North Coast: Hip Hop Improv Comedy

KICK, PUSH, NORTH COAST: Hip Hop Improv Workshops

NC-Workshops

End of Summer Hip Hop Improv & Beatboxing Workshops

Take your hip hop improv skills to the next level! With a focus on finding your flow, second beats, and dynamic scene structures, North Coast’s Hip Hop Improv workshops will give you the tools to enhance your play, and to challenge you to make bolder choices. So KICK that beat, PUSH those 8 bars, and NORTH COAST into fall with our end of summer workshop series!

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The Workshops

We are offering 2 different 4-week courses, and a one-off beatboxing workshop. Combine classes for a discount.

NC HH IMPROV 1: INTRO TO HIP HOP IMPROV COMEDY

$200, 4 weeks (Sundays 12-3pm)
Dates: August 2nd, 9th, 23rd and 30th (Note: There is no class August 16th)

NC HH IMPROV 2: ADVANCED HIP HOP IMPROV COMEDY

$200, 4 weeks (Sundays 12-3pm)
Dates: September 20th, September 27th, October 4th and October 11th

These musical improv workshops will get even the most beginner performers comfortable and confident with free-style rapping and scene work. Improv instructors, Rachel Rosenthal & Douglas Widick will help you to really drill into the deal of your scene and your character in order to find that perfect nugget to rap about. Learn how to set yourself up, find your flow, and weave your rapped verses in and out of your improv scene work. Recommended Prerequisite: At least one level of long-form improv at any theater

NC BEATBOX 1: INTRO TO BEATBOX (w/ Ethan EXACTO Scott)

Date: Thursday, September 3rd, 7-9pm
Price: $40 (or $30 with one of the above classes)

Interested in becoming your very own 808? Come Join Beatboxer Ethan “Exacto” Scott for a two hour crash course in the art of mouth music! You’ll be taught everything from kicks and snares to EDM, and will leave with a new understanding of breath control, vocalization, and rhythm. Not to mention, the ability to impress your friends and destroy the stage!

WANT TO DO IT ALL? Multi-Class Discounts.

Both Intro + Advanced Workshops: $350 (save $50)
Add-On Beatboxing with one of the other workshops: $30 (save $10)

How to Register:

A $40 deposit is required to hold your spot.* Please (1) PayPal or Venmo $40 to Douglaswidick@gmail.com and (2) email the same address with your full name and what workshop(s) you’ll be taking. Payment is due in full before the first class. All workshops will take place at a location TBD in Manhattan. We will confirm the workshop location with you via email.  
*48 hour cancelation policy to get full refund.

 


About North Coast:

North Coast is New York City’s premier hip hop improv comedy team! Named one of the “Top 10 Comedy Shows” by Time Out NY, North Coast is a unique collaboration of improvisational comedy, hip hop, and music. In addition to performing at venues and festivals all over the country, you can catch North Coast at 8pm every Saturday night at The Peoples Improv Theatre (the PIT).