Freestyle Improvised Hip-Hop with Twinprov

Buck and Clint of rap-comedy duo Twinprov have taken their high-speed full-length hip-hop long form improv Rapsody to festivals from Chicago to Austin to Hawaii. If two guys from small town Oklahoma can, you can too! Whether you’re new to rap, beatbox, or poetry, or just wanting a new and exciting improv challenge, this is the workshop for you. We’ll take the mystery and fear out of rhyme, flow, hooks, imagery, beatboxing and more with fun foundational drills and games that build skills you’ll use every time you need to improvise lyrics, from hip-hop to Broadway to Shakespeare to slam poetry. Learn how to apply your improv character, acting, and story skills to be fascinating even without rhyme. By the end of the workshop you’ll be crafting whole songs on your own and kicking it with a posse. Unh!

Date: Saturday, June 9th, 2012
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Philly Improv Theater @ The Shubin Theatre, 407 Bainbridge Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147 (get map)
Pre-requisites: PHIT Improv 201 or equivalent (also open to visiting Duofest performers)

Cost: $50 until 6/4/2012, $60 afterwards

ABOUT TWINPROV:
Improvising since 2000, Buck and Clint Vrazel have performed and taught with their original Twinprov Rapsody show at over 22 festivals and theaters all over the country, from Chicago, Seattle, Austin, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, and Hawaii. Since 2009 they have created, directed, and taught dozens of shows as co-artistic directors at OKC Improv, the Oklahoma’s premiere non-profit improv showcase and learning institution In addition to concerts, commercials, and corporate training, their active projects include recording a rap/comedy album, improvised Shakespeare, silent physical comedy, musical, short-form, sketch, and opening their own theater. In 2011 they were named to the OKC Biz Top Forty Under 40 and were both hosts and presenters at the first ever TEDxOU.

  • “Every so often, a show comes along, unexpected and seemingly out of nowhere, a show that is alive and kicking and awesome…by improvisers who play without fear…Twinprov’s Rap-sody is one of those shows.” –Jonathan Pitts: Executive Director, Chicago Improv Festival, Second City Training Center
  • “I have never seen a more meteoric rise in the improv world than that of Buck and Clint Vrazel. They’re evidence that hard work and passion married to the right talent and drive can create amazing results. Their Rap-sody show is both joyful and inventive.” –Jill Bernard: Drum Machine, SCRAM, Director of Education, HUGE Improv Theater

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