Online Improv Elective: Improv Clinic

Online Improv Elective: Improv Clinic

Improv Clinic

 

About this Event

 

1st Saturday of the Month

Scenes and exercises specifically designed for you. Receive in-depth notes and feedback in a caring environment.

If there are aspects of your improvisation you feel frustrated with, aspirations that you want help achieving, or someone to point out the things you are doing really well and push you to do them more, this workshop is for you. The Improv Clinic is a nurturing and supportive space where you get time dedicated to figuring out – and experimenting with – your own specific improv goals, or identifying what those goals might be.

What to expect:

  • Scenes and exercises specifically designed to push or nurture you as an individual improviser (the same exercises will not be repeated by the entire class).Few, if any, exercises in breakout rooms without an instructor present to guide and give feedback.
  • Personalised feedback from both expert instructors that details the areas of improvisation where you shine as a performer, and specific notes on what to work on moving forward.
  • Skills and techniques to help you overcome the improv hurdles you might be facing.

Please fill out this questionnaire to allow our teachers the opportunity to learn a little about you before the clinic:

Questionnaire for Improv Clinic

Min. participants 6, max. 12.

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Damon Royster is a comedy teacher at The Second City and The Lantern Comedy Collective for writing and improv. He has written a web series called AppQueen, and a parody play called Love, Factually that was performed at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. in 2018 and 2019. He was a 2020 recipient of the Outfest screenwriting lab fellowship. He’s repped by Gray Talent and has been in a variety of commercials he will gladly tell you all about.

Rebecca MacMillan is a founding member of The Maydays, and also plays with Impromptu Shakespeare, The Adventures of the Improvised Sherlock Holmes and Steamed! The Improv Dickens Novel. She has been performing and teaching improvisation theatre in the UK and beyond for over 15 years.

This Advanced workshop runs Saturday 1st May, 1 – 3.30 pm BST.

Advanced (3 years +) This is our highest level of class. These classes are recommended for improvisers who are regularly rehearsing and performing with a team.

Whatever the level of ability required, all of our classes are safe, supportive environments led by our experienced teachers. Please email us if you are unsure whether a class is suitable for you. If you sign up for a class inappropriate to your level the Nursery/Maydays reserved the right to remove you from the class without refund.

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.

If finances are standing in the way of you attending one of our workshops, we encourage you to apply for a scholarship HERE or email: classes@thenurserytheatre.com.

We offer free places for all online drop-ins and electives in order to make sure that the fun and community of improvisation is available to as many people as possible across the globe. Free tickets available to those who are unable to afford them. Option to Buy a place, Give a place – for yourself and a place for someone less able to afford it.

Closed captioning is available in all of our classes and courses. If you need any information on how to access this in zoom, please contact classes@thenurserytheatre.com

Rebecca MacMillan Rebecca is one of our founding members and taught the very first Maydays beginners course. She has trained at iO Chicago and many other improv theatres and teachers both stateside and in the UK. Alongside the Maydays, she performs with Impromptu Shakespeare, The Improvised Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and in Steamed! The Improvised...
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