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improv online

Keep socialising and having fun with improv with our online classes, courses, socials, jams, shows and more!

Hoopla’s purpose is to bring the joy of improv to everyone. We aim to make improv fun, friendly, sociable, open and accessible to all. Improv for everyone!

We’re aiming to keep this going through this crazy year with a fun selection of online improv classes, sketch comedy courses, stand up comedy courses, improv shows, jams, online parties and socials.

Most of all we’re aiming to help give you a break from things, meet some new people, and have a massive laugh with improv!

in the news!

Our online classes have recently been recommended by The Guardian, The Evening Standard, Grazia, Chortle, The Londonist, BBC Radio 2 and more!


    Online Level 1: Beginners improv course

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    Online Level 2: Intermediate improv course

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    Online Level 3: Advanced improv courses

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    Online drop-ins and taster days

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Evening standard

done some improv before?

try our advanced online courses:


With Maria Peters from The Playground. Go beyond your default characters and expand your character range. Starts January 2021.

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With Steve Roe, Director of Hoopla. Learn how to improvise an entire play/movie from just one suggestion! Starts February and March 2021.

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Advanced course with Suki Webster (Guest Speaker, Paul Merton’s Impro Chums) AND Maria Peters (The Playground, Yes Queens). Starts February 2021.

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With Katy Schutte. Improvisation inspired by the work of Brené Brown on vulnerability, empathy and courage. Starts March 2021.

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The best bits of The Meisner Technique, applied to improv. Living truthfully under imaginary circumstances. With Steve Roe. Starts March and May 2021.

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With Steve Roe, Director of Hoopla. The Hero’s Journey narrative structure and character archetypes applied to improv. Starts April and May 2021.

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With Steve Roe, Director of Hoopla. Have some fun improvising stories and characters inspired by your favourite genres! SOLD OUT!

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With Chris Mead. Get into trouble and fall in love! Emotional Connection with your scene partner, even when online. SOLD OUT!

Lauren Shearing Black and White

For experienced improvisers. With Lauren Shearing from Showstoppers, Austentatious and The Playground. Trust me, I’m an improviser. SOLD OUT!

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Short-form isn’t just for beginners! Fun! Joy! Play! LOADS of games! With Steve Roe. SOLD OUT!

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more fun things!

stand up courses, sketch comedy courses, jams, socials and more!


Online Stand Up Comedy Courses

Have some fun learning how to write and perform stand up comedy! Starts February and March 2021.

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Online Sketch Comedy Courses

With Gemma Arrowsmith, writer-performer on Emmy nominated Tracey Ullman’s Show on BBC 1 and script editor on BBC Radio 4’s Extra Newsjack. Starts May 2021.

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Online Jams

A cross between a workshop and a show with loads of performance games and show formats in one big party of improv to help you keep performing. Sunday nights.

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Online Socials

Keep sociable while on lockdown with online tea breaks, pub chats, singalongs, open cabarets, networking events, games and more on our facebook group Hoopla Impro People.

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