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1 Minute Improv Guides Listening Yes And Who What Where Character Making Statements Playing an Expert   Improv Advice, Interviews and Documentaries Mick Napier from Annoyance Theatre: A Place of Yes Improv lesson from Tina Fey Tina Fey interview Keith Johnstone Amy Poehler Never Before, Never Again. Behind the scenes of UCB in New York[…]

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Human Chain Paper

Charity Work In 2017 and 2018 we ran charity fundraiser shows for Cancer Research UK, Parkinsons UK, Pride, Trees for Cities, Shelter and more. In 2015 we raised over £1000 for Macmillan Cancer Support, in memory of improviser Chris Werren, with a combination of shows, Marathons and other fundraising events. In 2015 we also raised[…]

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Guide on how to deal with difficult scenes in a supportive way. This guide goes alongside our Code of Conduct for Teachers, so please also read that. General steps to follow when supporting students: If someone has a complaint or is worried about something it is important that they are listened too and that if necessary[…]

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We are very proud of our teachers and work with them to constantly improve diversity, accessibility and support in the improv community. Our teachers not only teach people the basics of improv but also the underlying ethos of the improv community, and therefore have a great effect on the overall improv scene. Hoopla teachers should[…]

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Background to Hoopla Hoopla aim to make impro open and accessible to everyone. Hoopla aim to provide a fun, friendly, encouraging, trusting, safe and supportive environment where people can enjoy performing and watching improv. We aim to book and produce a variety of improv shows that represent the full variety of improv styles, from people[…]

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2016 Hoopla improv picnic

Background on Hoopla Hoopla aim to make impro open and accessible to everyone. Hoopla aim to provide a fun, friendly, encouraging, trusting, safe and supportive environment where people can enjoy learning, performing and watching improv. We believe that everyone from all backgrounds can enjoy learning, performing and watching improv. We aim to provide the best[…]

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