BIG School of Improv

Barcelona Improv Group offers classes in different areas of Improvisation for enthusiastic improvisers, whether new to the form or an old hand at the games. If your focus is to improve, learn, or to really develop a skill, then a class in Improv is for you.

Register now for Spring term 2017

 

BIG SI offers a variety of courses of different levels and types of improvisation:
(Click the links below for more information on each course.)

Level 1: Foundations of Improvisation
taught by Evan Schweitzer

A fun introduction to improvisation, teaching the skills to create scenes collaboratively and spontaneously, as well as some of the BIG performance games.

Level 2: Short Form Games Intensive
taught by Noah Levin

An intermediate class devoted to learning and playing BIG’s shortform improv games, finding what makes them funny, and building on basic improv skills towards performance.
(What’s “short form”? check out our FAQ for more details)

Introduction to Longform Improvisation
taught by Jeremie Day Glider

An introduction to longform improvisation, a more theatrical and freeform style of performance.

Longform Scene Study: Advanced Scenework

taught by Ella Galt

Fine tune your longform with highly-personalised feedback and coaching.

Open Study Workshops
taught by various instructors, April 22nd-23rd, June 17th-18th

A selection of 3-hour improv workshops on a variety of longform improvisational topics from local and visiting teachers. Sign up individually or save by booking them all in advance.

Longform Scene Study: Game
not offered this term

An 8 week exploration of the dynamics of 2 person scenes and group scenes with a focus on finding, exploring, and heightening Game.

Level 3: Advanced Short Form
not offered this term

The next step up from our Level 2 class, where improvisers learn the most challenging games, how to edit their scenes, how to MCing, and take their improv skills to the next level.

Longform Form Study: This Is Your Life
not offered this term

This brand new longform takes the true stories and memories of one audience member and brings them to life through improvisation.

Longform Form Study: The Living Room
not offered this term

Originally inspired by a dinner party full of improvisers that couldn’t stay in their seats, The Living Room is a form that mixes authentic conversation with longform scenes.

Longform Form Study: The Armando

not offered this term

This form combines improvised scenes and monologues from a single story teller who frames the show, giving the entire performance an arc.

Longform Level 2: The Harold
not offered this term

After learning how to improvise a scene from scratch, students will learn how to create an entirely improvised play.

Hear also what some of our past students sayeth:

“BIG classes never let me down! Class days are my favorite days of the week!”

“Great lessons, great people, great fun! 10/10 would recommend.”

“funsies and warm in the right places”

“Very supportive, informative and positive. Lots of personal feedback, game practice and team spirit. The show is exhilarating. Recommended especially if you have never performed before! It’s a great experience. But also if you have, Improvisation is something else!”

“Evan has a passion, an enthusiasm, and a smile that makes a student want to make him proud. So professional! So punctual, so focused and such an amazing human being. A real pleasure to study his funny faces and exuberant energy.”

“Holy friggin’ unicorns!”

 

If you have further questions, go to contact us and choose the “Classes” department to get in touch.

Waiting List

Didn’t register in time?  Don’t fret, you are automatically on our waiting list and you will be notified of any open spots. If enough people join the waiting list, more classes may be offered.

Teens/Children

Unfortunately, we are not yet offering classes to teenagers or children. Currently the minimum age for our courses is 16 (please see Class Policies.) Please email us at info@barcelonaimprovgroup.com if you are/have a teenager interested in improvisation classes in English – we are preparing a course now, so we could provide you with more information about it.

Disclaimer

Participation in Barcelona Improv Group (“BIG”) classes and workshops is completely voluntary. Although injury is highly unlikely, your participation is at your own risk. BIG is not responsible for any injuries sustained during activities. It is the participant’s responsibility to inform the instructor of any medical conditions and to withdraw from or refrain from participating in any activities that he or she feels will present a physical risk to the participant or others. Participants in workshops and classes agree to respect the physical boundaries of fellow classmates and to avoid engaging in aggressive activities or maneuvers that could expose yourself or other participants to physical injury.
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Additional Class Policies

 

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