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Mon, 02 May


Totem Theatre

Improvisation Foundations

Join Dan Milne for this 4-week course as we explore the foundations of improvisation!

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Improvisation Foundations
Improvisation Foundations

Time & Location

02 May 2022, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm ACST

Totem Theatre, Anzac Oval, Wills Terrace, Alice Springs NT 0870, Australia


About the Event


What is improvisation, we hear you ask? "Improvisation is the process by which we create" (Lyn Pierse). It's taking what you have on hand, in the moment, and creating something with it. It is something we use in our daily lives, at work and leisure, and also on the stage as performers. Improv is play!

IMPROVISATION FOUNDATIONS is part 1 of On The Wing's progressive curriculum of theatrical improvisation skills. 

Over the course of 4 weeks we will be exploring some of the foundational skills of improvisation, such as:

  • Trusting our instincts
  • Making and accepting an 'offer'
  • Introducing an ‘objective’
  • Advancing and extending the narrative
  • Finding the game

This is a beginners' course in improvisation, and no prior experience is necessary - just a willingness to have a go and have fun! The course is suitable for participants 16 years and over.

IMPORTANT: The 4-week program in itself is also progressive, and participants will need to commit to the full course, as it is not designed to facilitate "drop-ins". If you can't make it to all 4 weeks, but are interested in developing your skills, please send an email to and we will add you to our list to receive an alert when our next introductory class is being held! Likewise, if you have had prior experience/learning of improv skills, drop us a line and we can let you know when our intermediate class is in the pipeline.


Mondays, May 2 - 19





ASTG Members: $15

Non-Members: $20


ASTG Members: $50

Non-Members: $70

TO REGISTER: Submit your registration by clicking the link below.

Class size is limited to 12, so don't delay in registering!


Your place will only be confirmed once payment has been received. Payment can be made by bank transfer or credit card. Upfront payment is required for either the whole course or the first class. Exact payment details will be sent with your registration email.


Dan Milne is an Mparntwe/Alice Springs-based actor and performer. A graduate of Actors Centre Australia, and with over a decade of professional performance under his belt, Dan has worked and trained with some of the country's finest improvisers, including Darren Gilshenan (No Activity, A Moody Christmas), Bridie Connell (Whose Line Is It Anyway? Australia), Carlo Ritchie (Celebrity Letters and Numbers), Lyn Pierse (Theatresports Australia), and Dean Carey (Actors Centre Australia).

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