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Improv Fundamentals

Date(s):
  1. Tuesday, January 12, 2016, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  2. Tuesday, January 19, 2016, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  3. Tuesday, January 26, 2016, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  4. Tuesday, February 2, 2016, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  5. Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  6. Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  7. Tuesday, March 1, 2016, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  8. Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  9. Tuesday, March 15, 2016, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  10. Tuesday, March 22, 2016, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 10:30 am - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Corey O'Rourke

Corey O’Rourke is a graduate of Suffolk University with a degree in Theater Studies, and English. He began doing Improv in 2006 and since then has worked with many companies and performers. Corey has taken classes and been through the training centers of multiple theaters. He has performed and worked with Improv Asylum, Catalyst Comedy, Urban Improv, and ImprovBoston. Corey was on the original cast of Boston’s Unscripted Musical Project, he spent years performing anywhere he could. Corey found a home at ImprovBoston in the fall of 2013, Joining the ImprovBoston National Touring Company, and was an original cast member of All Access Improv. In that time, Corey has worked hard to grow the brand and to expand the work that the company does. He works often with the community’s youth, in schools and after school, through youth troupes and anti-bullying initiatives. Corey is so proud of all of the work that ImprovBoston does, and couldn’t be any more excited to start a new Journey with All Access.

More About Corey

Tuition: $250.00
Registration: Eventbrite - AFTER SCHOOL LAUGHTER SCHOOL Grades 6-8 Starts 1/12/16
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 101 Sundays 2PM - 4PM Starts 10/18/15

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 101 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, September 11 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 18, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  2. Sunday, October 25, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  3. Sunday, November 1, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  4. Sunday, November 8, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  5. Sunday, November 15, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  6. Sunday, November 22, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  7. Sunday, December 6, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  8. Sunday, December 13, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 6:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Lower
Instructor:

Erik Volkert

Erik Volkert is an instructor at ImprovBoston, and has been performing at ImprovBoston since 2001. He is an alumni of the Micetro, Theatersports, and The Buskers casts, and has appeared in many shows, most recently Magic: The Gathering: The Show, and The Jam every Sunday.

More About Erik

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 101 Sundays 11AM - 1PM Starts 10/18/15

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 101 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, September 11 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 18, 2015, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  2. Sunday, October 25, 2015, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  3. Sunday, November 1, 2015, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  4. Sunday, November 8, 2015, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  5. Sunday, November 15, 2015, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  6. Sunday, November 22, 2015, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  7. Sunday, December 6, 2015, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  8. Sunday, December 13, 2015, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, December 14, 2015 at 8:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Main Theater
Instructor:

Elyse Schuerman

Elyse has been performing, teaching, and directing at ImprovBoston since 1999. Her favorite projects include: Radio Hour, John Hughes High, UnNatural Selection, and Misunderstood: Improvised Rock Opera. Elyse studied under such masters as Joe Bill, Susan Messing, Todd Stashwick, and Mick Napier. Elyse was a member of the Mainstage cast from 1999-2011 and currently co-produces the Women in Comedy Festival.

More About Elyse

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 101 Saturdays 12PM - 2PM Starts 10/17/15

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 101 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, September 11 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, October 17, 2015, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  2. Saturday, October 24, 2015, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  3. Saturday, October 31, 2015, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  4. Saturday, November 7, 2015, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  5. Saturday, November 14, 2015, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  6. Saturday, November 21, 2015, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  7. Saturday, December 5, 2015, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  8. Saturday, December 12, 2015, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, December 14, 2015 at 6:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Lower
Instructor:

Nathaniel T. Lopez

Nate began at ImprovBoston as a member of the Family Show in January of 2013. A product of the IB Comedy School, he is currently a cast member on the IB Mainstage and the director of the annual original spooky play, Gorefest. Previously, he was the director of the acclaimed Family Show. He credits his time served on the submarine USS Los Angeles and his 2 sons as the source of his "comedy." Nate has been known to be self deprecating from time to time. Please love him.

More About Nate

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 101 Fridays 630PM - 830PM Starts 10/16/15

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 101 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, September 11 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. Friday, October 16, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Friday, October 23, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Friday, October 30, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Friday, November 6, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Friday, November 13, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Friday, November 20, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Friday, December 4, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Friday, December 11, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 7:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Lower
Instructor:

Erik Volkert

Erik Volkert is an instructor at ImprovBoston, and has been performing at ImprovBoston since 2001. He is an alumni of the Micetro, Theatersports, and The Buskers casts, and has appeared in many shows, most recently Magic: The Gathering: The Show, and The Jam every Sunday.

More About Erik

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 101 Thursdays 630PM - 830PM Starts 10/15/15

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 101 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, September 11 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, October 15, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Thursday, October 22, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Thursday, October 29, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Thursday, November 5, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Thursday, November 12, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Thursday, November 19, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Thursday, December 3, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Thursday, December 10, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, December 14, 2015 at 9:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Lower
Instructor:

MaryBeth DeKara

MaryBeth "MB" DeKara is so excited to be a cast member at ImprovBoston! MB holds a Bachelors degree in Fine and Performing Arts from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and a Masters Degree in Theatre in Education from Emerson College . She has worked as a professional actor, arts administrator, and instructor since 2003 in North Carolina, New York and Massachusetts. Joining the Boston comedy world by way of the Tribe Theater's Sea Mission: Aquanauts Prime, in 2006, MB has been performing on various teams for over a decade. At ImprovBoston, she has previously held the positions of Assistant to the Managing Director and producer of the Boston Comedy Arts Festival. MB has been a cast member and instructor at ImprovBoston since 2009 on such casts as On Deck, Shays' Rebellion, The ImprovBoston Family Show, Rich Uncle, Panamax, The ImprovBoston National Touring Company, and Rabbit. MB teaches levels 101-501 in the ImprovBoston comedy school, come take class with her and discover the holistic power of Improv!

More About MaryBeth

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 101 Thursdays 4PM - 6PM Starts 10/15/15

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 101 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, September 11 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, October 15, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  2. Thursday, October 22, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  3. Thursday, October 29, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  4. Thursday, November 5, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  5. Thursday, November 12, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  6. Thursday, November 19, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  7. Thursday, December 3, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  8. Thursday, December 10, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 6:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Kristina Smarz

Currently a member of ImprovBoston’s Mainstage, Kristina has over 20 years of experience performing, as well as directing and teaching those of all ability levels. She first joined IB in 2004 as a member of Theatersports and has since then performed with the Touring Company, Mainstage, Face Off and various showcase shows such as Slainte, Girls’ Night Out, LuvBoat, Gorefest and Spice, which she directed and co-produced. As writer and producer, Kristina was a founding member of the Ruckus and Boston News Net. She also has a handful of local commercial and theatrical credits to her name, is a member of the Improv Asylum’s NXT cast, the Majestic Theater’s in-house troupe the Majesters and is pretty handy with a pneumatic nail gun. Kristina has a BA in Theater (and English) and has studied at ImprovBoston, ImprovAsylum, Williamstown Theater Festival, numerous workshops and tends to talk to strangers. You can follow her on Twitter @Smarzipantz, but barely ever tweets so feels a pang of guilt every time she gets a new follower. She likes lots of stuff and is genuinely curious how you’re doing.

More About Kristina

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 101 Wednesdays 630PM - 830PM Starts 10/14/15

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 101 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, September 11 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, October 14, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Wednesday, November 18, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Wednesday, December 2, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 6:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Lower
Instructor:

Ari Stern

Ari is a cast member of ImprovBoston's Mainstage. Before that he spent 2 and a half years on Face Off. His diverse experience spans from short form games, to hour long mono scenes, to 10 week long continuous improvised story lines. He's done 1 man shows as well as shows with 19 cast members. He loves puppies and trees and hopes you'll join him in getting silly.

More About Ari

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 101 Mondays 630PM - 830PM Starts 10/12/15

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 101 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, September 11 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 12, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Monday, October 19, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Monday, October 26, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Monday, November 2, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Monday, November 9, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Monday, November 16, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Monday, November 23, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Monday, November 30, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, December 7, 2015 at 8:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

MaryBeth DeKara

MaryBeth "MB" DeKara is so excited to be a cast member at ImprovBoston! MB holds a Bachelors degree in Fine and Performing Arts from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and a Masters Degree in Theatre in Education from Emerson College . She has worked as a professional actor, arts administrator, and instructor since 2003 in North Carolina, New York and Massachusetts. Joining the Boston comedy world by way of the Tribe Theater's Sea Mission: Aquanauts Prime, in 2006, MB has been performing on various teams for over a decade. At ImprovBoston, she has previously held the positions of Assistant to the Managing Director and producer of the Boston Comedy Arts Festival. MB has been a cast member and instructor at ImprovBoston since 2009 on such casts as On Deck, Shays' Rebellion, The ImprovBoston Family Show, Rich Uncle, Panamax, The ImprovBoston National Touring Company, and Rabbit. MB teaches levels 101-501 in the ImprovBoston comedy school, come take class with her and discover the holistic power of Improv!

More About MaryBeth

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 101 Mondays 4PM - 6PM Starts 10/12/15

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 101 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, September 11 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 12, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  2. Monday, October 19, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  3. Monday, October 26, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  4. Monday, November 2, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  5. Monday, November 9, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  6. Monday, November 16, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  7. Monday, November 23, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  8. Monday, November 30, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, December 7, 2015 at 6:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Danny Balel

Danny Balel has been teaching and performing for over ten years. He teaches Theater at Clark University. He has taught in the public schools of Worcester, Public, Cambridge, and beyond. In addition, Danny teaches at Improv Boston, everything from weekly classes, workshops, to birthday parties. Currently he is a member of Improv Boston's Touring Company and Mainstage, as well as Magic the Gathering: The Show. Danny is a previous member of Comedy Sportz Boston and many indie teams in the Boston area. Danny has performed wtih Kevin Macdonald and Joe Bill, and has taken workshops with Mike Birbiglia, Liz Allen, and Susan Messing. He believes that improv should be playful, focused, and above all fun. He lives in Davis Square, Somerville, and enjoys candied yams, big dogs, and baking. Danny was also interviewed by Jimmy Carrane for the Improv Nerd podcast (http://jimmycarrane.com/podcasts/122-danny-balel/).

More About Danny

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

Teen Troupe Grades 9-12 Starts 9/15/15

For a description of this class, please see the YOUTH AFTER SCHOOL LAUGHTER SCHOOL page.

Date(s):

  1. Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  2. Tuesday, September 22, 2015, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  3. Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  4. Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  5. Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  6. Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  7. Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  8. Tuesday, November 3, 2015, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  9. Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  10. Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 10:30 am - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper Instructor:

Danny Balel

Danny Balel has been teaching and performing for over ten years. He teaches Theater at Clark University. He has taught in the public schools of Worcester, Public, Cambridge, and beyond. In addition, Danny teaches at Improv Boston, everything from weekly classes, workshops, to birthday parties. Currently he is a member of Improv Boston's Touring Company and Mainstage, as well as Magic the Gathering: The Show. Danny is a previous member of Comedy Sportz Boston and many indie teams in the Boston area. Danny has performed wtih Kevin Macdonald and Joe Bill, and has taken workshops with Mike Birbiglia, Liz Allen, and Susan Messing. He believes that improv should be playful, focused, and above all fun. He lives in Davis Square, Somerville, and enjoys candied yams, big dogs, and baking. Danny was also interviewed by Jimmy Carrane for the Improv Nerd podcast (http://jimmycarrane.com/podcasts/122-danny-balel/).

More About Danny

Tuition: $250.00 Registration: Eventbrite - AFTER SCHOOL LAUGHTER SCHOOL Grades 9-12 Starts 9/15/15 Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

Youth Troupe Grades 6-8 Starts 9/15/15

For a description of this class, please see the YOUTH AFTER SCHOOL LAUGHTER SCHOOL page.

Date(s):

  1. Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  2. Tuesday, September 22, 2015, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  3. Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  4. Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  5. Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  6. Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  7. Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  8. Tuesday, November 3, 2015, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  9. Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  10. Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 10:30 am - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Lower Instructor:

Corey O'Rourke

Corey O’Rourke is a graduate of Suffolk University with a degree in Theater Studies, and English. He began doing Improv in 2006 and since then has worked with many companies and performers. Corey has taken classes and been through the training centers of multiple theaters. He has performed and worked with Improv Asylum, Catalyst Comedy, Urban Improv, and ImprovBoston. Corey was on the original cast of Boston’s Unscripted Musical Project, he spent years performing anywhere he could. Corey found a home at ImprovBoston in the fall of 2013, Joining the ImprovBoston National Touring Company, and was an original cast member of All Access Improv. In that time, Corey has worked hard to grow the brand and to expand the work that the company does. He works often with the community’s youth, in schools and after school, through youth troupes and anti-bullying initiatives. Corey is so proud of all of the work that ImprovBoston does, and couldn’t be any more excited to start a new Journey with All Access.

More About Corey

Tuition: $250.00 Registration: Eventbrite - AFTER SCHOOL LAUGHTER SCHOOL Grades 6-8 Starts 9/15/15 Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV for ACTORS

IMPROVISATION FOR THE ACTOR

Prerequisite: ELECTIVES

Maximum Number of Students: 14

IMPROV 101 Sundays 2PM - 4PM Starts 8/9/15

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 101 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, July 3 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, August 9, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  2. Sunday, August 16, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  3. Sunday, August 23, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  4. Sunday, August 30, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  5. Sunday, September 6, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  6. Sunday, September 20, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  7. Sunday, September 27, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  8. Sunday, October 4, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, October 5, 2015 at 9:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Lower
Instructor:

Erik Volkert

Erik Volkert is an instructor at ImprovBoston, and has been performing at ImprovBoston since 2001. He is an alumni of the Micetro, Theatersports, and The Buskers casts, and has appeared in many shows, most recently Magic: The Gathering: The Show, and The Jam every Sunday.

More About Erik

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 101 Saturdays 3PM - 5PM Starts 8/8/15

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 101 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, July 3 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, August 8, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  2. Saturday, August 15, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  3. Saturday, August 22, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  4. Saturday, August 29, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  5. Saturday, September 5, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  6. Saturday, September 19, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  7. Saturday, September 26, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  8. Saturday, October 3, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 8:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Danny Balel

Danny Balel has been teaching and performing for over ten years. He teaches Theater at Clark University. He has taught in the public schools of Worcester, Public, Cambridge, and beyond. In addition, Danny teaches at Improv Boston, everything from weekly classes, workshops, to birthday parties. Currently he is a member of Improv Boston's Touring Company and Mainstage, as well as Magic the Gathering: The Show. Danny is a previous member of Comedy Sportz Boston and many indie teams in the Boston area. Danny has performed wtih Kevin Macdonald and Joe Bill, and has taken workshops with Mike Birbiglia, Liz Allen, and Susan Messing. He believes that improv should be playful, focused, and above all fun. He lives in Davis Square, Somerville, and enjoys candied yams, big dogs, and baking. Danny was also interviewed by Jimmy Carrane for the Improv Nerd podcast (http://jimmycarrane.com/podcasts/122-danny-balel/).

More About Danny

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 101 Fridays 630PM - 830PM Starts 8/7/15

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 101 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, July 3 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. Friday, August 7, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Friday, August 14, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Friday, August 21, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Friday, August 28, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Friday, September 4, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Friday, September 18, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Friday, September 25, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Friday, October 2, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, October 5, 2015 at 6:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Lower
Instructor:

Erik Volkert

Erik Volkert is an instructor at ImprovBoston, and has been performing at ImprovBoston since 2001. He is an alumni of the Micetro, Theatersports, and The Buskers casts, and has appeared in many shows, most recently Magic: The Gathering: The Show, and The Jam every Sunday.

More About Erik

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 101 Thursdays 4PM - 6PM Starts 8/6/15

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 101 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, July 3 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, August 6, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  2. Thursday, August 13, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  3. Thursday, August 20, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  4. Thursday, August 27, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  5. Thursday, September 3, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  6. Thursday, September 17, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  7. Thursday, September 24, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  8. Thursday, October 1, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 9:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Main Theater
Instructor:

Kristina Smarz

Currently a member of ImprovBoston’s Mainstage, Kristina has over 20 years of experience performing, as well as directing and teaching those of all ability levels. She first joined IB in 2004 as a member of Theatersports and has since then performed with the Touring Company, Mainstage, Face Off and various showcase shows such as Slainte, Girls’ Night Out, LuvBoat, Gorefest and Spice, which she directed and co-produced. As writer and producer, Kristina was a founding member of the Ruckus and Boston News Net. She also has a handful of local commercial and theatrical credits to her name, is a member of the Improv Asylum’s NXT cast, the Majestic Theater’s in-house troupe the Majesters and is pretty handy with a pneumatic nail gun. Kristina has a BA in Theater (and English) and has studied at ImprovBoston, ImprovAsylum, Williamstown Theater Festival, numerous workshops and tends to talk to strangers. You can follow her on Twitter @Smarzipantz, but barely ever tweets so feels a pang of guilt every time she gets a new follower. She likes lots of stuff and is genuinely curious how you’re doing.

More About Kristina

Tuition: $225.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 101 Thursdays 4PM - 6PM Starts 8/6/15
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 101 Tuesdays 4PM - 6PM Starts 8/4/15

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 101 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, July 3 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 4, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  2. Tuesday, August 11, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  3. Tuesday, August 18, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  4. Tuesday, August 25, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  5. Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  6. Tuesday, September 8, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  7. Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  8. Tuesday, September 22, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 8:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Main Theater
Instructor:

Kristina Smarz

Currently a member of ImprovBoston’s Mainstage, Kristina has over 20 years of experience performing, as well as directing and teaching those of all ability levels. She first joined IB in 2004 as a member of Theatersports and has since then performed with the Touring Company, Mainstage, Face Off and various showcase shows such as Slainte, Girls’ Night Out, LuvBoat, Gorefest and Spice, which she directed and co-produced. As writer and producer, Kristina was a founding member of the Ruckus and Boston News Net. She also has a handful of local commercial and theatrical credits to her name, is a member of the Improv Asylum’s NXT cast, the Majestic Theater’s in-house troupe the Majesters and is pretty handy with a pneumatic nail gun. Kristina has a BA in Theater (and English) and has studied at ImprovBoston, ImprovAsylum, Williamstown Theater Festival, numerous workshops and tends to talk to strangers. You can follow her on Twitter @Smarzipantz, but barely ever tweets so feels a pang of guilt every time she gets a new follower. She likes lots of stuff and is genuinely curious how you’re doing.

More About Kristina

Tuition: $225.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 101 Tuesdays 4PM - 6PM Starts 8/4/15
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 101 Tuesdays 630PM - 830PM Starts 8/4/15

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 101 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, July 3 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 4, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Tuesday, August 11, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Tuesday, August 18, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Tuesday, August 25, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Tuesday, September 8, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Tuesday, September 22, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at 9:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Lower
Instructor:

Kristina Smarz

Currently a member of ImprovBoston’s Mainstage, Kristina has over 20 years of experience performing, as well as directing and teaching those of all ability levels. She first joined IB in 2004 as a member of Theatersports and has since then performed with the Touring Company, Mainstage, Face Off and various showcase shows such as Slainte, Girls’ Night Out, LuvBoat, Gorefest and Spice, which she directed and co-produced. As writer and producer, Kristina was a founding member of the Ruckus and Boston News Net. She also has a handful of local commercial and theatrical credits to her name, is a member of the Improv Asylum’s NXT cast, the Majestic Theater’s in-house troupe the Majesters and is pretty handy with a pneumatic nail gun. Kristina has a BA in Theater (and English) and has studied at ImprovBoston, ImprovAsylum, Williamstown Theater Festival, numerous workshops and tends to talk to strangers. You can follow her on Twitter @Smarzipantz, but barely ever tweets so feels a pang of guilt every time she gets a new follower. She likes lots of stuff and is genuinely curious how you’re doing.

More About Kristina

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 101 Mondays 630PM - 830PM Starts 8/3/15

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 101 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, July 3 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, August 3, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Monday, August 10, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Monday, August 17, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Monday, August 24, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Monday, August 31, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Monday, September 7, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Monday, September 14, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Monday, September 21, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, September 28, 2015 at 8:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Patrick French

Patrick French has been performing as an actor and improviser throughout the Boston area since 2002. He was a member of the ImprovBoston Mainstage from 2007 – 2012, before stepping down so he had more time to change his kids' diapers. Prior to that, he performed with the Improv Asylum’s NXT cast. He has also performed in a number of ImprovBoston showcase shows over the years, including GoreFest, Crime Solving Bear & Oceans 2. He currently produces and performs in “The Angriest Show in the World,” a completely make-believe anger management seminar that inevitably spirals out of control. His awards include ImprovBoston's 2005 "Rookie of the Year," and Best Actor at Boston's 2010 48-Hour Film Festival. He has been known to get occasional commercial work - you may have seen him and heard his voiceover in numerous Papa Gino's pizza commercials, where he masterfully played the role of a hapless suburbanite whose grill has caught on fire.

More About Patrick

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com