with Academy Fellow Elissa Levy
at Riverside Park
Monday, August 9, 2021
12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Enter the lottery here.
Deadline: August 4.
In improv, you use your mind and your body, you collaborate, and you take risks. We’ll begin with simple exercises and build up to complex improv games. You’ll leave with ready-to-use improv exercises for any occasion, in-person or remote. We’ll also give you lunch! Come play!
Elissa Levy is a high school physics and computer science teacher at Life Sciences Secondary School. Armed with a Yale physics degree, her first career was in finance, where Elissa managed large-scale projects for hedge funds for eight years. She pivoted into teaching in 2017. Elissa attends and facilitates workshops, teaches after-school and summer programs, and publishes articles on Medium. She believes we all learn best when surrounded by support and joy, and she considers it the greatest praise when a student says they’re proud of themselves.