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

I find this game hard! 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[…]

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Hoopla Big Christmas Thanks! Blog by Steve Roe, Director of Hoopla Impro. Improv courses, shows and improv comedy club in London, UK. www.hooplaimpro.com Hi everyone. This is my big Christmas thank you blog! I’ve been trying to write it all week and have procrastinated and procrastinated and now it is midnight on Christmas Eve and[…]

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Hugs

How to practice improv Today’s shortish blog from an improviser: “I’d LOVE to read about improv exercises/games/warm ups you can do on your own, without a partner or a team…” My favourite one to do is from Meisner Technique training. The next time someone says to you “how are you?” in real life, no matter[…]

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Steve host

Some quick helpful tips on hosting an improv night. Blog by Steve Roe, Director of Hoopla Impro. Improv courses, shows and improv comedy club in London, UK. www.hooplaimpro.com Someone just asked me about hosting an improv night and if I had any tips, I thought the following might be helpful Being yourself, but what self?[…]

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workshop laugh

Blog by Steve Roe, Director of Hoopla Impro. Courses, shows and improv theatre in London, UK. Hoopla’s Beginners Improv Courses start every month in London: Beginners Improv Courses. If you’ve done a Beginners Course our best next step is our Performance Improv Course: Performance Improv Course. Twitter: @HooplaImpro Facebook: /HooplaImpro Website: www.HooplaImpro.com Here’s a super[…]

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