Improv Workshops with Pierpaolo Buzza (Game of Scene, Emotions, and Villains)

Book now:  Join Italian improvisation maestro, Pierpaolo Buzza, for an exciting weekend of improvisation workshops Join us for an unforgettable weekend with veteran improviser, director, author, and actor, Pierpaolo Buzza. With a rich background in storytelling and theatre, he brings a unique perspective to improv, offering insights into narrative, character, and genre. Don’t miss … Read more

Impulsive Improv Taster – 2 workshops + Auditions (21 Oct)

We have 2 great workshops for you run by Impulse Theatre’s artistic director, Jonathan Briden, PLUS we are looking to expand our performance cast! When buying tickets, be sure to get a ticket for EACH workshop you want to do, AND the Audition (which is FREE) if you want to do that. 10am to 1pm: Mask … Read more

Anděl Sudik: Improv Upgrade – April 2023

3 Workshops to Upgrade Your Improv with Chicago impro pro, Anděl Sudik! Anděl Sudik brings us a full weekend of improv workshops that will challenge and invigorate. From mastering presence and flexibility to exploring physicality and character development, you’ll leave with a toolkit of skills to take your improvisation to the next level. With a full day masterclass and two … Read more

Claudia Pantani: Duos and Movement – Dec 2022

Claudia Pantani, from Italy, joins us for two workshops over the weekend of 3-4 December. About the teacher Claudia is an improviser, trained contemporary dancer, screen actor, and facilitator of improvised movement workshops, from Italy. A traveling instructor and performer, she has participated in festivals around the world. It Takes Two – Improvising as a Duo (Sat … Read more

Rahel Otsa: Dynamic Improv – March 2020

Rahel Otsa is a thoughtful and dynamic improviser who created one of the first improv theatres in Estonia, Jaa !mproteater; and is the main producer of the International Improv Festival Tilt in Tallinn. Before becoming hooked on improvisation, Rahel’s early focus was on classical theatre and the theatre of the oppressed. She combines all of these experiences … Read more

Christiane Brew: Storytelling – Nov 2019

Christiane Brew is a professional improvisor, storyteller, and actress based in Tokyo. She’s visiting NZ in November, so we’ve tempted her to come down to Christchurch to share some of her amazing depth of storytelling and improvisation knowledge with us. There will be a half-day workshop on Saturday 16 November, and a full-day workshop on … Read more

Luke Rimmelzwaan: “Ghosts”, Oct 2019

We are constantly surrounded by ghosts. The figments of memory that haunt us, our childhood growing up, the joy we feel when we see those we love. These ghosts are all around us at all times. They influence us, but are never seen. But what if we could? Luke Rimmelzwaan, the founder of Brisbane’s ImproMafia, … Read more

Danny Lee: Mime and Clown – Aug 2019

Do you want to upgrade your mime and clown skills? As well as being a lot of fun, these skills really add to your physical presence on stage. We’re very fortunate to have a top teacher right here in Christchurch. Danny Lee is the creative director and premiere performer of Circotica and a very experienced … Read more

Katy Schutte: 3 workshops – Feb 2019

In huge demand around the world, we’ve been incredibly lucky to grab Katy Schutte right here in Christchurch! Katy will be running 3 workshops over the weekend from Friday, 22nd through to Sunday, 24th February 2019, covering a broad range of improvisation skills. The Sunday workshop will also build towards a public performance on the Sunday evening … Read more

Jonathan Pitts: Improv Chicago-style – Nov 2018

This is your chance to work with one of the big names of the Chicago improv scene – Jonathan Pitts. Chicago is the Mecca of modern improvisation, home of the famous Second City, a place that has been one of the main sources for an entire generation of America’s best and brightest comedic entertainers for over … Read more