WORKSHOP PROGRAM

Improv Workshops with Australia's best teachers

The Brisbane Improv Festival workshop program has workshops for absolute beginner to the experienced improviser. Learn new skills and have fun while learning from Australia's best improv teachers. Workshops will take place at the Seven Hills Hub on Saturday 20 February and Sunday 21 February. 

SATURDAY 20 FEB

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ALL THE FEELS WITH LOU MACONACHIE (CBR)

10:00 AM Saturday, Jolly Centre Workshop - $50

The ability to harness and convey emotions can elevate our improvisation to another level. In this workshop participants will explore the triggers and features of their base emotions and receive guidance on how to authentically connect to and convey emotions to heighten their performance.

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INTRO TO MUSICAL IMPROV WITH MARK GRIMES (BRIS)

10:00 AM Saturday, Ron Hurley Theatre - $50

Want to learn about how to singprov? This workshop will take you through techniques to impress an audience from the moment you open your mouth to the last line of your carefully crafted melody. 

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PLAYING WITH CATTLE WITH KATE COATES & CALE BAIN (SYD)​

2:00 PM Saturday, Jolly Centre Workshop - $50

In this workshop, Cale Bain and Kate Coates from Improv Theatre Sydney (ITS) will take you through their approach to two person scene work. Slow down! Do less! Chill out! Perfect for folks with fundamental improv skills who are looking to connect with their scene partners more easily and find out what's really going on.

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THE SECRET SUPERHERO GALAXY TRAVELING FAMILY BAND SHOW

3:00 PM Saturday, Ron Hurley Theatre - $20 per family

Being in a family can be hard work! Especially when your family happens to be in a traveling band & no one really knows how to play your instruments. The audience are invited to join in some all inclusive improv games at the start of the show.

SUNDAY 21 FEB

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DISCOVER IMPROV WITH THE BIG FORK DIRECTORS (BRIS)

10:00 AM Sunday, Jolly Centre Workshop - FREE

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.

TOGETHER AGAINST THE WORLD WITH CAMERON WATSON (BRIS)

10:00 AM Sunday, Ron Hurley Theatre - $50

Designed for duos to take together this workshop introduces participants to Cameron's approach to two person improv shows. With a focus on having fun and playing multiple characters this workshop is guaranteed to challenge and reward.

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FROM HARDBOILED TO HARLEQUIN ROMANCE: GENRES IN IMPROV WITH BRAD DANIELS (BRIS)

2:00 PM Sunday, Jolly Centre Workshop - $50

Genres are a fun way to bring some spice to your improv - be it soap opera, detective or sci-fi. This workshop unleashes participant's potential for all sorts of genres - from Shakespeare to Disney, from Horror to Children’s show.

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TRUTH BOMBS WITH LOU MACONACHIE (CBR)

2:00 PM Sunday, Ron Hurley Theatre - $50

Inspired by the work of David Razowsky, this workshop focuses on the moment of interaction between players that is beyond plot or situation. It brings players to that moment where there is nothing else but how they truly feel about each other.