Improvisation Level 3: Advanced Skills & Games

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Learn to channel your performance skills with our acting and drama courses in Sydney.

Take your improvisation, TheatreSports & performance skills to the next level.

You’ll learn different ways to create characters, relationships & narrative.

Level 3 includes an informal performance for family & friends.

Outcomes

By the end of this course you will:

  • have a greater understanding of improvisation terminology
  • have an understanding of verbal and/or physical endowment offers
  • have a greater understanding of creating a narrative
  • have a greater understanding of creating objects and environments
  • have an understanding of how to create and maintain the focus of a scene
  • have an understanding of how to create character objectives
  • have a greater understanding of stage technique and stagecraft

Ideal for

Students who have completed the Improvisation level 2 course.

Course content

  • Creating Characters
  • Building Relationships Between Characters
  • Creating longer narrative structures
  • Playing “Open” Scenes (without a game structure)
  • Physical skills: Interacting with environments & objects
  • Endowing of Character & Other qualities
  • Playing Different Genres (Styles)
  • Furthering your stagecraft skills

Some TheatreSports Games we’ll cover:

  • Endowments: Gibberish / Murder / Crime
  • Play In The Style Of
  • Typewriter
  • Prompt / Playbook
  • Status Transition
  • Genre Scenes: Play In The Style OF… / Shakespeare, etc.

This course may be slightly adapted to benefit the needs and interests of the class.

Our approach to learning

We believe learning should be both fun and enriching. In our courses, you’ll be encouraged to play, tap into your creativity, and to take some risks. Our teachers will offer you skills & tools to negotiate challenging situations and help you along the way – always with your success in mind. We believe everyone can benefit from learning improvisation skills, and we always aim to create a relaxed, non-judgmental, “you can do no wrong” environment in our classes.

Our teachers

Impro Australia’s teachers are some of the most experienced TheatreSportstm teachers in the world. They are experts in their field and have a wealth of 
knowledge drawn from
many different creative disciplines. They are passionate about improvised theatre, and all regularly perform, direct & produce improvised theatre. Impro Australia’s teachers are state and national champions and have also won awards at international improvisation festivals. Our teachers apply their skill to the classroom to coach our students to success.


Venue

Darlo Drama
Level One, 16-18 Oxford Square
Darlinghurst 2010

Public transport and parking direction:

Darlo Drama is located on Oxford Square, which is right at the intersection of Riley Street and Oxford Street, in the heart of Darlinghurst.

Public transport
We are a five-minute walk from Museum Railway Station, straight up to Oxford Street and a multitude of bus routes travel right passed our front door.

Parking
For those preferring to drive to Darlo Drama, street parking is available in the streets surrounding our school, but they are mostly metered and have a two-hour limit.
Most of our students prefer to park at Wilson Parking on Riley St, which is a short walk from Darlo Drama.
Wilson’s evening parking rate of $8 flat fee applies for entry AFTER 5pm and exit BEFORE 10pm.
See map reference here: target=“_blank” href=“https://www.wilsonparking.com.au/park/2288_70-Riley-Street_70-Riley-Street-Darlinghurst” rel=“noopener”>Wilson Parking

Other information

  • Students should wear casual clothes with covered shoes, and bring a water bottle.

This course has no current classes. Please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join Waitlist

This course has no current classes. Please join our waitlist and we will notify you when we have places available. Join Waitlist

Course testimonials:

  • said: Michael's experience and teaching skill

  • said: 5 stars!

  • said: After the highs of level 2, this course was a great challenge and really tested my improv skills. The tutor was superb and really explained every game thoroughly to ensure we became stronger improv performers. Once again the performance at the end of the course was exciting and great to show friends and family the skill of improv.

  • said: The skills impacting my life outside the course have been considerable.