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Monkey Butler Improv - 'Intro to Improv' Course

MB Improv’s 'Intro-to-Improv' Course - give Improv Comedy a Try!

Only £10 for the whole course

The course starts with a free taster session on:
Tuesday 21 August, 7.00pm – 8.30pm

Followed by an 8-week foundation course:
Tuesday, 28 August - Tuesday, 16 October, 7:00pm – 8:30pm

All Sessions held in Showroom 5


Following their popular first course, MB Improv will be running a new course for anyone who wants to give Improv Comedy a go.

"I signed up for the intro course as it looked like fun, and you know what, it was! It really helped me free up a more creative side of my brain. Everyone's really friendly, from the other newbies to the old hands and everyone's cheering you on as you monkey around.”  Rhys – MA Scriptwriting Student – Intro-to-Improv Course 1

The course is an 8 week introductory course covering the foundational skills necessary for performing great improvised comedy. The course is aimed at people with no experience of Improv / Comedy / performing and all levels are welcome.


You will learn the foundations of great improvisational comedy.

Activities include:

• Team building exercises – to develop the group synchronicity and environment necessary for learning and performing Improv comedy.

• Listening exercises – not only a key skill in life but also in Improv

• Quick thinking exercises

• Collaborative Creativity – building solid improvised scenes as part of a performing group (‘gifting’, ‘yes, and…’)

• Spontaneity through improvisation – being ‘in the moment’

• Learning how to turn off the planning part of your brain – ‘get out of your head and into the scene’

• Co-creating amazing improvised stories

• Learning how to make your co-performers look amazing

Through MB Improv’s Intro-to-Improv Course you will:

• Develop a solid improv comedy foundation

• Learn the skills to build an amazing improv comedy scene

• Boost your creativity and spontaneity

• Improve your listening and public speaking skills

• Build your self-confidence

• Scratch your comedy itch

People come to MB Improv workshops for all kinds of reasons, some want to learn a new hobby, others want to become a great improviser and others find that some of the many key skills to improv give them the edge in the work, personal, social lives

MB Improv create a fun and friendly atmosphere where students feel relaxed and free to step out of their comfort zone and give it a go. As well as learning a new hobby and picking up some really good skills for life you will have a great time with a bunch of fantastic people!

Email isaac@voxsheffield.com or get in touch via their Facebook page www.facebook.com/MonkeyButlerUK to sign up - spaces are limited, so get in touch!


Dates / Times

This event happened at Showroom on 16 Oct 2012


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