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COMEDY IMPROV for ACTORS

TUESDAYS 6:30-10:00PM

AUDIT FOR FREE! 

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**LOCATION**

THE SHERRY THEATER

11052 W Magnolia Blvd

North Hollywood, CA 91601

 

IN THIS ONGOING CLASS SEAN WILL USE IMPROV AND ACTING AND SCRIPT BREAKDOWN TECHNIQUES TO TEACH YOU HOW TO:

- Enhance your repertoire of comedy characters.

- Commit to the truthfulness of the comedy you are working with.

- Deal with all the choices possible to you in a comedy scene.

- Open yourself up to the "possibility" that you truly have a unique and interesting sense of humor and to trust it.

- Have more fun with comedy, and engage in "play" as a craft.

- Learn the ins and outs of being part of a live show from performing comedy to working backstage to self promotion.

You will learn it all!

Sean is a sought after Comedic acting instructor who does classes/workshops around the country and private coaching to industry clientele.  

SEAN is currently recurring on NBC's hit show "SUPERSTORE" while working consistently in other Horror films and doing guest star appearances.  He has been working consistently in TV/FILM over the years amassing over 115 IMDB credits, Including: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Constantine, Jersey Boys, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Castle, Lost, Criminal Minds, Cold Case, The Closer, Up All Night, Halloween 2, Scrubs, NYPD Blue, Spin City, Men in Black and on and on...

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Sean Whalen has taught me a lot about acting and improv. He’s taught me it’s not about “Me” but about the scene and bringing it to life. He’s taught me to listen, to stay in character, and to become the character. He has been very patient with our class, but pushes us when we need it.
— Moses Lara, Comedy/Improv Student
First off, I want to start by admitting I am aware that I am not the easiest student to teach.  I am quite hyper, I suppose you could say, and I love to shout out my opinion or a Joke that I think of during not exactly the most opportune time.  That being said, Sean, among MANY other things has actually taught me to hone in that energy and take Comedy seriously, which in turn allowed me to understand what true comedy really is and turned me into a funnier person, while learning what I was truly good at and where I needed to ‘tone it down.’

I admire him so much for his patience, and consistency as a teacher but the thing I admire very most of all is that he actually cares.  You can say that teachers care about their students all you want, but I have been through hundreds of classes in my life, from grade school to counseling to college courses to other acting schools, and I can very clearly state that Sean Whalen has been my very favorite teacher in that he truly wants his students to reach their potential and succeed not just while in his class but long after they leave. 

He is so perceptive and intelligent that he is able to really break through to a students core even if they make it difficult.  He makes class fun, exciting and informative,  and I am forever indebted to him for what he has already taught me in the short 7 months I had been privileged to be a student of his. I know that his class is probably going to be the most lucrative in my career as an Actor.  For this and many other reasons, anyone would be extremely lucky to be able to learn from Sean’s Teaching.
— Andrew Golden, Student and Founding Member of the NOTS, comedy improv troupe

Ever heard the phrase "Got Milk?" and then..."Got (insert anything)?"  No one had before this one aired.  It started it all.  Directed by Michael Bay. 

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Sean Whalen makes his students know they are respected, safe and so supported in the work that they do. He really goes above and beyond and brings a contagious positive energy to everyone around him.
— Jennifer Clarke, Comedy/Improv Student and Member of the NOTS improv troupe that Sean Created
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An amazing class, where you can discover your hidden talents and learn how to apply Sean’s knowledge of acting to your own creativity and acting work.
— Jenia Kim, Comedy/Improv Student and Member of the NOTS improv troupe
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Comedy improv teacher SEAN WHALEN invited "the NOTS" (comedy troupe and students of Mr. WHALEN) to the set of the TV show he was shooting, THE SCHOOL OF ROCK.  

Not only did they get to see their teacher practice what he preaches, but they also got to meet executive producer Jay Kogen!  

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Sean also invites industry guests like Alan Ruck (Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Twister, Spin City) to share valuable insights about their careers and give advice to students.


AUDIT FOR FREE!

If you want to see if Sean's class is a fit for you, feel free to come by and audit a class. You'll also get to participate!

To audit please email thatguysmw@gmail.com to set up the date you would like to attend.


PRICING

$225 PER MONTH

OR

 $210 PER MONTH for 3 MONTHS

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Bonus Discounts:

$10 off for 1 month referral commitment

$30 off for 3 month referral commitment