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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

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, 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 9/8register now
 
Chris Ulrich

Level 3 Improv: Advance the Scene

Five weeks, Wednesday 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 9/12 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 October 30. Prerequisite needed.

starts 9/22 register 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 October 24!

starts 9/23 register 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 9/24register 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 SOLD OUT
 
Anna Bethel

Level 2: Characters and Emotions

Registration closed! 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
 
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 7/30SOLD OUT