october, 2020

05oct7:00 pm9:30 pmVirtual EventOnline Improv Elective: Improvised Rap with Will Naameh7:00 pm - 9:30 pm BST

Event Details

Level: Open

This open elective runs Monday 5th October 7 – 9.30pm BST

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

In this workshop we’ll cover the basic building blocks of improvised rap, how to find your flow, how to successfully rhyme and land punchlines in improvised songs, all while keeping things fun, stress-free, chill and relaxed.

The session involves a lot of writing with pen and paper, and not a huge amount of standing up alone and rapping on the spot. The atmosphere is always very relaxed, fun and supportive!

Rapping is one of the things improvisers find most terrifying – this workshop will show you how to turn that fear into freedom and fun.

A hugely useful skill for anyone currently improvising musicals and songs, or looking to further their musical improv repertoire.

NB: Our electives frequently sell out, but do not despair if this class has. You have not missed your shot. If enough people join the waiting list, we are often able to put the same class on a few days after or in parallel. So if you were excited, join up and we will be in touch.

Time

(Monday) 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm BST

Teacher

Will Naameh (a.k.a. MC Hammersmith) is an improviser and freestyle rap comedian. He performs entirely improvised hip hop comedy under the name MC Hammersmith. He performs across the UK and internationally, and in 2018 won a Scottish Comedy Award for his freestyle performances. Outside of hip hop, he is a member of The Spontaneous Players, known for their sell-out Spontaneous Sherlock and Spontaneous Potter shows at the Edinburgh Fringe and beyond.

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