Impro for EVERYONE

We think impro should be available for everyone to try! We have a free workshop every Wednesday (except holidays and during the summer). Begínner or experienced improviser doesn´t matter - everyone is welcome. (To challenge our more experienced improvisers, we have a Level 2 workshop as well - talk to the workshop leader if you want to participate).  

WEDNESDAYS AT 18:00, CHATEAU NEUF

Join our Facebook group for more information:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/improneufinternational

Pssst! We also have workshops in Norwegian - read more!

 

GUEST WORKSHOPS

Special guest workshop WITH Mona and Shara, JUNE 7: Sex and Violence

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1489308511197081

Want to tell passionate love stories or get into wild fist-fights? 

From stage kisses to slaps, intimate moments to violent outbursts, this class will teach you the down and dirty ways to safely and sensitively show intimacy and violence onstage. 

In this class, we'll start by focusing on connection and feedback to make sure you're taking care of your scene partners and creating a supportive environment for play, then we'll dive into techniques and scene work. 

After this class, you'll be rarin' to fall in love onstage or get into a bar brawl in a rollicking Western! 

NB: Limited spots!
Thursday June 7, 18:00 - 22:00
Chateau Neuf, Oslo

Special guest workshop WITH Mona and Shara, JUNE 9-10: Narrative Longform Weekend Intensive

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/373911446448764

In this two-day intensive workshop, you will kick your narrative skills into high gear and dive into the magic of creating a continuous 45-minute story on stage. 

We will playfully explore the structure of stories and work on developing mindsets that encourage you to build rich settings, deep relationships, and real characters with strong objectives. 

NB: Limited spots!
Saturday June 9, 12:00 - 17:00
Sunday June 10, 13:00 - 18:00
Chateau Neuf, Oslo
 

About Mona anD Shara

Mona and Shara are San Francisco-based improvisers whose style combines clowning, character, and storytelling. In the summer of 2017, they toured the United States for 9 weeks, performing and teaching in 19 cities. They have been featured in the Ocean State Improv Festival (Rhode Island), SF Sketchfest, and the San Diego Improv Festival, among others. When they aren’t traveling, they live in San Francisco and perform and teach with Un-Scripted Theater Company and other Bay Area groups.

Mona Thompson is an improv performer, teacher, and coach. She began improvising in high school, continued in college as a member of the Stanford Improvisors, and never looked back. Currently, Mona performs with Un-Scripted Theater Company, Social Studies Improv, Minerva, and, of course, Mona and Shara Do Improv. She teaches at BATS Improv, Un-Scripted Theater Company, Stagebridge, and Stanford University. In 2014, she co-founded Collective Capital, a company that helps organizations create a culture of innovation through improv and design. Learn more at monajthompson.com.

Shara Tonn is an improviser, actor, clown and teacher. An alumna of the Stanford Improvisors and San Francisco Circus Center’s Clown Conservatory, Shara performs with Un-Scripted Theater Company, Minerva, Mona and Shara Do Improv, Bay Area Children’s Theater and Bay Area comedy shows. This fall, she was invited to clown at the 2017 AEMI International Comedy Festival in Shanghai. She teaches improv at BATS Improv, Collective Capital, Un-Scripted Theater Company and Aragon High School.