Katy project2

Katy’s favourite improv quote:  “If we treat each other as if we are geniuses, poets, and artists, we have a better chance of becoming that on-stage.” – Del Close  What got you into improv in the first place?  I didn’t realise till years later that I’d done loads of improv at school in my drama class. I[…]

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impro workshop

Hi James,  what are your favourite improv exercises?  As a pre-show warm up is ‘Three Line Scenes’ where you hammer home the names / descriptions of who you are, where you are and what you’re doing there.    This is good practice for when you’re inside the show when adrenaline often means these vital bits of information[…]

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Beings

Hi Andrew, what got you into improv in the first place? I trained as an actor and always found the improvised scenes to be more alive, and improv exercises left more room for creative play and silliness – which is closer to my sensibilities. So once I finished the course I went hunting for improv meet-ups[…]

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chris p2

Had a catch up with Chris to find out about the course he created ‘Improvised Theatre with Chris Mead’ and what else he has been up to recently. Hi Chris, can you tell us what is the Improvised Theatre course?  The improvised theatre course is for improvisers who have gone through all the improv basics and[…]

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Hoopla audience laughing

Blog by Steve Roe, Director of Hoopla Impro. Improv courses, shows and improv comedy club in London, UK. www.hooplaimpro.com  A couple of times this season people have said to me that they find a game hard. My first impulse was to try to make it less hard for them, or give them something else. But actually[…]

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