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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.

 
Chris Coccia

Five Minutes to Funny Online

January 3 - January 24

Four weeks. An online version of our signature stand-up comedy class with instructor Chris Coccia. Online graduation show January 31.

 
Bad Medicine

Intro to Sketch Comedy Online

January 7 - 28

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.

 
Chris Ulrich

Beginning Improv Online

January 9 - 30

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

Level 2 Improv Online

January 10 - 31

Four classes on Sundays, with instructor Chris Ulrich. Online graduation show Tuesday, February 2 at 7:30pm.

 
Anna Bethel

Advanced Online Improv: Characters

January 12 - 26

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

 
Rahmein Mostafavi

Level 2 Stand-Up Online

January 13 - 27

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

 
Chris Ulrich

Advanced Improv Performance Online

January 16 - February 6

Four classes on Saturdays, with instructor Chris Ulrich. Online graduation show February 8.

 
Anna Bethel

Beginning Improv Online

February 3-17

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

 
Chris Coccia

Five Minutes to Funny Online

February 7 - 28

Four weeks. An online version of our signature stand-up comedy class with instructor Chris Coccia. Online graduation show March 7.

 
Rahmein Mostafavi

Level 2 Stand-Up Online

February 10-24

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

 
Bad Medicine

Level 2 Sketch Comedy Online

February 11 - March 18

Six weeks on Thursday 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

Beginning Improv Online

February 13 - March 6

Four classes 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

February 13 - March 6

Four weeks on Saturdays. Instructor Chris Ulrich teaches the long-form improv style developed by Del Close. Online grad show March 8.

 
Chris Ulrich

Level 2 Improv Online

February 14 - March 7

Four weeks on Sundays, with instructor Chris Ulrich. Online graduation show March 14.