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I went to acting school. I wanted to be an actor. Well, I thought I did. There were shows and processes I loved doing, and those I hated, those which nurtured me and those which didn't. Just like any job, I thought. It's not all roses. Then I discovered improv....

Well, it's the end of an era. Good bye to Arch 61, the perfromance home of the Nursery for two and a half years, site of nearly all of our festivals, countless workshops and rehearsals, cups of tea and late night chats. It's goodbye to the starnge little alley, the...

For new, devised and improvised theatre. The Nursery festival is collaborating with MERGE festival this year. We'll welcome David Razowsky, Heather Urguhart and Jules Munns, My name is B, Fiona Harper, Richard Marsh, Single Shoe Productions, Guilia Rozzi, Maya Wasowicz and Paloma Oakenfold. ...

And what a lovely new selection there are! As well as our signature Maydays Musical Improvisation Course, which was recently described as 'more addictive than a crack filled brownie', we are offering a new course called Longform and Scenework, which is all about making scenes, character and connections. Designed for...

We are delighted to announce the dates and call for submissions for our 2014 festival of new, devised and improvised theatre. If you have an idea that is burning away in your brain and you want to get it out, read on for how to apply . . . -Call for...

Well, June is just around the corner and we are very pleased to be hosting Slapdash for it's fifth year. For those of you who don't know what that is, it's our international festival of improvisation. We're bringing folks over from Canada, the US, Amsterdam, Switzerland and a bunch of...

Two young artists meet. One's an Israeli, the other an Iranian. Sworn enemies, or possible best friends? After performing two separate but highly successful shows at the International Storytelling Festival Amsterdam, they decide to combine forces and make a show that dives into their pasts, their cultures and the source of their...

Starting this Saturday at 1pm, we have a new drop-in class for improvisation. Here"s all the details, and email us on jules@thenurserytheatre.com if you"ve got any questions. What is it? Three hours of improvisation fun! Working on the skills at the heart of improvisation, such as listening, making offers and committing to...

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