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The Power of Ants – Emergent Improvisation with Beatrix Brunschko

By April 17, 2019November 22nd, 2023Specialty Classes, The Improv School

The Power of Ants

Emergent Improvisation with Beatrix Brunschko

This summer for one day only Unexpected Productions offers this rare opportunity to study with one of Europe’s best improvisers. Don’t miss Beatrix Brunschko’s powerful teaching where she brings her extensive experience as an improviser and theater artist to Unexpected Productions in this workshop. Brunschko leads improvisers through a parallel journey of the ant world to capture the essence of improv, releasing the improvisers to a new level of understanding and performance of the craft. It’s active and immersive, guided by Brunschko’s unique teaching style straight from Austria. Take the deep dive and find out how The Power of Ants take you to the next level of spontaneous theater.

This workshop emerged out of the 19th Seattle Festival of Improvisation in June 2015.

Date: 6/22
Time: 12:00pm-5:30pm
Location: Unexpected Productions Improv School, Georgetown Studios, 650 South Orcas, Suite 101 Seattle, WA 98108
Maximum Students: 14
Cost: $95
Prerequisite: Improv 200

Beatrix Brunschko Biography

Beatrix is an actress, director and Artistic Director of TiB-Improv, in Gratz, Austria. She holds a master degree in psychology. 1989 she became Ensemble Member of Theater im Bahnhof – TiB.

Since 2002, she has a taught at the University for Music and Performing Arts in Graz. She teaches basic acting skills, improvisation, drama and became a guest professor for drama in 2012. She teaches Improv all over Austria, Germany and Switzerland, and Europe as well as in Canada and the USA and has been a guest performer in numerous Improv Festivals all over the globe.

Since 2004 she has been a member of the international Improv Collective„ “The Orcas Island Project“ founded and artistically guided by Randy Dixon, the Artistic Director of Unexpected Production. Since 2012 she has been a part of the All-Star Improv Ensemble of the TAG – Theater an der Gumpendorferstraße in Vienna.

This year she became part of “The Essentials“ a group that performs improvised musicals in stage pictures of various Theatres in Graz.

She appears as an actress in Austrian Movie and TV Productions such as the award-winning feature “Das finstere Tal“ from Andreas Prochaska and his TV- Series “Maximilian”. She directed the weekly TV-Talk show “Demokratie, die Show“ with Ed Hauswirth and the first Episode in the international Improv Movie Project “Should I Stay or Should I Go“.

She is currently performing in the latest theatre production of Theater im Bahnhof “The Downfall of the Austrian Empire – or the Nervous Republic“ and she is preparing the upcoming production of Theater im Bahnhof “The Game of Poverty“.