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    ca. 6 yrs ago
    Guido Boyke | Blog Feed

    Jimmy Carrane: What is the goal of improv: Having better bad shows. Read my latest Improv Nerd blog.

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    Drama Classes London proudly presents the Improvisation Masterclass 'Walking and Falling' with the well known acting teacher Evdokimos Tsolakidis.

    A workshop with Evdokimos Tsolakidis including a show.

    Saturday 16.00 - 20.00:

    Relaxation for both body and voice, and a range of improvisation exercises to create the necessary chemistry between members of the group.

    Please bring a short monologue memorised (10-15 lines), and bring a photocopy on the first day of the workshop.

    Individual direction is given to the participants, in order to prepare their monologues for the following day.

    Sunday 12.00 - 19.30:

    12.00 - 16.00 Exploration, and preparation of the show

    16.00 - 17.00 Technical Rehearsal

    17.00 - 18.00 Dress rehearsal

    18.00 - 18.30 Break

    18.30 - 19.15 "Walking and Falling" the show.

    19.15 – 19.30 Discussion and conclusion.

    Please invite colleagues-friends to come at 18.15 to watch the show. It will start at 18.30; run-time 45 minutes.

    Cost of the weekend: £60 Course
    Attending the course and not participating: £30

    Please wear loose clothes and bring a bottle of water.

    Booking/info: or 07515017485

    Evdokimos Tsolakidis:

    He was born in Thessaloniki in 1962.
    He graduated from the high school of Ambelokipi in Thessaloniki.
    He studied at the Medical School of the University of Rome. He was awarded his diploma of the Drama School of Northern Greece with honours.
    He continued his studies in drama, acting and directing in New York City (H.B. Studio, Actor’s Studio) funded by the U.S.A. Government (Fulbright Foundation).
    He is in his fourth year of studies at the Greek Open University (Humanities Section, European Culture).

    He has worked as an actor in many troupes, including the State Theatre of Northern Greece, the National Theatre of Greece, the Spyros Evangelatos Auditorium, the Regional Theatre of Crete and Thrace, the troupes Karezi-Kazakos, Aliki Vougiouklaki, George Kimoulis e.t.c. He took part in film and television productions and directed plays in Greece and abroad.
    He is the founder and the Artistic Director of Theatre of Changes (, founded in 1998) where he directs plays and teaches to this day. Theatre of Changes hosts each year about a thousand of students being taught by actors, directors and other artists.
    At the same time, he teaches systematically in Rome (International Acting School, Cinecitta) and in London (Caravanserai Productions) as well as in Stockholm (Kulturama), in Istanbul ( Müjdat Gezen Art Academy, SAKM), in Tbilisi (Marjansvilli Theatre), in New York City (Theaterlab), in Paris (Ecole de Théatre de Paris), in Amsterdam (Easylaughs group), in Kathmandu (Dabali Theater) as well as in different parts of Greece.

    He has participated at International Theatre Festivals (Romania, Iran, Switzerland and Mexico) and has taught at the Theatre Department of the Universities of Alexandria in Egypt, Tehran in Iran, Ciudad del Carmen in Mexico.
    He was chairman of the jury of the International Theatre Festival in Agadir (Morocco 2007).
    Every year since 2005, he organizes ''In.Fo.Ma.T.''(International Festival of Making Theatre), an international meeting of theatre makers from around the world.

    He has published the following books: “Acting without teacher” by KOAN editions and the plays ''Athens - Moscow'' and ''Nothing'' by Dodoni editions.
    ''Athens - Moscow'' has been translated into Iranian by Sakineh Arabnejad, and published by Afraz editions ( and was staged in Tehran, directed by Katayun Feiz-Marandi. Both plays have been staged in Zurich, directed by Anna Tsixli while “Nothing” has been translated in Turkish by Kemal Basar and has been published along with the magazine “Yeni Tiyatro” in March 2010.

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    ca. 6 yrs ago
    Guido Boyke | Blog Feed

    The Improv Scotland Podcast features improvisers in Scotland improvising on a podcast and is on iTunes here:
    Please listen/share/subscribe/rate/review/ignore at your pleasure!

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    ca. 6 yrs ago
    Guido Boyke | Blog Feed

    Jimmy Carrane: Here is a fresh new episode of Improv Nerd with Maribeth Monroe from Workaholics. You are going to love her as much as we did. Check it out!