improvised theatre

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,…

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…

The BIT presents a triple bill of improv talent, especially sourced from the South West. Tonight’s line up features Freudian nightmares, platonic love and walkie talkies.

Put your name in the hat for an improv jam that will probably make history. Whether you are a seasoned pro or have never tried improv before, our friendly compere will be there to make you look good!

Help us celebrate two amazing years with a day of improv! Join BIT founder, Andy Yeoh for a FREE afternoon improv masterclass, followed in the evening by a special birthday Theatre Jam!

The Bristol improv theatre is the UK’s first theatre dedicated to spontaneous and collaborative arts. We have been operating out of our own theatre on Saint Paul’s road since 2017.

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…

Join the Unscripted Players for a night of comedy competition, as assembled teams participate in a series of short-form games and scenes.

This year the BIT celebrates International Women’s Day with a line up of fantastic female talent, featuring visiting and homegrown acts.