A world of kings and queens, lovers and knights, monsters and magic. In this one day introduction to improvised Shakespeare, you discover how to use iambic pentameter, metaphor and rich language to create wild, playful situations and characters based on the work of Shakespeare.
“At the end of the workshop, I was doing things that I never thought I could do and thoroughly enjoying myself.”
Whether you hated it at school and have never read a Shakespeare play, or know the plays backwards and can recite sonnets from memory, this course will test and stimulate you, expanding the emotional range and linguistic dexterity of your improv.
Improvisation dramatic and grand, but still playful and irreverent, taught by Jules Munns the former director of Impromptu Shakespeare.
Teacher: Jules Munns
Jules is one of the UK’s most active and prolific improvisation performers and teachers. Since graduating from the Guildhall School in 2008, he has performed with groups including Silly String Theory, Sitting in a Tin Can, the Maydays, Music Box and Impromptu Shakespeare. His two-person show Ten Thousand Million Love Stories has toured the UK and Jules has performed in theatres and at festivals around the world including in Finland, Germany, Pakistan, Spain, Portugal, Canada and the US. Jules is co-artistic director of the Nursery and the founder of Slapdash International, London’s longest running festival of improvisation. He is Co-Artistic Director of the Nursery and has trained with teachers including Keith Johnstone, Patti Stiles, Mick Napier, Joe Bill, Rich and Rebecca Sohn, Jason Chin, David Razowsky and TJ Jagodowsky.
The class is recommended for improvisers who have at least a year’s experience. Please note there are no refunds after purchase.