online Improv elective: Welcome to the Wasteland

05sep5:00 pm7:30 pmonline Improv elective: Welcome to the WastelandSold out! 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Event Details

Level: Experienced

Are you a fan of Mad Max, The Hunger Games, and The Matrix? Want to improve your character, world-building, and genre range? You’ve come to the right Wasteland. This quick study genre workshop will take a dive into improvising within a dystopian science fiction world. You’ll learn how to develop three-dimensional characters that are gritty, dynamic, and endlessly watchable and how to shop hope and humour within a deliciously dark setting.

Workshop Includes:

A quick but deep dive into improvising in a Dystopian Sci-Fi world

How to develop gritty, dynamic, and watchable characters

How to show hope & humour within a dark setting

Skills for researching and developing specific genres for improv

If we have to cancel the event due to low numbers, we will do this with 24 hours notice.

This Experienced elective runs Sunday 5th Sept., 5.00-7.30 pm BST.

Experienced (12 months+) A class for skilful 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.

Scholarships and Bursaries:

We offer full and partial scholarships for all online courses in order to make sure that the fun and community of improvisation is available to as many people as possible across the globe.

You are encouraged to apply if you would not normally be able to:

Afford these courses

Be unlikely to attend a course for any other reason

No set criteria

Apply HERE for any course that is live on the Maydays or Nursery website

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

The Nursery does not tolerate harassment of any kind, be it in our virtual or live spaces, or on our social media. People who engage in this kind of behaviour at The Nursery, or at any other organization, will not be allowed to participate in our community, in any capacity, online or in person.


(Sunday) 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Kaci Beeler is an improviser, visual artist, director, playwright, and stage and film actor based out of Austin, Texas, USA. She has been performing improvisational theatre since 2003 and is a company member with the award-winning ensemble Parallelogramophonograph, a director with The Hideout Theatre, and the co-founder of American Berserk Theatre. Kaci has toured to over 65 cities and 11 countries including the UK, China, Korea, France, Spain, and Japan to perform and teach improv.

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