IMPROV’ FOR ADULTS: DON’T PANIC! FRIDAYS 5:30PM

Dip your toes into the fun, interesting and exciting waters of improvisation. Meet others who want to try something new. Don’t Panic is the introduction to improvisation course that will calm your fears, make you laugh, and show you that there’s more to improvisation than what you might expect. (it’s easier than you might expect … Continued

IMPROV’ FOR ADULTS: NUTS & BOLTS SATURDAYS 3:00PM

Nuts and Bolts will take you through the mechanics of improvisation with a focus on Keith Johnstone games and exercises; what they aim to achieve, and how to approach them technically on stage. This is a demanding intermediate series of workshops that underscores our philosophy to ‘be obvious’, ‘be average’, and ‘stop trying’! •  Limited … Continued

ADULTS IMPROV’ SHOWCASE: DON’T PANIC & NUTS AND BOLTS

We invite you to support our ‘Don’t Panic’ & ‘Nuts and Bolts’ workshop participants as they take to the stage and put into practice what they have been learning this Spring term. This showcase is exclusively for the friends and family of the workshop participants.

MAESTRO 10 MAR

Fast-paced, unpredictable, and hilarious. Ten of Dubai’s virtuoso actors converge for a night of scenes, songs and games based on audience suggestions. You score the players on a scale of 1 to 5, and after each round, the players with the lowest scores are eliminated. When only one remains they, are crowned the Maestro! “Can’t tell … Continued

IMPROVISED KIDS’ STORYTIME: WHAT COMES NEXT? 12 MAR

We ask the kids ‘What Comes Next’…then we do it! We have no idea if we will be telling one story about a journey of friendship between a boy and his snail, or four tall tales about fantastic beasts – the kids decide everything! Whether it’s building a spaceship, catching Santa, or battling a Dragon, … Continued

NT LIVE SCREENING: KING LEAR

King Lear By William Shakespeare Captured live from London’s West End in 2018, see Ian McKellen’s ‘extraordinarily moving portrayal’ (Independent) of King Lear in cinemas. Considered by many to be the greatest tragedy ever written, King Lear sees two ageing fathers – one a King, one his courtier – reject the children who truly love them.  … Continued

THE DESERT MONOLOGUES ACTING WORKSHOP FOR ADULTS

Running for 13 years in Dubai, The Desert Monologues is a doorway into a whole new, creative side of Dubai you don’t want to miss out on! Come and join our theatre community. Our flagship 6 week acting workshop for adults will explore script-work, improvisation and characterisation. Experienced instructors will teach you how to get the … Continued

SING IT! THE IMPROVISED MUSICAL 15 MAR

Sing it is the Courtyard Playhouse’s new and completely improvised full-length Musical Theatre show! Songs, lyrics and dance numbers will be spontaneously created by our cast and fashioned into a full-length improvised Musical extravaganza! Entirely based on audience suggestion and utterly different each week, join us on Monday evening’s at the Courtyard Playhouse and Sing … Continued

IMPROV’ FOR ADULTS: IMPROV FOR ACTORS TUESDAYS 7:30PM

Improv’ for Actors is a brand new course for 2021 geared towards actors who wish to harness the skills of improvisers and apply them to script work, plays and professional auditions for T.V and Film or Drama school. Improv’ for actors will build your confidence, teach you to be present, listen, advance narrative and is … Continued