Improv Comedy Mumbai



Improv Comedy Mumbai (ICM) as the name suggests, is an Improvisational comedy group that has been performing Improv since 2009. The group performs scenes and games along the lines of the American TV show 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?’. Under the direction of Adam Dow, ICM has been able to grow and fill the need of Improvisational Theatre in India by creating a group of professionally trained improvisers and performers who will provide quality entertainment both to people in India as well as to an international audience. It is ICM’s goal to increase the educational program by offering a range of Improv classes along with a variety of different international improv instructors. Improv Comedy Mumbai is pushing for new growth and change for the face of the global community, both in India and beyond.

Upcoming Shows

The Most Epic Battle in Comedy!

Sep 10, 2016 @ 8:00 PM


Improv shots at Harkat Studio

Aug 27, 2016 @ 8:00 PM


Upcoming Workshops

Level 2 – Improv Classes

Aug 28, 2016 @ 4:30 PM

Level 2

Level 1 – Improv Classes

Aug 28, 2016 @ 1:30 PM

Level 1


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Level-1 Improv comedy classes

November 6, 2016, 1:30pm - November 6, 2016, 5:00am

Level 1 Improv Classes Join Naveen Kaushik & Ankit Challa as they teach an intensive course in IMPROVISATION for 8 weeks with a STUDENT SHOWCASE at the end of the course. CLASS REGISTRATION: TIME: 1:30pm to 4:30pm every Sunday for 3 hours Confirmation email will be sent on October 21st. Please call if you have any questions. DATES: October 23rd, November 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th December 4th, 11th (1 extra class as we have taken Diwali break date will be confirmed soon) STUDENT SHOWCASE: Monday 12th December & Tuesday 13th December Improvisation (Or known as Improv) is a form of spontaneous comedy that ditches pre-determined scripts, where the plot/ story/ characters of a game/ scene/ monologue are made up in the moment. BEGINNERS CLASS Improv is an important tool for about everyone in life. Discover how to actively listen, to use your own life to create stories, and work on the fundamental principles of improvisation. The class will focus on team building and the concept that “If your teammate looks good, then you will look good”. Emphasis will be placed on understanding and utilizing basic scene work skills and most importantly, having fun. Lots of laughs and lots of stage time. Learn 8 basic Improv games that you would see in Improv Show. This class will do a short 50-minute opening set for the Student Showcase. You do not need to have any stage experience to attend this class. MAXIMUM STUDENTS: 24 CLASS LOCATION: The HIVE, 50, Chuim Village Road, Mumbai 400052 MH, India STUDENT SHOWCASE LOCATION: The HIVE, 50, Chuim Village Road, Mumbai 400052 MH, India ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR: Naveen Kaushik & Ankit Challa NAVEEN KAUSHIK an actor in theatre, films, television and media for the last 17 years has been a part of Improv Comedy Mumbai from the beginning. A member of its ensemble cast since 2009, Naveen was part of the very first Indian improv headlining team in Impro Amsterdam 2011. Currently he is one of the senior performers/directors of ICM's short form format IMPROVSHOTS and one of the directors as well as performing member of ICM's longform team POPCORN. Naveen has appeared in movies like Rocket Singh-salesman of the year, Yeh jawaani hai deewani, Ferrari Ki Sawaari, Dev D, etc. He brings a unique blend of theatrical expertise to his training which enhances the performance aspects of improv. Know more about his work on his website ANKIT CHALLA is a comic artist with immense energy striving forever to bring smiles on people's faces. He has been an integral part of ICM since inception. Hardcore passion lies in being onstage amidst group of people and giving all he has to entertain one and all. Still doing his day job and managing his love for improv as well. Did two movies, which never saw the light of the day. Wants to take Indian improv to the next level and make it popular worldwide. Attended the famous Berlin improv festival and dabbled in theatre too. Loves to use cuss words at any given point also play different characters and loves to spend time with his buddies. Yoga turns him on and negativity turns him off. Finally trying to shed few kilos so he can be flexible on stage. One day wants to do solo improv show