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Virtual Improv Drop-In: Thursday 2 July 2020

Are you sick of feeling stuck in improv scenes with someone who gives you initiations or responses that you just can’t stand? That’s the worst! This is supposed to be fun! Well, it can be! Let’s turn it all around and try to make the best scenes out of the

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Virtual Improv Drop-In: Thursday 25 June 2020

Welcome to another great virtual drop-in, entitled “Discovering Your Dynamics” with the fantastic David Escobedo! The differences are what makes life beautiful. A lot of times we get frozen in scenes, or even tunnel vision in only making observations about the other person.  Your observations and listening should widen out

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Virtual Improv Drop-In: Thursday 18 June 2020

The Tiny Glass Person: based on Gianni Rodari’s Grammatica della fantasia (The Grammar of Fantasy) chapter where he explains how to create characters based on different elements. In this class, we will work the infinite possibilities and combinations of elements, objects, animals, sensations, and feelings to achieve stronger and deeper

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Virtual Improv Drop-In: Thursday 11 June 2020

In this workshop we look at status, using a few solo exercises. First, we will practice playing high and low status, then shifting between the two. In the second half, we will deepen our understanding of status by noticing it in our everyday interactions, and in the way politicians speak.

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Virtual Improv Drop-In: Thursday 4 June 2020

In this session we’ll explore with duo Twinprov how you can make the online space the hero, rather than the problem. We look at how you can use physicality and objects to develop your playfulness and creativity, as well as how we can build stronger emotional connections in a virtual

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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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