Improv Classes

Elective Workshops

The Nursery offers elective classes aimed at experienced improvisers taught by a host of teachers.

We also host international teachers for special workshops.

Our international guests have included David Razowsky, Patti Stiles, Armando Diaz, Jill Bernard, Colleen Doyle, and Jason Shotts to name a few.

These workshops always sell out fast, please book in advance to avoid disappointment.

february

04feb7:00 pm9:30 pmDuos8 week course7:00 pm - 9:30 pm 504 ArchesBuy Tickets

march

28mar(mar 28)10:30 am29(mar 29)5:00 pmMechanics of Scene Work with Patti StilesTwo day workshop10:30 am - 5:00 pm (29) 504 ArchesBuy Tickets

Women’s Workshops

Women’s workshops are an open and supportive creative space for women and non-binary people of all ages and experience levels.

These workshops run once a month, and they are stand-alone, so you can book one or come along every time. Each workshop is taught by a different teacher and focuses on a specific area of improvisation, and we have some exciting people lined up over the coming months!

january

26jan2:00 pm5:00 pmMelodrama with Audra Goffeney2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Aegis Productions LtdBook

february

23feb2:00 pm5:00 pmWomen's Workshop2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Aegis Productions LtdBook

QI – Queer Improv

Come and join in at this open playday with QI, London’s first* queer improv group. It’ll be a fun afternoon of scene work and storytelling. Something that is really fun in improv is play that makes no assumptions about anybody’s identity or beliefs. Come along and play with a fun group of people who see you as yourself.

Open workshops every two months! Everybody is welcome to come and play! Always free!

*as far as we’re aware!

february

02feb1:00 pm4:00 pmQI - Queer ImprovAn open playday for all1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Aegis Productions LtdEmail to reserve a place

april

05apr1:00 pm4:00 pmQI - Queer ImprovAn open playday for all1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Aegis Productions LtdEmail to reserve a place

Free Improv Taster Workshop

Try improv for free! Puddle Jumping is a monthly free improv workshop at the Nursery, open to all.

Puddle Jumping is a great introduction to improvisation if you are new, or an opportunity to work on your core skills if you are a seasoned player.

Guided by an experienced member of the Nursery team, you will work on the core skills of improvisation through warm-ups, exercises and finally in guided scenes in front of the rest of the class.

Puddle Jumping is a friendly, accessible environment in which to have fun, create stories and characters and maybe even learn a little. Coffee, tea and biscuits provided.

february

16feb2:00 pm4:30 pmFree Level One Taster Workshop2:00 pm - 4:30 pm TBCBook via email

Improv Beginners Courses

If you want to start learning improv, look no further than our beginners courses.

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