Online Improv Courses

The Nursery is a great place to learn improv!

The Nursery’s improv classes and courses are a great way to improve your confidence and creativity, as well as being great fun ways to meet people in London.

Course options

We believe everyone can enjoy and do improv. Our classes are suitable for anyone, artist or accountant, programmer or homemaker. Come brighten up your life with our improv classes.

Our Beginners course is the place to start, introducing you to the building blocks and basic tools of improvising.

The Longform course will give you a solid foundation in the creative and practical techniques of longform improvisation, weaving various scenes together to make one coherent piece.

We also have specialist courses in a variety of subjects from Musical improv to Shakespeare and Improv for Writing. Take a look at what’s on currently offer here

Our courses based on over a decade’s experience of providing world-class longform improvisation training in London.

Where to start

If you’re an absolute beginner why not dip your toes in at an online drop in class, or sign up for our online beginners course today? All our general drop-ins are open to all abilities, but if you are nervous about the tech of an online class or about improv then our Saturday 3.30pm class is perfect for you!

If you’re more experienced, with a couple of courses under your belt you’d be able to start on the online longform course, or any of the specialist courses which take your fancy, just email us if you’re not sure which is best for you.

If you’d like to read up on what these courses are like, take a look at these articles:

Five things to expect at your first improv class

Five things you might hear in your first course


27sep1:00 pmVirtual EventStory Starters: Online Writing from Improv CourseLevel: Open1:00 pm BST Book


26oct7:00 pmOnline Improv Intensive: Intro to Narrative7:00 pm GMT Book Now

26oct7:00 pmVirtual EventOnline Improv Intensive: Organic Harold7:00 pm GMT Book Now

26oct(oct 26)7:00 pm30(oct 30)9:30 pmVirtual EventOnline Improv Intensive: Musical Improv7:00 pm - 9:30 pm (30) GMT Book Now


02nov7:00 pmVirtual EventOnline Three Genres Improv Course: Westerns, Charles Dickens & David Lynch7:00 pm GMT Book now

03nov7:30 pmVirtual EventOnline Narrative Toolkit Improv Course7:30 pm GMT Book Now

04nov7:30 pmVirtual EventOnline Musical Longform Improv Course7:30 pm GMT Book now

05nov7:30 pmVirtual EventOnline Grounded Scenework Course7:30 pm GMT Book now

06nov7:00 pmVirtual EventOnline Freeform Improv Course7:00 pm GMT Book now

07nov3:30 pm5:30 pmOnline Scenes and Characters Improv Course3:30 pm - 5:30 pm GMT Book now

09nov7:30 pm9:30 pmVirtual EventAbout Us: An Online Course on Self-Expression and Autobiography in Improv7:30 pm - 9:30 pm GMT Book now

10nov7:30 pmVirtual EventOnline Beginners Improv Course7:30 pm GMT Book Now

11nov7:30 pm9:30 pmVirtual EventOnline Puppetry Improv Course7:30 pm - 9:30 pm BST Book now

11nov7:30 pm9:30 pmVirtual EventOnline Improv Course: The Fundamentals of Stupidity - Following the funny7:30 pm - 9:30 pm BST Book now

12nov7:30 pmVirtual EventOnline Deconstruction Improv Course7:30 pm GMT Book now

13nov7:30 pmVirtual EventBeyond Words: Silent and Non-Verbal Online Improv Course7:30 pm GMT Book now