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Improvisation for Adult Beginners: Taster Session (18+)

If you’ve ever wanted to give improvisation a go, then this is for you! You’ll gain an insight into the skills required for improvisation whilst improving your confidence by trying something new. 

During the course, explore characters and the situations they find themselves in through improvising scenes together. Learn and apply the core principles of improvisation using accepting, building, listening, being ok with making mistakes and avoiding blocking in a wide range of scenarios.  You will make things up that surprise yourself!

The sessions will take an explorative and collaborative approach in a supportive and inclusive environment. No experience is necessary. For ages 18+.

Tutor: Olivia Murphy

Olivia Murphy is a highly skilled and experienced teacher with over 10 years of working in secondary schools, youth theatres and community settings. Two years ago Olivia formed her own company, Olivia Murphy Actors Company and currently delivers workshops to adults with learning disabilities, play readings in care homes as well as workshops to children and young people. Her workshops are designed to explore drama in a supportive and inclusive environment whilst enhancing mental well being.

After her degree in Drama and Theatre Studies at University of Surrey, Roehampton, Olivia trained as an actor at the London Academy of Performing Arts. Acting work in TIE productions followed as well as performing in and producing a production of ‘Feiffer’s People’ at The Old Red Lion, Islington. More recently Olivia has performed in productions at The Egg Theatre in Bath, The Rondo Theatre in Bath and Theatre Royal Bath. She has also worked on screen in short films and features films for independent film companies.

Taster ticket: £5 for taster session

Taster session: Monday 6 September, 6.45pm - 8.15pm

Full six week term is £45 from Monday 13 September - 18 October, 6.45pm - 8.45pm, bookable here 

Book your space on Improvisation for Adult Beginners Taster Session at Hampshire Cultural Trust's Forest Arts Centre, New Milton now!

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  • Improvisation for Adult Beginners: Taster Session (18+)

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