Online Course: Improv Playground
About this Event
Designed for beginning students who have been bitten by the improv bug and can’t wait to get more!
Continue to hone the basic principles of improvisation such as ensemble, imagination, and “Yes, And…”. Participants will continue to gain knowledge through group exercises and short-form games that are built to be entertaining on their own as well as build the performance skills need to continue into our intermediate and advanced courses.
This course is built to both solidify skills established in our Beginner’s Course such as:
- Jumping into the unknown with confidence
- Collaborating with a team
- Discovering the fun and then following it
- And introduce performance skills such as:
- Building an improvised scene with a partner
- Experimenting with music and genre
- Playing a character
Min. participants 6, max. participants 14.
Dan Ryan is a London-based improviser and coach, and currently plays in Nursery house team Parkin, and in Soundcheck, the show of amusing musical musings. After doing his first improv show in Slovenia in the late nineties, he co-founded Barcelona Improv Group in 2011, before joining Ripcord, London’s first freeform team, in 2014. He loves fearlessness and theatricality and believes in the power of practice, practice, practice.
This Open course runs for 6 weeks, 29 May-3 July, Saturdays, 1-3 pm BST.
Open – A class for anyone, regardless of your improv experience. Although more experienced players are of course welcome, the content does not require any prior improv knowledge.
We offer scholarships for all online courses in order to make sure that the fun and community of improvisation is available to as many people as possible across the globe.
Scholarships are available for all online courses.
You are encouraged to apply if you would not normally be able to:
- Afford these courses
- Or be unlikely to attend a course for any other reason
- No set criteria
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