Improv Techniques for the Gaming Table: Playing Well With Others with Pixy Belmont-Leo

 13 June
 Strawdog Theatre Company
 3829 N Broadway St - 60613 - Chicago - United States
 Paris Green
Improv Techniques for the Gaming Table Wheel Tree Press is proud to present Improv Techniques for the Gaming Table, a quarterly series of workshops to help roleplaying gamers take their tabletop experience to the next level! Each session combines an intensive workshop of improv techniques used by actors on stage with a practical example of play at the gaming table. Our instructors not only have extensive performance and teaching backgrounds, but also well-established nerd credentials. Expand your roleplaying horizons with skills to create kickass characters, establish meaningful relationships and develop stories that sing. Great for both GMs and players! All sessions take place at Strawdog Theater Company's Hugen Hall. Lunch will be provided for all participants. To register for the workshop, please visit our online registration page at Playing Well With Others: How to be the companion everyone wants on their campaign Instructor: Pixy Belmont-Leo Saturday, June 13th 9am - 2:30pm In this skills based workshop, participants learn a variety of techniques to quickly and effectively support and elevate choices made by other players at the table as well as making and using relationships to spur storytelling and problem solving in game. Participants will be encouraged to take action - just do it, don't talk about it! About Pixy Belmont-Leo Pixy Belmont-Leo has been both and improvisor and a gamer since her own awkward adolescence. With training from both Second City and ComedySportz, Pixy specializes in making improv easy, accessible and fun, using games and exercises that set up the players for easy success while teaching specific skills in a stress-free environment. As a gamer Pixy is a renegade and a rogue, delighting in departing from the quest to see what's off the beaten path. She often rolls up tiny, nimble characters whom invariably get drunk, mouth off to an ogre, and get squashed before they can reach level 10.

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