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The 'Further Impro Skills' weekend
 
So, you know how to improvise. Let two of the SPROUT IDEAS team show you how to refine and develop your skills beyond simple game play. From characters and emotions through to status and environments. We'll show you how to create improvised scenes.

Who is this course aimed at?

  • Anyone who has completed a beginner's impro course
  • Actors & performers
  • Improvisers who wish to refresh their existing skills

This course is not suitable for complete beginners

Tell me about the course
 
Now you know all the basics of improvisation, we'll show you how to refine and develop your skills beyond simple game play allowing you to add to the texture of your scene work.

We'll be looking at:

  • Body language and status - what signals are you giving off in social interactions and how to they relate to character work?
  • How we can create instant characters
  • Building an environment for our characters to inhabit
  • How emotions can drive a scene
  • Going beyond individual scenes to create a simple story structure

We'll also continue to develop spontaneity and creativity, as well as remove the habits that can limit success in impro.

Who are our teachers?
 
There will be TWO tutors - both regular performers and both experienced teachers who are used to teaching everyone from students at drama school, to trainee GPs and computer programmers. They are experts in providing a safe and relaxed atmosphere in which to learn, experiment and have fun.

Group Size
 
The group size is limited to 16 people so there is always someone to help if needed.

Booking a place
 
To book a place, please email us on info@sproutideas.co.uk or call us on 020 8923 2545.

The course costs £90.00 (£70.00 concs) for both days and we accept payment by cheque, bank transfer or secure online payment using credit or debit card.

Full details on how to pay will be sent to you when you book your place.

Accessibility
 
SPROUT IDEAS has a policy of being as inclusive as possible, but we regret that this course is not suitable for anyone with significant learning difficulties or visual impairment. If you have a disability, please tell us in advance and we'll let you know if there are any aspects of the course that you may find it difficult to participate in.

In addition, sadly courses held at 55 East Road are on the third floor and only accessible by stairs.

 

   
Courses Overview
Introduction to Improvisation
Impro Games
Further Impro Skills
Workshops to Performance
Scenes, Storytelling, Narrative
Improvised Singing
Dropin Classes
Impro for Teens and Children
Stand Up Comedy Course
The Werewolf Game
Forthcoming dates & venues:

Dates:
(TBC)
Times:
11:00-17:30

Venue:
3rd Floor
55 East Road
London
N1 6AH


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Cost:
Further Impro Skills:
£90.00 (£70.00 concs)
Email us or call us on
020 8923 2545 to book your place
Quotes from some of our past students

"Building on the Intro
to Impro course, this
was an excellent way
for me to develop my skills further. It also allowed me to flex
my muscles in areas
I'm interested in - storytelling and narrative."

Francis Renwick


"Id like to say just how life affirming the course was by stimulating the endorphins & synapses. And there is nothing lovelier than making people laugh."
Rowena Morgan

"I found the tutors not just helpful but very encouraging. They both knew exactly what they were teaching and brought it across with clarity. I felt that I
learnt a great deal."

Isibeal Balance


Give an 'Intro to Impro' gift voucher as a present!

You can buy vouchers for the 'Introduction to Impro' (our most popular course) to give as a gift. These are valid for 16 months and allow the recipient to
choose the dates of the course they do. We have
an 'Intro to Impro' course approximately every 4-8 weeks.
Click here to buy!

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