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The Leeward Theatre Presents: On the Spot Improv's ‘Screwbuki’

The Leeward Theatre Presents: On the Spot Improv's ‘Screwbuki’

Photo by Garrick Paikai.

Photo by Garrick Paikai.

What: The Leeward Theatre Presents: On the Spot Improv's "Screwbuki"

Where: The Leeward Theatre Alternate Space at Leeward Community College (room AM-101).  A map to the “Alternate Space” can be found in the online press materials.

When: January 27 & 28 at 8pm.

Tickets: $10 General Admission; $5 Current Leeward Students. There are no other discounts offered. Tickets are on sale now. Please be advised that our new space only has 50 seats so shows sell out fast. Get your tickets online by going to the Theatre’s website (http://LCCTheatre.hawaii.edu/) and clicking the “Buy Tickets” button. Get your tickets early before they are gone!

General Contact: If you have a general question for the theatre, please contact The Leeward Theatre, (808) 455-0380, or email LTheatre@hawaii.edu

Getting Here: Please be aware that, due to ongoing rail construction, traffic may be heavier than normal. Please plan accordingly. The Theatre, and Leeward Community College campus, are still open for business as usual.

To get the latest construction updates on the Rail Project, please visit the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) website at: http://www.honolulutransit.org/traffic-updates.aspx

Then navigate to the specific construction area to get the latest traffic closure and detour updates.

Screwbuki Tour Kicks Off at The Leeward Theatre!

The Leeward Theatre is proud to announce the first production of 2017 for our 42nd Season: Screwbukiby On the Spot Improv. The production will be held in the new Leeward Theatre Alternate Space (formerly the orchestra classroom AM-101).

Screwbuki is innovative show which combines traditional Kabuki theatre with modern improv. Using kabuki voice, movement, character architypes, costume and make up with improvised dialog and storytelling, Screwbuki is one of the most requested improv show in the country.

On The Spot is thrilled to return to The Leeward Theatre at Leeward Community College for this special performance and kick off of their 2017 Screwbuki Tour.

About On the Spot Improv:

On The Spot Improv is Hawaii's longest running improv group. Established 2001, On the Spot Improv was created as a part of the Leeward Community College Theatre Program by its students. After graduating from Leeward Community College the group carried on performing and have been entertaining audiences all across the country with their unique brand of improvised theater. The group has been called one of the most innovative improv groups in the world by Chicago Improv Festival Executive Producer Jonathan Pitts for their unique approach to improvised theatre. Their signature style incorporates narrative storytelling, minimal dialog, and strong blocking to create cinematic images to tell complex stories.

On The Spot Improv made a name for themselves in the national improv community creating several original genre-esque formats, including but not limited to their improvised macabre show Tell Tale Dreadful, their improvised homage to the master of suspense Hitchcock, their playful 1920's live action silent movie show HUSH, alongside their fully improvised Kabuki style show Screwbuki.

About The Leeward Theatre:

Our ultimate goal here at The Leeward Theatre is to build community through live performance. The more of our community that is allowed to access our events the more likely it is for young people and other individuals to take action to improve their community. Creativity is life affirming – no matter the quality or value of what was created. It is a step toward life; toward adding something to the world that did not exist before. The Leeward Theatre exists as a place where creativity is practiced on a daily basis – where students, community members, and trained artists can engage with and empower one another. This is not just a building on a college campus - it is living breathing extension of the community. It is a place that has the power to inspire, the power to enlighten, and the power to educate.

The Leeward Theatre is undergoing a major renovation thanks to the generous support of the Legislature, the Governor, and the University of Hawaii. Although we have a reduced season, we're not completely dark. Come check out the fantastic offerings we have for our 42ND Season!

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:

The Leeward Theatre
at Leeward Community College
96-045 Ala ‘Ike; Room TH-207
Pearl City, HI 96782
FAX: (808) 455-0384
PHONE: (808) 455-0380
Email: LTheatre@hawaii.edu
Web: http://LCCTheatre.hawaii.edu

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