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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! There are still spaces available for Sep-Dec 2023. Please contact james@strangetown.org.uk for a sign-up link. (Last updated: 22/09/23)

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

Dates: Tuesday 5th September – 12th December (Half-term 17th Oct, no session) 

Class Times: 6.15-8.15pm (2 hours)

Term Fee: £110

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 5th September - 12th December (Half-term 17th Oct, no session) 
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.”

Thomas Mugglestone

Workshop Assistant: Improv Comedy 12-18s

Thomas is an actor and writer based in Edinburgh since 2016 where he graduated from the MGA Academy of Performing Arts with a BA Hons for Acting. During this time he co-wrote, performed and directed a play for schools in the East Lothian area called “Raising Sheep” tackling themes of prejudice in its various forms.
Since graduating in 2019, Thomas has gone on to perform in plays at the Fringe Festival, Voice Over roles for audio dramas and animations, and a TV spot in Outlander.
Prior to his time in Edinburgh Thomas was a part of musical theatre youth company “Phoenix Youth Theatre” in Aberdeen, and before that two different comedy improv troupes “Creatures of Impulse” and “Improv the Nation” in California where Thomas got his start into the world of performing arts.

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