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The available courses are listed below. Simply fill in the contact form below, putting the Course ID in the subject line, to apply. You can also use the form to make enquiries – remember to use the Course ID if your enquiry relates to a specific course. You can also check out testimonials on our past courses here.

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If money is posing a problem at the moment, be aware of our Bursary scheme – and you can always talk to us.

All workshops are held at the following address: Floor Six, 39 Pilgrim St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 6QE, United Kingdom



We love your style – An introduction to genre improvisation

March 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th

Ever wanted to improvise a gothic horror? Maybe a romantic comedy? How about a superhero origins story? This could be the course for you! Further information here; to book a place click here.

The course will be taught by Open Heart Theatre Co-Directors William Steele and Owen Scrivens

This course will run from 1830 – 2030 on four Monday evenings at Space Six from 9/3/20 to 30/3/20

Get into trouble, fall in love with guest Chris Mead

One day workshop – 25th April

Open Heart Theatre are proud to welcome Chris Mead to provide an improvisation masterclass.

A workshop dedicated to techniques that forge a fierce and stable connection with your scene partner.

For more information and to book a place, click here.

Previous guest instructors

Previous courses

November 2019 – Working with Trance Masks Info

May – June 2019 – Core Principles – a course aimed at improvisers old and new Info

January – February 2019 – Heart Beats drop-in classes Info

October – December 2018 – Heartcore introductory course Info

September – November 2018 – Improvers class Info

April – May 2018 – Heartcore introductory course Info

March – April 2018 – Open Worlds longform course Info

January – March 2018 – Heartcore introductory course Info

January – February 2018 – Heart to Heart scenework course Info

October – December 2018 – Heartcore introductory course Info

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