Masterclass for experienced Improvisers

with Rama Nicholas


Masterclass with Rama Nicholas - Longform story technique.


In this 8 week course taught by multi-award-winning actor/comedian and Impro Melbourne alumni, Rama Nicholas, you will get the chance to deep dive into story, character, and emotion through long-form storytelling. Explore what it takes to make bold story choices, create complex characters and electric relationships. Explore how you can affect the audience and leave them wanting more. In the last week of the course, there will be a casual showcase of the work to a small group of peers and friends (depending on Covid rules of course).

Prerequisites: Impro Melbourne's SpontaneityNarrative TechniqueCharacter courses as well as a performance course or experience, or similar training at the discretion of the Artistic Director or course instructor.

Questions? Contact our workshop co-ordinator Katherine.

Age requirement: 18 and over. Please see our Impro in Schools programs for anyone under 18.

Workshop Details

Dates & Times

June 2 – July 21, 2021
Wednesdays 7.00pm – 9.00pm
Course of 8 classes


$349.00 full
$309.00 concession

Prices in AUD, GST included


The Courthouse Hotel
86-90 Errol St, North Melbourne VIC 3051

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Residing in Melbourne, Rama was a member of Impro Melbourne’s ensemble cast for 13 years in which she performed in, taught workshops, and directed many productions. Rama is an ensemble member of the acclaimed ‘Orcas Island Project’, 15 improvisers from diverse cultural backgrounds come together every year to create and perform cutting-edge improvised theatre. Her philosophy as an artist is to always be curious and creative around the art-form of storytelling, to be emotionally engaging, and aim to inspire audiences as well as support and collaborate with cast and crew alike. Rama has a strong commitment to her craft, to inspire, challenge and entertain. Rama’s curiosity and creativeness leads her to pushing the boundaries, to create new and interesting work as an artist, actor, improviser, comedian, director, and storyteller.

Read Rama Nicholas’s full biography