After their first experimental debut in April, the musically inclined duo of Balasree Viswanathan and Nasir Engineer are back in a featured performance called 'Hum'. Join these two as they bring to you a feature-length performance filled with exciting games and stories that have a whole lot to do with music and singing, all improvised at the moment.
The two of them will be joined by the brilliant Aditya Patwardhan, a musician/ guitarist who is the member of Bangalore's music band 'Flu'.
Balasree is an improv artiste and performer with Bangalore's most prolific improv group, Improv Comedy Bangalore. She was initially trained in the US and has been actively doing improv for 2.5 years. She has performed shows in the US and Bangalore. Bala is also a member and has formatted shows for The Adamant Eves, India's first and only active all-women improv ensemble.
Nasir is the Artistic Director of ICB. He has performed in over Improv 100 shows across India and formatted over 50 of them for ICB. He has trained beginner batches in Improv since 2013. He started Bangalore's first 8-week intensive program. He is also the festival director of India's first and only Improv festival - The Bengaluru Improv Festival.
ICB is a professional improvisational theater company operating from Bangalore. They have been operational since July 2015 and have performed in over 100+ shows across India including the very prestigious Second City Theatre in Chicago, US. They brought to India its first ever Improv festival - the Bengaluru Improv Festival in Nov 2018. They also brought to India it's first ever 12-hour Improvathon.
They are also home to India's first and only active all-women Improv ensemble - The Adamant Eves. They conduct their own Improv workshops guided by their in-house Improv trainers and produce their own public shows and jams on a monthly basis.
They offer Improv coaching to corporates, educators, children, and other performers as well. Their aim is to bring the beautiful potential of Improv to as many individuals in an increasingly tense world.