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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.

PLEASE NOTE: Classes can sell out quickly. If you don't register in time, you can be placed on our wait list. 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 students must be at least 18 years old.

David Razowsky

YOU: A Workshop

Two-day master class. Second City veteran David Razowsky teaches "YOU," showing students the life-changing awareness of “You ... being on stage with you.”

June 2-3 register now
 
Chris Ulrich

Level 2 Improv

Five weeks, Saturday 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 July 17! Prerequisite needed.

starts 6/9 register now
 
Chris Ulrich

Beginning Improv

Six 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 6/10register now
 
Anna Bethel

Beginning Improv

Five weeks, Tuesday 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 7/17 register now
 
Anna Bethel

Level 2: Characters and Emotions

Five weeks, Wednesday classes. (AKA Level 2 Short Form.) 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 28! Prerequisite: Beginning Improv or permission of instructor and principal.

starts 7/18 register now
 
Chris Ulrich

Level 2 Improv

Five weeks, Saturday classes. Instructor Chris Ulrich helps you explore character-building, physicality, object work and more. Graduation show at the Improv on August 19!

starts 7/21 register now
 
Stephanie Anderson

Strong Characters Workshop

Three-hour Tuesday workshop. Instructor Stephanie Anderson (Second City Training Center) offers a workshop for improvisers and sketch writers. Prerequisite needed.

July 24 register now
 
Stephanie Anderson

Diagnostics for Advanced Improvisers

Three-hour Wednesday workshop. Instructor Stephanie Anderson (Second City Training Center) offers a workshop for experienced improvisers. Prerequisite needed.

July 25 register now
 
Stephanie Anderson

Creating Solo Material

Three-hour Thursday workshop. Instructor Stephanie Anderson (Second City Training Center) offers a workshop for performers interested in creating "solo" material. Prerequisite needed.

July 26 register now
 
Chris Ulrich

Beginning Improv

Five weeks, Monday 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 7/30register now
 
Chris Ulrich

Beginning Improv

Six 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 4/7SOLD OUT
 
Anna Bethel

Level 2: Characters and Emotions

Five weeks, Tuesday classes. (AKA Level 2 Short Form.) 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 22! Prerequisite: Beginning Improv or permission of instructor and principal.

starts 4/10 SOLD OUT
 
Anna Bethel

Level 3: Relationships and Story

Five weeks, Monday classes. AKA Level 3 Short Form. Anna Bethel builds on lessons and short-form games from earlier classes, teaching students the value of intriguing relationships and compelling narratives in their scene work. Graduation show June 25.

starts 5/14 closed
 
Anna Bethel

Beginning Improv

Five weeks, Wednesday 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 5/23 SOLD OUT
 
Chris Ulrich

Beginning Improv

Six weeks, Monday 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 6/4SOLD OUT