2018 DCF Workshop: Character and Connection with Pamela Hawley (The Groundlings)

By Dallas Comedy Festival (other events)

Saturday, March 31 2018 10:30 AM 12:30 PM

Character and Connection with Pamela Hawley (The Groundlings)
To be a superb improviser, you'll need to develop a strong set of characters. This workshop features techniques from Groundlings in Los Angeles, one of the top feeders to Saturday Night Live, and Gary Austin, the founder of Groundlings. In this workshop you'll develop range of body work, tone, voice and character profiles which are the essential foundation to any character work. Learn how to create and build characters that you can embody with confidence on stage. Then, we connect with our improv partners: Characters are never in a vacuum. You must connect, listen and interchange with your improv partner to demonstrate true success. High level of improv practice for the attendees with consistent coaching/advice as you work on your skills.

Pamela Hawley is an accomplished actress, improviser, dancer and singer with over 150 performances in San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago. She is trained by The Groundlings School and performed two years with Groundlings founder Gary Austin’s Advanced Improviser Troupe. She’s a graduate of the Upright Citizens Brigade in New York and Los Angeles, advanced level of writing with The Second City, Los Angeles, and graduated level three at The Second City, Chicago. Pamela is also a BATS improv player, who trained and performed with Sunday Players for over ten years. Pamela's expertise is as an experienced character actor. Her experience ranges from short form, longform plays, solo/group singing, voiceovers, sketch, theatre and television. www.

You can see Pamela at #2018DCF on Saturday night at 7:30, performing with Jackson Soup.