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 when or where, take[…]

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Steve host

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? Sometimes good hosting is as simple as being[…]

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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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arms up

How to give feedback when teaching improv. Blog by Steve Roe, Director of Hoopla Impro. This is about how I give feedback when teaching improv. I’m not saying it’s the right way, just my preferred way at Hoopla. Much of this is weirdly influenced by swimming coaching. I learnt to swim front crawl properly a[…]

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dance

Blog by Steve Roe, Director of Hoopla Impro. Courses, shows and improv theatre in London, UK. Twitter: @HooplaImpro  Facebook: /HooplaImpro  Website: www.HooplaImpro.com I like spontaneous improv. I value spontaneity in improv above everything else. I don’t care so much about the structure of a show, or format, or how clean or messy it is. I just like seeing[…]

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Audience Arms in Air 2 (1)

Hoopla impro courses and shows are back second week of January, details at www.HooplaImpro.com Blog by Steve Roe, Director of Hoopla Impro. Courses, shows and improv club in London, UK. Twitter: @HooplaImpro Facebook: /HooplaImpro Website: www.HooplaImpro.com This blog isn’t going to talk about politics or dead celebrities. Not that those things haven’t been sad this[…]

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gamez rehearse

Blog by Steve Roe, co-founder of Hoopla Impro. Courses, shows and improv club in London, UK. Twitter: @HooplaImpro. Facebook: HooplaImpro. Website: www.HooplaImpro.com. Email: hooplaimpro@gmail.com. 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. This[…]

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Steve Roe Lobster

Blog by Steve Roe, co-founder of Hoopla Impro. Courses, shows and improv club in London, UK. Twitter: @HooplaImpro. Facebook: HooplaImpro. Website: www.HooplaImpro.com. Email: hooplaimpro@gmail.com.  I had a great time performing in Story Kitchen’s TheatreSports on Saturday, and the show seemed to go down well with the audience. We’ve been rehearsing lots with Story Kitchen and[…]

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