Dates: Every Thursday for 8 weeks from Thursday 23rd March 2017. Performance on Wednesday 17th May 2017. >> BOOK NOW
Times: 7pm -
Location: The Poor School, 242 Pentonville Road, King’s Cross, London, N1 9JY.
Tube: King’s Cross.
Price: £195. Either payable all at once or with an initial payment of £95 followed by the remaining £100 once the course starts.
Teacher: Steve Roe.
Each workshop consists of warm ups, exercises on narrative and long-
We’ll be covering the following topics:
Most of all having great fun improvising exciting and captivating stories in a carefree manner.
Q: What comes after this course?
A: We have a variety of other Advanced Improv Courses that would be suitable.
Q: Who is this suitable for?
A: People with previous long-
Q: How much improv or acting should I have done before doing this course?
A: You should have done our long–form improv course or a similar amount somewhere else. This course is not suitable for people new to improv.
Q: What if I can’t make every week?
A: As we’re forming a team over the course to do performances at the end it’s best not to miss more than one session over the course. If you think you’ll miss more than one sessions over the course please wait until another time to do the course. You won’t be able to do the show if you miss more than one session.
Q: What if I’m running late?
A: We’ll be starting each session at 7pm, but if you’re held up at work or whatnot please come along anyway, we’d rather you turned up late than miss a session. You’ll get more out of the workshop if you’re there at 7pm though, as that’s when we discuss the theme for the evening and also do all of our warm ups.
Q: What’s the class size?
A: The group size is going to be limited to 14 people -
Q: Where is the show?
A: The show takes place at our improv comedy club, at The Miller, 96 Snowsfields Road, London Bridge, SE1 3SS.
Q: Do I have to perform in the show at the end?
A: No. The show is optional, and you’ll still get loads out of the course without doing the show.
Q: Can I pay by instalments?
A: Yes. You can book and pay the £95 first instalment (non-
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He has also taught improv at Imperial College London, East 15 Drama School and Oxford University, and to various corporate clients including Comedy Central, Apple, BBC and ITV.
In 2010 Steve founded the UK’s first ever improvised comedy club at The Miller in London Bridge, helping to create a vibrant community of performers and audience.
Hoopla’s Improv Comedy Club was recently recommended by Time Out, The Daily Telegraph The Evening Standard and The Londonist.
Steve has studied improv with Keith Johnstone, Charna Halpern from IO, Patti Styles from Improv Melbourne, Shawn Kinley from Loose Moose, The Annoyance, The Upright Citizens Brigade, Fooling with Jonathan Kay and Clown with Mick Barnfather.
Steve regularly hosts Hoopla’s nights at The Miller, as well as performing, producing and directing various groups across the London improv scene.
He continues to support countless other shows that have popped up from Hoopla workshops and is influential in growing the UK’s improv scene.
Steve Roe is the co-
Steve creates a friendly, fun & supportive atmosphere in workshops where people are free to play and be themselves.
Steve has experience of teaching beginners, experienced improvisers, stand ups, drama school students and professional actors.
Learn how to improvised a full length play/movie. Improvise exciting and captivating multi-
Learn to improvise multiple scenes that link together using long-
You’ll progress each week with your team of fellow improvisers, before performing in shows at our Improv Comedy Club in the format of improvised multi-
This course will be challenging!