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 format. If you are a comedian looking to improve you craft, a writer looking for inspiration, or someone who just wants to try something new, this course is for you!
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 finale. We learn how to make an improv scene look like a written sketch. The final class will be on performing the Pretty Flower format. If you are a comedian looking to improve you craft, a writer looking for inspiration, or someone who just wants to try something new, this course is for you!
An in-depth exploration of text for actors, using the written word as the foundation of your acting choices, finding the need to speak, forming character through language and ensuring we serve up the text at its best.
Explore the complex layers of story, character and atmosphere revealed by Pinter and Chekhov, and bring these from page to stage.
Ten week performance course working with industry professionals, offering the opportunity to participate in a live street performance.
The Natural Theatre School Creating and Devising class is the follow-on course for participants who have undertaken our Adult Theatre and Performance Skills classes.
Two practical masterclasses for actors on Commedia dell’Arte. First, embody the stock characters using body, voice and mask. Then explore comic archetypes in Shakespeare and Molière.
Discovering Improv is your introduction to the exciting, challenging and fun world of improvisation.
A fun-focused, laughter-filled introduction to performing improv in front of an audience. A follow up to our hugely popular Discovering Improv course.
Dance sessions for over 50s