ITS Musical Improv Jams
These sessions are an opportunity for musical improvisers to jam scenes, meet other players and pick up a few fun games and exercises to keep the voice and mind warm! These jams are for those with some musical improv experience, but you certainly don’t need to be an expert to partake.
Bridie Connell is an award-winning writer and performer. Recent acting credits include indie feature Ellie and Abbie (and Ellie’s Dead Aunt), as well as television appearances on Tonightly with Tom Ballard, Whose Line Is It Anyway Australia, True Story with Hamish and Andy and The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill. She is a former national improv champion of Australia, and a world Theatresports finalist. She is one half of award-winning improv duo MotherFather with Tom Walker, and is a two-time state Theatresports champion. Bridie has taught improv all across Australia, New Zealand, the UK and UAE. She won the 2018 ARIA for Best Comedy Release for her song “Sex Pest”.
Tom Cardy is a multi-instrumental composer who’s knowledge of both improv comedy and musical theory has seen him accompany countless live performances, such as the Cranston Cup, Celebrity Theatresports and The Bear Pack. He has also composed for SBS’ The Feed, comedians Freudian Nip, the Sydney University Revue and the award winning musical Inner West Side Story. He currently teaches at ITS, writes and tours around Australia with his band, The Lulu Raes, and is the house musician for the improv/dungeons and dragons podcast Dragon Friends.
Jams are on Sunday every fortnight, 10.30-12.30pm at Improv Theatre Sydney (44-54 Botany Rd Redfern). You don’t have to be an ITS student to join, everyone welcome!
Registration is $15.
COVID-19: YOU MUST REGISTER ONLINE BEFORE ATTENDING AN ITS MUSICAL IMPROV JAM. PLEASE READ OUR COVID-19 PLAN OF MANAGEMENT HERE.