Improv Comedy Level 2: Creating Characters Weekend Intensive

Friday 29 May 2020 to Sunday 31 May 2020

This course builds directly on from our Intro to Improv – so it’s not a huge leap, and more often than not a lot of the people will have come straight from our Level One. We focus on one of the things people find most fun about our intro to improv course (and doing improv in general) – characters!

One of the many things that we love about improv is that we are not bound by who we are in the “real world”. From scene to scene we might play pirates or astronauts, lovers or politicians, race-car drivers or inanimate objects – with a supportive scene partner by your side, the scope is limitless!

Initially we look at how as an improviser you don’t need to “be creative” to be able to spontaneously make a wide variety of weird and wonderful characters. We work through a number of fun exercises and ideas, drawing on training from a wide variety of schools across the globe, aimed at giving you a vast tool belt to access a whole cast of dynamic, engaging people every time you step on stage.

We then work on how we can use characters to help power our scenes and even entire long-form shows, simply by finding what’s fun about the people you’re playing!

Eligibility Requirements

You must have taken Improv Level 1 or have equivalent experience / training with MissImp or another improv group. If your training was not done with MissImp, please check before booking on the course, we cannot guarantee a full refund to those who are ineligible, but book without first checking.

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Refunds are not available for one-off,  single day courses, or workshops.
Cancellations within two weeks of an intensive or weekly course will not be refunded.
Any and all refunds are at MissImp’s sole discretion.

Should any changes in venue or availability occur (including cancellations), we will seek to contact you using whatever methods you provide us with, eg email or phone number.

Please ensure your contact details are correct, and in particular look out for a confirmation email about your booking. This will come from either Ticketsource or [email protected] – remember to check your spam filters. We cannot check your email – it’s up to you to ensure that we can contact you. If you have not received an email from us, please contact us.

MissImp cannot offer refunds if the above measures have not been taken or incorrect contact details are provided.

As a student of this class you also qualify for priority booking for the other workshops and teaching opportunities MissImp offers.

Should your course dates include shows managed by MissImp, you will be offered free entry! (Note that this doesn’t include events hosted and managed by other organisations such as Nottingham Playhouse).

Tickets

Earlybird £105
Earlybird Discount Deadline: 15th May
Full £120

Timings

Friday 29 May 19:00-22:00
Saturday 30 May 11:00-17:00
Sunday 31 May 11:00-17:00

Malt Cross

Downstairs in the Workshop
16 St James’s Street
Nottingham
NG1 6FG

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“Local improv heroes.”

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“The next generation of the Nottingham comedy scene.”

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