When I was starting out as an actor in San Francisco I took all kinds of different acting classes and improv was a big part of that. My goal was to work in film and scripted theater, but I loved improv and I felt it gave me so much confidence and tools for other kinds of acting. Then I had an improv class that scared the crap out of me.
Moving to Sweden from San Francisco seven years ago was a huge challenge for me. Leaving the community I had behind and not understanding the Swedish cultural codes, at times I felt like I lost touch with who I was. Creating an international improv community in Stockholm became my turning point. A community where I could express myself and also a positive place for others to be seen, supported and embraced for who they are.
We were invited to perform at TEDx Stockholm, so we created a special show just for TED. Naturally it sounded thrilling to perform a completely improvised TED talk since they are usually so rehearsed and polished. To up the difficulty we did it as a three some and took three suggestions from the audience that we had to weave into the speech. We think we performed the first ever improvised TED talk. The next game we had the audience write a sentence that a TED speaker would never say on stage. Then we played a scene where the speakers were at the […]
We are proud to present our weekend intensives in a variety of different disciplines and great teachers! Saturday-Sunday February 28-March 1 READ MORE & SIGN UP! Date: Saturday – Sunday, February 28 – March 1 Time: 10:00-16:00 Location: Tage Granit, Crafoordsväg 14 Teacher: Malin Crépin & Josh Lenn Price: 2 000 SEK Prerequisite: Improv Level 2 or equivalent acting training Saturday-Sunday March 14-15 READ MORE & SIGN UP! Date: Saturday – Sunday, March 14-15 Time: 10:00-16:00 Location: Tage Granit, Crafoordsväg 14 Teacher: Camilla Persson Price: 1 500 SEK Prerequisite: Improv Level 3 or equivalent Saturday-Sunday, March 28-29 READ MORE & SIGN UP! Date: Saturday – Sunday, March 28-29. Time: 10:00-16:00 Location: Tage Granit, Crafoordsväg 14 Teacher: Jenny Elfving Price: 1 […]
We have been selected to perform Lost in Translation at the Sweden International Improv Festival in Uppsala on February 26th, 2015. We are really fired up for this festival which we host awesome acts from all over the world. Uppsala is less than one hour from Stockholm, so get your butt over there and watch a show, or take a workshop! #SWIMP15 FB Page: https://www.facebook.com/swedenimprovfestival