2023sat07jan(jan 7)11:00 amsun08(jan 8)4:00 pmIMPROV & PERFORMANCE WORKSHOP with JEREMY WATKINS & FRIENDS - Ages 16+ - FREE!11:00 am - 4:00 pm (8) REGISTERMORE INFOEvent TypeSpecial Event,Theatre,Workshop


7 (Saturday) 11:00 am - 8 (Sunday) 4:00 pm



Event Details

Join Jeremy Watkins and Friends–the Catch 22 Comedy Crew–for a FREE Two-Day Performing & Improv Workshop that encompasses Improv and its different facets.
Ages 16+ 
There will be a mini performance at the end on Sunday January 7 at 6pm.


11:00am -12:30pm – Performing 101 with Jeremy Watkins
  • Meet and Greet
  • The Performers Warm-up.
  • Explore the basics of acting and its origins.
  • How does Stage Fright affect the human body?
  • What is Improv and how does it work?
12:30pm – 1:00pm – Lunch Break
1:00pm – 4:00pm – Improv Workshop with some Members of the Catch 22 Comedy Crew
  • The basics – “Yes and”
  • Team Work
  • Building a Scene
  • The punchline
  • Playing Improv Games (group and 2 person)
January 8th. Day 2. The Performer. Join Jeremy Watkins and Stephen Arnold for a day that explores activities that will sharpen your performance skills.
11am – 12pm – The Performance, What do we need to do a Show?
  • The Producer
  • The Director
  • The Stage Manager
  • The Technician
  • Costume Department
  • Front of House
12pm – 1 pm – Lunch
1pm – 4pm – Sharpening Acting Skills
  • Creating and developing a Character. Physically and Vocally.
  • Classical Works / Iambic Pentameter/ Shakespeare
  • Using Monologues
  • Using Scene Work on the stage
  • Performing Monologues and Scene Work
6pm – 7pm – Small Performance of Scene Work and Monologues


Space is limited. Registration is required.


Jeremy Watkins is a founder of the CATCH-22 Improv Comedy Crew. Comprised of 3 women and 4 men, they have been performing all over Nova Scotia since 2017.

THE NEXT GEN THEATRE PROJECT is an initiative of King’s Theatre that includes free workshops for both adults and youth to build on the community’s passion for creating theatre. The aim is to celebrate diversity, resilience & belonging in Kespukwitk. The project is supported by Canadian Heritage’s Celebration and Commemoration Program, Reopening Fund.



We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Government of Canada.
Nous reconnaissons l’appui du gouvernement du Canada.



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