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Sat, Feb 19



Workshop - Genre & Narrative Improv with Shreya Kumar

Explore the basics of narrative and genre improv in this 2-hour online workshop.

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Workshop - Genre & Narrative Improv with Shreya Kumar
Workshop - Genre & Narrative Improv with Shreya Kumar

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Feb 19, 2022, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM GMT+5:30


About the event

Kaivalya Plays presents


An online workshop as part of Kaivalya Plays' B1 Improv Theatre Course. 

Saturday Feb 19, 2:30pm IST to 4:30pm IST. Conducted on Zoom. 

Registration fees INR 1500/-. Learn more and book your ticket at


Understanding how to apply genre and narrative to your long-form improv shows allow you to organize your thoughts as a performer and make choices that can craft a truly memorable story, one that your audience can follow and satisfy your arc as a performer.


Shreya Kumar is an avid improv enthusiast with close to three years of experience. Ever since the pandemic began, she has improvised online extensively. She is a member of Improv Comedy Bangalore and has performed at virtual shows with The Nursery Theatre, Comediasians, Black Improv Alliance, and The Hideout Theatre. Shreya has also trained with teachers from The Hideout Theatre, Kaivalya Plays, Third World Improv, International Improv Station, The Nursery Theatre, and Freestyle Love Supreme Academy.


Kaivalya Plays is an Indian performing arts and production organization, led by Varoon P. Anand as Artistic Director and Gaurav Singh Nijjer as General Manager. Their artistic training is grounded in spontaneous improvisation, lying at the intersection of short-form improvisations (for performances and workshop) and applied improvisation (with a focus on mental healthcare, business, education, training). Their improv group CueLess improv was one of Delhi's first improv teams and became the training ground for a generation of improv performers and heads of new teams. Kaivalya Plays' original play 'Unravel' uses improvisational theatre techniques to drive conversations about mental health. Their innovative use of the improv methodology spans different sectors – driving safety conversations in the performing arts, expanding mental health dialogue through their 'Improv for Wellness' program, fostering a global community with their 'Open Space' improv jam, supporting foreign language learning with their 'Improv for Languages' programs in Hindi, Spanish and Punjabi as well as furthering improv as an art form with the multilingual 'India Improv Ensemble' and 'India Improv Sxene' that puts the spotlight on the Indian improvisational theatre community. They are committed to finding new formats and applications to make improv accessible and available to a wider audience.


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    This gives you access to one session 'Genre & Narrative Improv' facilitated by Shreya Kumar.

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