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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.

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 2/18register 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 2/20 register now
 
Anna Bethel

Reading the Room: A Workshop

Five weeks, Wednesday classes. Instructor Anna Bethel helps improvisers with the fine art of feeling out a crowd -- and how to apply that knowledge to performing and moderating short-form improv games. Prerequisite: Level 1 and 2 or permission from instructor and principal.

starts 2/21 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 March 27! Prerequisite needed.

starts 2/24 register now
 
Anna Bethel

Short Form Improv:
Characters and Emotions

Five weeks, Monday 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 April 9! Prerequisite: Beginning Improv or permission of instructor and principal.

starts 3/5 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 1/6SOLD 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 February 6!

starts 1/7 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 1/8SOLD OUT
 
Anna Bethel

Short Form Improv:
Relationships and 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.

starts 1/9 SOLD OUT
 
Anna Bethel

Short Form Improv:
Characters and Emotions

Five weeks, Wednesday classes. 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 13! Prerequisite: Beginning Improv or permission of instructor and principal.

starts 1/10 SOLD OUT
 
Chris Ulrich

Intro to the Harold

Five 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 20. Prerequisite needed.

starts 1/13 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 1/22 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 2/19SOLD OUT