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Online Improv Elective: What is the Tempo?
Upcoming
25th January 2021
What is the Tempo? Identifying and Maintaining Tension in a Scene   About this Event   When two improvisers encounter each other, a quality of tension is established. A quick initiation, recognition and maintenance of the fabric of this tension can give the scene purposeful direction and players immense joy. This class will explore three...
Online Improv Elective: Confidence and presence
Upcoming
20th January 2021
Understand stage presence and how to be a more confident and captivating performer.   About this Event   Great scenes are at the heart of great improvisation. So let’s spend some real time on them. Ideal accompaniments to the nursery longform or narrative courses, these classes are deep-dives into particular areas of scene work. They...
Online Improv Elective: Extreme Characters
Upcoming
17th January 2021
Extreme Characters with Inbal Lori   About this Event   Have you ever wondered why most of us play “normal” or “neutral” characters most of the time? Do you have the urge to play characters which are bigger than life and /or are very different from you? Are you struggling with playing these kinds of...
Online Improv Super-Elective: Improvised Rap with Will Naameh
Upcoming
14th February 2021
Improvised Rap with Will Naameh   About this Event   Improvised rapping is one of the things improvisers find most terrifying. We’re often taught in musical improv to “not worry about rhyming, because it’s hard”. This course will help you turn that fear into joyous fun, and give you the confidence and ability to rhyme...
Online Improv Super-Elective: Improvised Monologues
Upcoming
17th January 2021
Poems, storytelling and character monologues. Learn how to heighten your improvised monologue game.   About this Event   Improvised Monologues can capture and heighten any improvised scene. Whether it is improvised poetry, storytelling or incorporating monologues into genre based improvisation, Shaun will give you the tools to present character driven monologues. Week One: The Improvised Poem....
Online Improv Elective: Two-line jokes
Upcoming
17th January 2021
Two-line jokes with Kim Howard Johnson   About this Event   This one-shot workshop focuses on writing jokes from one specific source (The Times of London), using the Comedy Lab’s four-step process. We’ll begin by writing a joke as a group, followed by individual jokes from students. There will be a look at how to write...
Online Improv Elective: Grounded scenes
Upcoming
30th January 2021
Online Improv Elective: Grounded scenes   About this Event   The Nursery/Maydays longform electives are classes on specific aspects of longform improvisation Some of these classes focus on skills and some on forms, some on narrative ideas and some on Chicago-style longform. In these classes, students will have the opportunity to play sidecoached longform sets...
Online Improv Elective: “You know what the problem with you is?”
Upcoming
3rd February 2021
“You know what the problem with you is?” – Playing arguments and conflict   About this Event   Great scenes are at the heart of great improvisation. So let’s spend some real time on them. Ideal accompaniments to the nursery long-form or narrative courses, these classes are deep-dives into particular areas of scene-work. They are...
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