MASTER THE ART OF ACTING
through the power of improv
Do you find yourself overthinking every acting choice you make?
Do you often get told to 'do less' or 'make it more real' or 'just be yourself'?
Does your acting feel a little stiff or predictable?
If you are serious about your acting, our 6-week Masterclass will help you:
Master your craft to master your auditions
Become an improv expert and make your performances spontaneous and exciting
Explore and develop a scene and character that is out of your comfort zone
smash through your fear of failure & embrace the unknown as an actor
boost your confidence
and much more!
IN THIS SIX-WEEK INTENSIVE
you will become a...
Learn the art of the Yes! And... to promote outer focus and create relaxation in your acting. Learn how to 'go with the flow' when you are asked to change directions in a scene, or if something goes wrong.
Does your acting feel pre-meditated? Follow a proven study guide and learn how to craft intricate, spontaneous characters and scenes using the principals of improv.
The fundamentals of improv help promote a more enjoyable existence. This makes for much richer acting. It's time for you to enjoy life again and live it to the fullest!
A MESSAGE FROM YOUR COACH
Improv & Acting Coach
Victoria Kucher is a Toronto based Actor, Writer, Comedian, and Coach.
She trained at York University, The Lee Strasberg Institute of Theatre & Film, and Second City Toronto.
She has performed in Chicago Improv Festival, Pittsburgh Improv Festival, Vancouver Improv Festival (VIIF), Del Close Marathon, Montreal Improv Festival (Mprov), Big City Improv Festival, She Dot Comedy Festival, Bad Dog's Blockbuster Week, Close Quarters (Bad Dog Theatre) AND MORE.
Victoria has been seen performing sketch (some of which she wrote, some of which she just finds funny) around Toronto in 24 Hour Sketch Festival (Social Capital Theatre), Sketch in 60 (Bad Dog Theatre), and Friday Night Sketch & Conservatory (Second City).
She also directs comedic sketch on and off camera; collaborating with Toronto comedy troupes and coaching individual comics. She is a comedic writer for stage and screen, and an Improviser, regularly performing around the city. She has coached for The Second City and for RAW (Rooney Actors' Workshop).
You can see her performing comedy weekly around Toronto's comedy stages and her comedy web series "Brennan & Victoria Make Rent" is set to be released later this year.
WHAT PEOPLE THINK
'IYA is the true definition of breaking borders. Never as an actor have I felt so free and fearless at my craft. The work here I highly recommend for new actors and experienced. I’ve made so many discoveries in just two sessions with IYA than I have made in my 3 years working towards my craft.'
-Tremaine Nelson, Actor
IMPROV YOUR ACTING
with VICTORIA KUCHER
March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7
The Commons Theatre, 587A College St. Toronto
EACH WEEK WILL INCLUDE
Vocal, Physical & Improv Warmups
The Game of the Scene
Heightening and Emotional Offers
Improv for Acting
Tailored Scene & Character Coaching
3 WAYS TO REGISTER
We give our students three options. You can join Level 1 on its own or you can register for more than one level (and receive a discounted payment plan)
Interested? Find out more about Level 2 here.
Find out more about Level 3 here.
Level 1 only - $399
Level 1 + 2 - $349 / mo
Level 1 + 2 + 3 $329 / mo
IYA STUDIO FOR ACTORS
Head Coach: Tony Babcock