Improv

Perfect for beginners. In this course we focus on the core essentials of improvisation. We learn to trust our own ideas, listening to others, and having the confidence to initiate spontaneous scenes. If you are a comedian looking to improve…

Create engaging scenes. We focus on playing real characters, and exploring in the moment. We learn how to act truthfully in scenes, and how to construct a platform through world exploration. The final class will be dedicated to the Montage…

The feisty improvisers from Team Bish and Team Bosh will go head-to-head chasing glory, honour and the audience’s love, in this extravanganza of games, songs and scenes.

Each night, a cast of professional actors and team of talented musicians produce a brand-new, hilarious, smash-hit musical inspired by YOUR stories.

Rise and Fall is a Bristol Playback Theatre Company. Playback is improvised theatre (with live music) using true stories from the audience. All stories are welcome – happy, sad, funny, serious. There’s no pressure to speak, we will guide the process….

The best in improvised comedy – welcome to an evening of songs, gags and general silliness – all of it based around audience suggestions.

Keywords: Comedy, Improv, theatre

Explore the comedy of the scene. Game is the shiniest moment in an improv scene. By playing Game we are exploring the scene’s comedic possibilities. We will create engaging characters, find patterns, and explore how to heighten towards a comedic…

The Antics Joke Show continues its tour of Bristol’s best venues with a visit to the glorious Alma Tavern & Theatre. Joining them will be a kick-ass sketch group from up north and a couple of Bristol’s hottest up and…

One improviser. One moment. One chance to change the world through improvised songs, dance, poetry and ART.

Keywords: Improv, Music, clown

Join Alan Starzinski for two guest improv workshops; ‘Get Real’ and ‘Immediately Game!’. Alan Starzinski is an actor, comedian, and writer living in Los Angeles. He has been at the Upright Citizens Brigade since June 2007. He has been on…

Create engaging scenes. We focus on playing real characters, and exploring in the moment. We learn how to act truthfully in scenes, and how to construct a platform through world exploration. The final class will be dedicated to the Montage…

Improv teams from all over the country will battle it out in a bloodthirsty struggle in the hope that you, the audience, will hand them the comedy crown. Who wins? You decide!

Volunteer performance project with improvisation and storytelling experience included, culminating in a show for International Women’s Day on Saturday 7th March at the Bristol Improv Theatre.

Learn the most important improv format in the world. The Harold is an improv format created by Del Close and Charna Halpern in Chicago. It is one of the first and most important longform formats in the world, and it…

The best in improvised comedy – welcome to an evening of songs, gags and general silliness – all of it based around audience suggestions.

Theatre Jam is the BIT’s performance and social night. Grab a drink and pull up a chair, or get up on stage for improvised theatre games and scenes!

The Bristol Improv Theatre is the spiritual home of spontaneous and interactive theatre and comedy in the South West UK! We supporting the UK’s growing improvised theatre and comedy scene with events, performances, training, shows, classes and our yearly #Bitfest…

Keywords: Comedy, Improv, classes, drama

A programme designed for actors, performers, and those interested in getting on stage!

Discovering Improv is your introduction to the exciting, challenging and fun world of improvisation.

Explore the comedy of the scene. Game is the shiniest moment in an improv scene. By playing Game we are exploring the scene’s comedic possibilities. We will create engaging characters, find patterns, and explore how to heighten towards a comedic…