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PROGRAMS

Lessons of Improv: The 4 Cs (Communication, Collaboration, Creativity and Critical Thinking)

Artist: ImprovBoston
Type: Performance
Art Form: Theater
Grade Level: 1-3, 4-5, 6-8, 9-12
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ImprovBoston’s expert improvisers use the art of comedy and hands-on entertainment to actively explore four of the most important concepts in education today: communication, collaboration, creativity and critical thinking. This fast-paced, engaging 50-60 minute highly interactive performance features all the entertainment value of a professional comedy show while fostering important curricular discoveries throughout the journey. Students take the stage alongside the ImprovBoston cast for an unforgettable hour of supported risk-taking. Customized to each grade level, the “4 Cs” seamlessly blends laughter, learning, music and off-the-cuff theater to show the many ways we are all improvisers, performing each and every day without a script.

Length: 60 Minutes
Audience Limit: 250
Curriculum Connection: 21st Century Skills, Theater Arts

Single Show: $1,000
Back-To-Back: $1,700
Three-In-A-Row: $2,400
Four-In-A-Row: $3,100
Travel Fee: $100 flat rate for locations within 150 miles round trip from Cambridge, MA 02139. For travel greater than 150 miles round trip, please use the mileage rates chart.

Note: Pricing may vary for weekends, out-of-school time and performances spaced more than 30 minutes apart.

Processing Fee of $30 added to all contracts

Provisions:

1 reserved parking space

4 chairs

Water for 4 performers

Lunch if staying all day (school lunch is acceptable)

Performance Space:

Enough room for four performers to move around free of obstacles, set pieces, etc.

Ample lighting (front lighting) to illuminate actors anywhere on stage.

If a raised stage, safe and easily accessible stairs leading from audience to stage.

Minimum stage area dimensions: 10 feet wide by 6 feet deep
Arrival time before first performance: 45 minutes
Strike time: 15 minutes
Time needed between performances: 15 minutes minimum, 30 preferred

Teachers are expected to model appropriate audience behavior for students.

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