Slapdash Workshop: Improvised Penny Dreadfuls

Improvisation is seen as a comedic trope but it can also tell the most dreadful stories. On The Spot Improv created a Macbre Improvised Cabaret show inspired by the London’s Penny Dreadful Novels of the Victorian era and the works of Edgar Allen Poe and would like share the methods of how they create a dark suspenseful world. Learn the methods of scaring the audience.

On the Spot
On The Spot Improv is Hawaii’s longest running improv group. Established 2001, On the Spot from Honolu, Hawaii, and have been entertaining audiences all across the country with their unique brand of improvised theater. The group has been called one of the most innovative improv groups in the world by Chicago Improv Festival Executive Producer Jonathan Pitts for their unique approach to improvised theatre. Their signature style incorporates narrative storytelling, minimal dialog, and strong blocking to create cinematic images to tell complex stories.
OTS made a name for themselves in the national improv community creating several original genre-esque formats, including but not limited to their improvised macabre show “Tell Tale Dreadful,” their improvised homage to the master of suspense “Hitchcock,” their playful 1920’s live action silent movie show “HUSH”, a fully improvised Kabuki style show “Screwbuki”
They Have performed all over the country in places such as the Austin Out of Bounds Comedy Festival, Phoenix Improv Festival, Chicago Improv Festival, and the Seattle Festival of Improv Theater.​

7-10pm, Nursery Training Centre, London Bridge, £30

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