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Improv For Beginners Residential weekend at Hawkwood Centre

June 17 @ 4:00 pm - June 19 @ 4:00 pm

£245 – £345

A gentle introduction into the joy of comedy & theatre improvisation

This will be a gentle introduction into the joy of comedy and theatre improvisation. A low-pressure, high-enjoyment workshop in a fun, friendly, supportive and stress-free environment. You will learn to work together with others to spontaneously create group stories, scenes & sketches.

The course is aimed at beginners. You don’t need any drama, acting, comedy or improv experience whatsoever. You don’t have to be clever, fast or funny either!

At a Glance

  • An introduction to the techniques of collaborative spontaneity
  • A fun- and laughter-filled learning environment
  • A great confidence booster

What Participants will Gain

  • Renewed access into your own unlimited creativity
  • A channel for your innate playful nature
  • Discovery of the freedom and challenge of improvisation

The fun thing about improv is that it is learned through play. Starting with simple group games, you will discover the actions, attitudes and mindsets that encourage good teamwork and collaboration. You will then be introduced to the basic tools of collaborative creativity through focus, support and gentle mutual negotiation. Gradually you will be introduced to further improvisation skills such as Spontaneity, Listening, YesAnd, Character, Status, Story. Eventually you will feel confident to begin to create entire improvised scenes, and having fun with improvisation.

Price Options:

£245 Non-Residential
£305 Residential Shared
£345 Residential Single


June 17 @ 4:00 pm
June 19 @ 4:00 pm
£245 – £345
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Hawkwood Centre for Future Thinking
Painswick Old Road
Stroud, GL6 7QW
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01453 759 034
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