Comedysportz Manchester

Short Courses and Workshops Return!

February 15, 2023

Our short courses and workshops have taken a bit of a pause for a couple of years but are back for 2023 with something for all ability levels! Whether you're looking to advance your skills, develop new material for stand-up or sketch, discover new improv formats, or want to try improv for the very first time... we have a class just for you!

Courses will run late April/Early May at The New Adelphi, University of Salford. All prices include a non-refundable £10 deposit. You can book on any of these courses here.


Got ideas for your stand-up routine but not sure where to take them? Bored of the same material every night? Kate is here to help! Whether you're a graduate of our Beginning Stand-Up Comedy course or a comedian looking to try out some new ideas, this workshop is a fun and friendly space to develop your material and write your next five minutes! This session is for those with some experience hoping to work on new material.

SKETCH WRITING | 22nd April 2023 | £30

Join Sean as he takes you through the basics of crafting sketch comedy using a variety of writing exercises and improv techniques. Explore ways to make the most of your comedic premise, utilising the tools of comedy to write memorable sketches and comedy characters. No previous experience necessary.

MUSICAL IMPROV | 29th April 2023 | £50

Join our musical director Felix and Rachel on a whistle-stop tour of music, song and long-form exercises to discover the joy of improvising music together. Learn the basics of constructing songs, adding to other's work and how to embed music into a story with substance. Some previous improv experience preferable but open to all levels of singing ability!


Always wanted to try an improv course but not sure if it's for you? Join Sean on this short course that will give you a taste of our 8 week Foundation Improv course. We'll cover basic, core skills like "Yes, And" and Listening... and might even have time for a few games! So if you're totally new to improv check out this short taster class with Manchester's longest running improv comedy schools! No previous experience necessary.

INTRO TO LONGFORM IMPROV | 6th May 2023 | £30

Join Bron for a short course in longform improv! Take your scene and character work to the next level as you explore the basics of popular longform improv formats. Looking at edits, narrative beats and game, this session is a great way to flex your improv muscles and discover different approaches to improvised performance. Some previous improv experience will be assumed.

Want more?

Our 8 week courses will return later in the year with dates to be announced soon - if you would like to register interest for our 8 week courses drop us an email today! You can also sign up to our mailing list for monthly updates on upcoming shows and workshops direct to your inbox.

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