Improv Utrecht

Improv Utrecht offers improvisation theatre workshops and courses in English. Come join us and meet great new people: expats, foreign students and Dutch players who like to perform in English.

  • Drop-in lessons each Friday except school holidays 2022, 20:00-22:00
     Pay What You Think it is Worth, suggestion €10-€20 for the room and teachers
  • Introduction to Improv: Tuesdays 16th of May 19:00-21:00 – 6, 23, 30 May and 6th and 13th of June – €110. ZIMIHC Wittevrouwen
  • Beginners Improv follow up Spring course: starting Wednesday 5th of April 2023 18:45-20:30 (10 lessons) – €195 ask for the level ZIMIHC Wittevrouwen
  • Intermediate Improv follow up Spring course: starting Wednesday 5th of January 2023 20:35-22:20 (10 lessons) – €195 (FULL) ZIMIHC Wittevrouwen
  • Special “Say yes like a pro”: starting 8 May 20:00-22:00  (3 lessons) – € 72, Buurtcentrum De Jager. Experience in improv is needed
  • Special “Finding the game”: starting 5th of June 20:00-22:00 (4 lessons) – € 96 Buurtcentrum De Jager. Experience in improv is needed
Party & social gatherinsg
  • After the Friday Drop-in lesson: drinks in O’Leary’s pub from 22:15h (Adelaarstraat)
  • Next show: .. not planned 

Improvisation is the art of not knowing what you are going to do or say next, and being completely okay with that. – Mick Napier

How to apply for the course?

Buy a ticket directly at
Or send an e-mail to with your name, e-mail address, telephone number, name of the course You will get an invoice 1 week before the start of the course..

What are the levels?

Beginners don’t have to have any experience in theatre. It will help if you have joined one of the Drop in lessons. 

What level is Intermediate? Minimum of 1 course of improv lessons.
What if I am not fluent in English? No problem! For most of us English is not our mothertongue. We keep it simple.

Drop-in lessons

Every Friday except school holidays 20:00-22:00h at Buurtcentrum De Leeuw. Pay what you thought it was worth. Suggestion €10-€20 We use the money to hire the room and different teachers. You are free to pay less if you don’t have much income. Sign up by adding your name to the list and put an “x” in the column of the date. If it’s your first time, I’d like to have your contact details, and I will send you some information.

Drop-in lessons at Buurtcentrum De Leeuw* 

Why is improvisation a 21st century skill?

  •  Be ready to change
  •  Yes And: think is possibilities
  •  Improve your Listening & Communication skills
  •  Be a team player: make your partner look good
  •  Feel conficent in speaking in front of an audience
  • Use failure to your advantage
  • Have fun while learning!
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