• learn how to improvise songs and put them together in this 8 week course

improvised musical course

Learn how to improvise songs and put them together into improvised musical scenes, stories and games. 8 week course with a showcase performance at the end.

Learn improvised singing and musical improv in a fun and supportive environment. Topics include improvised singing, scenes into song, solos, duets, group singing, synchronised dancing, musical improv structure and improvised musical games, scenes and stories.

At the end there is a showcase performance at our improv comedy club in London Bridge.

Only suitable for people with previous improv experience. If you haven’t got previous improv experience it’s best to start with our beginners improv course first.

No previous singing experience is needed to do this course. You don’t have to be able to sing to do this course!

dates, time, location

Every Monday for 8 weeks from Monday 4th June 2018. Performance on Thursday 26th July. FULLY BOOKED.

Time: 7pm – 9:30pm.

Price: £195. Either payable all at once or with an initial payment of £95 followed by the remaining £100 once the course starts.

Workshop Location: Theatre Delicatessen Studios, 1st Floor, 2 Finsbury Avenue, London, EC2M 2PP.

Tube: Liverpool Street, Moorgate or Bank.

Show Venue: Hoopla at The Miller, 96 Snowsfields Road, London Bridge, SE1 3SS.

Tube: London Bridge.

Please note that this course is now fully booked. Please contact us to put you on the waiting list for future dates.

teacher Phil Lunn

Phil is the musical director of Story Kitchen, one of our most popular regular shows at our Improv Comedy Club.

He’s also previously been musical director of Music Box the Improvised Comedy Musical, including runs at The Edinburgh Fringe.

He’s also worked with many other groups including The London Improvathon, The Maydays, Shotgun, Silly String Theory, Scrath, Crumbs, NewsRevue and several shows at The Edinburgh Fringe.

Phil also performs solo in his one man improvised cabaret Phil Lunn Is where he performs improvised songs as various characters. He regularly appears at international improv festivals around Europe.

“My jaw wouldn’t leave the floor. Loved every single minute”Swedish Improv Festival 2016

As Charlie Parker said about a different type of improvisation, “Master your instrument, master the music, then forget all that and just play.” It’s just as true for what we do.

topics

  • Improvising singing.
  • Rhythm.
  • Setting up and making rhymes.
  • Opening numbers.
  • Tag lines.
  • Verse and Chorus.
  • Song structure.
  • Improvised synchronised dancing.
  • Scenes going into song.
  • Musical improv games.
  • Exploring patterns, relationships and themes in songs.
  • Group songs.
  • Solos.
  • Duets.
  • Improvised musical structure.

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