Weekly Improv Drop-In: Edit Yourself Thursday 7 July 2022

Nick

This week is hosted by 209532

Edit Yourself

There are a few tools we often see in longform improvisation which allow us to edit and move a show forward. This is sometimes easier when we have a bunch of other folks looking for opportunities to advance our story, and it can be challenging to spot those opportunities ourselves. We cut to… this week’s drop-in, in which we’ll be trying out some of these tools, such as “we cut to”, “flashback” and a few other bits and bobs, so we can use them in longform, and more importantly – literally any scene we’re in, whenever we feel like it.

This week’s drop-in is preceded at 6.30pm by the latest rehearsal for Unspeakable Acts

  • ACT IV – It’ll Be Alright On The Night – maybe

    Next rehearsal date for Unspeakable Acts is 07/07/22 at 6.30pm

  • It doesn’t matter if you didn’t attend any previous rehearsals, you are still welcome.
  • This week we will be doing a full 25-minute dress rehearsal.
  • NB: We are booked for live shows on Wed 17/08/22 at Smash Nights and Sat 12/11/22 at 6pm at The Malt Cross as part of the Nottingham Comedy Festival.
  • Please put the dates in your electronic diaries and let Eddie know if you will be available on those dates.

MissImp’s Weekly Improv Drop-In

We’ve run a weekly drop-in workshop for improvised comedy in Nottingham since 2005! Come and check it out – everyone’s welcome to join the fun.

The perfect intimate opportunity to practice some of our favourite improv games, and stretch out those improvising muscles. Each week features training in a different set of skills, exercises, scenes, or games, facilitated by various members of the Nottingham improv community.

    • 18+, and suitable for all levels of experience, with an emphasis on having a good time and improving everyone’s improvising experience.
    • Please note that Malt Cross’ elevator is BACK!, so we have wheelchair access to the lower floor where our workshop space is once more. 
    • Safety: Please do not attend if you are feeling unwell or cannot meet our safety requirements, especially if you’re experiencing any coronavirus symptoms. 
    • MissImp’s code of conduct for participants applies to this event.

Malt Cross

16 St James’s Street
Nottingham
NG1 6FG

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

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£3 Concession (student / unemployed / pensioner)
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