sh*t... at least when it comes to improvisation.
Monologue Mania is a class designed to explore the one-person scene. Jumping into a real monologue will aid improvisers in becoming more defined characters, providing more depth for future scene partners. This class has been taught at high schools and colleges throughout Colorado.
Shake Yo' Booty
Shake Yo' Booty is an improv workshop that makes participants get into their bodies on stage. Characters can derive from simple body movements or physiological ticks. Shake Yo' Booty will delve into the fun of using our bodies!