Improvised Comedy – Beginners
Come and learn the core skills of improvised comedy over 5 sessions in this friendly class! Absolute beginners are welcome. You do not need to be funny: improv humour comes from speaking the truth and having fun, rather than thinking up witty retorts. This course is taught by Victoria Hogg, co-founder and co host of south Londons loved and respected weekly improv jam, Duck Duck Goose Improv.
Who is this course for
Learn the core skills of improvised comedy in this friendly class! Absolute beginners are welcome: you don't need any acting, drama or comedy experience. You do not need to be funny: improv humour comes from speaking the truth and having fun, rather than thinking up witty retorts.
What does this course cover
We'll help you create group stories and sketches through games and exercises, all using your own natural sense of fun, where you can just be yourself. This course is taught by Victoria Hogg, co-founder and co-host of south London's loved and respected weekly improv jam, Duck Duck Goose Improv.
What will it be like
For 5 weeks you'll get to know some great people and make stuff up on the spot! You'll learn the key improv tenets of listening, characters and 'yes, and', and find yourself creating scenes and sketches without even trying.
What else do you need to buy or do
Note pad, pen and your wit.
What this course could lead to
Building confidence, repertoire and ultimately to performance.
I've been to many Centres to study in London and the Mary Ward Centre is one of the nicest I've studied in.MWC student
This course has concessions available for people who meet certain criteria
Got a Question about this Course?
Contact The Departmental Administrator.
Why come to Mary Ward Centre?
Mary Ward Centre is the adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening or weekend to suit your timetable.
Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’