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Day: Every Monday from Monday 11th September 2017.


Time: 7pm - 9:30pm.


Cost: £16


Venue: Theatre Delicatessen, 2 Finsbury Avenue, London, EC2M 2PP.


Tube: Moorgate, Liverpool Street or Bank.


Ages: 18+


Please note these workshops are pre-bookable only now, so that we can keep class sizes to 16 people or smaller,  there will be no spaces available on the night so please book in advance below.


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Fringe Guru Remote Goat 1080 Magazine Edinburgh Guide

“If improvisation floats your boat you should head to Hoopla. There’s fewer better ways to see what spur-of-the-moment comedy London has to offer.”

The Londonist

“Great improv workshop with @hooplaimpro couldn't stop smiling from beginning until end!”

@Rbethley


“Thank you for an awesome session this eve. Haven't laughed this much on a Monday eve for years :-)” @SarasmithsVO


“Have I mentioned that I’m Learning Improv with @hooplaimpro and it is the best thing ever? Because I am and it is.”

@Flyingnelly


"The workshop was just so much fun with an amazing teacher."

Joëlle Sarrailh


“My imagination has been given a serious workout this weekend with the @hooplaimpro course.”

@KittProudfoot


“The workshop is supportive and collaborative and neatly strips out the expectation and nerves that result from comedic preparation.”

The Evening Standard


The supportive atmosphere ensures that even complete beginners will have the confidence to grow their skills.”

Time Out


“This introduction to improvisation will teach the skills you'll need to master scenes, stories and sketches in a relaxed environment.


“Thanks for the workshop. All the feedback has been extremely positive! The team loved it!”

PR Manager, Comedy Central


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Monday Evening Improv Classes


A flexible weekly improv workout for people with previous improv or acting experience. You can come along whenever it suits you, be that every week or just once in a while, whenever you're free and want to do some improv.


We create a safe, fun, friendly and supportive environment where improvisers are free to play and be themselves.


Each session will start with some fun warm ups and core skills like Listening & Yes And before focussing on the week's main theme. In the second half there will be a mix of fun performance games, scenes, stories and formats.


Most of all the focus will be on improvising in a fun and carefree way, getting lots of practice in, and having a laugh with improv.


This workshop is suitable for people who've done a beginners workshop with us, or have done a bit of improv or acting before and want to keep practicing on a regular basis in a flexible way.


If you haven't done any improv or acting before it's best to start with our beginners improv class or beginners improv course first.


If you want to do a more thorough improv course take a look at our longer improv courses and also our longer weekend improv classes.



being

Applying the best bits of physical theatre to improv. Using your body and being physical in improv scenes. The opposite of talking heads scenes. Movement and physicality for improvisers to help them be in their bodies during improv.

Teacher: Katy Schutte.

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Mon 13th Nov 2017: Being Physical

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Mon 6th Nov: Mask & Commedia


Playing with full Mask and half Mask. Picking up the emotion from the Mask and the audience reaction to the Mask. Playing characters from Commedia dellArte and applying them to modern improv. Masks provided.

Teacher: Steve Roe.

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CommediaCHaracter

Mon 20th Nov 2017: Character


Fun ways to create spontaneous characters. Playing with voice, movement, emotions and genres to create characters on the spot. Staes of tension. Using your own life experiences and feelings to find quick characters.

Teacher: Steve Roe.

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YES ANDFun!

Our last workshop of the year before we take a break. Lots of fun games to put you in a good mood for Christmas. Back to basics improv warm ups and then various short-form games for fun.

Wine and mince pies included!

Teacher: Katy Schutte.

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Mon 11th Dec 2017: Fun Games

CHRISTMASBack to

Covering loads of essential improv skills like Listening, Yes And, Commitment, Character and Scenes. Light hearted and fun to help you get back into improvising, improvising for the first time, or to get back to basics.

Teacher: Jonah Fazel.

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Mon 11th Sep 2017: Back to Basics

BaSICSHow to Rock at

How to feel relaxed and confident at improv jams even when you dont know anyone there. How to support other improvisers with different styles and different levels of experience.

Teacher: Katy Schutte.

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Mon 18 Sep: How to Rock at Jams

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Mon 25th September 2017: Scenes

Lots of practice at improvising scenes, scenes and more scenes. Three line scenes. Who, what where. A fun and simple way of looking at game of the scene, and then some fun scene based performance games to end.

Teacher: Shawn Holt.

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games

A big fun workshop of our favourite warm up games and short-form games. Lots of fun performance games to practice improv and have a laugh with.

Not a serious workshop.

Teacher: Jonah Fazel.

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Mon 2nd October 2017: Fun Games

funSTORY

Improvising scenes that tell stories. Who what where. Introduction to story structure. Free associating and reincorporating.

Plus lots of fun practice improvising stories.

Teacher: Jonah Fazel.

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Mon 9th October 2017: Story

fright

How to conquer stage fright and nerves and get on stage and have a good time.

Various strategies and techniques for getting over stage fright in a fun way.

Teacher: Katy Schutte.

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Mon 16th October: Stage Fright

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Mon 23rd Oct 2017: Character


Fun ways to create spontaneous characters. Playing with voice, movement, emotions and genres to create characters on the spot. Staes of tension. Using your own life experiences and feelings to find quick characters.

Teacher: Emily Murphy.

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Back to

Covering loads of essential improv skills like Listening, Yes And, Commitment, Character and Scenes. Light hearted and fun to help you get back into improvising, improvising for the first time, or to get back to basics.

Teacher: Katy Schutte.

>> BOOK NOW

Mon 30th Oct 2017: Back to Basics

BaSICS