Online Scenes and Characters Improv Course

A six-week improv course looking at scenes and characters

About this Event

This Open course runs every Saturday afternoon from 7th November to 12th December, 3.30 pm – 5.30 pm GMT

Open – A class for anyone, regardless of their improv experience. Although more experienced players are of course welcome, the content does not require any prior improv knowledge.

Building on the foundations of improv you already know, this course takes a closer look at how to make a ‘scene’ from nothing and the various characters we can bring to those scenes.

We’ll focus on practising the tools already learned plus adding a few more, including:

  • How to start a scene
  • How to find what’s fun in a scene
  • Using physicality and voice to bring new characters to life
  • Embracing failure!

A six-week course with a maximum group size of twelve, this is the ideal place to continue your improv journey.

Jon Nguyen is an improviser based in Norwich, UK, he believes that fun, connectivity and inclusion should be present in all improv.

He plays with Unbridled – A Nursery Original, The Dogface Allstars, Michelle – A Hoopla House Team, Wretched Hive Comedy, The Comediasians and The Improvised Play. He has appeared at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and taken part in online improv festivals, including Improv Comedy Bangalore.

Jon had training with Dogface, The Nursery, Hoopla, Dummy, The Maydays, Showstoppers as well as a myriad of international teachers from across the globe.

Jon loves improv and tries all variations from shortform, various formats, narrative, musical and any other style offered. He has fully embraced online improv and plays with people around the globe. Jon is a self-professed nerd and borrows techniques from Stanislavski, Brecht and Artaud among others to infuse theatricality into his improv.

We’re super excited to have Jon as a member of the Nursery & Maydays online improv teaching team.

Jon Nguyen Jon is an improviser based in Norwich, UK, he believes that fun, connectivity and inclusion should be present in all improv. He plays with Unbridled – A Nursery Original, The Dogface Allstars, Michelle – A Hoopla House Team, Wretched Hive Comedy, The Comediasians and The Improvised Play. He has appeared at the Edinburgh...
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