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Improv Proficiency

Experience Level: Intermediate – Advanced

Improv Proficiency courses build on the foundational skills learned in Improv Essentials. These intermediate courses introduce more complex techniques and deeper character work. They are designed for students ready to tackle more challenging material. By focusing on advanced scene work, long-form improv techniques, and character development, participants will enhance their ability to create compelling and nuanced performances.

Prerequisites: Improv Essentials: Two-Person Scenes and Group Dynamics or equivalent

Core Skills

The core skills learned in Improv Proficiency

Scene Work Proficiency

  • Environment and Stage Picture
  • Mapping
  • Theme
  • Pacing
  • Handling conflict scenes

Character Proficiency

  • Point of View (POV)
  • Justification
  • Emotional Range
  • Clear Objectives
  • Consistency
  • Adaptability

Longform Improv Proficiency

  • Advanced Formats (e.g. Harold, Deconstruction)
  • Advanced Edits
  • Openings
  • Payoffs and Conclusions

Past Workshops and Courses

Have a look through our past workshops and courses to get inspired about whats to come. Teachers are available for hire for private group courses so if you assemble a group of improvisers and have a course you are interested in contact us.