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Have you always wanted to explore improvisation? Do you want some new ways to generate material for characters and sketches? Maybe you want to put a full comedy show together using Improv?

In this special Masterclass Ali Hannon joins Jane Postlethwaite to teach you new tools in improvisation.

Ali (They / Them) is an award-winning comedy performer (Short & Girlie Show, More to Honk With) and trainer whose aim is to bring the joy of improv to people who don’t necessarily think improv is for them. Ali has developed a uniquely safe and nurturing queer-centred teaching practice that is enjoyed by students across the world.
They have performed all over the UK, including a nationwide tour, Women in Comedy Festival, Brighton Fringe and Camden Fringe Festivals.
Ali is currently performing their new 5-star show ‘Touch Hunger’ at Brighton Fringe Festival 2021.
https://www.alihannon.com

Jane (She / Her) is a Comedy Performer, Writer and Podcaster. She teaches comedy workshops to people across the World.
She’s a comedy award finalist (Funny Women) who has taken her one-woman character and sketch shows (Made in Cumbria, The House, Last Night at the Circus & Haunted) to Brighton Fringe, Women in Comedy Festival and Edinburgh Fringe.
Her new projects include producing the ‘Character Building Podcast’ which involved collaborations with women new to comedy. She is also working on her first solo stand up show, ‘Bone idol’ and co-hosting another podcast ‘All the Terrible Things’.
www.janepostlethwaitecomedy.comBoth have used Improvisation to write, create character, sketches and produce their own shows.

Itinerary

What does this Masterclass include?

✅Exercises to improve your confidence
✅Learn to kick your inner saboteur/critic in the butt
✅New tools and games to generate ideas
✅Narrative v’s Character
✅Creating Characters
✅Creating Scenes
✅Body awareness
✅Using improv to write scripts
✅Producing improv shows

And much more!
You will also get to ask Ali and Jane questions about their experiences in the comedy industry. They will be sharing all their secrets with you!

When is it?
Saturday 17 July 2021 from 11-5pm

The Masterclass takes place on Zoom and you will be sent your sign in link a few days before it takes place.

Tickets and Booking

The Masterclass is £80 or £65 for low income / OAP / Student
You can book through Eventbrite (ticket fees apply) at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/how-to-use-improv-for-characters-sketches-scripts-tickets-157825120183?fbclid=IwAR0LlUc0FcoqWiirUWszZXnKzWuxSbID9niC9S78dudLY8UbxgwlZ_g-SLc

or direct message the page or email info@comedy-workshops.com to arrange paying by PayPal or by Bank Transfer (no ticket fees).

Refunds

Please note there are no refunds once tickets have been purchased.

Accesibility

Hosted via Zoom. Please let us know if you need closed caption support.

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