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An 8 week improv course to train improvisers to performance standard, with live showcase
performance at the end, and ongoing support and performance mentoring after the course.
Starts September 2013.
An intensive two day full weekend course for experienced improvisers to get more
practice improvising scenes. Focussing on scenework, staging and game of the scene.
Starts September 2013.
An advanced 8 week course for people with previous improv experience. Improvise multiple
scenes, that link together using long-form techniques, to tell captivating & exciting
stories. Starts September 2013.
A 6 week course to learn the core skills of improvisation in a fun, friendly and
You don’t need any drama, acting, comedy or impro experience whatsoever. Starts September
Reviews for Hoopla’s Improv Comedy Club and Improv Shows Produced by Hoopla:
In 2012 Hoopla’s Improv Comedy Club was recommended as the best place to see improvised comedy in London by both The Daily Telegraph AND The Londonist. “If improvisation floats your boat you should head to The Miller by London Bridge for Hoopla. There’s fewer better ways to see what spur-of-the-moment comedy London has to offer.” The Londonist “A quick paced, inventive and witty show.” The Edinburgh Guide “Chemistry between cast meant it was like funniest night amongst friends.” Camden New Journal “A Comedy Masterclass.” The Post “Lively, sharp, superior improvised fun!” Remote Goat “A hilarious, high energy show full of great songs, clever plot twists, and weird and wonderful characters.” Accidental Festival “Inventive improvisation and clever comedy!” Three Weeks “A lovely, funny and slick night of improvised comedy by a talented group.” Earl's Court Festival “Left me helpless with laughter” Fringe Guru “This contemporary off-the-cuff comedy will make you laugh your heart out!” Three Weeks “I was really impressed by the show.” Improv America “Poetic and contemporary, the hour of entertainment flies by.” The New Current “They created a storyline which actually meant something and characters who made me care.” Fringe Guru “The group accomplished the show with panache, wit and an impressive degree of professionalism.” The Londonist
In 2010 Hoopla founded the UK’s first ever improvised comedy club at The Miller in London Bridge, with at least two different improv groups performing every night. Hoopla now run shows at The Miller every Tuesday, featuring the best improvisation the UK has to offer, as recommended by both The Daily Telegraph and The Londonist. Hoopla also run additional Crash Pad, Impro Jam and Improv Networking evenings at The Miller in London Bridge and at The Horse in Waterloo, to encourage new groups, new formats and new improvisers. Hoopla also have a number of Performing Opportunities.
Our classes are incredibly fun and enjoyable. We create a really safe, trusting, supportive and playful atmosphere and there is a lot of laughter in the room! Our Beginners Improv Course is a 6 week course for beginners to learn the core skills of improvisation in a fun, friendly and supportive environment. You don’t need any drama, acting, comedy or impro experience whatsoever. Our Performance Improv Course is an 8 week improv course to train improvisers to performance standard, with showcase performance at the end, and ongoing support and performance mentoring after the course. Our Scenes Scenes Scenes Improv Course is an intensive weekend for experienced improvisers to get more practice improvising scenes. Focussing on scenework, staging and game of the scene. Our Long Form Course is an advanced 8 week course for improvisers with previous improv experience to learn how to improvise multiple scenes, linking together using long-form techniques, to tell captivating & exciting stories. With two showcase performance at the end & ongoing performance support. >> London Improv Courses
In addition to our London Improv Classes we also tour around the UK and Europe. Regular locations include Brussels, Exeter, Cambridge, Bristol, Edinburgh, Reading, Maidenhead, Oxford & Canterbury. >> UK & Europe Improv Classes