Regretfully, we have decided to suspend all in-person MissImp activities to best protect our community during this coronavirus outbreak. 
More information. Check out our Virtual Drop-Ins here.

We found some stuff!

Messing Around – Jamie and Helen

Three weeks ago MIssImp had the great fortune to spend time in workshops and show with the legendary Susan Messing, What fun. Lots of people have things to say about her, and the improv we did with her. This is the third post about our thoughts. Jamie Reblogged from: http://sevenism.tumblr.com/post/57708553531/some-writing-about-some-improv-stuff

Read More »

Messing Around – Adi and Nick

Two weeks ago MIssImp had the great fortune to spend time in workshops and show with the legendary Susan Messing, What fun. Lots of people have things to say about her, and the improv we did with her. This is the second of a couple of posts about our thoughts.

Read More »

Messing Around – Ben and Lloydie

Two weeks ago MIssImp had the great fortune to spend time in workshops and show with the legendary Susan Messing, What fun. Lots of people have things to say about her, and the improv we did with her. This is the first of a couple of posts about our thoughts.

Read More »

Paul Merton on Improv

If you’re like me, your first exposure to improvised comedy will have come with this man on Channel 4’s classic Whose Line Is It Anyway?  Alongside the likes of Josie Lawrence, Ryan Stiles, Greg Proops and Tony Slattery, Paul Merton made his name on the popular show before becoming a

Read More »

Fast Found Fiction with P’Graph

On Monday night I saw musical improv maestros The Maydays play host to the incomparably dubbed Parallelogramohonograph (or simply PGraph) from Austin, Texas at the Marlborough Little Theatre – a charmingly dinky space above a pub in the heart of Brighton. Based at Austin’s Hideout Theatre (which they play a

Read More »

Improv Slam Winners!

Coming Upstairs? When we received an invitation from the brand spanking new, Birmingham-based Upstairs Improv to perform in their inaugural show on 26th April 2012, we were of course thrilled and in some respects relieved. Discovering another force for improv in the sunny Midlands was somewhat like meeting someone with

Read More »

Tastes A Bit Gamey

In the words of MissImp performer Trilochon Chatterjee: Workshops of the gods A couple of weekends ago, I joined a bunch of MissImpers at a workshop by Brandon Gardner of New York’s Upright Citizens’ Brigade theatre. The most intriguing part of this for me was his introduction to the idea

Read More »

Rules Suck

Another really cool post from ImprovMantra about how we use the “rules” of improv. It’s a tricky business choosing how to train and nurture these ideas and whether to lay them down as rules, guidelines or a toolbox of techniques. Like many things in life I think it’s worth getting

Read More »

The Way Of Improv – New Ted independent talk

A new video of Dave Morris, a Canadian improviser, talking about the “Way of Improv” in an independent Ted talk.  A great intro to improv for newbies and a brilliant reminder of the foundation of what we do for experienced improvisers.   [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUO-pWJ0riQ&w=560&h=315]

Read More »

Tina Fey’s Rules For Improv…And Your Career

As ever, the fabulous Tina Fey spices up the most tedious of topics: some guy in business who read her book BossyPants and liked her improv rules. Read ’em here on The Savvy Intern (seriously): Tina Fey’s Rules For Improv…And Your Career. We know them, and they’re an excellent summary.

Read More »

Quantum Improv – Cause follows Effect

I’m leaping on the neutrino bandwagon, though without the aim of claiming that science has destroyed itself (because I’m not an idiot). My thoughts here come out of a discussion of emotion in improv scenes during one of Klaus Peter Schreiner‘s workshops in Nottingham and some rumination that followed… How

Read More »

Join our
mailing list

MissImp!

Get a heads-up on all the shows and courses!

Hi There!

MissImp!

colin barnfather memorial scholarship application

Please complete all fields

MissImp!

Reviews

Sometimes people say the nicest things!

“Local improv heroes.”

“Charmed the audience through their enthusiasm and humour.”

“Unique performances that have the audience in stitches.”

“Totally bizarre, funny and enthralling. Staggeringly brave. An entertaining set of characters, some great one-liners: incredibly satisfying.”

“One of the best comedy nights I have ever been to.”

“Fun, inclusive improv. Their patent talent is refreshing, the pace never slackens.”

“A whirlwind of different locations and characters, with funny and gloriously bizarre scenarios rolling straight off of the tip of the performers’ tongues to come to life milliseconds after they’d been thought up.”

“A strong, professional, highly skilled and thoroughly entertaining performance.”

“High on imagination, performance and delivery.”

“Laughter levels were cranked up to full wattage, which spiralled into utter hilarity.”

“A fun filled hour of geeky entertainment.”

“The bright centre of the universe.”

“The next generation of the Nottingham comedy scene.”

“The funniest Friday night available in Nottingham.”

“This Missimp group is fucking awesome I love them. So sweet and smart and each with a distinct sense of humor. I love that.”

“Not only were the shows great but the crowd was totally into it.”

“Very sharp, quick witted & incredibly funny.”

“The jam at the end made the night perfect.”

So ya wanna use the library? Cool - first create an account here.

Update your Details

MissImp User Account

[wppb-edit-profile]

MissImp Library Details

[weblib_editpatroninfo]
MissImp!

Send Us a Message

Join the Mailing List

Just wanna be in the know? Cool - sign up for our email newsletter to find out about upcoming courses, workshops, and shows.