Foundation Three


Builds further on the ideas introduced in previous two levels, but with a focus on scenework and on the ideas introduced in the previous two levels, and also incorporates a variety of frameworks within which to play. We continue to develop scene work with attention to:

  • advancing & expanding ideas
  • starting to recognize when a scene or beat has come to an end
  • finding and hitting the game of the scene
  • narrative and editing techniques
  • ensemble work & group mind

Who it’s for: improvisers who have completed Foundation 2 or have the recommendation of the Academy Director, Jess Bryson,

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Foundation Level 3 | (ODDS &) ENDS | Winter 2017
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For over 20 years, our basic improv program has helped people from all walks of life improve their confidence, their public speaking, and their creativity. From CEOs to truck drivers, from sales people to ballet dancers, we’ve taught thousands of students the simple joy of improv as an art, business and life skill.

Whether you’re trying to break into the performing arts, hone a creative edge, or simply become more comfortable in front of new people, the Bad Dog Academy’s improv workshops are for you. They’re FUN, the people are supportive and there’s never any pressure to do things you’re uncomfortable with. Just take our introductory improv course and we’re sure you won’t regret it. Thousands of satisfied students, students just like you, can’t be wrong.

Who are we? Well the Bad Dog Theatre Company is the  home of Theatresports Toronto, the city’s longest continuously running improv show! We’ve been a commanding presence in the Toronto comedy community since 1982. Some of our award-winning alumni have gone on to work in stage, film, radio and television on shows like Saturday Night Live, Anne of Green Gables, The Road to Avonlea, History Bites, The Red Green Show, This Hour has 22 Minutes, Train 48, Air Farce, Sketchcom, MadTV and more!

Our faculty – all working actors – have been nominees or winners of Geminis, Doras, and Canadian Comedy Awards. As teachers and performers, they have toured across North America, Europe, Australia & the Caribbean, and they bring their unique perspective to every class.

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