Workshop: Get Cooking with Deena Nyer Mendlowitz

Tue. Dec 8, 2020 6:00pm - 8:00pm EST
18 and Over
Price: $25.00
18 and Over
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Price: $25.00
18 and Over
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Tuesday December 8 6:00pm-8:00pm EST

What can cooking shows teach us about improvising? Improvisor and food television enthusiast Deena Nyer Mendlowitz will share her Unified Cooking Show Theory of Improv and illustrate its lessons through targeted exercises and scene work that will get you out of your head  and into your joy  while reminding you, you already have all the ingredients you need to crush it on the stage.

Workshop is 6-8pm EDT

Instructor: Deena Nyer Mendlowitz

Registration: $25

Prerequisites: Basic improv experience


About the Instructor

Deena has been improvising and teaching improv for over 15 years. She trained at The Second City Cleveland and at both The Second City and Annoyance Theater in Chicago. Deena is the creator of This Improvised Life, a part improvised, part written story-telling hour and Mental Illness and Friends!, A Live Comedy Talk Show. She is also the co-founder of Mass Hysteria Improv Comedy Fest, a comedy fest run by women, for everyone. Deena was recently named one of Ohio's funniest women by and was also honored as a CJN Difference Maker for the work she has done using comedy to promote mental health awareness and to destigmatize mental illness. 

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS: Participants will need access to a computer with a stable internet connection. The workshop will be conducted over Zoom, which requires creating a free account.

This Arcade Comedy Theater workshop is to adults 18 yrs or older. 

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Registration for online workshops is NON-REFUNDABLE. If you sign up for a class and are unable to attend, please contact us in advance and we may be able to switch your enrollment to a different eligible class. 

Any questions about classes, workshops, prerequisites, or registration can be sent to the Arcade Academy (, or via phone at 412-339-0608.

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Arcade Comedy Theater 943 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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