Improv Playtime in the Park

Improv Playtime in the Park Thursday 19 August 2021

Welcome to Improv Playtime

The perfect intimate opportunity to practice some of our favourite improv games and stretch out those improvising muscles. We’ll be playing lots of fun warm-up games and exercises, followed by theatre games and scenes, and whatever else the participants want to do.  

This event takes place in person. We’ll meet in front of Lakeside Arts Theatre (by the Highfields Park boating lake), and likely play in the auditorium by the lake, or under a tree on the other side of the building. 

  • Suitable for any degree of improv experience, 18+ only.
  • Limited to 30 participants, please book in advance (for free) to avoid disappointment. 
  • Safety: we’re playing outside in the open air with less than 30 people, without masks (unless you wish to wear one) and keeping reasonable distance from each other. Please do not attend if you are feeling unwell, especially if you’re experiencing any coronavirus symptoms. 
  • Booking onto this session is free, if you’d like to contribute to our costs, please pay what you feel.
  • Please only book onto the session if you plan to attend.
  • Please note this is an event in the UK, so our timezone is BST, or UTC+1
  • In the event of very bad weather, we’ll switch to an online event through Zoom and we’ll email you about it at least two hours before the session to send you the Zoom link.
  • MissImp’s code of conduct for participants applies to this event.

We play a lot of different games, some that might be new to you or have a different name. Check out our hat games list for the games we’re likely to play, and find even more games you might like to introduce from the links here: MissImp Hat Games, our regular Gorilla Burger games list which is continuously updated. Also check out the extraordinary Improv Encyclopedia, ImproWiki and the mighty Hoopla. Find a new game and bring it along!

Improv Playtime in the Park

Outdoors at Highfields Park

Highfields Boating Lake / Outside Lakeside Arts Theatre
761 University Blvd (on University of Nottingham campus)
Nottingham NG7 2RU

Timings

Start Time: 7:30pmEnd Time: 9:00pm

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During the coronavirus outbreak, MissImp has continued to offer entirely free online activities for our community, including commissioning an ongoing series of paid virtual drop-ins from improvisers around the world, fortnightly online Gorilla Burger shows and more. If you’d like to help us keep these activities going and keep our lights on we’d be immensely grateful. Together, we can get through this.

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