1. Wanted to challenge yourself by thinking on your feet? 2. Wanted to break routine monotony by gaining a new skill? 3. Fancied Improv and thought of taking it up as a performance?
For all of the above, we bring to you a monthly Improv 101 Workshop where we cover the basics of Improvisation in a very helpful, encouraging and safe environment.
This workshop will keep recurring on the 2nd Sunday of every month with 3 facilitators to guide each session. The facilitator will be Nasir Engineer
Nasir is the Artistic Director of ICB. He has been learning Improv and performing it for the past 8 years. He has created Improv programs for kids of 10-12 year old's as part of the Trinity School curriculum at Jagriti Theatre. He has coached and performed Improv for companies such Uber, Globus Travels, TE Connectivity, Embassy Group etc. He has even co-conceptualized India's first Improvised Christmas musical performance with ICB in December 2015. He is also the Festival Director of the Bengaluru Improv Festival, India's first ever Improv festival.
Some of his Improv milestones include:
Training a beginners batch of students in Mumbai for 8 months and setting them up for shows,
Training the new members in Improv at ICB,
Conducting Improv workshops for corporates namely Sony, Globus Travels and TE Connectivity.
Helping conceptulize and perform several shows with ICB
Set up and facilitate an 8 week Improv course for kids between 10 - 12 years as a part of their theatre learning in association with Trinity School of London.
Set up the first 8 week intensive Improv program for adults in Bangalore