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The DC Improv Comedy School

Since opening in 2003, the DC Improv Comedy School has served thousands of students. Classes are available for all skill levels, and topics include stand-up comedy, improv comedy and comedy writing. We're a creative outlet for anyone who enjoys laughing and learning.

If the class you want is sold out ... get on our waiting list. Send an e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it indicating which class you're interested in. The next time we add a session of that class, you'll be notified for the chance to sign up.

Coaching

Stand-Up Coaching

One-hour sessions

Get one-on-one coaching from our stand-up comedy instructors, Chris Coccia and Rahmein Mostafavi. All sessions are via video conferencing.

 
Anna Bethel

Beginning Improv Online

September 8 - September 22

Three weeks on Tuesday nights, with instructor Anna Bethel. Learn improv and have a great time!

 
Chris Coccia

Five Minutes to Funny Online

September 13 - October 4

Four weeks. An online version of our signature stand-up comedy class with instructor Chris Coccia. Online graduation show October 11.

 
Chris Ulrich

Advanced Improv Performance Online

September 13 - October 4

Four classes on Sundays, with instructor Chris Ulrich. Online graduation show October 12.

 
Bad Medicine

Intro to Sketch Comedy Online

September 17 - October 8

Four weeks on Thursday nights, meeting online. Instructors from the Bad Medicine troupe teach you the basics of sketch comedy and give you feedback on your writing. If the class is sold out, e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and ask to be put on a wait list.

 
Anna Bethel

Beginning Improv Online

October 6 - October 20

Three weeks on Tuesday nights, with instructor Anna Bethel. Learn improv and have a great time!

 
Chris Ulrich

Happy Hour Improv Jam (Online)

October 12 - November 2

Monday evenings. Flex your comedy muscles by playing improv games for an hour, once a week.

 
Rahmein Mostafavi

Level 2 Stand-Up Online

October 14-28

Three weeks on Wednesdays. Further develop your craft in this online class with instructor Rahmein Mostafavi.

 
Bad Medicine

Level 2 Sketch Comedy Online

October 14 - November 18

Six weeks on Wednesday nights, meeting online. Take your sketch writing to the next level with help from the instructors in Bad Medicine! If the class is sold out, e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and ask to be put on a wait list.

 
Chris Ulrich

Level 2 Improv Online

October 17 - November 7

Four weeks on Saturdays, with instructor Chris Ulrich. Online graduation show November 9.

 
Chris Ulrich

Beginning Improv Online

October 17 - November 7

Four weeks on Saturdays. 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!

 
Chris Ulrich

Intro to the Harold Online

October 18 - November 8

Four weeks on Sundays. Instructor Chris Ulrich teaches the long-form improv style developed by Del Close. Online grad show November 16.

 
David Razowsky

Pinpoint Point of View (Online)

October 21

Three-hour workshop. Hone your improv skills with David Razowsky, former artistic director of the Second City Los Angeles.

 
David Razowsky

Play the Moment (Online)

October 22

Three-hour workshop. Hone your improv skills with David Razowsky, former artistic director of the Second City Los Angeles.

 
David Razowsky

Focus on the Shiny Object (Online)

October 23

Three-hour workshop. Hone your improv skills with David Razowsky, former artistic director of the Second City Los Angeles.

 
David Razowsky

Know Your Status (Online)

October 24

Three-hour workshop. Hone your improv skills with David Razowsky, former artistic director of the Second City Los Angeles.

 
Chris Ulrich

Level 3 Improv Online: Advancing the Scene

November 14 - December 12

Four classes on Saturdays, with instructor Chris Ulrich.

 
David Razowsky

Pinpoint Point of View (Online)

December 16

Three-hour workshop. Hone your improv skills with David Razowsky, former artistic director of the Second City Los Angeles.

 
David Razowsky

Play the Moment (Online)

December 17

Three-hour workshop. Hone your improv skills with David Razowsky, former artistic director of the Second City Los Angeles.

 
David Razowsky

Perfect the Element of Surprise (Online)

December 18

Three-hour workshop. Hone your improv skills with David Razowsky, former artistic director of the Second City Los Angeles.

 
David Razowsky

Finding the WOW (Online)

December 19

Three-hour workshop. Hone your improv skills with David Razowsky, former artistic director of the Second City Los Angeles.