improvised theatre

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.

Two original improvised productions, one big show! Presented by the BIT’s amateur theatre company, Unscripted Players. Featuring Origin of Heroes and Unplanned Planet.

This class teaches the training wheels structure and demonstrates the fundamental approach to scenework required to making an engaging 25-45min longform piece.

The unplanned, unscripted & unconventional cult comedy show continuing the world’s longest improvised narrative every other Monday

Discover the roots of improvised comedy through the Italian clowning form of Commedia dell’arte! A three hour insight into Commedia archetypes to let your inner clown out.

Improvisers from Impromptu Shakespeare, Adventures of the Improvised Sherlock Holmes and Murder, She Didn’t Write bring a brand new work in progress production to the Bristol Improv Theatre.

The Power of Character – Advanced Beginners + (3hrs, 16 participants) “The Power of Character” focuses on celebrating the unique voice of every performer and aims to unlock the range of characters within everyone. We explore the power of strong…

This workshop is for all performers interested in learning improvisation driven by character, made popular by LA’s Groundlings Theatre as well as Mandel’s own NYC school, Improvolution.

In this workshop, you will delve more deeply into scene work, using the tools of character- based improv: relying on the “WHO” of the scene first and foremost.

Real Positive Poles present a delve into the unknown and hilarious with After Dusk and laughter at the end of the world with Last Day on Earth

“Set Bitch Free” is a workshop and tribal event for lady identifying improvisers of any experience level hosted by Devin Bockrath. With a focus on technique, character development, risk taking, and the power of support, this class aims to shake…

Improv 101 Trust & Support 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…

The Bristol Improv Theatre is the spiritual home of improvised theatre and comedy in the South West UK! A 120 seat capacity, flexible and well-equipped Theatre space, with adjacent bar suitable for all kinds of productions. Our staff and volunteers…

Actors required for addition to our existing improvised musical theatre company, which is connected to an established Bristol theatre.

New cast members sought for monthly profit share show at the Bristol Improv Theatre.

The BIT presents a double bill of improv talent, especially sourced from the South West. Bristol super-group Megazord and deliberate mistakes from Completely Wonderful.

Calling all actors, comedians and improvisers, our monthly flagship show The Bish Bosh Bash is casting for new members! It’s a profit share monthly show with potential for future corporate work. 

Improv 301 Game 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…