Online Intro to Narrative Improv Course
This Experienced course runs every Saturday afternoon from 12th September to 17th October, 1pm-3pmExperienced (18 months+) A class for skillful players, especially those who
This Experienced course runs every Saturday afternoon from 12th September to 17th October, 1pm-3pm
Experienced (18 months+) A class for skillful players, especially those who have finished improv training programmes at their school and are looking to widen their horizons. These classes will make the assumption that you are comfortable performing longform improvisation and will push you.
In this online course, you’ll have 6-weeks to learn the core principles of Narrative Improv Skills. Creating fun, satisfying stories – but without getting caught up by the ‘plot monster’.
You will use improv scenes to explore different narrative structures and ways of creating story and characters with a strong point of view.
What can I expect?
– Narrative structures and exercises
– Protagonists, antagonists and what to do with them
– Scenes that serve your story
– Being obvious
– Putting it all together to create satisfying and exciting narratives for you and your audience
Who is this course suitable for?
– Adults aged 18 – 100
– Improvisers with scenework and/or some longform experience
– Improvisers with a shortform based background looking to expand into longer story based work
Min 4 participants, max 12.
(Saturday) 1:00 pm BST
Heather trained in Physical Theatre and has studied improvisation at Chicago’s I.O theatre and Annoyance. She improvises with the Olivier Award winning Showstopper! The ImprovisedMusical and is one of the directors of The Maydays. Her duo improv show ‘Ten Thousand Million Love Stories’ has also toured extensively most recently to Texas, Montreal and Karachi.
Heather’s other regular improv exploits include The Bumper Blyton Improvised Adventure, The Playground and The Concept and she is also a co-artistic director at The Nursery Theatre.
Heather was winner of the award for best female performer in the Brighton Fringe Festival 2013 and winner of the Argus Angel Award for artistic excellence for new musical The Opinion Makers in 2014. She is a guest vocalist with the mercury music prize nominated Electric Soft Parade and sings ‘Sing it!’ which has a series of associated podcasts.