Intro to Performing Improv

Intro to Performing Improv

11th January – 15th February

Tuesdays | 19:00-21:30

 

Written as a follow up to our hugely popular Discovering Improv course, this six-week course will immerse you in the fundamentals of improvising for an audience through games, exercises and scenes. 

We’ll explore and build on the concepts of acceptance, support and listening with exercises hand-picked from our instructors’ own toolkits, built from training with masters from all over the improv world. 

Who is this course for?

  • Students who have completed Discovering Improv and want to take the next step
  • Performers who are new to improv and want to learn the fundamentals of improvisation for an audience
  • Anyone who has learned improv elsewhere and wants to start learning with the BIT school

 

Class Details

This is a 6-week course, capped at 14 participants, plus 2 instructors (16 in total). It will take place in the drawing room space of the Bristol Improv Theatre. 

Read about our latest Covid-security guidance and expectations

If you have any accommodations or access needs, questions, feedback or concerns about the classes, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our theatre school manager Imogen at theatreschool@improvtheatre.net.

About the Instructor

Imogen Palmer is the Theatre School Manager and the Artistic Director The Delight Collective, creator of IMOGENÉ, The Bish Bosh Bash and International Women’s Day special ‘If These Walls Could Talk’. She began teaching improvisation whilst training full-time at the award-winning Howard Fine Acting Studio in Melbourne and performing with Impro Melbourne. She reguarly tops up her training with improvisation and clown masters including Patti Stiles (Loose Moose Theatre), Deanna Fleysher (Butt Kapinsky), Jill Bernard (HUGE Theatre), the Showstoppers and Jason Shotts (IO Chicago).