The 2019 season of Let’s Play! Second Saturday workshops at Flashback Theater begins Saturday, January 12th. Flashback Theater’s producing artistic director Sommer Schoch will lead an evening of improvisational theatre games for the whole community to enjoy. The workshop will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Black Box at Flashback Theater. The event is free; participants and audience members of all ages and experience levels are invited to attend.
As the Let’s Play! series enters its fourth season, the monthly Second Saturday workshops remain an integral part of Let’s Play! programming. They have a uniquely relaxed and laid back atmosphere, with little pressure being placed on the participants for the perfect performance. That energy is instead directed into creating and learning freely without fear of failure. Because the event is free, anyone and everyone
The fast-paced improv games are designed to be easy to pick up, making them fun and accessible to all skill levels. Each game challenges us to stretch a different performing muscle. Theatre skills are gained quickly through participation. Those who have attended previous Second Saturday workshops may be familiar with many of the games played at this event. Those who are not familiar have nothing to fear, as all of the games will be taught to the audience and the performers. Games with a competition aspect will begin after a practice round, making sure everyone has a clear understanding of the rules.
Because of the spontaneous nature of Improv games, they are unpredictable and surprising for everyone. Though they lack a script and other theatrical elements, they are wholly entertaining to watch and play. Flashback Theater encourages audience members to attend this unique experience, welcoming them to watch or, if they feel so inclined, participate.
Audience members of Flashback’s mainstage productions may recognize some Let’s Play! actors. Second Saturdays are a great opportunity to get to know these actors on a more personal level. Flashback Theater prides itself on its use of local talent. All of our actors are not only talented performers but involved community members. They are eager at any opportunity to welcome new faces into our group. Everyone is welcome in the theater!
At Flashback Theater, we believe that theatre is a place where everyone can come to enjoy themselves. We encourage performers and audience members alike to join us for Let’s Play! Second Saturdays all year long.
Flashback Theater is grateful to season sponsor, Applied Behavioral Advancements, LLC for their ongoing support. Additionally, the Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, provides operating support to Flashback Theater Co. with state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support also comes from Kentucky Tourism, M&W Printing, and Lumber King Building Supplies.
400 East Mount Vernon St.
Black Box at Flashback Theater
Somerset, KY 42501
Date and Time:
January 12th at 7:00 p.m.
Free admission | Donations accepted at the door