Nathan Improv Local: Cardiff Impro Weekend Courses

Nathan Improv Local: Cardiff Impro present:
Weekend Improv Comedy Intensive: Fundamentals of Improv (Level One)

Saturday 19th – Sunday 20st March 2016, 11am – 5pm.

Cardiff Arches, John Street, Cardiff CF10 5PE

Efficiency in Improv: Weekend Improv Comedy Intensive (Level Two)

Saturday 16th – Sunday 17th April, 11am – 5pm.

Level One: Spontaneity assists people: inter-personal, confidence and risk-taking.

For all walks of life, improv comedy will offer a development in confidence, communication and spontaneity. In-line with the background of Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Will Ferrell and Brits such as Eddie Izzard, Paul Merton and Phil Jupitus, the course advocates the use of improvisation for everyone. No need to be an actor or comedian, but you’re allowed too.

Level Two: Weekend Intensive Improv & Performance course that will improve improv skills to create scenes on stage. The course begins by developing students with a deeper understanding of an offer and acceptance into characters. First, students focus on their communication with each other making sure that they can communicate clearly as individuals and as a group. Next the students will practice using what is there to release each other from burden and invention. Students will be working through clarity and honesty.

“Thank you for your power and being dynamic!” Anonymous, Germany
“I really love the focus of this workshop… Thanks for everything.” İpek Nisa Beslen, Turkey
“Awakened lots of thoughts; really interesting…” Anonymous, Finland

Nathan Keates ( is a professional international improv teacher that has various acclaims in testimonials and toured to various festivals around the world to both teach and perform. Keates has also directed many productions. In this weekend improv comedy intensive, Keates shall lead through topics from Viola Spolin, Keith Johnstone, Del Close and some from the Keates himself (amongst others). By the end of the course all participants will have personally explored and developed in the art form of improvisation and can stroll through the wonders that are your journey to the unknown.

Let’s find the funny together.

"I had a great time and feel that I've made a huge step forward in improv. Thanks." Denitsa, Belgium

"Nathan' brought together the magical support from oneself and the freedom provided by chaos." Anonymous, Estonia

Booking for the course is available directly via emailing Nathan:

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