Toivo Värbu, Ruutu10, Improkraatia and BeWise

Toivo Värbu is one of the founders of MTÜ Improkraatia (2013), Ruutu10 (2014) and BeWise (2015). Improkraatia’s aim is to develop and improve improvisational comedy in Estonia. Ruutu10 is a group presenting workshops and performances about entertaining improvisation for different institutions. BeWise has focused its course on communication skills based on improves techniques to develop self-expression and social skills in every field of life. Working with improvisation of drama is based on a principle of “learning in doing”.

Tovo has studied in iOTheatre, Chicago, he has improved his knowledge in international improvisation theatre festivals and taken part in a training organised by MTÜ Improkraatia, that was led by internationally famous specialists.

Heading: Workshop "Tehes õpime"

Length: 1,5h

Introduction: In the workshop, we will be examining the 3 main directions of applied improvisation training: individual communication, collective relation and performance skill.

We will receive an overview of what makes a good communication and relation. Toivo will be introducing his methods and what should be focused while training others.

We will be hearing tips of how to adapt your training with the moments and needs of unexpected situations. The workshop will include active excercises that will be analysed simultaneously.

In the end, there will be a free time for questions - it is important to have a comfortable discussion circle.