Animal Understudy Description Two people play a scene based on a suggestion from the audience. Whenever the host shouts understudy two other actors rush in to be their understudies, but the understudies are animals instead of humans. Example Work in progress. Helpful improv things coming soon. Work in progress. Helpful improv things coming soon. Work[…]

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Props Description Two people are playing a scene and they keep mentioning and using various props/objects/vehicles that are played by the rest of the cast. Example Work in progress. Helpful improv things coming soon. Work in progress. Helpful improv things coming soon. Work in progress. Helpful improv things coming soon. Work in progress. Helpful improv[…]

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Meanwhile Description Two actors start a scene, everyone else is on the back line. The host every now and again shouts “meanwhile…” and then gives the cast a suggestion for a scene inspired by the current scene. For instance “meanwhile back in the bat cave”. Example Work in progress. Helpful improv things coming soon. Work[…]

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Hoopla Pre Party

The Hoopla Improv Marathon This is an annual event at Hoopla and it is EPIC!!!! Once a year in a weekend in September we run shows NON-STOP back to back from 6pm Friday until midnight Saturday. Shows run through the night, through the small hours of the morning, through the daytime and then finish with[…]

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Map of Britain and Ireland's

Hoopla UK & Ireland Improv Festival We will be gathering the best groups in the UK & Ireland in one place, Hoopla Impro! From Friday 26th – Saturday 27th April 2019. The weekend will be a mix of headline acts and new groups from around the UK & Ireland who are looking to perform to[…]

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playground

Women in Improv Hoopla are working to improve the numbers of women in improv and comedy, following our diversity and accessibility policy. We run a number of female friendly shows and nights including: The Playground: The best women in improv, brought together from different groups and companies, all performing together on the Hoopla stage. Run[…]

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Rainbow flag, sun, wind, and blue sky

Zeal Zeal are dedicated to providing an opportunity for LGBTQIA improvisers to tell their stories and be true to their instincts onstage. They run a regular night at Hoopla for LGBTQIA improvisers and also at The Nursery and other comedy venues across London. They also run an annual Improv Pride Festival that gathers LGBTQIA improvisers from[…]

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nu z land line up

Nu Z Land Hoopla are working to improve the numbers of black, asian and minority ethnic people in improv and comedy, following our diversity and accessibility policy. To help this we run a free monthly show for black, asian and minority ethnic improvisers. It’s run by Tai Campbell, Athena Kugblenu and Monica Gaga. They also[…]

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Audience Laughing 2 bw

Hoopla Fresh A weekly FREE stand up show every Monday at Hoopla featuring new acts and people who have recently finished Hoopla’s stand up courses and sketch comedy courses PLUS special guests performing new material. Dates: Every Monday (except if we have an end of course show on). Times: Doors open 7:30pm, show 8pm –[…]

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RH Tom Marathon

Hoopla Main Stage Every Friday AND Every Saturday, 8pm – 10pm, £5-£10, Hoopla at The Miller, 96 Snowsfields Road, London Bridge, SE1 3SS. This is the best in improv featuring our most experienced Hoopla House Teams, plus professional groups featuring people who trained with Hoopla and special guests from the UK improv scene. At our[…]

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Hoopla Pre-Party Every Saturday, 6pm – 8pm, FREE, Hoopla at The Miller, 96 Snowsfields Road, London Bridge, SE1 3SS. This is the best place for your show to start. This is a fun free show of up and coming new Hoopla House Teams, new groups formed at Hoopla courses, and guest groups developing new formats.[…]

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Gamez Triangle Arms Up

Hoopla Clubhouse Every Thursday, 8pm – 10pm, FREE, Hoopla at The Miller, 96 Snowsfields Road, London Bridge, SE1 3SS. A weekly free night of improv featuring our Hoopla House Teams plus special guests. This is where people on our established house teams get to perform every week and build up a huge amount of stage[…]

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