Upcoming Classes


Beginner Improv Classes


Upcoming Discover Improv Sessions

Discover Improv - Free Taste-tester

Anyone can improvise! Ever wanted to try improv but you weren't sure whether or not it was for you? This free 2 hour intro to improvisation course is designed for those who have never had any experience with improv.

Improv can help you become a better listener, improve your confidence in public speaking, kickstart your creativity and teach you how to work as part of a group. Most of all improv is a fun and exciting way to start your weekend.

 

 

Our next Discover Improv classes will begin again in early 2018. Please join our mailing list below or like us on Facebook to stay up to date.


Upcoming Improv Fundamental Sessions

 Improv Fundamentals

Improv Fundamentals is designed to introduce participants to Big Fork Theatre's style of improvised comedy. No previous acting or improv experience is required to participate.

Students will explore their creativity, build confidence and have fun whilst developing the basic skills of improvisation.

Improv Fundamentals focuses on the fundamental tenets of scenic improvisation.

Intermediate Improv Classes


Upcoming Group Mind Sessions

Group Mind

In Group Mind students explore how to improvise group scenes successfully for the stage. Successful completion of Improv Fundamentals or another introductory improv class is required to take this class.

Group Mind will hone students' ability to work as a group and create scenes with multiple performers, as well as how to incorporate them into long form improvisation.

 

 

Please email us at bigforktheatre@gmail.com to register your interest for Group Mind - a class will be scheduled soon.


Upcoming The Scene Sessions

The Scene

This class focuses on the two person scene as the backbone of long form improvisation. Successful completion of Improv Fundamentals or another introductory improv class is required to take this class.

In The Scene students learn how to create interesting and entertaining two person scenes from nothing, with a focus on relationships. The Scene will involve personal feedback and side coaching from your teacher to take your improvisation to the next level.

 

 

Please email us at bigforktheatre@gmail.com to register your interest for Group Mind - a class will be scheduled soon.


Creating Characters

Upcoming Creating Characters Sessions

In Creating Characters students discover how to create fleshed out characters on the spot. Successful completion of Improv Fundamentals or another introductory improv class is required to take this class.

Students will explore using physicality, relationship and Point of View to develop their characterisation skills and then apply them to long form improvisation.

Advanced Improv Classes


Upcoming Finding the Funny Sessions

Finding the Funny


Finding the Funny teaches students how to perform Big Fork Theatre’s flagship improv show Cool Story Bro. Succesful completion of Big Fork Theatre's The Scene and 6+ months of improv experience are required to take this class.

Finding the Funny explores how to take true stories and turn them into hilarious improvised scenes. Once students have completed this course they are invited to join Big Fork Theatre’s Cool Story Bro ensemble.

 

 

 

Our next Finding the Funny session will be announced shortly.  Please email us at bigforktheatre@gmail.com to register your interest.


Upcoming The Harold Sessions

The Harold

This level introduces students to The Harold Chicago's signature long form improvisation format. Successful completion of Big Fork Theatre’s Group Mind and 9+ months of improv experience is required to take this class.

The Harold is a format that is performed all around the world - it weaves together multiple threads of characters and stories through two person scenes, group games and organic exploration of themes - all inspired by a single word.

 

 

The Harold will be starting in Term 1 2018.  Please email us at bigforktheatre@gmail.com to register your interest.


Upcoming Improv Electives

Improv Electives


Big Fork Theatre will be offering a variety of improv electives throughout the year from regular classes that aren't required learning for the rest of our program to visiting teachers from interstate and overseas.

Regular topics include Musical Improvisation, Characters, new longform improv fromats and many more.

 

 

There aren't any upcoming electives at this time. Please join our mailing list below or like us on Facebook to stay up to date.