Friday, April 5, 2013

Improv Master Class with Denny Dillon for area undergraduate students April 5 @ 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Allen Theatre
1407 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH, 44115
Improv Master Class with Denny Dillon 
Friday, April 5th 3:30-5:00pm 
Allen Theatre 
Limited space. RSVP required 

As an alum of Saturday Night Live, student of the legendary Viola Spolin, and founder of her company Improv Nation, award-winning actor Denny Dillon’s improv roots run deep. This one-of-a-kind class is an ideal way for college-age performers of all levels and backgrounds to:

-Deepen trust in your impulses
-Sharpen ability to respond in the moment
-Strengthen your work as part of a group
-and have a lot of fun doing it!

Don’t miss your chance to learn the power of the magic words, “Yes, and…” from an actor who lives them!


Denny Dillon plays Dottie in Cleveland Play House’s production of David Lindsay-Abaire’s Good People, running March 22-April 14th. A Cleveland native, Denny returns to CPH after appearing in CPH’s Well. Broadway: Gypsystarring Angela Lansbury, Enchanted AprilHarold & Maude,The Skin of Our Teeth (with Elizabeth Ashley), and My One & Only opposite Tommy Tune and Twiggy, for which Dillon received a Tony nomination. Regional: Hartford Stage, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Westport Country Playhouse, and Henry IV Part I at The Kennedy Center. An alumna of Saturday Night Live (’80 – ’81 season), Dillon won a CableACE award Best Actress in a Comedy Series on HBO’s hit Dream On. Television credits include Designing Women,Night CourtNash Bridges, and the title role in the FOX movieRoseanne: Portrait of a Domestic Goddess. Film work includes Saturday Night FeverIce Age (voice), and United 93, which won the Boston Critics’ Best Ensemble Cast award. A professional improviser, Dillon was trained by Viola Spolin, has her own company Improv Nation, and teaches this art form at Tom Todoroff Acting Conservatory in Manhattan. Her acclaimed visual art can be viewed

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