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“Improv is all about saying, YES, to whatever happens IN THE MOMENT in creative play. Taproot’s trained improv teachers lead our memory loss classes, and students excel in this creative setting, utilizing multiple areas of memory that still function well. The end result is a feeling of success and accomplishment in a class filled with laughter and social connection.” – Pam Nolte, Taproot Theatre Co-founder and Teaching Artist
RE-IGNITE THE MIND WITH IMPROVISATION & PLAY
Our classes are designed to fit your organization’s need.
Improv students engage fully in the present moment, making improvisation a perfect theatre class for individuals with early stage memory loss (ESML). There is no memory requirement, just the delight of participating in a creative experience that releases the imagination while giving a sense of accomplishment, self confidence and social enrichment. Taproot’s classes, taught by trained theatre professionals, promise an hour where participants find success as they learn new things, interact socially and live creatively in the moment.
These classes are highly recommended for both those experiencing ESML and their care partners as class exercises can add a wonderful new dimension to shared daily life.
Bring our trained ESML improv teachers to your location or attend a class at Taproot Theatre.
At Taproot Theatre: 212 N 85th St, Seattle, WA 98103
As part of a partnership with the Momentia movement, Taproot offers a $10 drop-in improv class on the second Monday of the month from 2:30-3:30 PM. The class precedes the Alzheimer’s Café held in the same building at 3:30 PM.
2017 Class Dates: May 8, June 12
At your location: Taproot Theatre creates individualized classes to meet the host organization’s need. For more information please contact Pam Nolte at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Taproot Theatre’s commitment to offering classes for individuals experiencing memory loss began in 2011 and has continued without interruption since that time. We are proud partners with Seattle’s Momentia Movement. For more information go to: www.momentiaseattle.org