Lessons of Improv: The 4 Cs (Communication, Collaboration, Creativity and Critical Thinking)
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.
Audience Limit: 250
Curriculum Connection: 21st Century Skills, Theater Arts
Single Show: $1,000
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
2 reserved parking spaces
Water for 4 performers
Lunch if staying all day (school lunch is acceptable)
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.
Please introduce the performers as a Young Audiences of Massachusetts ensemble.