Improv Jam – Thursday 23 February 2017

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This week's jam: Who? What? Where? The jam is brought to you by Parky. If you've ever seen a good improv scene, the chances are you enjoyed it because it had interesting characters in a nice relationship. Finding out who people are in a scene, what they are doing and why they are doing it … Continue reading Improv Jam – Thursday 23 February 2017

Improv Jam – Thursday 15 December 2016

This week's jam: Loadsafunny The jam is brought to you by Parky (probably). While last week's Gorilla Burger and Awards was a marvellous and manic occasion, I appreciate that it didn't give everyone a huge opportunity to get up and perform. So, this week is all about cramming as many scenes into the night as … Continue reading Improv Jam – Thursday 15 December 2016

Improv Jam – Thursday 17 November 2016

This week's jam: The Gift of Giving The jam is brought to you by Parky. There is one key aim of improv that sometimes we tend to forget: "Your job in a scene is not to look good: it is to make your scene partner look good." The easiest way to do this is to … Continue reading Improv Jam – Thursday 17 November 2016

Improv Jam – Thursday 20 October 2016

This week's jam: Inspiration for Character This week's jam is brought to you by Parky. The suggestion that you receive at the beginning of a scene is designed as inspiration, not direction. The idea is that your brain is sparked into life by that word, and that you use it to generate something interesting. This … Continue reading Improv Jam – Thursday 20 October 2016

Improv Jam – Thursday 7 July 2016

This week's jam: Gets To Your Thirst, Fast This week's jam is brought to you by Parky. If you've ever been to a jam, a show or a workshop, you'll have noticed that time-constrained scenes tend to get to the funny, interesting and vital stuff much more quickly than a standard scene. They have more … Continue reading Improv Jam – Thursday 7 July 2016