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See Three Something

 

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C3? (See Three Something), formed in 2013, is a production company run by comedians and partners in legal activities Carleen Macdermid and Keith Malda. Specialising in improv, C3? organises shows, classes and jams for improvisers in London and have had the pleasure to play and teach at festivals across Europe and the US.

Carleen Macdermid

Improviser, teacher and occasional stand-up dabler, Carleen Macdermid has just hit her 20th year in the field of comedy. Having played and taught in Australia, the US and across Europe Carleen predominantly trained with the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre but has been taught by teachers from all around the world. Carleen performs with Genre Claude Van Damme, The Rebranding, and A Threesome. Off stage Carleen coaches longform teams  and teaches a number of weekly classes in London.

Keith Malda

Keith Malda is a kung fu instructor, hostage negotiator and is according to Will Hines of UCB “very good at Improv”

Improv Drop-Ins

These drop-in classes are weekly non-narrative longform drop-ins focused on a range of fun yet practical exercises to get the best out of your scenes. The sessions are open to all levels and, in addition to Scenework Fundamentals will cover a wide range of longform skills such as creative edits, sound and movement, group games, initiating with premise, tackling longer scenes, physicality, matching energy, organic transitions, playing to the top of your intelligence … And much much more.

Tuesdays at The Nursery Training Centre 7-9 pm £12
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Saturdays at Theatre Delicatessen 12-2 pm £10
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We’re really excited about this opportunity to share some of the weird and wonderful things we’ve learnt.

For details of this week’s class, check Meetup

 

Dinner and a Movie with Genre Claude Van Damme

Held by C3? - London Improv Comedy Shows and Workshops on 22 January 2017 7:30 PM

Share some of your best worst dating stories to inspire something even more embarrassing - long form improv. And after that The Movie! See everything you'd expect from a movie improvised live on stage -- dramatic camera angles, tense editing, high... Read More


Tuesday Improv Comedy Class £12

Held by C3? - London Improv Comedy Shows and Workshops on 24 January 2017 7:00 PM

Places are limited, so BOOK NOW


These weekly, improv drop-in classes focus on a range of fun yet practical exercises to get the best out of your scenes. The sessions are ope... Read More


The Drop-In! A, free for all, comedy free-for-all!

Held by C3? - London Improv Comedy Shows and Workshops on 29 January 2017 6:00 PM

C3? has figured out how to make Sundays twice as fun - two shows! Please join us every Sunday at 6pm for The Drop-In! A weekly improv comedy show where new teams try out new things and old teams find new boundaries. It's time to throw your metapho... Read More


Dinner and a Movie with Genre Claude Van Damme

Held by C3? - London Improv Comedy Shows and Workshops on 29 January 2017 7:30 PM

Share some of your best worst dating stories to inspire something even more embarrassing - long form improv. And after that The Movie! See everything you'd expect from a movie improvised live on stage -- dramatic camera angles, tense editing, high... Read More


Tuesday Improv Comedy Class £12

Held by C3? - London Improv Comedy Shows and Workshops on 31 January 2017 7:00 PM

Places are limited, so BOOK NOW


These weekly, improv drop-in classes focus on a range of fun yet practical exercises to get the best out of your scenes. The sessions are ope... Read More


 

The Drop-In and Improv 5-A-Side

 

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The Drop-In! Every Sunday C3? present a free weekly comedy show, with a mix of fun, experimental and delightful acts. Lots of improv, storytelling, sketch, improvised movies and more. There will also be improv jams, where you can try your hand at spontaneous comedy.

Every Sunday 6-8 pm at the Horse & Stables Pub in Lambeth North

The Improv 5-A-Side Our stupid, action packed and exhausting night of improv comedy. Six teams battle it out for improv supremacy. With special guests, stupid bits and more.

The second Wednesday of the month 8-10 pm at the Miller Pub in London Bridge

Want to play? Email us to apply.

Special Guest Workshops

We work with some of the best teachers in the world to bring interesting and unique workshops from some of improv’s top minds. Previous teachers include Neil Casey, Anthony Atamanuik, Shannon O’Neill, Will Hines, Kevin Hines, Ari Voukydis, Betsy Stover, Drew DiFonzo Marks, Heather Anne Campbell, Connor Ratliff, Michael Delaney, Billy Merritt, Chelsea Clarke, Brandon Gardner, Dyna Moe and more!

Current workshop details

Improv and Character workshops with Lydia Hensler from UCB NYC and Billy Merritt from UCB LA

Lydia and Billy

 

Lydia is an amazing improviser and teacher of improv at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade in New York. She plays on the superb weekend team Grandma’s Ashes, a delightful team that play with so much joy, support and energy that their comedy feels almost communal. She’s also a regular at Asssssssscat – one of the longest running (and best) improv shows in New York as well as UCB’s character showcase Characters Welcome.

Billy Merritt has been a Performer, Teacher, and Director with the UCB Theatre since it first opened in New York. He was a founding member of improv groups The Swarm and The Stepfathers in New York, and The Smokes in Los Angeles. He has developed and performed in numerous hit shows throughout his tenure at the UCB such as The Sunshine Gang, Piledriver, My Dinner with Billy, and Brain Town to name a few. As a teacher Billy has developed many improvised longforms with his students, in advanced classes, such as, The Documentary, Improvised One Acts, and the Ninja.

Character Development with Lydia Hensler

Mon Jan 30th, 7-10 pm £30 Buy Tickets!
Have you written or performed a solo character piece? Do you have a note in your phone with funny character ideas? Did your uncle do something weird at a family function and you were like “Is this something?” This workshop will focus on the process of taking your ideas to the next level. Students are encouraged to bring original material or at the very least ideas and pitches they have thought about. Together we will cultivate ways to grow your ideas. It doesn’t matter where you are in the process, this class will get you where your at and hopefully inspire you to where you’re going next.

Joyful Game with Lydia Hensler

Tuesday Jan 31st, 7-10 pm £30 Buy Tickets!
If you’re not having fun, neither is the audience! This class will focus on letting joy be your guide in developing game based scenes.

Keep Making Choices with Lydia Hensler

Wednesday Feb 1st, 7-10 pm £30 Buy Tickets!
This class will not only be about making bold fun choices, it will be about sustaining them throughout the scene. This is good for anyone who feels like they get stuck after a couple minutes into a scene, or for anyone who’s ever silently begged for an edit in their head. Learn to play in a way where you feel fearless and never want to leave the magic you’ve created.

Wed 8th – Pirates, Robots Ninjas

This workshops refines and defines your analytical side [Robot], and combines it with your creative side [Pirate], to help you become a well balanced Improviser [Ninja]. This workshop is super fun.
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Thursday 9th – How to Listen

This workshop focuses on the most important skill needed to improvise, listening. Learn to listen not only with your ears, but your eyes and your body. This workshop is open to all levels.
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Friday 10th – Advanced Gameplay

Once you know game, what do you do with it? Learn how to play primary game, with secondary games, within the same scene.
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Saturday 11-12th – The Documentary

An Improvised Documentary in the style of Christopher Guest and Errol Morris. This class will focus on improvised interviews and scenes, taking you into the lives of the characters created, as well as the actual documentarians themselves. The form focuses on scene work, stage technique, and a presentational/representational connection to the audience.
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Wednesday 15th – Better Monoscenes

Want to do better Monoscenes? Or just be comfortable in scenes that aren’t going to be edited in 3 minutes? This is the workshop for you.
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Sunday 19th – Coaching workshop

Looking to start coaching improv teams? Learn from one of the best. Billy will cover coaching styles, specific exercises to help specific problems, and why certain exercises are helpful for building dynamite improv teams.
Ideal for new and existing coaches
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