Science Fiction & Fantasy with Philippa Stazicker Thursday 16 April 2020

Science Fiction & Fantasy with Philippa Stazicker. This workshop focuses on introducing Sci-Fi and Fantasy themes into your improv. Join Philippa as she talks about what makes something feel fantastical, and practice solo techniques for adding sci-fi and fantasy to locations, themes, and characters.

Philippa Stazicker is a Nottingham based improviser who performs with Four Far Away, a fantasy and sci-fi long form group. She can also be found at Nottingham University Improv Society telling tales about what it was like ‘back in her day.’

Fancy a vocal warm up first? Enjoy this one from our Marilyn Ann Bird:

References and links

Four Far Away
The Improvised Star Wars Show
The Maydays

Examples of Fantasy Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, Alice in Wonderland, The Chronicles of Narnia, Harry Potter

Examples of Sci Fi Black Mirror, The Martian, Interstellar, Contact, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Star Wars

The Invocation It is, you are, thou art, I am, we are…

Types of Character The Hero/Heroine The Sidekick The Mentor The Love interest The Friendly Creature The Evil Creature The Villain The Reluctant Villain Race: Human, Elf, Dwarf, Dragonborn, Orc or Half-Orc, Halfling, Gnome, Goblin, Tiefling etc

Class Barbarian, Bard, Cleric, Druid, Fighter, Monk, Paladin, Ranger, Rogue, Sorcerer, Warlock, Wizard etc

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