Online Super Elective: Twists & Turns

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Twists & Turns with Nicole Mischler

About this event

Improv comedy is fun to do but it is also possible to create deep and meaningful scenes with improvisation. In this 4-week online course, we will use pre-written scenarios to improvise scenes with tension and drama and to create relationships that matter.

The scenarios will include “twists” that influence a character’s motivation, and “turns” that affect the relationship or heighten the conflict. Scenes with multi-faceted characters and meaningful relationships can be not only incredibly dramatic but also incredibly funny.

What to expect:

  • Breathing, vocal and movement exercises for warming up.
  • Exercises in history in relationships and how that affects a character’s choices.
  • Exercises to create and develop characters with depth.
  • The teacher will use pre-chosen scenarios for the students to improvise and practice using their character and scene-making skills.

Min. participants 6, max. participants 12. If we have to cancel the event due to low numbers, we will do this with 24 hours notice.


Nicole Mischler is an American actress living in Amsterdam. She performed in and directed scripted plays in Chicago while taking improv classes at The Annoyance Theater and Second City. When she moved to Amsterdam she founded easylaughs, an international improv group with shows, courses and workshops performing regularly in Amsterdam. Nicole has taught and performed improv for more than 20 years. She has taught and performed in festivals all over Europe and the UK and she is delighted to be teaching with The Nursery/ Maydays.

This Open super elective runs Wednesdays, 7th July- 28th July, 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm UK time

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.

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.

Apply for any online course that is live on the Maydays or Nursery website.

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 [email protected].

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