‘In Real Life’ Improv Elective: Silence Is The Move with Amy Dickinson

in real life improv elective, silence in the move with Amy Dickinson. 31st July, 3:30 - 5:30 pm. open space studios, Hove

‘In Real Life’ Improv Elective: Silence Is The Move with Amy Dickinson




These one-off workshops are broadly aimed at improvisers with some experience, taught by a host of teachers.

These classes explore specialised formats, concepts and styles of improv, and are great for expanding your knowledge after becoming practised at the basics of improv.

These workshops always sell out fast, please book in advance to avoid disappointment.

About This Event

Let’s slow things down. In this workshop, we are going to explore how we can use silence in scenes. Perfect for anyone who wants some chill, nourishing improv. Especially people who may have brain fog, speech difficulties, slower reactions and anyone who feels nervous at fast-paced improv.

What to expect:

· Exploring how we can build and release tension in a scene using silence.

· Using silence to focus on the relationship between characters.

· Finding non-verbal ways to express our choices in a scene.

This is a great way to broaden the skills in your improv toolkit and find ways to stay involved even if you are not feeling your best on the day.

When: Saturday 31st July, 3:30 – 5:30 pm

WhereOpen Space Studios, Unit 7, Rear of 64 DavigdorRoad, Hove, BN3 1RF

Cost: £25 (plus booking fee)

Sales close 2 hours before class. 

Min. participants 6, Max. 12. If we have to cancel the event due to low numbers, we will do this with 24hours notice (and you will receive a warning 48 hours before the course if this looks likely).

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We want to keep our improv community as safe as possible as we return to in-person classes. You can check our COVID procedures for classes here.

If financial hardships are an issue, we are happy to offer scholarships and payment plans please contact us directly to discuss at [email protected]

Amy Dickinson came to improv through the University of Nottingham Student Improv Society where she became Creative Director. She spent two years as part of the Missimp performance team before moving to Brighton and developing chronic illnesses. She now works as a trainer and consultant helping arts organisations become more accessible and inclusive for chronically ill, dynamically disabled, and neurodivergent performers.

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