What is the course about?
Understand the techniques and skills required to become a responsive improviser. Generate new material for characters, for new writing and for confidence building through a range of exercises. You will develop spontaneity, freedom of inhibition and a true 'presence' here.
What will we cover?
* Spontanoeus improvisation technqiues
* Scene development techniques
* Solo, partner and group improvisation skills
* Imagination and creative choices in scene and character development.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This is a course for ALL levels. From those with an interest in improvisational skills (for theatre, screen or even the business world) to those who are requiring a deeper skillset in improvisation as a craft for their current work. A fun and enjoyable series of classes that will stretch you to a new found freedom of spontaneous response.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
This is a highly practical class. There may be, subject to materail, some requiremnt for investigative work or continued developement at home.
As part of the course content, your tutor may record your image for initial and ongoing assessment purposes. You are entitled to decline to participate in the recording of your image.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Comfortable clothing that you can move in
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
You could progress to one of our Improvers or Advanced Improvisation classes (subject to ability), or pursue additional acting techniques through our range of Acting classes.
General information and advice on courses at Build is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details