About Lee White
Originally from Winnipeg Canada, now based in Berlin, Lee is most known for being part of the famous improv duo CRUMBS. Lee White has been performing and teaching improv (almost) all his life. Touring with shows and workshops all over Europe, Asia and North America, for over 19 years, his unique philosophy of improv has made him welcomed everywhere he goes. Aside from CRUMBS, Lee has been involved in the invention/development of several new shows/formats such as Knowledge and Punishment, Clever: The Live Comedy Game Show, Your 15 minutes of fame, ‘Paradigm’ with Joe Bill, The Lorilees with Inbal Lori, and Winnipeg’s infamous Dungeons and Dragons Improv Show. Lee has performed in countless plays and independent films, television, as well stand up comedy, all over this planet.
Stories Are For Humans
Friday: 2pm - 5pm
This workshop shows you how to create your scenes moment by moment, helping you to develop the skills for storytelling and strong characters. The scene work is the basic building block of any show. Lee helps you to recognize bad habits in your improvisation and gives you the tools to get out of them, helping you break down storytelling to its simplest and driving you to make them as complex and colourful as your imagination lets you.
Your 15 Minutes of Fame
Saturday: 10am - 5pm
This workshop is for those who want to start working with the audience even more than already usual in improv. You may have heard of Lees work on stage, performing scenes with audience members in the show „Your 15 Minutes of Fame“. The results can be magical. Its a must see for any Improvisor. Working with the audience can be tricky, dangerous and even frightening. Lees approach is simple... they should be the star. Giving everything to support your public partner becomes the best practice for any improvisor. Lee takes you through his philosophy and various scenarios to condition you for entering the world of scenes with audience members.
Sunday: 10am - 1pm
Students are taught to avoid conflict but there is a way to use it to your advantage in stories and character building. Every story needs some conflict, right? This workshop is focused on characters with conflict, how to play conflict with your scene partners and how to use conflict in character building. Students learn how to start scenes with conflict and how to avoid the tiresome arguments conflict often brings. Don't avoid conflict - make conflict a skill to use!