Game of the Scene with Kate McCabe

Saturday 15 July 2023

Game of the Scene 

What is the ‘game of the scene’? How is it defined? Can we learn to spot it when we see it and more importantly discover it together? In this workshop, we’ll focus on following the fun and celebrate the spirit of playfulness. We’ll be doing scene work, games, and some simple long form formats to demonstrate the concept of ‘Game of the Scene’ and help you to feel confident engaging with it.

 
Facilitator Bio

Kate McCabe is a Manchester-based improviser. She studied Acting at NYU via the Stella Adler Conservatory and has studied improv with the likes of John Thies, Tara DeFrancisco, Jill Bernard, Brainne Edge, and others. She currently plays with ComedySportz Manchester and Murder Inc Improv. When not improvising she also gigs as a stand-up and teaches comedy at Laugh at Leeds, Laugh Academy, and at The University of Salford.

 

All-Female Improv Comedy Workshop at MissImp

This is the fifteenth all-female improv workshop put on by MissImp! These events are made possible with support from Nottingham Women’s Centre!
 
These workshops are led by some of the most exciting female improvisers from our Nottingham community and beyond, and will focus on a specific area of improvisation unique to them!
 
Improv is the art of making up theatre and comedy on the spot, without any scripts or pre-planning. This workshop is for any female-identifying or non-binary individuals who feel they would benefit from or like to experience an all-female classroom environment. This is a safe space to try out new skills and support other women within our improv community!
 
Please note: Our definition of ‘women’ and ‘female’ is inclusive, and we welcome trans women, genderqueer women, and non-binary people.
 
We are always looking to encourage people to take on teaching roles within our community – if you would be interested in taking one (or part of) these workshops, please email Orla at orla@missimp.co.uk.
 
Please be aware that there are strictly no refunds for this event and that it is the ticket holders responsibility to resell the ticket if they are unable to attend.

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.

The graphic for this workshop was created by Hélène Dollie!

Eligibility Requirements

This workshop is for any female-identifying or non-binary individuals who feel they would benefit from or like to experience an all-female classroom environment. Please note: Our definition of ‘women’ and ‘female’ is inclusive, and we welcome trans women, genderqueer women, and non-binary people.

Tickets

Full £7

Concession £5 (Concessionary rate for students and individuals receiving Pension Credit, Universal Credit, Income Support or Job Seekers allowance, or anyone receiving financial support related to disability.)

Timings

13:00 – 16:00

211434

211434

16 St James’s Street
Nottingham
NG1 6FG

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