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Level One: Discover Improv! (Fridays)

January 31 @ 6:00 pm - March 20 @ 8:00 pm


Take the Leap!

Come and experience the wonder of collaborative comedic freedom in this exciting 8-week beginners class in improv comedy and theatre taught by your improv tutor Joel “JPL” Luscombe

In a fun-fueled, supportive group environment that uses team-based games, exercises and scenes to teach new skills, you’ll learn the following:

  • Supreme confidence
  • Explosive creative energy
  • Superhuman awareness
  • Amazing physical presence
  • Light speed mental processing
  • Hilarious playfulness!

Class size is limited so be in quick. This is the perfect thing to shake you out of a routine or continue an exciting journey. Great for newbies as well as seasoned improvisers looking to get into something new.

Take a leap into the unknown and join us for this exciting class!


  • Start Date: 31st Jan
  • Where: Toi Poneke Arts Centre, 61-69 Abel Smith St, Te Aro, Wellington
    • @ The Upper Chamber
  • Classes run for 8 weeks, Fridays 6 – 8pm
  • Practice Sessions included
  • Wraps up with a End of Term Student Show (March, TBD)
  • Contact: classes@basejumpimprov.co.nz for any queries
  • Tickets available here

Student testimonials

“I had the time of my life! The class was inclusive and made everyone feel comfortable to be silly and have fun. You guys rock!” – Kasia

“This class is like yoga for the brain! I left feeling challenged, stretched, refreshed and happier in my own skin” – Kathryn

About the instructor

Having performed and trained extensively in the United States, JPL returned to Wellington in 2019 and has been acting as the senior teacher and creative director of Basejump Comedy since. He has also taught and performed for Wellington Improv Troupe, the Scruffy Bunny Theater, and his own Experimental Improv Masterclasses.

One of his fondest memories on stage involves playing a mule and holding a plank position (poorly) for 3 minutes as his teammates rode on top of him.


January 31 @ 6:00 pm
March 20 @ 8:00 pm
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Toi Poneke Arts Centre
61-69 Abel Smith ST
Wellington, 6011 New Zealand
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