Join Improv Comedy Bangalore (ICB) as they create ‘Improv Mayhem’ at one of Bangalore’s most premier stages, Alliance Francaise. Watch and participate as they create everything on the spot with suggestions given by you. Hold on to your guts because they might hurt.
School leader, rank student, overall geek. Abhishek,after having graduated as a mechanical engineer from Ramiah went in search of the ‘True meaning of life’. Instead he found improvisation. Despite his occasional flirting with the food industry, Abhishek and Improv have now been going strong for a year.
Being born in a South Indian middle class family which was extremely focused on education, Rohit ended up choosing Computer Engineering as a profession. Only then, to find his true passion hidden in stories! Rohit likes to play with the humor hidden in the truth, the truth of our everyday lives. Improvisation as an art, for him, allows combining story-telling with such humor. It gives him a great sense of purpose he says- Making people laugh, challenging inherent notions that are deep rooted within them and need to be seen with a different perspective. He has been improvising for over 2 years.
Hailing from the metropolis of Mumbai, Nasir brings with him over 4 years of improve experience to Bangalore. He is someone who will judge a book by its film. Besides improv, Nasir is most fondly remembered as the ”guy who runs.”
Madhu is a theatre based facilitator and a storyteller based out of Bangalore. After her post-graduation in acting from Ninasam, Shimoga and The National School of Drama, New Delhi in 2006 she has extensively explored how theatre can deepen self-awareness and further personal growth. She has been using applied theatre methods, to build collaborative thinking and delivering leadership skills development workshops in corporations and communities. As a storyteller, her hope is to awaken compassion and wisdom, through a joyful suspension of imagination and deep heart full listening, though her initiative By the River.
A facilitator, actor, storyteller and a life coach- Madhu believes in the power of playing to make individuals drop their guards, express themselves fully and engage in critical dialogues in a safe, fun and imaginative way. She sees the process as of improvisation as a metaphor for life and believes that when one learns to improvise one expands their ability to think creatively, take risks and respond to the moment resourcefully. Improvisation is a collaborative act of building together in a dynamically changing environment and serves as a ‘Riyaz’ to live kingsize!
A singer-songwriter, composer and producer, Benson has been breathing music for over 20 years. Music to Benson is like the movies….When he plays music, he tends to fall into many characters. Being a multi instrumentalist…. Benson can play the guitar, the drum, the piano while singing too! Having a penchant for living life on the edge, Improv Benson says, allows him to do just that with music! As it is both challenging and involves snap thinking!