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Improv Comedy (Skills)
12-18s: Tuesdays

This class focuses on developing your improvisational skills in the style of improvised comedy shows such as Absolute Improv. The group is led by two talented improvisers from Edinburgh’s acclaimed comedy group TBC Improv.

Are there currently spaces available? Yes! Spaces are now available for April 2024. Please email james@strangetown.org.uk to find out more.

Location: Broughton St Mary’s Church, Bellevue Crescent.

Dates: Tuesday 16th April – Tuesday 11th June

Class Times: 6.15-8.15pm (2 hours)

Term Fee: £115

Free and discounted places are available. Please visit our Access Fund – Bursaries page for more information.

To sign-up, please contact james@strangetown.org.uk

Photos by Andy Catlin


Age group: 12-18
Dates: 6.15-8.15pm: Tuesday 16th April - Tuesday 11th June
Venue: Broughton St Mary's Church

£110 for the 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.

Gregor Davidson

Workshop Leader - Improv Comedy 12-18s

Gregor is a professional actor and improviser based in Edinburgh. His work ranges from stage and screen to immersive events, audio books, commercials, video games and improvised comedy.

Gregor trained at Telford College (HNC Acting and Performance), RADA (Foundation Course) and The Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts (BA (Hons) Acting) graduating in 2013.

Gregor has been member of TBC Improv since 2015 and has performed with company at the Edinburgh Festival ever since. He is passionate about the power of improvisation not just as a means of creating comedy but also in gaining invaluable life skills such as; thinking on your feet, communication skills, listen to others and saying “yes and.”

Charlie Park-Long

Workshop Assistant: Friday 12-18s Film & Tuesday 12-18s Improv Comedy

Charlie is a young and inspiring filmmaker working with Strange Town to help teach film and theatre to other young people. He is on the Autistic spectrum and he uses that to drive his passion for film. Film has been a huge passion of his for many years and he is enthused to have the chance to teach it to people, with the hope that those people he teaches will have the same passion as him. He’s most looking forward to talking and discussing film with his group. He is very excited to start this journey and happy to be working with Strange Town.

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