Impro Melbourne

Impro Melbourne is a globally famous, locally focused theatre company, committed to furthering the art of improvisation.

The Impro Melbourne calendar is always full, with our talented cast performing an array of shows and our expert teachers running a busy schedule of workshops. We bring our integrity and passion to schools and community venues, lead exceptional corporate training sessions, and fly our flag at national and international festivals. 

Our productions are unique, spanning a wide variety of genres and themes, for a range of audiences. We stage heartfelt musicals, high-octane comedies, richly woven stories, and cheeky fun for young minds. Artistic risk-taking and creative exploration are key in ensuring that our work remains fresh, bold and inclusive.

With an ensemble of talented, internationally acclaimed performers to draw from, this is gold-standard impro that constantly strives to raise the bar for great entertainment.

The company is run by Artistic Director Katherine Weaver, General Manager Rik Brown and the Impro Melbourne Management Committee.


Our story

We’re proud to be the longest-running improvised theatre company in Melbourne.

Formed in 1996 by Russell Fletcher and Christine Keogh, our work is based on the philosophy of actor and impro teacher Keith Johnstone, author of the international best sellers Impro and Impro For Storytellers.

We are the only company in Victoria licensed to perform Keith's formats Theatresports™, Maestro Impro™ and Gorilla Theatre™.