Workshop: Improvisational Scenework for the Non-Improv Performer.

Sunday (12/13/15) 11:30 am- 3:30 pm
$60 Special introductory rate $40
Studios 150, 150 W 46th St (@7th Ave.)
To register please email

This one-day intensive is designed for the actor, dancer, singer, musician or teacher who wants to explore the empowering potential of scriptless theater outside of an “improv comedy” setting. Continue reading

Rob Reese is inducted into the Indie Theater Hall of Fame

From the Hall of Fame website:
ROB REESE has logged experience in virtually every theater discipline over the past decade-and-a-half. He’s probably best-known as a improv artist and master teacher, heading up the troupe Amnesia Wars. Continue reading

Rob Reese hosts the Down Under Improv Festival

Produced by Gotham City Improv and Horse Trade Theater Group, the Down Under Improv Festival will bring together a score of teams from the NYC area and abroad to play and compete for cash prizes and a chance to be victorious in the most Australian Titled Improv Festival in America!
Action will be moved along by yours truly!

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Road Trip!

I’ve already talked to a lot of people arranging workshops,
If you will be in
Kansas City,
or any number of places in between, be sure to CONTACT ME and we’ll work or play or just talk about improv & theater! Continue reading

Workshop: Move Your Scenes with Caspar Schjelbred & Rob Reese at Artistic New Directions

Sunday (4/6) 1:00 – 5:00 pm
Shetler Studios, 244 West 54th Street, 12th floor

A unique opportunity to improve your improv and acting skills with two internationally experienced teachers who will give you the individual feedback needed to help take your game to the next level.

PART ONE – Physical Acting for Improvisers with Caspar Schjelbred
Use your body as source of inspiration; play with movements, gestures and attitudes; make stronger physical offers to your stage partners; have a sharper visual impact on your audience.

PART TWO – Improv Scene Work with Rob Reese
Use all of your tools to gift yourself into strong, active scenework. We will utilize Caspar’s Physical Acting techniques to create live, immediate improvisational scenework.

Limit: 16 Students

Requirements: None. Appropriate for all skill levels.

SPACE IS LIMITED, click HERE to register!

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Amnesia Wars Presents Schjelbred / Reese, Music, and Special Guests!

Tuesday April 8
The Parkside Lounge
317 E Houston

7:30 pm
No Cover

Amnesia Wars performs their new twenty minute form entitled The Twenty Minute Form

International Impro Duo Schjelbred / Reese performs The Schjelbred Gamut

More improv from special guests TBA



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Schjelbred / Reese Perform at Artistic New Directions

Artistic New Directions presents
Eclectic Evening of Shorts: Boxers & Briefs

April 12, 9pm

Theatre 54 @ Shetler Studios, 244 West 54th Street, 12th Floor

Click HERE for more information!

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The Flatiron Extension: A Workshop in Scriptless Theater

Over the first two weekends in March, Amnesia Wars will hold a workshop including some of New York’s premiere improvisational dancer / choreographers and experimental musician / composers in our latest cross-genre improvisational performance experiment.

These workshops will culminate in Work In Progress showings to an intimate audience.

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Updates! has updates!

New pages include Keanu Reeves Saves the Universe in New Zealand,
as well as the associated NZ & Australia Teaching Tour,
New pictures of Yahweh’s Follies at the Ars Nova ANT Fest,
as well as videos and other updates at,
And yet another production of my adaptation of Frankenstein!
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Opera On Tap presents Home Brewed Opera

Rob Reese will direct a home-brewed opera, based on YOUR suggestions!
Thursday, Jan 9, 9pm
Freddy’s Bar
627 5th Ave
Brooklyn New York
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