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Improv Drop-In: Thursday 20 January 2022

Welcome to the Monoscene (A taste of the fun session run by Llaura Hughes at the British Improv Project weekend in November)    Have you ever wanted to just stay in one location, but were edited by others or the scene moved elsewhere? In the Monoscene format, we’ll use scene painting

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Improv Drop-In: Thursday 6 January 2022

Starting with Status We’re kicking off the new year by going back to one of the Ur-texts and replicating some of Keith Johnstone’s status exercises from Impro (a book with a typo in the title!*) We’ll find out who our characters are by exploring their relationships to others, and how

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Improv Drop-In: Thursday 2 December 2021

Let’s Get in Sync Connection with our scene partners is vital for effective improv. When we have it, everything seems easier, and it can feel like you’re all thinking along the same lines. Sometimes, however, we’re so busy in our own heads trying to think of exciting scene content that

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Improv Drop-In: Thursday 25 November 2021

Joy from Specificity Improv Legend Susan Messing says “Names are important. We care about people whose names we know; we don’t give a shit about strangers.” So this week, we’re going to make sure we fill in as much detail as possible to ensure that we’re not strangers on stage.

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Improv Drop-In: Thursday 11 November 2021

Ya Gonna Do Some Scenes This week we’re doing scenes. I know: huge shock! What better way to prepare for the smorgasbord of improvised comedy coming across the next two weeks than to, y’know, do some of it ourselves. We’ll be refocusing on some essential principles such as agreement, who / what

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Improv Drop-In: Thursday 4 November 2021

You, Me & What’s In Between How do our characters relate to each other? Why can we get on stage and know from a single look that someone’s both our boss and we’re in trouble? These are character dynamics and are the focus of this weeks session. All the little

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Improv Drop-In: Thursday 28 October 2021

Search for the Werewolf Inside Yourself Monsters are people too, so let’s invite them out to play. In a vaguely Halloweenish way (though without challenging our neighbours for sweets) we’re going to play with being bad guys, monsters, unexpected heroes, and performing monstrous deeds with a twinkle in the eye. 

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Improv Drop-In: Thursday 21 October 2021

Creating Unique Characters Come along to play a bunch of games and perform in some short scenes with the focus on creating unique characters. We’ll be working on breaking out of the comfort zone many of us find ourselves residing in, and unearthing some new and unexpected roles. A session

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Improv Drop-In: Thursday 7 October 2021

Takin’ It Easy Not gonna lie, hard work is not my vibe right now. For the first drop-in I’m running post-pandemic, I wanna take it easy and just have fun. We’re just gonna do really dumb stuff and have fun!! MissImp’s Weekly Improv Drop-In We’ve run a weekly drop-in workshop

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Improv Drop-In: Thursday 30 September 2021

Improvising New Worlds One of the great things about improv is that the only limitation is your imagination. So why settle for this humdrum reality when you could be a spy! on the moon! Or on the moon as a spy! We’ll be visiting new worlds and finding out what

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Improv Drop-In: Thursday 23 September 2021

Inspiring Each Other Inspiration can be clever, funny or just plain weird: they’re all good. This week we’re going to work on inspiring ideas in each other and using them to create delightful scenes! Even more fun, we’ll use scenes to inspire each other and try to figure out how

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