Online Improv Elective: Words That Burn: Improvised Poetry w/ Imogen Palmer

Learn to improvise poetry in this online workshop

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Improvisers are great storytellers. Imagery and poetic techniques can be a brilliant way to draw our audiences into the story and scorch them with our sizzling play. In this online workshop, we will use tools crafted by great poets to shape and inspire our work. Imagery, rhyme and rhythm are all covered in a fun and accessible way.

We will crack open the poetic rhythm made famous by Shakespeare: iambic pentameter AND simplify the approach to freestyle rap. Discover how verbal limitations can set your work free.

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About Imogen Palmer

Imogen Palmer is the Theatre School Manager of The Bristol Improv Theatre and the Artistic Director The Delight Collective, creator/director of shows including IMOGENÉ: the improvised pop concert, The Bish Bosh Bash and International Women’s Day special ‘If These Walls Could Talk’. She began teaching improvisation whilst training full-time at the award-winning Howard Fine Acting Studio in Melbourne and training and performing with Impro Melbourne. She regularly tops up her training with improvisation and clown masters including Patti Stiles (Loose Moose Theatre), Deanna Fleysher (Butt Kapinski), Jill Bernard (HUGE Theatre), the Showstoppers and Jason Shotts (IO Chicago). Since lockdown she has been developing her online teaching skills with regular classes for both adults and children and performing online via The Bristol Improv Theatre’s Twitch TV Live Stream and is delighted to bring the signature workshop she’s delivered for International Festivals across the world online for the Nursery Theatre. You can find out more about The Delight Collective’s shows and classes on their website.

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