This is a one day playtime session, with character work exercises designed to help improvisers give clear offers, perspectives and find the funny bit of the scene quicker. There will be three hours in the morning and three hours in the afternoon to do scenework exercises, work on developing compelling characters and, at the end of the day, a chance to put it all together in a longform piece.
Lloydie has been described as one of the biggest longform improv geeks in the UK – and he’s proud of that. He’ll be drawing on his experience as a regular performer with MissImp (4 stars at the Edinburgh Fringe with a show they only had 4 hours notice to perform), and from the various longform trainings he’s attended both in the UK and in the USA. This one-off workshop is being offered at a ridiculously low price of £15 for the whole day (£2.50 per hour!!!). Places will be limited to an absolute maximum of 20.
If you’re interested and you want to book get in touch with Lloydie now as we’re advertising this session widely to a number of improv groups in the area. His email address is email[at]lloydie.net (replace the [at] with @)
“Charmed the audience through their enthusiasm and humour.”
“Unique performances that have the audience in stitches.”
Nottingham Evening Post
“Totally bizarre, funny and enthralling. Staggeringly brave. An entertaining set of characters, some great one-liners: incredibly satisfying.”
Reyt Good Magazine
“One of the best comedy nights I have ever been to.”
“Fun, inclusive improv. Their patent talent is refreshing, the pace never slackens.”
“A whirlwind of different locations and characters, with funny and gloriously bizarre scenarios rolling straight off of the tip of the performers’ tongues to come to life milliseconds after they’d been thought up.”
Behind the Arras
“A strong, professional, highly skilled and thoroughly entertaining performance.”
“High on imagination, performance and delivery.”
“Laughter levels were cranked up to full wattage, which spiralled into utter hilarity.”
“A fun filled hour of geeky entertainment.”
Notts Comedy Review
“The bright centre of the universe.”
“The next generation of the Nottingham comedy scene.”
“The funniest Friday night available in Nottingham.”
Chelsea Clarke, Upright Citizens Brigade NY
“This Missimp group is fucking awesome I love them. So sweet and smart and each with a distinct sense of humor. I love that.”
“Not only were the shows great but the crowd was totally into it.”
“Very sharp, quick witted & incredibly funny.”
“The jam at the end made the night perfect.”
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