Drop-in class with Joe Bill – 4 March 2015

We had a great drop-in class tonight with Joe Bill, teacher of scenic and comedic improvisation all the way from Chicago. After getting a shopping list of requests from the players, he crafted an exercise for three players that worked as follows: Each player chooses a letter, A, B, or C. Each player chooses an […]

Drop-in class – 18 Feb 2015

We had a great drop-in class with Tandi this week where we worked on ‘status’ – establishing a character with higher status by elevating oneself and putting others down or being a character of lower status by bringing yourself down and elevating the other character. This is a great tool for creating comedy in scenes […]

Drop-in class – 11 Feb 2015

We had a small but successful drop in class this week with Leon. Here is what you missed: a discussion of ‘The Bill Murray Technique: How To Improvise Through Anything’ – about how we are all improvising all the time (amongst other things, definitely worth a read); ‘Wa-skida’ – a focus game that helps you stay in the […]

Drop-in class – 4 Feb 2015

Here are the awesome imrpov games you missed at this week’s drop in class by Leon: ‘Wa-skida’ – a focus game that helps you stay in the moment where energy is passed from person to person through exclaimation and gesture; ‘You’ – another focus game where players create three intertwining chains of verbal cues and […]