People with a disability

People with a Physical Disability

Having a physical disability or using a wheelchair doesn’t have to stop you doing improv.

All of our improv exercises in courses can be adapted to suit people with different physical abilities. We are improvisers after all so we thrive on being adaptable.

We have successfully worked with a number of people who use wheelchairs on our courses, and by talking to them worked out a way for them to take part in all games. We’ve also recently had someone who was fully blind taking part in courses and again worked out a solution for them for each exercise and they were able to fully participate.

We regularly train our teachers on how to fully incorporate people with a physical disability.

At time of booking please contact us to let us know if you have any physical requirements. We will then arrange a chat with you and your teacher so you can discuss how best to run the workshops and exercises, as every person is different. The teacher will then check in with you at the end of class to see if there are any other changes we can make.

All of our workshop venues are now wheelchair accessible, please just us contact us at time of booking so we can make sure we know your requirements and can double check with the venue in advance.

Unfortunately our main show venue isn’t wheelchair accessible as it is on the 1st floor without a lift, but we do have other accessible show venues that we can use for end of course shows with notice. We are currently looking for help with how to make our main show venue wheelchair accessible, so please get in touch if you have any advice on doing that as we are keen to work with you.

 

People with a Mental Illness or Learning Difficulty

One of our diversity officers is a trained mental health nurse who helps us with mental health or learning requirements on courses.

If you have a mental illness or learning difficulty please contact us at time of booking. We will then arrange a chat with you and your teacher or diversity officer so you can discuss how best to run the workshops and exercises, as every person is different. The teacher will then check in with you at the end of class to see if there are any other changes we can make.

 

We are very open to feedback about how we could improve the diversity of the UK improv scene, so if you have any suggestions please get in touch.

 

Improv for Everyone!

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