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America Improv Training and The Edinburgh Fringe

This summer I attended the annual Comedysportz Championship in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for shows and improv workshops. Then headed straight to Edinburgh for the Fringe Festival. It was an intense and enjoyable three weeks of of improv training and performing.

There’s nothing in the UK that’s really comparable the annual improv championship. It’s not really a competition,  more a convention of comedy shows and improv workshops where performers from all over the us – and UK – come together for one week to collaborate and learn new skills.

Improv is on the rise in the UK, but no where near as well established as it is in the US, with it’s dedicating schools of improvisation, not just for performance skill, but also as a tool for learning.… Continue Reading

Stand Up comedy for presentations workshop

The next ‘Present Yourself’ workshop is taking place on Sunday 19th May in Manchester and is being run by Comedysportz UK. THIS EVENT HAS PASSED.

 

Taking experience from the demanding environment of stand-up comedy, this workshop helps unlock creative thinking and building authentic confidence in front of an audience. This short intensive session will cover some practical methods and discussion on how to increase engagement, better storytelling and ad-libbing while staying on topic.

CSzUK is part of CSzWorldwide, one of the world’s largest comedy schools. We utilise applied improv and performance techniques to get the best from people in workshops that are fun, friendly and affordable.… Continue Reading