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Improv Courses



Level 1 Course

In this 8-week course, you will be introduced to the fundamental skills of improvisation: Listening, reacting truthfully, working as a team, comic scene creation, yes-anding and getting in touch with your childlike sense of play. In long form improv, you make scenes up as you go. Long form teaches you to slow down and to pay attention. We learn to trust our team mates to support us where ever the scene goes.


Saturday 7th September(12.30pm - 2.30pm) For 8 weeks.

"It wasn’t just good for me it was life changing." 

-- Laura MacNaughton (O'Reilly Theatre Manager)


Level 2 Course

In this course we go deeper into the fundamentals of improv as well as learning to move more freely and more effortlessly around the stage. The focus is on building three dimensional characters and the world that those characters are in.

Students will leave Level 2 ready to do their first showcase.


Thursday 5th of September(7.15pm - 9.15pm). Runs for 8 weeks

"Go deeper, follow the fun, be specific, find clarity, take comedy seriously, take your time, be authentic, be kinder to yourself and to others. I learnt all of this from Stoke's classes - and much more!"

 -- Camille Lucy Ross (actor/writer/comedian)


Level 3 Course

In Level 3, the students work on creating more in depth, more honest compelling characters. We also look at theme in a more rigorous way. The forms The Dining Room and The Armando are introduced.

The students are now ready to ask "What is the point of view of our show?" "Can we comment on the world in some way through this show?"


Wednesday 4th September(7.15pm - 9.15pm)