Improv Classes

We offer a variety of classes on improv comedy: everything from basic skills to mastering the finer points of advanced improv. Improv classes are great way to boost your creativity and meet new people. The skills you learn are also useful in a business environment. Many people feel that improv improved their ability to communicate with co-workers and work together as a team. And no matter what your personal goals are, improv classes are fun.

PLEASE NOTE: Classes can sell out quickly. If you don't register in time, you can be place on our wait list if you e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and specify the course in the subject line. All classes are 18 and over, and once you make a payment there are no refunds, exchanges or cancellations.

Shawn Westfall

Beginning Improv

Six weeks, Monday or Sunday classes. Learn the basics of improv with Shawn Westfall, one of the most experienced instructors around. Both sessions sold out.

March-April SOLD OUT
 
Chris Ulrich

Beginning Improv

Six weeks, Saturday classes. Learn the basics of improv with our newest instructor, Chris Ulrich. Improv comedy helps people with teamwork and creative thinking. And best of all, it's fun!

March-April SOLD OUT
 
Shawn Westfall

Level 2 Short Form

Five weeks, Tuesday classes. Instructor Shawn Westfall leads you in an in-depth exploration of "cabaret style" improv games. Followed by a graduation show at the DC Improv! Prerequisite needed.

April-May register now
 
Shawn Westfall

Beginning Improv

Six weeks, Monday classes. Learn the basics of improv with Shawn Westfall, one of the most experienced instructors around.

April-May register now
 
Shawn Westfall

Improv Boot Camp

Ten weeks, Thursday classes. Combines all the workshops offered by Shawn Westfall - Character, Advanced Long Form, Genre, Parody and Narrative, and Breaking the Rules - in a 10-week class ideal for those wanting a lengthier improv experience. Prerequisite needed.

February-April SOLD OUT
 
Chris Ulrich

Level 2 Improv

Five weeks, Wednesday classes. Instructor Chris Ulrich helps you explore in-depth scene work and character creation using both short-form and long-form improv techniques. Graduation show at the DC Improv on April 8! Prerequisite needed.

March-April SOLD OUT
 
Shawn Westfall

Harold Long Form Improv

Five weeks, Tuesday classes. Followed by a showcase performance at the DC Improv! Shawn Westfall will lead you in an exploration of more-advanced, abstract improv structures -- specifically the Harold, a game technique created by Del Close, founder of Second City. Prerequisite needed.

March-April SOLD OUT