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IMPROV 601 Saturdays 12PM - 230PM Starts 5/31/14

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 601 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 25 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

IBCS Students! Check out THE JAM (and get on stage) Every Sunday 7PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/jam

Higher Level IBCS Student Teams can submit for CageMatch!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/cagematch

Date(s):
  1. Saturday, May 31, 2014, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  2. Saturday, June 7, 2014, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  3. Saturday, June 14, 2014, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  4. Saturday, June 21, 2014, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  5. Saturday, June 28, 2014, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  6. Saturday, July 12, 2014, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  7. Saturday, July 19, 2014, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  8. Saturday, July 26, 2014, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Ken Breese

Ken Breese is a member of the ImprovBoston Mainstage Cast. His other credits at ImprovBoston include: FaceOff, Birthday Milk, and two time Harold Night Tournament Champion Plan B. He also directs the Harold cast The Abundance. He is a former producer of Sketchaus and wrote and performed with the sketch casts The Latchkey Kids and The Ruckus. His film and television credits include the independent features Inventory (Castparty Productions) and Cost of the Living (Love Thy Job Productions) as well as commercial work for WB Mason and Axeda. Ken is also a very amateur musician and one hell of a nice guy when fed properly.

More About Ken

Tuition: $199.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 601 Saturdays 12PM - 230PM Starts 5/31/14
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 601 Tuesdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 5/27/14

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 601 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 25 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

IBCS Students! Check out THE JAM (and get on stage) Every Sunday 7PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/jam

Higher Level IBCS Student Teams can submit for CageMatch!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/cagematch

Date(s):
  1. Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Tuesday, June 3, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Tuesday, July 8, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Shannon Connolly

Shannon has been teaching levels 101-601 of improv for the IB comedy school for the past three years. She is truly passionate about every level that the comedy school has to offer from teaching students in 101/201 the concept of agreement and furthering a scene, 301/401 her favorite format The Harold, to long form and free form shows in 501/601. Currently, Shannon has rejoined the ImprovBoston Mainstage and performs with Top Shelf’s longest running Harold Night team, Maxitor as well as her sketch/improv/musical show, Two Biddies with veteran improviser Misch Whittaker. Shannon also coaches indie teams on the side including the studio 40 cast and former students, Disco Basement. She would like to remind you to make good choices.

More About Shannon

Tuition: $199.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 601 Tuesdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 5/27/14
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 601 Sundays 2PM - 430PM Starts 3/23/14

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 601 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, February 14 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

IBCS Students! Check out THE JAM (and get on stage) Every Sunday 7PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/jam

Higher Level IBCS Student Teams can submit for CageMatch!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/cagematch

Date(s):
  1. Sunday, March 23, 2014, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  2. Sunday, March 30, 2014, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  3. Sunday, April 6, 2014, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  4. Sunday, April 13, 2014, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  5. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  6. Sunday, May 4, 2014, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  7. Sunday, May 11, 2014, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  8. Sunday, May 18, 2014, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, May 19, 2014 at 7:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Will Luera

Will Luera joined ImprovBoston in 1997 as a member of the Mainstage cast and in 2000 became the Artistic Director and director of the Mainstage cast. Will has taught classes around Boston, the US, Latin America and Asia. He has studied improvisation with ImprovOlympic, Second City, The Annoyance, The UCB, and Keith Johnstone. Will continues to direct at ImprovBoston, but also directs scripted theater around Boston.

More About Will

Tuition: $199.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 601 Wednesdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 3/19/14

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 601 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, February 14 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

IBCS Students! Check out THE JAM (and get on stage) Every Sunday 7PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/jam

Higher Level IBCS Student Teams can submit for CageMatch!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/cagematch

Date(s):
  1. Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: Cambridge Family YMCA
Instructor:

Ken Breese

Ken Breese is a member of the ImprovBoston Mainstage Cast. His other credits at ImprovBoston include: FaceOff, Birthday Milk, and two time Harold Night Tournament Champion Plan B. He also directs the Harold cast The Abundance. He is a former producer of Sketchaus and wrote and performed with the sketch casts The Latchkey Kids and The Ruckus. His film and television credits include the independent features Inventory (Castparty Productions) and Cost of the Living (Love Thy Job Productions) as well as commercial work for WB Mason and Axeda. Ken is also a very amateur musician and one hell of a nice guy when fed properly.

More About Ken

Tuition: $199.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 601 Sundays 430PM - 7PM Starts 1/12/14

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 601 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, November 22 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

IBCS Students! Check out THE JAM (and get on stage) Every Sunday 7PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/jam

Higher Level IBCS Student Teams can submit for CageMatch!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/cagematch

Date(s):
  1. Sunday, January 12, 2014, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  2. Sunday, January 19, 2014, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  3. Sunday, January 26, 2014, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  4. Sunday, February 2, 2014, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  5. Sunday, February 9, 2014, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  6. Sunday, February 16, 2014, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  7. Sunday, March 2, 2014, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  8. Sunday, March 9, 2014, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Ken Breese

Ken Breese is a member of the ImprovBoston Mainstage Cast. His other credits at ImprovBoston include: FaceOff, Birthday Milk, and two time Harold Night Tournament Champion Plan B. He also directs the Harold cast The Abundance. He is a former producer of Sketchaus and wrote and performed with the sketch casts The Latchkey Kids and The Ruckus. His film and television credits include the independent features Inventory (Castparty Productions) and Cost of the Living (Love Thy Job Productions) as well as commercial work for WB Mason and Axeda. Ken is also a very amateur musician and one hell of a nice guy when fed properly.

More About Ken

Tuition: $199.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 601 Sundays 430PM - 7PM Starts 10/20/13

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 601 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, September 13 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

IBCS Students! Check out THE JAM (and get on stage) Every Sunday 7PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/jam

Higher Level IBCS Student Teams can submit for CageMatch!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/cagematch

Date(s):
  1. Sunday, October 20, 2013, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  2. Sunday, October 27, 2013, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  3. Sunday, November 3, 2013, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  4. Sunday, November 10, 2013, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  5. Sunday, November 17, 2013, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  6. Sunday, November 24, 2013, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  7. Sunday, December 8, 2013, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  8. Sunday, December 15, 2013, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Sunday, December 15, 2013 at 7:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Mike Descoteaux

Mike Descoteaux is the full time Artistic Director of ImprovBoston and former director of ImprovBoston's National Touring Company and Family Show. For over a decade, Mike has taught, directed, and facilitated workshops in improvisation, sketch, musical improv and comedic songwriting around the world. He created and led the celebrated Music Program at The Second City in Chicago, which includes a 6-term musical improvisation conservatory, songwriting courses, master classes, and over 60 musical workshops per term. In addition, he regularly taught in their improv and writing programs which serve over 2,000 students 6 terms per year. Mike has taught at Columbia College and as a guest artist at Northwestern University. He has created and led workshops for iO (formerly Improv Olypmic), The Chicago Improv Festival, the Magnet Theater, Sarasota Improv Fest, The Chicago Cultural Center, The Colorado Improv Fest, The Playground, Norwegian Cruise Line, Chicago Sketchfest, Northwestern University’s NHSI, and numerous other schools, theatre companies, and corporations. He has taught the creative process and varied applications of improvisation to thousands of kids, teens, and adults across the country, from anti-bullying workshops to creative problem solving intensives with Fortune 500 companies. For a full bio, please click here

More About Mike

Tuition: $199.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 601 Sundays 430PM - 7PM Starts 10/20/13
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 601 Mondays 4PM - 630PM Starts 10/14/13

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 601 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, September 13 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

IBCS Students! Check out THE JAM (and get on stage) Every Sunday 7PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/jam

Higher Level IBCS Student Teams can submit for CageMatch!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/cagematch

Date(s):
  1. Monday, October 14, 2013, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  2. Monday, October 21, 2013, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  3. Monday, October 28, 2013, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  4. Monday, November 4, 2013, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  5. Monday, November 11, 2013, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  6. Monday, November 18, 2013, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  7. Monday, November 25, 2013, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  8. Monday, December 2, 2013, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, December 9, 2013 at 6:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Main Theater
Instructor:

Christine Cuddy

Christine Cuddy is thrilled to be teaching at ImprovBoston! She started as an improv student at ImprovBoston back in 2003 and has loved improv ever since. Cuddy has trained in Chicago at the Second City and Annoyance theaters. She can be seen performing on Friday and Saturday nights as a cast member of the ImprovBoston Mainstage.

More About Christine

Tuition: $199.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 601 Mondays 4PM - 630PM Starts 10/14/13
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 601 Tuesdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 10/15/13

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 601 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, September 13 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

IBCS Students! Check out THE JAM (and get on stage) Every Sunday 7PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/jam

Higher Level IBCS Student Teams can submit for CageMatch!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/cagematch

Date(s):
  1. Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Tuesday, November 5, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Tuesday, December 3, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 7:30 pm - More Info

Location: Cambridge Family YMCA
Instructor:

Bobby Smithney

Mainstage Director and Performer At 6'6" it would be hard to miss Bobby, even if he hadn't been a member of ImprovBoston since 2000. From improvisation to stand-up to scripted work, he can be seen performing comedy of all kinds all over Boston but has focused on directing and instruction. He has been teaching students and rocking corporate trainings on improvisation across all age and ability levels for well over a decade. Bobby is currently the Director of ImprovBoston's Mainstage cast and tours with the critically acclaimed Mama Bear. Whether you have seen him on TV commercials, heard his voices on cartoon shows, or had him as an instructor - chances are good you are going to remember him.

More About Bobby

Tuition: $199.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 601 Tuesdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 10/15/13
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 601 Tuesdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 8/6/13

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 601 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, July 5 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

IBCS Students! Check out THE JAM (and get on stage) Every Sunday 7PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/jam

Higher Level IBCS Student Teams can submit for CageMatch!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/cagematch

Date(s):
  1. Tuesday, August 6, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Tuesday, September 3, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Bobby Smithney

Mainstage Director and Performer At 6'6" it would be hard to miss Bobby, even if he hadn't been a member of ImprovBoston since 2000. From improvisation to stand-up to scripted work, he can be seen performing comedy of all kinds all over Boston but has focused on directing and instruction. He has been teaching students and rocking corporate trainings on improvisation across all age and ability levels for well over a decade. Bobby is currently the Director of ImprovBoston's Mainstage cast and tours with the critically acclaimed Mama Bear. Whether you have seen him on TV commercials, heard his voices on cartoon shows, or had him as an instructor - chances are good you are going to remember him.

More About Bobby

Tuition: $199.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 601 Tuesdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 8/6/13
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 601 Thursdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 5/30/13

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 601 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 26 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

IBCS Students! Check out THE JAM (and get on stage) Every Sunday 7PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/jam

Higher Level IBCS Student Teams can submit for CageMatch!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/cagematch

Date(s):
  1. Thursday, May 30, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Thursday, June 6, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Thursday, June 13, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Thursday, June 20, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Thursday, June 27, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Thursday, July 11, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Thursday, July 18, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Thursday, July 25, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, July 29, 2013 at 6:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Christine Cuddy

Christine Cuddy is thrilled to be teaching at ImprovBoston! She started as an improv student at ImprovBoston back in 2003 and has loved improv ever since. Cuddy has trained in Chicago at the Second City and Annoyance theaters. She can be seen performing on Friday and Saturday nights as a cast member of the ImprovBoston Mainstage.

More About Christine

Tuition: $199.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 601 Tuesdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 3/19/13

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 601 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15 AT 8AM

IBCS Students! Check out THE JAM (and get on stage) Every Sunday 7PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/jam

Higher Level IBCS Student Teams can submit for CageMatch!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/cagematch

Date(s):
  1. Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Tuesday, April 2, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Tuesday, April 9, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Tuesday, May 7, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Christine Cuddy

Christine Cuddy is thrilled to be teaching at ImprovBoston! She started as an improv student at ImprovBoston back in 2003 and has loved improv ever since. Cuddy has trained in Chicago at the Second City and Annoyance theaters. She can be seen performing on Friday and Saturday nights as a cast member of the ImprovBoston Mainstage.

More About Christine

Tuition: $199.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 601 Tuesdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 3/19/13
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 602 Saturdays 12PM - 230PM Starts 1/12/13

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 602 page.

IBCS Students! Check out THE JAM (and get on stage) Every Sunday 7PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/jam

Higher Level IBCS Student Teams can submit for CageMatch!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/cagematch

Date(s):
  1. Saturday, January 12, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  2. Saturday, January 19, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  3. Saturday, January 26, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  4. Saturday, February 2, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  5. Saturday, February 9, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  6. Saturday, February 16, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  7. Saturday, March 2, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  8. Saturday, March 9, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 7:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

David Marino

David Marino has been writing, directing, teaching, and performing with ImprovBoston since 1997. Some of his directing credits include Agent Spy, Groaners & Boners, Archipelago, Center Mike, Lube! The Musical!, and the critically acclaimed Pirate Lives: The Musical! His improv focus is on strong cast connections, grounded characters, and environment work. David is currently a Project Manager for a Cambridge-based genome research laboratory.

More About David

Tuition: $199.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 602 Saturdays 12PM - 230PM Starts 1/12/13
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 601 Saturdays 12PM - 230PM Starts 1/12/13

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 601 page.

IBCS Students! Check out THE JAM (and get on stage) Every Sunday 7PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/jam

Higher Level IBCS Student Teams can submit for CageMatch!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/cagematch

Date(s):
  1. Saturday, January 12, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  2. Saturday, January 19, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  3. Saturday, January 26, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  4. Saturday, February 2, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  5. Saturday, February 9, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  6. Saturday, February 16, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  7. Saturday, March 2, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  8. Saturday, March 9, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Main Theater
Instructor:

Bobby Smithney

Mainstage Director and Performer At 6'6" it would be hard to miss Bobby, even if he hadn't been a member of ImprovBoston since 2000. From improvisation to stand-up to scripted work, he can be seen performing comedy of all kinds all over Boston but has focused on directing and instruction. He has been teaching students and rocking corporate trainings on improvisation across all age and ability levels for well over a decade. Bobby is currently the Director of ImprovBoston's Mainstage cast and tours with the critically acclaimed Mama Bear. Whether you have seen him on TV commercials, heard his voices on cartoon shows, or had him as an instructor - chances are good you are going to remember him.

More About Bobby

Tuition: $199.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 601 Saturdays 12PM - 230PM Starts 1/12/13
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 501 Mondays 630PM - 9PM Starts 1/7/13

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 501 page.

IBCS Students! Check out THE JAM (and get on stage) Every Sunday 7PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/jam

Higher Level IBCS Student Teams can submit for CageMatch!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/cagematch

Date(s):
  1. Monday, January 7, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Monday, January 14, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Monday, January 28, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Monday, February 4, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Monday, February 11, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Monday, February 18, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Monday, February 25, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Monday, March 4, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, March 11, 2013 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: Cambridge Family YMCA
Instructor:

Joe Creedon

About Joe

Tuition: $199.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 601 Saturdays 12PM - 230PM Starts 10/13/12

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 601 page.

IBCS Students! Check out THE JAM (and get on stage) Every Sunday 7PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/jam

Higher Level IBCS Student Teams can submit for CageMatch!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/cagematch

Date(s):
  1. Saturday, October 13, 2012, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  2. Saturday, October 20, 2012, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  3. Saturday, October 27, 2012, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  4. Saturday, November 3, 2012, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  5. Saturday, November 10, 2012, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  6. Saturday, November 17, 2012, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  7. Saturday, December 1, 2012, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  8. Saturday, December 8, 2012, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 7:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Bobby Smithney

Mainstage Director and Performer At 6'6" it would be hard to miss Bobby, even if he hadn't been a member of ImprovBoston since 2000. From improvisation to stand-up to scripted work, he can be seen performing comedy of all kinds all over Boston but has focused on directing and instruction. He has been teaching students and rocking corporate trainings on improvisation across all age and ability levels for well over a decade. Bobby is currently the Director of ImprovBoston's Mainstage cast and tours with the critically acclaimed Mama Bear. Whether you have seen him on TV commercials, heard his voices on cartoon shows, or had him as an instructor - chances are good you are going to remember him.

More About Bobby

Tuition: $199.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 601 Mondays 630PM - 9PM Starts 10/15/12

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 601 page.

IBCS Students! Check out THE JAM (and get on stage) Every Sunday 7PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/jam

Higher Level IBCS Student Teams can submit for CageMatch!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/cagematch

Date(s):
  1. Monday, October 15, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Monday, October 22, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Monday, October 29, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Monday, November 5, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Monday, November 12, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Monday, November 19, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Monday, November 26, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Monday, December 3, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 7:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Green Room
Instructor:

Will Luera

Will Luera joined ImprovBoston in 1997 as a member of the Mainstage cast and in 2000 became the Artistic Director and director of the Mainstage cast. Will has taught classes around Boston, the US, Latin America and Asia. He has studied improvisation with ImprovOlympic, Second City, The Annoyance, The UCB, and Keith Johnstone. Will continues to direct at ImprovBoston, but also directs scripted theater around Boston.

More About Will

Tuition: $199.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 602 Sundays 430PM - 7PM Starts 8/12/12

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 602 page.

IBCS Students! Check out THE JAM (and get on stage) Every Sunday 7PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/jam

Higher Level IBCS Student Teams can submit for CageMatch!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/cagematch

Date(s):
  1. Sunday, August 12, 2012, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  2. Sunday, August 19, 2012, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  3. Sunday, August 26, 2012, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  4. Sunday, September 2, 2012, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  5. Sunday, September 16, 2012, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  6. Sunday, September 23, 2012, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  7. Sunday, September 30, 2012, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  8. Sunday, October 7, 2012, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, October 1, 2012 at 6:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

David Marino

David Marino has been writing, directing, teaching, and performing with ImprovBoston since 1997. Some of his directing credits include Agent Spy, Groaners & Boners, Archipelago, Center Mike, Lube! The Musical!, and the critically acclaimed Pirate Lives: The Musical! His improv focus is on strong cast connections, grounded characters, and environment work. David is currently a Project Manager for a Cambridge-based genome research laboratory.

More About David

Tuition: $199.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 602 Sundays 430PM - 7PM Starts 8/12/12
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 601 Wednesdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 8/8/12

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 601 page.

IBCS Students! Check out THE JAM (and get on stage) Every Sunday 7PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/jam

Higher Level IBCS Student Teams can submit for CageMatch!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/cagematch

Date(s):
  1. Wednesday, August 8, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Wednesday, August 15, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Wednesday, August 22, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 7:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Bobby Smithney

Mainstage Director and Performer At 6'6" it would be hard to miss Bobby, even if he hadn't been a member of ImprovBoston since 2000. From improvisation to stand-up to scripted work, he can be seen performing comedy of all kinds all over Boston but has focused on directing and instruction. He has been teaching students and rocking corporate trainings on improvisation across all age and ability levels for well over a decade. Bobby is currently the Director of ImprovBoston's Mainstage cast and tours with the critically acclaimed Mama Bear. Whether you have seen him on TV commercials, heard his voices on cartoon shows, or had him as an instructor - chances are good you are going to remember him.

More About Bobby

Tuition: $199.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 602

Improv 602: Creating Your Own Longform Structure

Looking to put all your improv skills to the test and build something totally unique?

IMPROV 602 takes all the tools students learn in IMPROV 101 - IMPROV 601 and helps them put them to use in creating a truly original longform structure. The class works with their instructor to build a format that showcases the talents of the class.  The result is a new format that makes each performer look like a ROCK STAR!

Prerequisite: IMPROV 601

Maximum Number of Students: 12

IMPROV 601

IMPROV 601: Advanced Freeform Performance

IMPROV 601 draws upon everything our Comedy School students master in a year of improv classes.

Our veteran faculty (Mainstage Ensemble) guide the class in Freeform Play and an organic approach to creating improvised comedy on stage. 601 students are asked to commit to the ensemble process of developing a show for comedy performance. Rehearsals and shows outside of our scheduled classes are highly encouraged.

Each session ends with a Student Showcase.

Prerequisite: IMPROV 501

Maximum Number of Students: 12