Intro to Performing Improv

Intro to Performing Improv

7th September – 12th October

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 12 participants, plus 2 instructors (14 in total).

We also offer a shorter discovering course and improv drop-ins with a smaller group, which will maintain 2m physical distancing. 

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

Caitlin Campbell has been improvising since 2011: after discovering improv at university she went on to join Degrees of Error and co-devised their flagship show ‘Murder, She Didn’t Write’. She performs with The Adventures of the Improvised Sherlock Holmes, This Is Your Musical and The Bish Bosh Bash. Caitlin is the Bristol Improv Theatre’s Artistic Director, where she also writes courses for the Theatre School and occasionally pulls pints behind the bar.