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When It All Goes Wrong - A Comedy Workshop

Sometimes (many times) things go wrong on stage. Our material doesn't land, something throws us off or this audience is just reacting differently tonight.

This workshop looks at these moments (the flop), when we're not funny and what to do next. We cover:

  • Recognising the flop

  • Acknowledging the flop

  • Saves - discovering and repeating comedic bits that help us come out of the flop on top

Through primarily improv, clown and physical theatre exercises we will play to discover individual moments of flops and how we can turn them into something funny for the audience.

You'll leave the workshop with a clearer idea of what to do when things go wrong, how to find your own saves going forwards and be more responsive to an ever changing audience.

This class is suitable for any experience level and complete beginners to clown and comedy are more than welcome.

There's a mixture of group and solo time in front of the class.

Are you...

  • A stand-up? - get better at handling moments that don't land and build up a repertoire of saves

  • A clown/ alternative/ character comedian? - the flop is your friend, learn how to embrace it and make what you do next land even better

  • An improviser? - practice new types of impulses and moves to try when things aren't working as well

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£25 - £35

What People Say About Our Classes

★★★★★ "Blinding workshop packed with opportunities to try stuff out in a comfortable yet challenging way."

★★★★★ "I really enjoyed the course! Charlie explained the concepts well and there lots of opportunities to practice the ideas"

★★★★★ "I had so much fun! Viki made us feel very welcomed and the improv activities were accessible and linked to mindfulness and listening skills. I would recommend joining their classes if you are keen to develop your improvisation skills or just to have a total blast!"

★★★★★ "So engaging and really feel like I understand how to bring clowning and improv together"

★★★★★ "Had an amazing time. Really good addition to improv experience!"

★★★★★ "Viki held the space in a way that was both playful and therapeutic, allowing for creative expression and learning in a calm and mindful setting."

★★★★★ "It was a great group and the exercises were really fun"

★★★★★ "Great workshop, great teachers, great work."

★★★★★ "The workshop was so much fun!"

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