Seattle Weekend Spolin Improvisation Intensive November 18 & 19!

The intensive, side-coached by Aretha Sills, is an accelerated version of an introductory theater game workshop. Actors, educators directors, and improvisers learn (through play) how to incorporate Viola Spolin’s transformative techniques into their practice. Workshops are open to beginners and experienced players […]

Spring 2017: Spolin Improvisation Intensives in L.A., N.Y., and Chicago!

     “Through spontaneity we are re-formed into ourselves.” -Viola Spolin   Explore the improvisational acting method of Viola Spolin to enhance your training as an actor, improviser, educator, director, or to experience more play in your daily life.    Coming this spring: Weekend intensives in Los Angeles, New […]

Support Sills/Spolin Theater Works: Our first year-end fund drive!

Dear Friends, We’re happy to announce our new website,, the official online home of Viola Spolin! It features the most comprehensive biography of Viola anywhere, fantastic archival photographs, plus news about workshops, outreach, publications, and more. We hope you’ll look around and […]