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Saturday, May 13 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Workshop 4C2: Finding Character From Head To Toe Workshop

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In Character From Head To Toe, Shulie Cowen will teach a workshop to help you build strong characters in your improv and acting roles. With a focus on point of view and physicality, Shulie will show you how bold choices can help you quickly find characters and express your individual creativity in your scenes.

Shulie Cowen has taught improv to kids, senior citizens, and everyone in between. She is a graduate of Northwestern University, a former member of The Second City National Touring Company, and a member of the original cast of Schoolhouse Rock Live!. Shulie studied improv in Chicago at The Second City Training Center, The Annoyance Theatre, and at iO with Del Close. She has taught at iO West, The Second City Hollywood and has teaches custom classes and workshops across the country and internationally. Shulie currently directs and performs in Los Angeles with Opening Night: The Improvised Musical!® and her team EST.

Limited seating available: reservations via Sched registration are highly encouraged. Just add the event (click next to the event title) to your schedule and your reservation is set. If the event is full, you will be on the waitlist and will be encouraged to show up and if there is space, we will get you into the event.

Face coverings (masks) are highly recommended (regardless of vaccination status) per UCI policy.

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Shulie Cowen

SHULIE COWEN teaches improv to kids, senior citizens, and everyone in between.  She previously spent 12 years teaching at The Second City Hollywood and iO West, and now travels the USA and the world teaching acting and improv at festivals and schools. She is a graduate of Northwestern... Read More →

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Global Improvisation Initiative (GII)

The Global Improvisation Initiative (GII) was launched in 2016 by co-founders Theresa Robbins Dudeck and Joel Veenstra as a project to support an ongoing, international exploration of the art and impact of improvisation—appreciating the rich history and diversity of our field—and... Read More →
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UCI Illuminations: The Chancellor's Arts and Culture Initiative

Building on UCI’s demonstrated excellence in the creative arts and cultural programming, Illuminations aims to ensure that all of our students, regardless of major, have serious and meaningful exposure to the creative arts. In addition, we seek to strengthen the connections between... Read More →

Saturday May 13, 2023 3:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
CAC 3100B