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Animal w/ Chris Trew

  • The New Movement 2706 Saint Claude Avenue New Orleans, LA, 70117 United States (map)

Saturday, September 9 @ 2p-4p (one single class)
OST: $25 (class size capped at 12)
TEACHER: Chris Trew

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A character-building workshop based around one exercise, "Animal." Simple, but effective. Weird, but fun. Take this workshop if your characters are repetitive or if you're in a performance rut.

Animal w/ Chris Trew

Instructor Bio:

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Chris Trew is a comedian, pro wrestling manager, and improv teacher out of New Orleans where he is the co-founder and Creative Director of The New Movement, a theater and training center in New Orleans and Austin, Tx. He's written a book about improv (Improv Wins) and is a comedy festival veteran having produced, performed in, taught at, or founded nearly 50 festivals since 2008. You may have seen him on SeeSo, America's Got Talent, or MTV.

We begin new classes every few weeks. If this one is sold out or held at an inconvenient time, look for our next class session here.

Our improv and sketch class sessions consist of 8 weekly, 2 hour sessions, and a recital show performed in front of an audience.

New class sessions start all the time; at $225 each for improv, $250 each for sketch. Ideally, students continue in the same time slot from Level 1 onward, but if you need to switch to another time or need more info about our Level 2-Level 5 classes or internships, please contact TNM’s Conservatory Director (Nola –, ATX –

We also offer sketch writing classesteam building workshops for businesses and corporationsweek-long and weekend intensives, and kids and teen comedy classes (NOLA only).

Earlier Event: September 9
Level 1 Sketch Writing w/ Alicia Hawkes
Later Event: September 17
Improv Zero: Free Improv Class!