BEGINNERS Improv Course (6 Weeks)

In-Person Beginners Improv Course to learn the core skills of improv.

  • Started 2 Sep
  • 75 British pounds
  • Fly in the Loaf, Hardman Street, Liverpool L1 9AS (upstairs)

Service Description

Beginners Improv Course - This 6 week course will develop your skills, confidence and understanding of improvisation. This is an in-person course Fly in the Loaf pub (upstairs room) Hardman St, Liverpool, L1 9AS. Thurs 2nd Sept - Thurs 7th Oct. 7-9pm Improvised Comedy is the art of making up scenes as you go. All scenes, dialogue and characters are made up on the fly, without a script. The principles that underpin improvisation are skills learnable by all and allow spontaneous creativity to flow. Improv is more than a skill-set used by performers and actors, the skills you learn are hugely transferable to every day aspects of life such as: Building confidence personally, socially and professionally. Unleashing your self-expression and creativity. Boosting your mental health and wellbeing. Develop spontaneity, cognitive adaptability and flexibility Enhance work presentation & public speaking skills. Make new friends. Don't worry - Improv Comedy is not stand-up comedy. You are not on your own ‘making jokes’. In fact, you don’t even have to consider yourself to be 'a funny person' to do improv. Improv is about working together as a team to spontaneously create scenes & sketches. Laughter is guaranteed because comedic moments and humour are a natural by-product of playfulness, trust, non-judgmentalism and creative flow. In this 6 week term, you will get to know each other in the group, build trust, cooperate, and validate each other’s ideas. You will progress together, as a team, and have each other’s back as you learn to play, laugh, fail, play some more, gain more confidence and succeed. What happens in sessions? • Play improv games and scenes (inspired by TV’s Whose Line is it Anyway!) • Listen and accept ideas • Co-create scenes together • Build confidence • Appreciate creativity • Commit to self and each other • Boost social connection and wellbeing Testimonial: “A wonderful and nurturing environment where the main aim is to cut loose and have fun. I’ve been loving it to pieces and it’s been doing me the world of good as well. Highly recommended for anybody.” Covid guidelines are in place. Small group number only. Socially distanced. Ventilation and regular hygiene cleans. Please do not attend if you have Covid symptoms, recently tested positive or have been in contact with someone who recently tested positive, or in quarantine. By booking you accept all risks are your own.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

There are no refunds or transfers unless at the discretion of LCI. However, LCI will refund or transfer you if you can no longer attend because you discover you are positive for Covid, or feel unwell and suspect you have Covid, or discover you have come into contact with someone who has tested positive. If LCI need to cancel a session you will be offered a refund. Please email LCI to inform us about any Covid related issue.

Contact Details

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Upstairs room Fly in the Loaf, Hardman Street, Liverpool L1 9AS, UK