Katy coaches long-form teams and leads public workshops in England, Europe and the United States.
ALL BY MYSELF
LENGTH: 3 Hours
LEVEL: Advanced, Pro
CATEGORY: Dynamics, Structure, Solo
Why wait until your next class or rehearsal when you can work on your improv all on your own? Learn a cache of solo warm-ups and exercises including ways to improve your language dexterity, object work and character creation as well as bespoke games and rehearsal ideas for the shows you’re working on. These are useful techniques for developing a solo show or to elevate your personal skills for ensemble work.
NEVER WALK THROUGH A MIME TABLE AGAIN
LENGTH: 3 Hours
LEVEL: All Levels
CATEGORY: Dynamics, Development
Fly a jet, drive a mega-robot, stroll through verdant gardens or throw a can of beer to your flatmate. Learn how to create environments and objects that the audience will really see and remember as if your blank stage was a film! Use imagined surroundings to find out about your character. Discover the secrets to recalling where you and the rest of your team ‘put’ everything and never walk through a mime table again.
Katy has trained at Second City and iO Chicago as well as with teachers from Annoyance, UCB and more. She is a Funny Women finalist and winner of the Brighton Festival Fringe Best Comedy Show award.
Katy has been with the Maydays for 12 years, played in Katy and Rach for over a decade and is with sci-fi improv team Project2. She also plays in the Destination podcast. She has toured with Fluxx, improvised musicals with The Maydays, Music Box and Baby Wants Candy and notably guested in improvathons, Whirled News Tonight, The Armando Diaz Experience and Messing with a Friend. Katy is also an actor and theatre maker.