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Fun and friendly introduction to the world making things up

Unlock your ideas, boost your confidence and get more play into your life with this 8-week introduction to improv. Experienced teacher Carla will guide beginners through the fundamentals. We'll be playing games, learning improv techniques and building stories together, all in a safe, supportive environment. You'll also receive weekly notes so that you can revise the activities from class.

Complete beginners are welcome.

You don’t need any drama, acting, comedy or improv experience.


Next course January 2024

Thursdays 7:30pm to 9:30pm

£150 full / £130 concession/£70 bursary* 

Venue in Central Cambridge TBC. Click below and leave your details. We'll be in touch closer to the time.

Students doing an improv course with The Ministry of Unplanned Occurrences, Cambridge, UK

We're running an advanced class in patterns and game. Using skills based on sketch and comedy, you'll learn how to recognise patterns in scenes to create improvised sketches. You'll learn about heightening, rule of three, and how to find and play the 'game of the scene'. 

Already an improviser?


Wednesdays for 8 weeks

4 October to 22 November 2023

7:30pm to 9:30pm

St Philips Church, Mill Road

£150 full / £130 concession/£70 bursary


Completed 16 weeks of improv training with the Ministry of Unplanned Occurrences or similar.


Carla Keen is an experienced improvisational actor and teacher with an MA in Advanced Theatre Practice from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.


Carla has studied improv and clown with various international teachers, groups and directors over 10 years. Carla believes that space to play and be in the moment are key to wellbeing, and her classes are joyful and highly interactive. 

Carla has an enhanced DBS, has taken adult safe-guarding training. and ensures that students work to an agreed code of conduct. 

'If you want somewhere to learn improv, this is a safe, fun, and encouraging environment in which to do it.'

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