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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.

Anna Bethel

Level 3 Short Form

Four weeks, Saturday classes. "Relationships and Story" take center stage. Instructor Anna Bethel builds on the lessons and short-form improv games from earlier classes, teaching students the value of intriguing relationships and compelling narratives in their scene work.

starts 4/30 register now
 
Stephanie Anderson

Workshop: Old Dog New Tricks

Saturday workshop. A diagnostic for seasoned improvisers! Instructor Stephanie Anderson (Second City Training Center) helps you identify old habits, learn new techniques and take your performance to the next level. Prerequisite needed.

May 7 register now
 
Stephanie Anderson

Workshop: Bold Characters = Strong Relationships

Sunday workshop. Instructor Stephanie Anderson (Second City Training Center) teaches you to create distinct characters and explores how to reveal character relationships.

May 8 register now
 
Stephanie Anderson

Workshop: Reboot and Troubleshoot

Monday workshop. Instructor Stephanie Anderson (Second City Training Center) re-frames the "rules of improvisation" to help you find your way when you're lost in a scene. Prerequisite needed.

May 9 register now
 
Stephanie Anderson

Workshop: Three's Company

Tuesday workshop. Instructor Stephanie Anderson (Second City Training Center) shares strategies to help improvisers navigate three-person scenes. Prerequisite needed.

May 10 register now
 
Anna Bethel

Beginning Improv

Six weeks, Monday classes. "Improv for Fun!" Instructor Anna Bethel teaches basic improv skills and short form games, with an emphasis on the most important part of comedy: having a good time.

starts 6/13 register now
 
Anna Bethel

Level 2 Short Form

Five weeks, Tuesday classes. "Characters and Emotions" are the focus as Anna Bethel teaches short-form improv games and exercises that allow students to create dynamic characters in their scene work. Graduation show at the Improv on August 2!

starts 6/21 register now
 
Chris Ulrich

Beginning Improv

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

starts 6/30register now
 
Chris Ulrich

Beginning Improv

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

starts 7/10register now
 
Chris Ulrich

Level 2 Improv

Five weeks, Monday 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 August 17! Prerequisite needed.

starts 7/11 register now
 
Chris Ulrich

Level 4 Improv: Intro to the Harold

Five weeks, Wednesday classes. Instructor Chris Ulrich teaches you the famed long-form improv style developed by Del Close. Graduation show at the Improv on April 6.

starts 3/2 SOLD OUT
 
Chris Ulrich

Beginning Improv

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

starts 4/2SOLD 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 May 18! Prerequisite needed.

starts 4/13 SOLD OUT
 
Anna Bethel

Beginning Improv

Five weeks, Monday classes. "Improv for Fun!" Instructor Anna Bethel teaches basic improv skills and short form games, with an emphasis on the most important part of comedy: having a good time.

starts 4/25 SOLD OUT
 
Anna Bethel

Level 2 Short Form

Five weeks, Tuesday classes. "Characters and Emotions" are the focus as Anna Bethel teaches short-form improv games and exercises that allow students to create dynamic characters in their scene work. Graduation show at the Improv on May 31!

starts 4/26 class closed
 
Chris Ulrich

Level 3 Improv: Advancing the Scene

Five weeks, Thursday classes. This workshop with Chris Ulrich helps you refine your approach to any improv experience, helping you sharpen the characters and choices that can make for a great performance.

starts 4/28 SOLD OUT