First of all many thanks to you all for your support and patience over the last year . Improvisers, teachers, students, venues, performers and our support team have all adapted to so many different things so thank you and we’re happy to say the improv flag is still flying high at Hoopla! Since September 2021[…]

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Description This is a fun warm up for spontaneity. Start by having everyone walk around the room. Get them to point at something and then name what it is out loud. The body should lead, the name coming after, so we aren’t thinking too much about it. Everyone all at once then does that for[…]

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Hi,   Many thanks to everyone who donated to our crowdfunders at the start of the pandemic over a year ago. A couple of quick updates for you.   We started them just a year and a bit ago and we are happy to say that our main crowdfunder page plus other crowdfunding and events[…]

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Our improv classes and shows are back in real-life at venues across London from late May and June. Many people this past year have taken up online improv and we salute you brave digital pioneers! Hoopla’s online impro is here to stay and if you would like to also move into doing impro in real-life[…]

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Running Tips

This blog is usually about improv but with yet another lockdown started it looks like more and more people are taking up running as a way to stay healthy. I thought I’d share some running tips that I built up, some of which came from playing like an improviser when running. These tips aren’t going[…]

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Classes This is going out to everyone who has a real-life course booking with us for this year. Unfortunately it doesn’t look likely that London will be back in Tier 2 over January or February so we have had to postpone all courses due to start in January and February until the Spring. Courses due[…]

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Well that didn’t go as planned. Obviously there have been lots of horrible things about the year. People have been ill, lost loved ones, lost jobs, had their businesses closed down and more. When we started the year we weren’t expected to actually be closed down for so much of it. But in this blog[…]

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Hoopla have been running improv classes online this year and their next improv courses start in early January. Hoopla’s classes are fun & friendly and a great way to have some fun and meet new people. We help make improv open and accessible to everyone, with a playful and supportive environment. Here’s a collection of[…]

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Classes Any real-life classes (with one exception who we are emailing separately) that were due to run on Monday 2nd, Tuesday 3rd or Wednesday 4th November we will still be doing these in-real-life at the normal venues at the normal time. For any real-life classes happening from this Thursday 5th November up until this Christmas[…]

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From 19th July 2021 there are no legal restrictions on our classes or shows, however some of our covid safety measures will be staying in place and others will be gradually phased out rather than being removed all at once. This is so we can keep improv fun while also keeping safety in classes and[…]

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From 19th July 2021 there are no legal restrictions on our classes or shows, however some of our covid safety measures will be staying in place and others will be gradually phased out rather than being removed all at once. This is so we can keep improv fun while also keeping safety in classes and[…]

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