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Jake Lyons

Advanced Performance Course

Who can join?

This Advanced Course is structured for those who have already completed an Improv course and have already participated in a showcase or Improv performances.  To find out more or see our range of click: courses:


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Course Teacher - Jake Lyons

Jake is the founder & artistic director of The London Improv Theatre and the founder and director of LiveWired Comedy Improvisation. He casts, rehearses and directs all the LiveWired professional shows and performances. Jake is an experienced teacher of the techniques of Improvisation for performance and as a transferable skill to work and social situations.


The Course

Demanding and fun this Advanced Course is formulated to consolidate existing skills and challenge participants to to work collaboratively as part of a cast. Geared totally to the end of course performance, you will work with the same group through the course to create a Showcase Performance comprising of fast paced short form scenes, games and longer form multi-scene ‘plays’. All participants of the course are offered the opportunity to perform in the end of course show, hosted by Jake - this is  the highlight of the course.


Course Elements 

  • Scene & character work

  • Short-Form performance games

  • Long-Form multi scene structures

  • Collaboration & stage craft


The end of course showcase performance takes place at The London Improv Theatre, using stage and lights with cabaret seating/private bar with the audience invited by the participants including friends & family.

Dates & Times

Saturday  10th Nov   3PM to 5PM
Saturday  17th Nov   3PM to 5PM
Saturday  24th Nov   3PM to 5PM
Saturday  1st    Dec   3PM to 5PM
Saturday  8th    Dec  3PM to 5PM
Sunday     9th    Dec  5PM through to Showcase

Venue: London Improv Theatre

Fee: £170.00


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