Coming to you from Reunion Island

Under the canopy, next to the pool, designing a new format, in French! Candice, Leon, Tandi and I are having the time of our lives at an improv festival here. Beyond language, beyond culture, beyond distance, imrov is working its magic and bringing us together. It is amazing to think that Candice and Leon performed […]

December newsletter

Dear ImproGuise fans We have come to the end of 2013. Can you believe it? Looking back, it’s been a year of improv firsts – our 2 week improv festival at The Kalk Bay Theatre, seconds – our second successful Soap-A-Thon, regulars – our weekly shows, and experiments – Jam Sandwich every last Thursday of […]

Soap-a-thon Press Release

A fully improvised 15-hour medieval fantasy Soap-a-thon Last year, we, South Africa’s longest running, award-winning improvisation company amazed and delighted audiences with South Africa’s first ever nonstop 12-hour Soap-a-thon. For the few die-hards who managed to sit through every one of the 70- minute episodes, it was a theatre rite of passage. No sooner had […]

New Improv (of)Course

I cannot believe we are barreling towards the end of the year already. I haven’t even got all my mascara off from last year. Of course, what this means is that it is time for us to be putting together our new improv workshop, which will be starting on Thursday 5 Sept and will run […]

Our latest newsletter

The first half of 2013 has been hectic, exciting and inspiring for all of us at Improguise. We mounted SA’s first ever Improv Festival, launched our once a month experimental improv evening at Alexander Bar, continued with our regular Monday and Tuesday performances, and raised R2200 for the Theatre Benevolent Fund in honour of Madiba’s […]

The new course, up and running

Every now and then I have a moment of anxiety around ‘teaching’ improv. How can you teach a bunch of people to make stuff up? Well, that isn’t what you ‘teach’. What you end up teaching is all the things people need to let go of, all the stuff that stops them, from being in […]