NIDA Improvisation 101, Grades 11-12

Improvisation 101, Grades 11-12

Holiday course

Start with nothing, risk everything and learn how to impress on stage in every moment. Learn fundamental short and long form improvisation skills, improve confidence, explore creative spontaneity and develop core acting skills. Showcase your skills to family and friends in an improvised presentation at the end of the course.

Course components

  • Spontaneity: Develop comic timing and creative thinking skills through exercises in spontaneity and improvisation.
  • Craft: Participate in improvised scene work to develop basic acting and improvisation technique.
  • Ensemble: Work as part of an ensemble to achieve a shared performance goal.
  • Performance Craft: Understand and apply improvisation technique in a short improvised performance.

Important information

  • Please read our Cancellation and Transfer Policy.
  • Flights and Accommodation: From time to time we may need to cancel an advertised course. Before booking flights and accommodation for travel to attend a NIDA Open course, please contact the NIDA Open office to confirm if your course will proceed as planned. NIDA does not accept liability for any associated costs of attendance or cancellation.
  • Please ensure that you have given a valid email and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via email or sms.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing you can move in for all drama and performance related courses. Clothing that restricts movement is inappropriate.
  • Please wear closed-in shoes. Shoes may be removed in the rehearsal room on the direction of the class tutor.
  • Participants must provide their own lunch, including snacks and drinks.
  • Students in courses for Grades 11–12 will not be supervised during breaks and are free to leave the venue at designated break times should they wish.

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