april, 2021

10apr1:00 pm3:00 pmVirtual Eventonline beginners improv course1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Event Details

Level: Open

Curious to know what this ‘improv’ is all about? Or perhaps you are looking for a new way to approach creativity and teamwork? Our Beginners Course is the ideal place to begin your improv journey.

Focusing on basic principles of improvisation such as ensemble, imagination, and “Yes, And…”, participants will learn a wide variety of group exercises and short form improv games (like those seen on Whose Line Is It Anyway?).  These exercises and games are not only entertaining on their own, they are also the tool we use to build the performance skills needed to continue into our Longform and Advanced courses.

This course will introduce you to key improv concepts including:

Recognizing the comedy in everyday situations.

How to say ‘yes’ to what’s fun.

Making bold choices without fear of judgment.

How to listen to your partner and connect with an audience.

How to create scenes and generate ideas from nothing.

This course is experiential, challenging, and above all, hugely enjoyable.

Whatever the level of ability required, all of our classes are safe, supportive environments led by our experienced teachers. Please email us if you are unsure whether a class is suitable for you. If you sign up for a class inappropriate to your level the Nursery/Maydays reserved the right to remove you from the class without refund.

Min. participants 6, max. participants 14.

If we have to cancel the event due to low numbers, we will do this with 24hours notice (and you will receive a warning 48 hours before the course if this looks likely).

This Open course runs every Saturday afternoon from 10th April to 15th May, 1 pm – 3 pm BST.

Open – A class for anyone, regardless of your improv experience. Although more experienced players are of course welcome, the content does not require any prior improv knowledge.

Whatever the level of ability required, all of our classes are safe, supportive environments led by our experienced teachers. Please email us if you are unsure whether a class is suitable for you. If you sign up for a class inappropriate to your level the Nursery/Maydays reserved the right to remove you from the class without refund.

Closed captioning is available in all of our classes and courses. If you need any information on how to access this in zoom, please contact classes@thenurserytheatre.com

Time

(Saturday) 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Teacher

Jon Nguyen is an improviser based in Norwich, UK, he believes that fun, connectivity and inclusion should be present in all improv.

He plays with Unbridled – A Nursery Original, The Dogface Allstars, Michelle – A Hoopla House Team, Wretched Hive Comedy, The Comediasians and The Improvised Play. He has appeared at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and taken part in online improv festivals, including Improv Comedy Bangalore.

Jon had training with Dogface, The Nursery, Hoopla, Dummy, The Maydays, Showstoppers as well as a myriad of international teachers from across the globe.

Jon loves improv and tries all variations from shortform, various formats, narrative, musical and any other style offered. He has fully embraced online improv and plays with people around the globe. Jon is a self-professed nerd and borrows techniques from Stanislavski, Brecht and Artaud among others to infuse theatricality into his improv.

We’re super excited to have Jon as a member of the Nursery & Maydays online improv teaching team.

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£140

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