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Virtual Fest Workshop - Scenic Simplicity with Jose Gonzalez!

Aug 6, 2022 This is a virtual event

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This event is part of the 2022 Queen City Comedy Experience (July 31-August 28).


A Virtual QCCE Fest Workshop with Jose Gonzalez! You’ll learn how to clear the clutter and play like a champ!


Other scenes get muddied up with unnecessary invention. In Scenic Simplicity, we’ll work on making simple, active choices with specificity & clarity while sharpening your listening to really honor the gifts your scene partner is giving you, to understand what the scene is really about, and to keep things focused. Learn how to clear the clutter and play like a champ!


Class details:

This 2.5 hour class will be online via Zoom with a break. Jose has generously offered tier pricing and scholarships.


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This event is part of the 2022 Queen City Comedy Experience (July 31-August 28).

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About your Instructor:

Jose Gonzalez [he/him] is a Phoenix native who co-founded The Torch Theatre in 2007 and held multiple leadership roles there through 2020. Over nearly two decades, Jose has taught and performed as a solo performer (and in groups like VerizonQwest, Mariachi Kittens, and Galapagos) in numerous festivals and events all across North America and parts of Europe including the Chicago Improv Festival, the Del Close Marathon, Out of Bounds Comedy Festival (Austin, Texas), Improv Fest Ireland, the Toronto International Improv Festival, the Los Angeles Improv Festival, Salt Lake City DuoFest, the Eau Claire Improv Festival, the Philadelphia Improv Festival, the Denver Improv Festival, and Improvaganza in Honolulu, Hawaii.


Forever a student of the artform, Jose has remotely trained with UCB Theatre, Pack Theater LA, and The Squirrel NYC in addition to 20+ years of working with amazing teachers from all over the world. Jose also performs monthly as a cast member of the Victrola improvised sketch podcast — — based out of ColdTowne Theater in Austin, Texas.


Follow Jose:

IG: @jose602


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