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Intermediate 2: Intro to Musical Improv - Wednesdays Term 4

  • Paddington Substation 150 Enoggera Terrace Paddington, Queensland, 4064 Australia (map)

Early Bird places on sale until 22 September - book your place today!


Intro to Musical Improv will introduce students to the basic concepts and tools needed to create songs and music in the moment.

There is nothing more joyful than creating a fully improvised song out of thin air. It can explore the emotional connections of the your characters and drive the action of the scene forward, all while getting a catchy chorus stuck in your audience’s head for hours.

If you’ve ever wanted to stretch your improv muscles then Intro to Musical Improv is where you should start.

Specific skills and topics covered:

  • How to use lyrics as a storytelling tool

  • How to work with other improvisers and a musician to create improvised songs

  • Basic song structures, rhyming, rhythm and melody techniques

  • Creating songs from your character’s perspective

  • When to bring an improvised song into a long form

  • How to end an improvised song

  • How you can sing great even when your singing isn’t great

  • Beginner vocal warm ups

There is no previous musical experience required to take this class, whether you’ve never sung outside of the shower or you’ve toured all great Opera Houses of the world, this workshop is for you! However, successful completion of Big Fork Theatre's Intermediate 1: The Scene is required to take this class - you need to have a good grounding in improv. Special consideration may be made at the discretion of the teacher, if you don't fit this criteria but you feel that you have the required training and skill please contact our Training Director at to discuss.

Early bird pricing: Full $230, Concession $180 until 22 September.
Regular pricing: Full $260, Concession $210

This course meets for 4 sessions on Wednesday Evenings starting 25 September at 6:30PM that are each 3 hours long. The final class will be on 1 October. You will perform in a graduation show on Thursday 24 October.

The course will be held at Paddington Substation, 150 Enoggera Tce Paddington 4064

Why take an improv class?

Improv is for everyone. It doesn't matter how experienced or inexperienced you are as a performer Big Fork Theatre's classes are designed to benefit everyone. Our classes focus on developing your listening skills, stage confidence and team work.

Big Fork Theatre's improvisational classes are beneficial for actors and comedians looking to add a new skill set to their performing repertoire. Improv is becoming increasingly desired when casting and can help performers adjust to any situation whether it be during an audition or in the rehearsal room.

Improvisation is an excellent way to improve your communication skills and confidence when speaking in public.  

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