Formats and Styles

with Rama Nicholas

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Formats & Styles prepares you for the stage through an exciting and in-depth rehearsal process. Each course focuses on a particular format or style of improvisation, aimed at expanding your range and repertoire.

From games based shows to narrative or genre, these classes challenge students to use all their skills while rehearsing a particular format structure or performance style. The class concludes with a performance for other students and family and friends at Impro Melbourne’s end-of-term celebration. After the performance, the class has a post-show discussion and notes session.

Prerequisites: Impro Melbourne's SpontaneityNarrative TechniqueCharacter and Scene Work courses, 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

July 15 – September 2, 2021
Thursdays 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