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Improv and Acting Workshop

Presented by Throckmorton Theatre at Throckmorton Theatre, Mill Valley CA

Oct 11 2017
Nov 01 2017
Improv and Acting Workshop

Workshop series for beginning and experienced actors, improvisers and comedians.

The talented and professional performer-educators Geoff Bolt and Michael O’Brien draw from their cumulative experience as they skillfully blend the crafts of acting, improvisation and sketch comedy.

You can expect to hone performance techniques, build confidence thru improvisation and acting exercises as well as solo and ensemble scene work. Workshops are open to everyone over the age of 16.

Geoff Bolt is a comedian, writer and actor. A Bay Area original, Geoff is renowned as an inspired improviser in the world of sketch comedy. Geoff got his start in the comedy world as a founding member of the critically acclaimed National Theatre of the Deranged, and soon after debuted his stand-up comedy to rave reviews at San Francisco’s Other Cafe. He continues to perform regularly to dedicated fans at a wide variety of comedy clubs. He has appeared in many feature films was featured in HBO’s Young Comedian’s Special, Showtime’s Comedy Channel, A&E’s Evening at the Improv, and KQED’s Comedy Tonight. Geoff appears regularly on NPR’s West Coast Live as half of the comedy team of Karl and Carl, who offer their unconventional “Tips on Travel”.

Michael O’Brien is an original member of the National Theatre of the Deranged, co-creator of “Tips on Travel” with Karl & Carl” and a master improviser whose credits include performances at The Moth, Porchlight SF, Marsh Theatre, Holy City Zoo and Throckmorton Theatre. Michael is also a teaching artist: Improv Open Workshop at Fort Mason Center, Voice One SF, Academy of Art University, San Francisco State University (guest instructor) and Stanford University (guest instructor).


Available for drop in on a space available basis at $20 per class.

Tickets available at the Box Office, online, and at the door.

Contact: 415-383-9600


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Additional time info:

Wednesdays, 7:00 - 9:30 pm -- through Nov. 1


Throckmorton Theatre

142 Throckmorton Avenue, Mill Valley, CA 94941


There is ample street and city parking available around us. Please be sure to observe all posted signs regarding parking and parking meters, and do not park in prohibited spaces or areas.


    • Wheelchair Access

Our venue is an accessible venue. ADA seating is available for all shows. Please add a note to your online ticket purchase with any specific needs or call or email our Box Office at 415-383-9600 or

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