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Weekly improv drop in classes at NixonMcInnes – every Friday lunchtime.

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It’s clear that in the 21st century, businesses and individuals need to be present, flexible, responsive, confident and aligned to a core purpose more than they ever have.

These are some of the guiding principles of improvised comedy – being in the moment, listening, responding quickly and with clarity, working in teams and producing something beautiful – all with a single goal of creating something together, in the moment.

These are skills that can be learned through improv workshops and these are skills I will be sharing here at NixonMcInnes every Friday lunchtime from 12 – 1pm. This, as well as an opportunity to come together, laugh (a lot) and share knowledge.

Anyone is welcome to join us and over the coming weeks and months, some of the themes we will be looking at are:

  • Agreement
  • Listening
  • Commitment
  • Team work
  • Creativity
  • Saying Yes
  • Resilience
I will also theme workshops if there are requests for specific skills to be worked on.

The format will be a fun, immersive improvisation workshop – taking key improv theatre, comedy and stagecraft tactics and drawing out applications that can be applied to groups and organisations in the world around us. I also hope that people will find them personally fulfilling and provide a creative release!

We’d love it if you can join us – just let us know via twitter or drop Matt an email on matt.matheson@nixonmcinnes.co.uk so we have an idea of numbers.

There is no fee, we just ask you to come with an open mind and an open heart :)

So come down, drop in and find out why improvisation is one of the most important skills we’ll need in the world around us now and in the future.

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