hoopla improv encyclopedia
a constantly growing collection of our favourite improv games and exercises
Hoopla improv are the UK’s first improv theatre and the UK’s biggest improv school with fun and friendly shows and improv classes every day of the week in London and across the UK. We provide fantastic ongoing performing opportunities to students from our courses and a warm, welcoming and supportive community to help make improv for everyone!
This is an alphabetical collection of some of our favourite games and improv exercises, we are adding to it all the time. We also have an additional Beginners Improv Exercises list that is perfect for people new to improv.
A - Z of improv exercises
If there are any other games you’d like to see here please get in touch and we will add them to the list!
We are gradually categorising the games, exercises and show formats from our improv encyclopedia to help things be easier to navigate.
This is a work in progress so as we finish each category you’ll see each link below become active:
- Warm Ups (in progress).
- Listening (in progress).
- Agreement (in progress).
- Yes And (in progress).
- Spontaneity (in progress).
- Character (in progress).
- Relationships (in progress).
- Who What Where (in progress).
- Scenes (in progress).
- Short-Form Show Games.
- Long-Form (in progress).
- Story (in progress).
- Musical (in progress).