Courses, Classes and Workshops

The Room Above Theatre works hard to bring Bristol the best new comedy and fringe theatre on the circuit. However, we also want to provide our community with the tools to become wonderful creatives themselves. Here's a list of all the Course, Classes, and Workshops that we're currently offering at The Room Above.

Bristol Longform Comedy: Weekly Drop In
Always making jokes with friends? Wanted to get starting in a career in comedy? Then, come on down to The Room Above Theatre to learn how to perform hilarious Improv from Bristol Longform Comedy.
Every Monday 7pm, starting from July 25th
£10 per session
Improv 401
Bristol Longform Comedy is the South West's home to American style improv. Not only do they produce a huge number of shows they're also putting on a number of classes. Perform a Harold as part of a troupe. The Harold is the most influential improv format in the world.
Sunday's 6pm - 9pm, starting on 17th July
Improv 101
Bristol Longform Comedy is the South West's home to American style improv. Not only do they produce a huge number of shows they're also putting on a number of classes. Improv 101 is perfect for beginners, focusing on the core essentials of improvisation.
No courses running at the moment
Improv 201
Bristol Longform Comedy is the South West's home to American style improv. Not only do they produce a huge number of shows they're also putting on a number of classes. Improv 201 will focus on exploring real characters and learning how to act truthfully in scenes.
6pm-9pm Sunday evenings, starting from April 24th
£85 for the 4 week course
Improv 301
Bristol Longform Comedy is the South West's home to American style improv. Not only do they produce a huge number of shows they're also putting on a number of classes. Dedicated to exploring the scene's comedic possibilities by creating characters, finding patterns and heightening the comedy.
Current course ends 12th June
Improv 302
This continuation to 301 (Intro to Game) will give students the freedom to play Game. With more of an emphasis on coaching and note taking, students are encouraged to find their own comedic voices in scenes. We learn how to make an improv scene look like a written sketch. The final class will be dedicated to the Armando format.
Sunday evening 6pm-9pm, starting on the 19th June
Each 4 week course is £85
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