Rama Nicholas

Impro Melbourne @ Melbourne, Australia

Rama Nicholas is a multi-award-winning comedian, actor, improviser, writer and director. She is known for her critically acclaimed, one woman, multi character solo shows, which are a unique blend of intricate character comedy and incredible storytelling.

Winner of the Melbourne ‘Moosehead’ award for comedy and winner of the Brisbane Tour award. Rama has also been nominated twice for the highly coveted ‘Golden Gibbo’ award for independent comedy at one of the world’s largest comedy festivals, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

A former ensemble member of Impro Melbourne for thirteen years. Rama is an original member of the acclaimed ‘Orcas Island Project’; fifteen experienced improvisers from around the world come together every year to create and perform cutting edge improvised theatre.

She is the creator of three highly sort after improvisation formats and workshops – ‘Close to you’, ‘The Wishing Tree’ and ‘Gypsyprov’ which have been showcased in many countries.

Rama travels the world performing, directing and teaching improvisation with numerous international theatre companies and festivals. Her philosophy as a teacher and performer is to always be curious and creative. Improvisation is an art-form to be explored, with endless possibilities for the craft whether it be comedic or dramatic truth; she aims to truly inspire.