Beginners’ improv course

Improv students performing
Improv students performing

Improv is a theatre genre in which performances are created by improvising directly in front of the audience. Improv, as we know it today, originated in North America in the middle of the 20th century, and it only reached Estonia in 2009. Today you can enjoy it both on the stage and by participating in workshops, offered by different improv groups.

The goal of this course is to introduce the principles and techniques of improv - how to build a story, characters, fun short scenes, and a longer performance. Although the classes are spent playing theatre games, they also teach vital life skills such as self-expression and courage, listening skills, cooperation, and thinking outside the box.

The lessons consist of games with simple rules that teach you to react to your surroundings while being in the moment and provide lots of shared laughter and joy. Lessons progress at a pace appropriate to the group. Upon agreement with the participants, a short performance can also be prepared at the end of the course, in which participation is optional.

Improv students performing

Having completed the course, the participant:

  • can better listen to both themselves and others
  • quickly adapts to new situations
  • dares to take responsibility and share it with others
  • has an overview of improv theatre as a genre
  • can create an improvised narrative theatre performance
  • has gained stronger abdominal muscles and a better sense of well-being from the laughter therapy that comes with playing!

So, join the course and let's have fun!


  • The beginners' course takes place twice a month on Saturdays from 15.00-18.00.
  • The dates for the rest of this season are: 18.11, 2.12, 16.12.2023 and 13.01, 27.01, 3.02, 17.02, 2.03, 16.03, 13.04, 27.04, 11.05, 18.05.2024
  • The course is in English
  • Course fee: €70 per month.
  • The number of spots is limited.
  • Lessons take place at the Särev theater room (Tina 23-13, Tallinn).

Before registering for the course, please familiarize yourself with the terms and conditions.

The beginners' course for this year is completed but you're welcome to join our one-off jams!