INSTRUCTORS

Caitlin (2)

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 BIT’s Artistic Director: she also writes courses for the BIT Theatre school and occasionally pulls pints behind the bar.

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Stephen Clements has been improvising for eleven years and teaching for seven. He is a founder and trustee of the Bristol Improv Theatre. Stephen is a founding member of Degrees of Error Theatre Company.  He also performs with Tally-Ho Productions in Steves and Wooster, and is Games Master for the BIT’s cult hit Tales of Adventure. Stephen holds a PGCE in mathematics.

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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).

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Lucy is an improviser, intimacy director, theatre maker and the mischievous creator of The Dirty Picnic Club; a social experiment/ improv show. She is a founding member of Impromptu Shakespeare and as well as improvisation, Lucy has trained in Lecoq, clowning and bouffon, and in intimacy direction with ISS (intimacy for stage and screen). She is also a qualified teacher specialising in working with students with SEMH.

Lucy is interested in cultivating authentic, candid improvised performance and is fascinated by the art form’s capacity to jolt and surprise both audience and improviser. She is committed to creating a nurturing, open space for participants to discover, learn and be inspired.

Ian Towers
Ian Towers

Ian Towers is a very busy professional pianist-singer, who has worked in every aspect of the entertainment world. Also a composer, arranger, and teacher, he is currently an accompanist/leader for three choirs in Bristol, and is the Musical Director and pianist for This Is Your Musical.

Beth Rudkin
Beth Rudkin

Beth has been improvising since 2015. She trained with Vancouver TheatreSports and Instant Theatre Company in Vancouver, Canada and performed with numerous improv groups in the city for two years. Since moving to Bristol, she has played in ‘Pick Your Own Fairytale’ – an improv show for kids- and is assistant director and cast member of ‘The Bish Bosh Bash!’ Beth has a degree in Physical Theatre and is passionate about discovering connections through play.