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Forget your mundane everyday and step inside an inflatable dome, an immersive dance experience by Neon Dance in which barriers between artist and audience are removed.

A love song, an elegy, a celebration – Eventide tells the story of three people whose worlds are disappearing.

No Idea is a mischievous look at where we were then, and where we are now. Part-verbatim theatre, part-confessional, part-comedy sketch show, with a touch of singing and dancing – these are the adventures of two friends in search of a story.

Let us take you back to the 90s… The 1590s… Follow intrepid mystery hunters Olive and Teddy in this hilarious show as they become embroiled with witches, haunted houses and the scent of Cardinal Wolsey’s conscience.

A joyful and moving musical portrait of the nineteenth century’s greatest show-biz legend, ‘Barnum’ is a colourful, dynamic spectacle full of circus, side-show legends, toe-tapping songs and immense heart.

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 is being performed even to this day by improvisers all over the world. The format is an amalgamation of everything longform stands for; Game, Truthful scenes, Characters, Support, and Teamwork. We learn how to make an improv scene look like a written sketch show. There is a class show at the end of the course. 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 dedicated to the Armando 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!

Insane Root Theatre Presents  RUMPELSTILTSKIN at THE NEW ROOM by Matt Grinter Arriving just in time for Halloween is a spine-tingling take on this ancient folk tale of greed, imagination and the terrible choices we have to make. Told by candle-light, the immersive performance is inspired by, and staged in, the atmospheric New Room in the heart of Bristol’s Broadmead shopping quarter.

The return of Circus City Festival 17th Oct – 2nd Nov

Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory (stf) return to Tobacco Factory Theatres this autumn to celebrate their 20th Bristol season. Elizabeth Freestone (Henry V) is back to direct Shakespeare’s comedy about the precarious path to finding love.

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!

Scratchpad is the Bristol Improv Theatre’s new scratch night – carving out stage time for fledgling ideas, emerging groups and the shooting sprouts of talent.

Impressions: An eight week exploration into movement improvisation A training in movement improvisation introducing different tools to sharpen perception, expand awareness, dance with impressions and play with our imaginations. The course is open to everyone with a movement practice, and those who would like to have one.

Ten week performance course working with industry professionals to learn comedy and street theatre skills.

Clown, movement and devising training for perfomers

An 8-week introduction to living with presence & a radically different way of being for greater physical, emotional and psychological well-being

Join Moving Object Group, a renewing cohort of practising artists who come together to discuss and develop their work.

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

Lecoq-based physical theatre, movement research and training

Yoga and physical theatre for performers

Lecoq-based training/movement research

A six-session introduction to conscious embodiment & deepening somatic awareness for greater physical, emotional and psychological well-being

This 8-week course from dramatherapist and performance trainer Holly Stoppit will help you release the grip of your inner critic, through drama, dialogue, art and writing.

This monthly workshop is for all women and non-binary people looking to discover and explore improvisation.

The West of England Centre for Inclusive Living (WECIL) is holding monthly Creative Challenges at Trinity every last Thursday of the month.

This 8-week course from dramatherapist and performance trainer Holly Stoppit will help you release the grip of your inner critic, through drama, dialogue, art and writing.

Beats for your feet, body & soul – de-stressing, shaking it out, coming home to yourself & working into the sweat of your moving presence

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.

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

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

Dance sessions for over 50s

A playful and gentle dance movement class specifically designed for people living with Parkinson’s.