Andel Sudik - Improv S.O.S. (Self, Objects, Space) You’re good but you’re stuck. You need improv S.O.S. As improvisors we KNOW we don’t want to just stand and talk, we want to be more physical but what does that mean? And how can we actually do that in a way that is instinctual, playful and simple? This workshop explores how we explore physicality in Improvisation through the Self, our Objects and Space. Practical tools and playful exploration will lead you to making choices that surprise even yourself. Get out of your head and into your body.
Anděl Sudik is a director, improviser, actor and writer based in L.A. and Chicago known for her explosive energy onstage and in the classroom as well as her experiential teaching style. She considers herself proactively pessimistic and infused all her work-no matter how abstract- with organic honesty and emotional grounding.
She was born in Chicago, raised in California and moved back to Chicago at the tender age of 17 to study comedy and improvisation. She is a faculty member of the Second City Training Center programs; A-E, Conservatory, Advanced and Teen and Youth program in and has taught her workshops all over the world(The Improv Shop St. Louis, Monkey Business Institute Madison, OLLIE Northwestern, CLIP U of C, Thy Neighbor’s Goat Bucharest, Dublin, OKC, The Improv Retreat, WI, The New Movement NOLA, Iceland, Bulgaria etc.) As an actor she is an alum of Boom Chicago in Amsterdam, the Second City Touring Company and performed in the Jeff Award award winning Second City ETC revue “We’re All in this Room Together.” She has also produced countless successful two-man shows as Arch&Anděl(The Public House, Annoyance, OoB Festival) and improvisational experiences(Obits a theatrical experience exploring the lives of those that have passed) as well as directed in Chicago at Second City, iO and the Annoyance.
Anděl’s deep well of performance experience and her hands on, in depth work within the disciplines of long form improvisation, short form, sketch and theater make her a thoroughly well-rounded and open minded conduit for art, creation, polish and playfulness.
She values time efficiency, and recognizes that the most powerful thing we bring to the table is us. Whatever we are. She does not update her website enough. YesAndel.Com