• online drop-ins

online drop ins

Have some fun playing a mix of games, scenes and show formats specifically designed for zoom!

These online drop-ins are open to everyone, all levels welcome, but if you are totally new to improv you may want to start with one of our online taster days first.

As always we will create a safe, fun, friendly and supportive environment where improvisers are free to play and be themselves.

Each session will start with a chat to build the right environment, a quick guide on how to use Zoom for improv, then some fun warm ups and core skills before doing LOADS and LOADS of games, scenes and show formats for fun!

We’ve also now added some themed specials around topics like Characters, Story, Scenework and more.

Most of all the focus will be on improvising in a fun and carefree way, getting lots of practice in, and having a massive laugh!

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

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Days (All times are UK, BST):

Weekdays, 7pm – 9pm.

Weekends, 2pm – 4pm.

Price: £20 reduced to £10 while running online.

Teachers: A variety of Hoopla’s most experienced online teachers including Maeve Ryan, Steve Roe, Liam Brennan, Connor Jatter, Jonah Fazel, Monica Gaga and more! See listings below for details.

Ages: 18+

Venue: Online using zoom. All details for login for Zoom will be emailed to participants one hour before the workshop.

Monday 21st September 2020, 7pm – 9pm, Back to Basics with Jonah Fazel: BOOK

Tuesday 22nd September 2020, 7pm – 9pm, Short-form with Liam Brennan: BOOK

Monday 28th September 2020, 7pm – 9pm, Back to Basics with Steve Roe: BOOK

Tuesday 29th September 2020, 7pm – 9pm, Character Special with Liam Brennan: BOOK

Monday 5th October 2020, 7pm – 9pm, Back to Basics with Maeve Ryan: BOOK

Tuesday 6th October 2020, 7pm – 9pm, Scenework with Liam Brennan: BOOK

Monday 12th October 2020, 7pm – 9pm, Back to Basics with Maeve Ryan: BOOK

Tuesday 13th October 2020, 7pm – 9pm, Story with Maeve Ryan: BOOK

Thursday 15th October 2020, 7pm – 9pm, Long-form with Maeve Ryan: BOOK

Saturday 17th October 2020, 2pm – 4pm, Back to Basics with Maeve Ryan: BOOK

Monday 19th October 2020, 7pm – 9pm, Back to Basics with Maeve Ryan: BOOK

Wednesday 21st October 2020, 7pm – 9pm, Character with Steve Roe: BOOK

Monday 26th October 2020, 7pm – 9pm, Back to Basics with Steve Roe: BOOK

Tuesday 27th October 2020, 7pm – 9pm, Scenes with Steve Roe: BOOK

Wednesday 28th October 2020, 7pm – 9pm, Hero’s Journey Narrative Structure with Steve Roe: BOOK

Monday 2nd November 2020, 7pm – 9pm, Back to Basics with Steve Roe: BOOK

Tuesday 3rd November 2020, 7pm – 9pm, Short-Form with Steve Roe: BOOK

Tuesday 10th November 2020, 7pm – 9pm, Archetypes with Steve Roe: BOOK

Tuesday 17th November 2020, 7pm – 9pm, Back to Basics with Steve Roe: BOOK

Tuesday 24th November 2020, 7pm – 9pm, Spontaneity with Steve Roe: BOOK

Tuesday 1st December 2020, 7pm – 9pm, Short-Form with Steve Roe: BOOK

Tuesday 8th December 2020, 7pm – 9pm, Back to Basics with Steve Roe: BOOK

Tuesday 15th December 2020, 7pm – 9pm, Christmas Fun and Games with Steve Roe: BOOK

You can also help Hoopla out by donating to our crowdfunder campaign!

How do the online classes work?

1. Book your preferred dates on this page.
2. One hour before workshop we then email you a log-in for the zoom chat.
3. You click on the link in the email to join the zoom chat.
4. You will just need a laptop with camera and internet connection, everything else will be in the link.
5. Don’t worry if you haven’t used Zoom before, we start each session with an overview of how to use it.

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