improvised 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…

Improv 201 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…

Closer Each Day: The Improvised Soap Opera is the longest improvised narrative in the world. It is set in the fictional town of Newtown, whose inhabitants’ lives we follow from episode to episode – the storylines building from the characters,…

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.

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.

After Dusk: An Improvised Twilight Zone and Scenes to an End: Your favourite movie you’ve never seen team up at the new Lightship Theatre

Imagine you have two bodies. One you move in every day and one you move in when you dream. Where does the dream body go after death?

For those looking to develop their storytelling, improvised narrative and scene work skills. This intensive will hone your ability to sustain an exciting hour-long narrative show.

Come watch the April Fools! Beyond The Ridiculous return to The Wardrobe Theatre for a 3-night celebration of the human condition!

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…

Improv 201 Truth 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…

This workshop aims to give a basic overview of everything involved in designing the technical aspects of an improvised theatre show. From theory to practice.

London-based long-form improv group specialising in character driven shows, and in being absolute legends.

Expect farcical physicality, quick-change characters, and rollicking good fun in this entirely improvised (and entirely unauthorised) tribute to the works of P.G. Wodehouse.

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…

Parent’s Basement is Bristol’s home for state-side style longform improv, featuring some of the funniest improvisers the South West has to offer. Our house team perform sketches directly inspired from stories told by a guest monologist, then in the second…