Making Scenes (A Scenework Drop-in)

Different each week, but centred on combining delight with excellence, Making Scenes is a work out for your scenework.

About this Event

A smaller drop in for more experienced improvisers, ‘Making Scenes’ focuses on the essentials of great scenework to help you make scenes that are easy to play and scintillating to watch. It will get you accustomed to playing scenes online and keep you fit for life after lockdown. Centering on side-coaching and personal feedback, this class draws on a variety of styles and techniques to enrich and deepen your understanding of how scenes work. Making Scenes is a deep dive class for those looking to improve their scenework fast and have fun while they are doing it.

Skills taught include:

  • Acting skills and stagecraft
  • Emotional release
  • Character and point of view
  • Connection to your partner
  • Vocal and physical transformation
  • Game of the scene
  • Heightening
  • The psychology of performance and flow
  • Storytelling
  • Points of change

With a maximum of 8 attendees, Making Scenes is normally run by Jules Munns. Jules performs with the Maydays and Impromptu Shakespeare, as well as being one-half of Ten Thousand Million Love Stories. He has performed and taught across the world, from Finland to Pakistan, Malawi to Canada. He creates improv blogs and podcasts and performs online for the Nursery.

Note: To attend this class, you must have completed the Nursery’s level 3 or equivalent training. If you wish to attend, please pop your details into this form

You will be given a password that enables you to book HERE

Jules Munns started improvising at the Guildhall School where he was a founder member of the Improsarios. After graduating, he co-founded the Nursery, where he is now Artistic Director. He performed with Music Box (5* FringeGuru and Remote Goat) and Friendly Fire before joining the Maydays in 2012. He directed the first run of Impromptu...
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