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Learn the basics of improvisation with our acting & drama short courses in Sydney!

Think on your feet! Have fun and learn the fundamental skills and principles of improvisation, as seen on shows like “TheatreSports”, “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” & “Thank God You're Here”.

We always seek to create a playful and supportive, you-can-do-no-wrong environment in our classes. Our aim is always to coach our students to success.

This is a fantastic course to build confidence, improve your presentation and audition skills, learn basic theatrical concepts, listen to and connect with other people, as well as spark your imagination and expression in an entertaining and interactive atmosphere.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this improvisation course, you should be able to:

  • understand improvisation terminology
  • understand how verbal or physical offers are used in improvisation
  • understand how scene narrative is used in improvisation
  • create an environment for a scene
  • accept, extend and deal with offers in improvisation
  • name characters, objects and locations in an improvised scene
  • combine physical and verbal offers in an improvised scene
  • understand character status
  • find the focus of an improvised scene
  • understand character objectives
  • identify scene objectives in improvisation
  • understand the basics of stage technique and stagecraft

After finishing this course you might be interested in Improvisation Classes Level 2: TheatreSports Games.

What will be covered in this improvisation course?

  • Listening skills
  • Naming characters, objects, and locations
  • Creating an environment, character, objectives, and character status for a scene
  • Endowing Characters
  • Physical and emotional endowment
  • Establishing a narrative
  • Advancing and extending ideas
  • Basic Stage technique and stagecraft

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

Who is this improvisation course for?

All levels of experience welcome – no previous improvisation drama experience required.

Additional information

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

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Improvisation Classes for Beginners

<p>Learn the basics of improvisation with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/arts/drama-acting">acting &amp; drama short courses</a> in Sydney!</p>

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