Tag Archives: improvisation

Schnitz and Giggles at the Hellenic Club

20 Dec

Schnitz and Giggles is a concept devised by members of Impro ACT (impro being short for improvisation), held at the Hellenic Club on Monday nights from 6.30pm over these past few months.

The name pretty much explains it all: come for a meal, and for your trouble, you’ll get a few hours of improvised theatre (and that part’s for free!).

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Crescendo at the Street Theatre

4 Mar

There’s nothing like a dinner out and some good theatre to cap off the work week. Continue reading

Improvention 2011

30 Aug

Despite two-and-a-bit and three-and-a-bit years of living in Canberra respectively, neither T2 nor I had been to the Street Theatre, so what better reason than to attend Improvention? Improvention is a week-long festival showcasing improvised theatre: from what I understand, during the day there are conferences and workshops for improvisers (hailing across the globe) to attend, while at night the public gets to see performances for a rather reasonable fee.  Improvised theatre is simply performance where most everything is made up on the spot with a bit of stimulus or a framework to work in—think Thank God You’re Here or Whose Line Is It Anyway?

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