There are just a few spaces left on our 2 day intensive workshops coming up in June. Sign up today to secure your space on these exciting short courses and improv classes.
Longform Improv 1st-2nd June £75
Attended a few improv classes and jams and always wondered who those Armando and Harold guys are that everyone talks about? Then this short introduction to longform improv has the answer! This two day course will:
- Provide an introduction to popular formats inc. Montage, Armando, Harold and La Ronde.
- Explore ways to effectively use edits within scenes
- Learn how to find the game of a scene
- Discover the power of silence to develop scene and character
- Find ways to make the most of your scene suggestion
A great way to take a deeper dive into the possibilities of improv performance, be in the moment and create engaging characters and relationships. This course will be run by Braínne Edge, ComedySportz UK founder and manager. Braínne has over 15 years experience teaching Improv performance skills around the world and teaches on the University of Salford’s Comedy Writing and Performance degrees, one of the first degrees of it’s type in the UK.
Whilst some previous improv experience is useful this is a session for all ability levels. Attendees will also receive free entry to Improv Mullet (1st June, 7.30pm) our mixed short and longform improv show.
Musical Improv 15th-16th June £85
Hate playing musical games in your improv scenes? Terrified of singing in public? ComedySportz players Rachel and Felix will teach you the fundamental skills to create fun, off-the-cuff showstoppers.
- Learn to understand melody and rhythm
- Discover quick ways to create improvised rhymes
- Tell your story through song
- Explore emotions and relationships through song
This class is a great way to build confidence and learn a challenging but exciting new skill to add to your improv games and scenes. You don’t need to have any singing ability or musical knowledge to attend and this workshop is open to all skill levels.
Both courses will run 12.30-5pm each day and be held in the main theatre space at The Kings Arms, Salford. All our workshops are designed to be a safe, supportive environment for you to play, learn and discover.
To secure your space you can pay in full now or just pay the non-refundable £30 deposit. If you would like to attend but know you won’t be able to cover the costs until the next pay day please don’t hesitate to get in touch so we can make alternative arrangements for you.
There are also two spaces that have just opened up on our Stand Up “Your Next Five Minutes” 1 Day workshop. Find out more here.
These will be our last workshops before the summer so don’t delay and sign up today!