One Day Workshop: The Handshake with Harrison Merkt

One Day Workshop: The Handshake with Harrison Merkt


Date: Saturday, November 16, 1-4pm

Prerequisite: Game Level 1

WORKSHOP: The Handshake

Improv is 90 percent collaboration. In this workshop we’ll explore how to get on the same page as your scene partner about anything in your scene!. We’ll work on using dialogue between our characters to collaborate together in the same direction, and heighten comedic behavior in a satisfying, sustainable way!

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Harrison's been performing and studying improv for over 6 years, and has studied at Groudlings, UCB, The Baltimore Improv Group and The Harrisburg Improv Theatre. He also serves as Director of Marketing at The HIT. You can catch him on The HIT stage on PSYENTZ, Sketch Pad, BeMaFo, Dropkick Morpheous, HOWIE and BEEF, Scoreface, Magic Fairy Pirate Monkeys and HITBITS. He also coaches Art Patrol and Side Hustle and teaches Intro to Improv at the HIT.

Harrison takes a game base approach to improv and believes that improv is about using our brains to play with our own, and our audiences instincts.