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A really simple name game that’s also great at welcoming people to the workshop and creating a supportive environment. Everyone stood in a circle. The first person says their own name and then says “and this is…..” The person next to them then says their own name and receives a massive around of applause just[…]

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Honkasaurus Rex Description This game is basically the same as New Choice but instead of the host shouting “New Choice” three members of the audience on the front row honk horns whenever they want and that makes the actors change their last line. For more details please see the New Choice page.   Show Introduction[…]

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Move On Description About 5 – 8 improvisers line up along back of the stage. Two jump forwards and start an improvised scenes from suggestion. The director/host at some point shouts “move on, keep….” and then says something they have spotted from that scene to inspire the next scene. The original two people go to[…]

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The Great Big Impro(v) Picnic, Sunday 26th August 2018 The fifth annual Great Big Impro(v) Picnic is happening on Sunday 26th August 2018 from 1pm. We’ll be based in a field near the pedalo station on the north bank of The Serpentine in Hyde Park. There will be lots of us so we’ll be easy[…]

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Hoopla put on shows 7 nights a week with multiple shows each night, and are also now running shows in additional venues. We are passionate about improv and welcome all styles of improv from people of all backgrounds. We want to make improv for everyone with more shows, jams, workshops, socials, events that are open[…]

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Recruitment at Hoopla Hoopla are currently recruiting freelance improv outreach workers to bring workshops to different groups of people across London. This is to help bring people back together and bring the joy of improv to as many people as possible. Many thanks to last year’s crowdfunder for getting this going! About Hoopla Hoopla are[…]

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Social

This is a free event for improvisers, improv groups, people who run improv nights, writers, sketch groups, comedians, actors and more to meet each other, share what they are up to and see if they could work & play together. A chance to work together on the future of London’s rapidly growing improv scene. These[…]

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rehearsal

Here’s a list of improv friendly rehearsal spaces in London that don’t cost too much: The Rag Factory, off Brick Lane. The Miller, London Bridge. Calder Bookshop Theatre, Waterloo. Theatre Delicatessen, Liverpool Street. The Cockpit Theatre, Marylebone. The New Diorama Studios, King’s Cross. Sitting Rooms: If you have understanding neighbours, or no neighbours, you can always[…]

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festival

We run a couple of improv festivals every year including our UK and Ireland Improv Festival in April and our big Hoopla Improv Marathon in September. We’re also going to be taking a show to the Edinburgh Fringe and Vault Festival each year where we showcase the best groups to have come out of Hoopla.[…]

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The Dead Poet’s Society of improv. After our main shows on Fridays and Saturdays at our Improv Comedy Club we occasionally have free bonus late night shows. The Night Tube features improvisers from across the London improv scene converging on The Miller in the dead of night after their main shows to try out wild, experimental, never[…]

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End Course Show

The following courses have an end of course show at our improv comedy club: >> Level 2, Performance Improv Course >> Level 3, Long-Form Improv Course >> Level 4, Advanced Long-Form Courses >> Stand Up Comedy Course >> Sketch Comedy Course All end of course shows are free and open to anyone to come along and[…]

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Jams An open to everyone improv jam with a playful mix of games, scenes and long-form. Open to anyone to sign up in advance and then come along and perform, like a mix between a workshop and a show. We start with a warm up to help everyone get to know each other and then[…]

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