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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...

5ideas is a monthly night for directors, writers, actors and dramaturges to explore:* Ideas which aim towards a performance within a theatrical context.* Ideas with their own set of rules, which help reveal something new at the heart of them.* Ideas which may investigate the relationship between the performer and...

Heroes and villains. Fairies, princesses and kings. Come spend a day improvising in the style of Shakespeare. Whether you know every single play backwards, or hated it at school, it doesn’t matter. You will be guided in creating imagery and metaphor and working with some of the most common character...

And a massive thank you to all volunteers that helped us during Slapdash "13. This year we celebrated the world of improv yet again with workshops and performances. We were helped and supported by many friends and wonderful improvisers. We"re very much looking forward to next year and till then, please watch this...

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