become awesome at improvising scenes
scenes improv classes
Intensive one day workshop focussing on improv scenes including listening, Yes And, spontaneity, platforms, relationship, and game of the scene.
Improvise more scenes than ever. You’ll be doing scene after scene, receiving some helpful feedback and exercises, and then doing more scenes, scenes and scenes so you can play and have some fun.
One day workshop aiming to make you awesome at improvising scenes.
dates, time, location
Saturday 14th July 2018 with Chris Mead. Book Now
Time: 11:30am – 4pm.
Workshop Location: Theatre Delicatessen Studios, 1st Floor, 2 Finsbury Avenue, London, EC2M 2PP.
Tube: Liverpool Street, Moorgate or Bank.
teacher Chris Mead
Chris has studied improv internationally at iO Chicago, The Annoyance Theater, The Magnet, Baby Wants Candy and The Hideout in Austin, TX.
He has also studied with teachers from Second City and UCB, and with veteran teams Baby Wants Candy, Beer Shark Mice, Dummy and Parallelogramophonograph.
He regularly performs with his sci-fi long-form team Project 2 and also Geekeasy, Destination and The Maydays.
He coaches The Science of Living Things, one of Hoopla’s most popular regular shows at The Miller, and a variety of other longform troupes in and around London.
Away from improv, Chris co-writes, performs and produces cult Doctor Who comedy podcast The Ood Cast, which attracts thousands of listeners worldwide.
Chris is the director of Faith, hope & gaffertape theatre company who work with young performers around the country to perform musicals and is a trustee of The Nursery Theatre.
Exact topics vary from workshop to workshop as we adapt to the group, and will include a selection of the following:
- Fun, silly and playful warm ups.
- Core improv skills including listening, agreement, yes and, spontaneity, being obvious, positivity, presence, reincorporating, letting go and having fun.
- Platforms/Building a Reality. Where / Character / Relationship.
- Going line by line, offering and accepting.
- Environment, Actions, Entrances, Exits.
- Building and Playing Relationship.
- Emotionally charged scenes.
- Spontaneous carefree scenes.
- Treating it like it’s real, be you in the moment.
- Spot and play the fun thing in the scene.
- Game of the Scene/Fun Pattern of the Scene.
- Be altered. Reacting to the unusual/fun thing.
- Exploring the fun thing of the scene.
- Justifying the fun thing of the scene.
- Accepting and incorporating mistakes.
- Focus and Group Scenes.
- Scene-work & Staging. Make scenes look cool.
- Scene Structure.
- Scene Clinic, focused on what you need.
Improvise more scenes than ever. Practice & play. You’ll be doing scene after scene, receiving some helpful feedback, and then doing more scenes, scenes and scenes so you can really play with them and have some fun.