Guest Speaker KERSTIN CALDWELL of The YES! Lab

Kerstin Caldwell Instructor and Owner of The YES! Lab

Kerstin has been performing and studying the art of improvisation since she was first introduced to it in high school. She received much of her education in Chicago at Second City and iO, where she studied the theories and teachings of the late Del Close while performing with various Harold teams. She has also performed in Denver with Bovine Metropolis, Rattlebrain, Second City Denver, and in 2005 Kerstin was a founding member of the Denver Improv Festival and the GroupMind Foundation. Since 2003, Kerstin has taught packed workshops at the Colorado Thespian Conference and created the conference's first improv showcase called Improv Frenzy. Most recently, she has had the pleasure of experiencing the work of Viola Spolin and Paul Sills through the Wisconsin Theater Games Center and is deeply honored to have also been a student of Alan Arkin.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    I am so happy to have met all of you last night! I am looking forward to getting to know such a kind and creative group of people.

    Big thanks to Kerstin for making me uncomfortable, and being glad about it :)

    1 · March 14, 2014

  • Richard R.

    Kerstin was an inspiration. Like so many others, I thought Improv was fast thinking comedy. Kerstin showed us it is much more about being able to drop your guard and get out of your "safe" zone, which will help all of us in the Voice Over world.

    2 · March 13, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Unfortunately, I am not going to be able to make it in time, by the time I get done with other business it will by 7:30 with a 1 hour drive to Lakewood, I will have missed everything. I will make it to the next meetup.


    March 13, 2014

  • Richard R.

    Thanks for uploading the Improv script for the Workshop. I added a PDF version for those who have had trouble seeing the images in the Word docx file. See you there!

    March 12, 2014

    • Mark O.

      Thanks for converting the copy to a PDF file. See you tomorrow night...

      March 12, 2014

  • Mark O.

    I'll see you all there this Thursday night. This will be fun.

    March 11, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    This will be my first meetup. Really looking forward to it.

    March 11, 2014

  • James C.

    accidentally double booked myself for the night and can't get out of it. I hope everyone has a great time!

    March 11, 2014

  • Sandra M.

    Every time you get copy, you need to create an opinion and emotion/attitude. We are going to do some improv work focusing on emotion and then work with some copy.

    It's going to be a really great meet-up! I'm excited.

    March 7, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'll be vacationing in Portland. Wah wah wahhhh.
    So sorry I missed the last recording session, too! Work got crazy at the last minute.

    March 4, 2014

  • Cindy P.

    Sorry, still not okayed to make the distance trips, but after 4 1/2 months I can wear a shoe and walk, although not as far as I'd like. See you after Easter.

    February 28, 2014

  • Mitch K.

    I'm 'game'. See you all there to get in the act.

    February 28, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Yay. I won't need a ride to this one.

    February 26, 2014

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