Acting and Improv at Aviator Sports

Adult and kids acting classes will develop your ability to think on your feet

Learn about the Intricacies with Leif Riddell in His Acting Classes

Acting and Improv Classes are canceled for Saturday, April 6

Aviator Sports has partnered with Leif’s Improv & Acting Playhouse to introduce improv and acting classes to Aviator Sports.

Leif’s Improv. & Acting Playhouse is a fun creative school for Kids, Teens, and Adults, The Playhouse offers a variety of on-going or seasonal acting classes.

The Playhouse uses improvisational exercises and games to help students discover and develop their creative skills.

While building confidence and self-esteem, Leif and other actors will walk students through all the outstanding techniques that will help enable them to feel more powerful and comfortable.

Creator, founder, and director Leif Riddell is a professional working actor, writer, director, life coach, and father of two working actors 10 and 12 years old.

He has over 25 years experience on both coasts in the Film, TV, and Entertainment Industry and can be seen in “Blue Bloods”,”Gotham”The Following” “Person of Interest“ “Damages” “The Americans“ “Enough” “The Hard Way” and “Amazing Spider-Man 2”.

Ask about Group rates, Private Improv Empowerment Classes, and Business Improv. Empowerment Workshops


Improvisation / Youth Acting Classes :

In a fun, safe and creative environment students are introduced to Leif’s unique and proven approach of Using improvisational games and exercises to create characters and scenes at the moment. Alongside creating and developing characters students learn emotional work, vocal projection, objects, physical comedy, status, and most important the “Yes and” technique. As they go thru this process, they will build confidence and self-esteem as they discover and develop their creative talents. This is a fun-filled class for actors, writers, directors of all ages and levels.

TV and Film Audition :

This advanced class focuses on the Audition and Cold Reading Process. Students will be taught and coached on Leif’s Unique Sight Reading Technique. Leif’s step-by-step process prepares students on how to quickly break down the scene get off the page and create what is needed to book a job in this highly competitive business. Leif’s proven approach will help students prepare for Auditioning In the Film, TV, and Entertainment industry. This class is a must for those that want to start Auditioning for Films, TV, and Theatre.

On Camera Commercial :

These acting classes use Leif’s Unique Process and Approach to On Camera and Commercial Acting. In each class, we create, break down, and better understand Commercial copy. We then use that copy for the students to act on camera. They will be coached on all areas of acting on camera. From Close up shots to the Master and the two shot, students will fully understand all aspects of being on camera. This process helps prepare the Actor for Commercial Auditioning and On Camera Hosting. A must for anybody looking to do Commercial or On Camera Acting. This is an 8-week program, and this class only has twelve spots so act fast!

New Corporate Empowerment: Improving Your Business :

What are the facts/theories behind using improvisation in school or corporate training? Improvisation has many techniques and concepts that relate to business environments. The main foundation of improvisation is teamwork and support. It is about working together to build an ensemble, have engaging conversations and tell a story by tapping into the creative talents of their employees. Innovation and creativity enhance productivity, accelerate capability and help sustain the competitive advantage. Companies must innovate to survive, and improvisation is by nature- innovative! Improvisation is not only fun, but it also encourages individual choice, trust, and risk.

Do you have what it takes to Star in a Commercial,TV, or Film. Have you ever said "Oh I can do that" but then never done anything about it? Well then get yourself down to Leif's Improv.&Acting Playhouse. Where not only do they teach you how, they can get you in front of Casting.

Posted by Leif's Improvisation Playhouse on Tuesday, November 7, 2017




Tuesdays 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Saturday and Sundays 10:00am – 11:00am

Duration & Pricing:

Drop in: $35.00 + $35.00 Aviator Membership fee

8 weeks: $240.00 + $35.00 Aviator Membership fee

16 weeks: $450.00 + $35.00 Aviator Membership fee




Tuesdays 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Saturdays and Sundays 11:00am – 12:00pm

Duration & Pricing:

Drop in: $45.00 + $35.00 Aviator Membership fee

8 weeks: $320.00 + $35.00 Aviator Membership fee

16 weeks: $600.00 + $35.00 Aviator Membership fee


Improv corporate workshops can be scheduled at any time. All workshops can be customized for any group or company.


Stimulate and Empower your ability to think outside the norm, and get new creative ideas flowing. Using Improv. techniques in a fun safe environment, you will discover numerous ways to:
1) Communicate and Debate Successfully
2) Clarify what you need to accomplish or achieve
3) Accept and Build on others’ ideas
4) Change plans or directions with ease
5) See Mistakes as (wonderful accidents)


Build and Empower your confidence, when speaking live, or on TV/Camera. Using Improv. techniques and exercises in a fun, safe environment, you can explore various ways to:
1)Command the Attention and Empower an Audience
2)Relax and Calm nerves
3)Be present in the Moment
4)Empower your spontaneity skills
5)Communicate your message/idea clearly and successfully


Fully understand and own your sales pitch so you can go off script and Improvise when needed. Using Improv. techniques and exercises in a fun, creative, environment, you can explore numerous ways to:
1)Communicate and execute more successfully
2)Accepting and building on what’s being offered.
3)Always be closing / And Close more deals
4)Increase listening and observation skills
5)Change Directions with ease


Empower and Inspire a stronger more productive ensemble/team by increasing comradery, and trust. Help alleviate stress. Using Improv. techniques and exercise in a relaxed, fun and safe environment, you will explore various ways to:
1)Collaborate more productively, and effectively.
2)Accept and contribute in others’ ideas
3)Debate and Communicate more successfully
4) Build stronger Ensemble/Team relationships