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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.

Anna Bethel

Short Form: Relationships & Story

Five weeks, Tuesday classes. 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 April 9.

starts 3/5 register now
 
Chris Ulrich

Level 3 Improv: Advance the Scene

Five weeks, Saturday classes. 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. Prerequisite: Level 1 and 2 or permission from instructor and principal.

starts 3/9 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 May 6! Prerequisite: Beginning Improv or permission of instructor and principal.

starts 4/3register now
 
The PIT

PIT Workshop: You PLUS

Two-day weekend workshop. Ali Farahnakian, founder of the Peoples Improv Theater, helps you discover the fine art of being yourself on stage. And the workshop ends with a Saturday night performance showcase. Prerequisite: Beginning Improv or equivalent training.

April 5-6register now
 
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 4/15register 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 4/16 register 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 4/27register now
 
Chris Ulrich

Level 2 Improv

Five weeks, Sunday classes. Instructor Chris Ulrich helps you explore character-building, physicality, object work and more. Graduation show at the Improv on June 3!

starts 4/28 register now
 
Chris Ulrich

Intro to the Harold

Six weeks, Saturday classes. Instructor Chris Ulrich teaches you the famed long-form improv style developed by Del Close. Graduation show at the Improv on February 19. Prerequisite needed.

starts 1/5 SOLD OUT
 
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 February 26! Prerequisite: Beginning Improv or permission of instructor and principal.

starts 1/16SOLD 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 2/25SOLD OUT
 
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 2/27 SOLD OUT
 
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 3/9SOLD OUT
 
Chris Ulrich

Level 2 Improv

Five weeks, Sunday classes. Instructor Chris Ulrich helps you explore character-building, physicality, object work and more. Graduation show at the Improv on April 16!

starts 3/10 SOLD OUT