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Improv Comedy
8-11s: Fridays (Previous Project)

Sorry, but this event is no longer running.

Improv Comedy is currently on hiatus until September. Please contact admin@strangetown.org.uk to find out how to be added to the waiting list.

Photos by Andy Catlin


Age group: 8-11
Dates: Fridays 2.30-4pm: 14th January - 8th April 2022
Venue: Leith Community Centre (once it reopens)- the term will begin with online sessions on Zoom

£85 per term NB bursaries giving discounts and free places are available.

What to Bring:

Loose, comfortable clothes and a bottle of water

Staff Members

Caroline Mathison

Workshop Leader - Improv Comedy 12-18s

Caroline is an actor and theatre practitioner based in Edinburgh.

As an actor she has performed all over Scotland and internationally, with a variety of stage and screen experience. Caroline is also a comedy improviser and a core member of acclaimed improv troupe, To Be Continued, performing and workshopping on a regular basis.

As a theatre practitioner Caroline has worked with people of all ages and abilities, teaching and facilitating for organisations including EIF Creative Learning, Lung Ha Theatre Company, Chickenshed, Joyworks, Improv Academy and North Edinburgh Arts.

Amy Wilson

Director: Friday 11-14s & Assistant Director: Tuesday 14-18s

Amy is a theatre maker, performer and youth arts facilitator. She graduated with BA(hons) Dance and Drama from Kingston University and Edinburgh College in 2020, during which she completed a placement with Strange Town. Amy is passionate about working with children and young people and has worked extensively as an Associate Artist with Firefly Arts and has worked freelance with At the Root and Scottish Youth Theatre. Amy enjoys using theatre as means to learn more about the world in which we live and often uses movement as means of narrative within both devised performance and text-based productions.

What People Say

"The classes are fun, I have made lots of new friends and I particularly enjoy doing the show at the end of each term."

Youth Theatre member

"I like thinking of the scenes each week and making them come to life."

Youth Theatre member

'It's awesome, really good, so soo good. On the first day I was a bit nervous but by the end of the first week I was looking forward to my Friday the most. Because I had drama. Adam and Jo made me feel really comfortable.'

Youth Theatre member