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Virtual Improv Drop-In: Thursday 21 May 2020

When is a pen not just a pen? When it’s a pen in an improv scene! In this workshop, we will explore the potential of our creative ideas by grounding them in reality, and use the tools of specificity and truth to create truly memorable scenes! Terje Brevick is an

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Virtual Improv Drop-In: Thursday 14 May 2020

A short musical improv workshop with games, silliness and some useful tricks that will take you onto the next step of your musical improv journey! Delivered by Annie Harris (The Parentheticals, Extreme Improv).  Check out musical improv resources here: Open Your Mouth and Sing Arms of Heaven Aakash Gandhi –

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Virtual Improv Drop-In: Friday 8 May 2020

Time for something completely different! This week we have delightful artist, Duncan Carty, drawing* from his experience as an artist and how the creative process of illustration can be applied to improvisation on stage. Get your pens and pencils ready for fun drawing exercises (or crayons on the wall if

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Virtual Drop-In – Catch Up Day!

Howdy! Due to technical carnage we’ve been unable to finalise a lovely new virtual workshop for you today! Fear not – it’s coming at you tomorrow instead, all the better to fill your bank holiday with. In the meantime, why not catch up on the SEVEN workshops we’ve already produced

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Virtual Improv Drop-In: Thursday 30 April 2020

This workshop is about how to create character voices using different inspirations and some ideas for how to practise them on your own during lockdown. Marilyn is a full-time actor and voiceover artist and has been trained by teachers from UCB, Second City, IO, The Maydays, Baby Wants Candy and even Armando

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Virtual Improv Drop-In: Thursday 23 April 2020

This week’s Virtual Drop-In is led by the fantastic Stephen Davidson, and is all about improvising gender! Do you feel awkward playing genders different from your own? Just want to make sure you’re doing it well? Come along to this one day workshop and push your boundaries. We’ll build some

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Virtual Improv Drop-In: Thursday 16 April 2020

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,

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Virtual Improv Drop-In: Thursday 9 April 2020

This workshop is all about getting inspiration to access big characters quickly, from the comfort of your own home with Claudia Behlendorf of Die Affirmative! Claudia is an improviser and teacher with Die Affirmative, in Germany. Claudia has been a freelance actress on international stages and on public television for

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Virtual Improv Drop-In: Thursday 2 April 2020

It’s our third ever virtual workshop with Jay Sukow of Today Improv! In this workshop Jay goes over some techniques to perfect your solo improv skills. From monologuing to being inspired by what you know, in this workshop you’ll learn to follow the fear to perform confidently on your lonesome!

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Virtual Improv Drop-In: Thursday 26 March 2020

In this workshop Ki Shah and Russ Payne give you some ideas on how to play around with being non-human characters, practise “show don’t tell”, and take on characteristics from animals to give you more options in scenes and to help you break out of the classic “people stand (or

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