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IMPROV 501 Sundays 2PM - 430PM Starts 3/20/16

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, February 12 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 20, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  2. Sunday, April 3, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  3. Sunday, April 10, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  4. Sunday, April 17, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  5. Sunday, April 24, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  6. Sunday, May 1, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  7. Sunday, May 8, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  8. Sunday, May 15, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 8:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

john.serpico

John Serpico has been performing, directing and teaching at ImprovBoston since 2005, when he started as a member of the weekly show UnNatural Selection. In 2007, he joined the cast of Face Off, Boston's premiere competitive improv show, where he performed for five years before becoming the director in 2012. John has appeared in the casts of In The Garage (2006), Unauthorized Biography (2006), The Robert Cycle (2006), Blue Screen (2007), Groaners & Boners (2007), Quest (2007-2009, 2012, 2014), Laugh Track (2008), This Improvised Life (2012), Downton IB (2013-2014), Comedy America (2014, 2015) and Red Alert (2015), and was a founding member of the sketch troupe The Ruckus. His directing credits include Dear Internet (2007), Face Off (2012-2015), Quest (2014), The ImprovBoston Holiday Spectacular (2014, co-director), Food Truck (2015), Oregon Fail (2015) and All-Access Improv (2015, co-director). John loves to teach improv and has been an instructor at the theater since 2007. He has taught workshops at the Boston Comedy Arts Festival, the North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival, and the College Comedy Festival, and for troupes throughout New England. In May of 2013, John was elected to the Board of Directors of ImprovBoston, where he serves as Treasurer.

More About John

Tuition: $225.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 501 Sundays 2PM - 430PM Starts 3/20/16
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 501 Thursdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 3/17/16

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, February 12 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, March 17, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Thursday, March 31, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Thursday, April 7, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Thursday, April 14, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Thursday, April 21, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Thursday, April 28, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Thursday, May 5, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Thursday, May 12, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 9:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Kate McGroarty-King

Kate McGroarty is currently a cast member of ImprovBoston's Mainstage and the director of All Access Improv. During her time in Boston she has also been involved with ImprovBoston's Touring Company, IB's performances at the Chicago Improv Music Festival & the New York Improv Music Festival, a member of Musical Improv Group Hidden Falls and Long Form show White Rabbit. Prior to moving to Boston in the fall of 2014, Kate lived in Chicago for 10 years where she performed a heck of a lot and also graduated from the conservatory programs at The Second City Training Center and the theater program at Northwestern University.

More About Kate

Tuition: $225.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 501 Thursdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 3/17/16
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 501 Sundays 130PM - 4PM Starts 1/10/16

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, November 20 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 10, 2016, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  2. Sunday, January 17, 2016, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  3. Sunday, January 24, 2016, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  4. Sunday, January 31, 2016, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  5. Sunday, February 7, 2016, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  6. Sunday, February 14, 2016, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  7. Sunday, February 28, 2016, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  8. Sunday, March 6, 2016, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, March 7, 2016 at 9:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Main Theater
Instructor:

Danny Balel

Danny Balel has been teaching and performing for over ten years. He teaches Theater at Clark University, where he oversees a Theater Education program in the Main South neighborhood of Worcester. 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 All Access, the fast flying show for all ages. Danny is a previous member of Comedy Sportz Boston and Magic the Gathering: the Improvised Show. He produces Cagematch, a weekly competitive show at Improv Boston. He lives in Davis Square, Somerville, and enjoys candied yams and big dogs. 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: Eventbrite - IMPROV 501 Sundays 130PM - 4PM Starts 1/10/16
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 501 Thursdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 1/7/16

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, November 20 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, January 7, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Thursday, January 14, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Thursday, January 21, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Thursday, January 28, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Thursday, February 4, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Thursday, February 11, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Thursday, February 25, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Thursday, March 3, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: 620 Massachusetts Ave.
Instructor:

David Marino

David Marino has been performing, writing, directing and coaching improv and scripted theater in the Boston area for over 20 years. In addition to performing with ImprovBoston MainStage for almost a decade, he produced several innovative shows exclusively for the theater including Archipelago, UnNatural Selection, Continuum, Center Mike, Code Duello, the attendance record-breaking Groaners and Boners, Red Alert!, and the award-winning Agent Spy, which was showcased at the 2004 Chicago Improv Festival. He has written and directed a number of plays and musicals throughout the region including the Boston One-Minute Play Festival, Shtick it to Vaudeville, and the critically acclaimed Pirate Lives: The Musical! Specializing in theater-based interpersonal communications David has been coaching industry leaders for over 25 years. Using creative and dynamic presentation techniques from scripted and improvisational theater, he engages with individuals, non-profit and for-profit companies to create inspiring and interactive leadership practices that demonstrate powerful and effective communication strategies. David is the founding director of Groaners for Donors, a performance-based fundraising production company “dedicated to raising money for your nonprofit organization by providing a unique comedy experience. We make the funny, you make the money!”

More About David

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 501 Sundays 130PM - 4PM Starts 10/18/15

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 501 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, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  2. Sunday, October 25, 2015, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  3. Sunday, November 1, 2015, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  4. Sunday, November 8, 2015, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  5. Sunday, November 15, 2015, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  6. Sunday, November 22, 2015, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  7. Sunday, December 6, 2015, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  8. Sunday, December 13, 2015, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 8:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Sara Burns

Sara Burns is a cast member of ImprovBoston's Mainstage and Touring Company, and has previously performed with ImprovBoston's Face Off, Harold Night, and Studio 40. She adds many sketch shows, studio runs and national festivals to her credits and is a member of free-form group Big Bang Improv. She is a stage and screen actor in the Boston area. Her passions include plant life, poetry and puns.

More About Sara

Tuition: $225.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 501 Sundays 130PM - 4PM Starts 10/18/15
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 501 Tuesdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 10/13/15

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 501 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. Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Tuesday, November 3, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Tuesday, November 24, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Tuesday, December 1, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 9:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

David Marino

David Marino has been performing, writing, directing and coaching improv and scripted theater in the Boston area for over 20 years. In addition to performing with ImprovBoston MainStage for almost a decade, he produced several innovative shows exclusively for the theater including Archipelago, UnNatural Selection, Continuum, Center Mike, Code Duello, the attendance record-breaking Groaners and Boners, Red Alert!, and the award-winning Agent Spy, which was showcased at the 2004 Chicago Improv Festival. He has written and directed a number of plays and musicals throughout the region including the Boston One-Minute Play Festival, Shtick it to Vaudeville, and the critically acclaimed Pirate Lives: The Musical! Specializing in theater-based interpersonal communications David has been coaching industry leaders for over 25 years. Using creative and dynamic presentation techniques from scripted and improvisational theater, he engages with individuals, non-profit and for-profit companies to create inspiring and interactive leadership practices that demonstrate powerful and effective communication strategies. David is the founding director of Groaners for Donors, a performance-based fundraising production company “dedicated to raising money for your nonprofit organization by providing a unique comedy experience. We make the funny, you make the money!”

More About David

Tuition: $225.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 501 Tuesdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 10/13/15
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 501 Sundays 11AM - 130PM Starts 8/9/15

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 501 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, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  2. Sunday, August 16, 2015, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  3. Sunday, August 23, 2015, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  4. Sunday, August 30, 2015, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  5. Sunday, September 6, 2015, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  6. Sunday, September 20, 2015, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  7. Sunday, September 27, 2015, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  8. Sunday, October 4, 2015, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, October 5, 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, where he oversees a Theater Education program in the Main South neighborhood of Worcester. 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 All Access, the fast flying show for all ages. Danny is a previous member of Comedy Sportz Boston and Magic the Gathering: the Improvised Show. He produces Cagematch, a weekly competitive show at Improv Boston. He lives in Davis Square, Somerville, and enjoys candied yams and big dogs. 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 501 Wednesdays 7PM - 930PM Starts 8/5/15

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 501 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. Wednesday, August 5, 2015, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  2. Wednesday, August 12, 2015, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  3. Wednesday, August 19, 2015, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  4. Wednesday, August 26, 2015, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  5. Wednesday, September 2, 2015, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  6. Wednesday, September 9, 2015, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  7. Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  8. Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Mike Morrell

Mike has been performing improv and stand up for the last 10 yrs. He's trained and worked in Boston (I.B/I.A), NYC (The PIT) and L.A. (IOWEST) He's created, directed and starred in shows, his favorite being Crime Solving Bear, which was hailed as, "borderline genius" He's run auditioning workshops with local casting directors. He's very good at finding what doesn't work in a scene and brainstorming options to solve that problem. If you have a problem and no one else can help...maybe you can hire...Mike Morrell.

More About Mike

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 501 Sundays 2PM - 430PM Starts 5/31/15

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 24 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, May 31, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  2. Sunday, June 7, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  3. Sunday, June 14, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  4. Sunday, June 21, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  5. Sunday, June 28, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  6. Sunday, July 12, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  7. Sunday, July 19, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  8. Sunday, July 26, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 9:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

David Marino

David Marino has been performing, writing, directing and coaching improv and scripted theater in the Boston area for over 20 years. In addition to performing with ImprovBoston MainStage for almost a decade, he produced several innovative shows exclusively for the theater including Archipelago, UnNatural Selection, Continuum, Center Mike, Code Duello, the attendance record-breaking Groaners and Boners, Red Alert!, and the award-winning Agent Spy, which was showcased at the 2004 Chicago Improv Festival. He has written and directed a number of plays and musicals throughout the region including the Boston One-Minute Play Festival, Shtick it to Vaudeville, and the critically acclaimed Pirate Lives: The Musical! Specializing in theater-based interpersonal communications David has been coaching industry leaders for over 25 years. Using creative and dynamic presentation techniques from scripted and improvisational theater, he engages with individuals, non-profit and for-profit companies to create inspiring and interactive leadership practices that demonstrate powerful and effective communication strategies. David is the founding director of Groaners for Donors, a performance-based fundraising production company “dedicated to raising money for your nonprofit organization by providing a unique comedy experience. We make the funny, you make the money!”

More About David

Tuition: $225.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 501 Sundays 2PM - 430PM Starts 5/31/15
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 501 Thursdays 4PM - 630PM Starts 5/28/15

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 24 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 28, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  2. Thursday, June 4, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  3. Thursday, June 11, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  4. Thursday, June 18, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  5. Thursday, June 25, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  6. Thursday, July 9, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  7. Thursday, July 16, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  8. Thursday, July 23, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at 8:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Mike Morrell

Mike has been performing improv and stand up for the last 10 yrs. He's trained and worked in Boston (I.B/I.A), NYC (The PIT) and L.A. (IOWEST) He's created, directed and starred in shows, his favorite being Crime Solving Bear, which was hailed as, "borderline genius" He's run auditioning workshops with local casting directors. He's very good at finding what doesn't work in a scene and brainstorming options to solve that problem. If you have a problem and no one else can help...maybe you can hire...Mike Morrell.

More About Mike

Tuition: $225.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 501 Thursdays 4PM - 630PM Starts 5/28/15
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 501 Tuesdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 5/26/15

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 24 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 26, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Tuesday, June 2, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Tuesday, June 16, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Tuesday, June 30, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Tuesday, July 7, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at 9:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Main Theater
Instructor:

Mike Morrell

Mike has been performing improv and stand up for the last 10 yrs. He's trained and worked in Boston (I.B/I.A), NYC (The PIT) and L.A. (IOWEST) He's created, directed and starred in shows, his favorite being Crime Solving Bear, which was hailed as, "borderline genius" He's run auditioning workshops with local casting directors. He's very good at finding what doesn't work in a scene and brainstorming options to solve that problem. If you have a problem and no one else can help...maybe you can hire...Mike Morrell.

More About Mike

Tuition: $225.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 501 Tuesdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 5/26/15
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 501 Tuesdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 3/17/15

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, February 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, March 17, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Tuesday, April 7, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Mike Morrell

Mike has been performing improv and stand up for the last 10 yrs. He's trained and worked in Boston (I.B/I.A), NYC (The PIT) and L.A. (IOWEST) He's created, directed and starred in shows, his favorite being Crime Solving Bear, which was hailed as, "borderline genius" He's run auditioning workshops with local casting directors. He's very good at finding what doesn't work in a scene and brainstorming options to solve that problem. If you have a problem and no one else can help...maybe you can hire...Mike Morrell.

More About Mike

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 501 Thursdays 4PM - 630PM Starts 3/19/15

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, February 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. Thursday, March 19, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  2. Thursday, March 26, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  3. Thursday, April 2, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  4. Thursday, April 9, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  5. Thursday, April 16, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  6. Thursday, April 30, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  7. Thursday, May 7, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  8. Thursday, May 14, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 6:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Main Theater
Instructor:

David Marino

David Marino has been performing, writing, directing and coaching improv and scripted theater in the Boston area for over 20 years. In addition to performing with ImprovBoston MainStage for almost a decade, he produced several innovative shows exclusively for the theater including Archipelago, UnNatural Selection, Continuum, Center Mike, Code Duello, the attendance record-breaking Groaners and Boners, Red Alert!, and the award-winning Agent Spy, which was showcased at the 2004 Chicago Improv Festival. He has written and directed a number of plays and musicals throughout the region including the Boston One-Minute Play Festival, Shtick it to Vaudeville, and the critically acclaimed Pirate Lives: The Musical! Specializing in theater-based interpersonal communications David has been coaching industry leaders for over 25 years. Using creative and dynamic presentation techniques from scripted and improvisational theater, he engages with individuals, non-profit and for-profit companies to create inspiring and interactive leadership practices that demonstrate powerful and effective communication strategies. David is the founding director of Groaners for Donors, a performance-based fundraising production company “dedicated to raising money for your nonprofit organization by providing a unique comedy experience. We make the funny, you make the money!”

More About David

Tuition: $225.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 501 Thursdays 4PM - 630PM Starts 3/19/15
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 501 Saturdays 3PM - 530PM Starts 3/21/15

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, February 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. Saturday, March 21, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  2. Saturday, March 28, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  3. Saturday, April 4, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  4. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  5. Saturday, April 18, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  6. Saturday, May 2, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  7. Saturday, May 9, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  8. Saturday, May 16, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, May 18, 2015 at 6:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Mike Morrell

Mike has been performing improv and stand up for the last 10 yrs. He's trained and worked in Boston (I.B/I.A), NYC (The PIT) and L.A. (IOWEST) He's created, directed and starred in shows, his favorite being Crime Solving Bear, which was hailed as, "borderline genius" He's run auditioning workshops with local casting directors. He's very good at finding what doesn't work in a scene and brainstorming options to solve that problem. If you have a problem and no one else can help...maybe you can hire...Mike Morrell.

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Tuition: $225.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 501 Saturdays 3PM - 530PM Starts 3/21/15
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 501 Thursdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 1/8/15

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, November 21 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, January 8, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Thursday, January 15, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Thursday, January 22, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Thursday, January 29, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Thursday, February 26, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Thursday, March 5, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 7:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Christine Toohey

Christine Toohey is currently a cast member of ImprovBoston's National Touring Company, an instructor with the ImprovBoston Comedy School, and the coach for the Studio 40 musical improv team The Whale and the Porpoise. Previous improv casts include Face Off, Boston’s Unscripted Musical Project (B.U.M.P.), the Family Show, The Typing Pool, Improvised Hitchcock, and Motives & Alibis. She was the lead producer for GoreFest 2014. Improv directing credits include the ImprovBoston Family Show, the Princess Hour, and the Baby-Sitters Club Super Special Improv Show. Stage credits include roles with Argos Productions, Flat Earth Theatre, Independent Drama Society, and the Longwood Players. In Boston theatre, she has worked in management for New Repertory Theatre, and in marketing for the Independent Drama Society, Huntington Theatre Company, SpeakEasy Stage Company, and Commonwealth Shakespeare Company.

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Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 501 Saturdays 3PM - 530PM Starts 1/10/15

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, November 21 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, January 10, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  2. Saturday, January 17, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  3. Saturday, January 24, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  4. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  5. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  6. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  7. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  8. Saturday, March 7, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, March 9, 2015 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Nate Lopez

Nate began at ImprovBoston as a member of the Family Show in January of 2013. A product of the IB training program, Nate was previously involved with Bring Your Own Improv, a Providence based short form group. 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.

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Tuition: $225.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 501 Saturdays 3PM - 530PM Starts 1/10/15
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 501 Saturdays 230PM - 5PM Starts 10/18/14

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, September 12 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 18, 2014, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  2. Saturday, October 25, 2014, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  3. Saturday, November 1, 2014, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  4. Saturday, November 8, 2014, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  5. Saturday, November 15, 2014, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  6. Saturday, November 22, 2014, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  7. Saturday, December 6, 2014, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  8. Saturday, December 13, 2014, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 7:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Lower
Instructor:

David Marino

David Marino has been performing, writing, directing and coaching improv and scripted theater in the Boston area for over 20 years. In addition to performing with ImprovBoston MainStage for almost a decade, he produced several innovative shows exclusively for the theater including Archipelago, UnNatural Selection, Continuum, Center Mike, Code Duello, the attendance record-breaking Groaners and Boners, Red Alert!, and the award-winning Agent Spy, which was showcased at the 2004 Chicago Improv Festival. He has written and directed a number of plays and musicals throughout the region including the Boston One-Minute Play Festival, Shtick it to Vaudeville, and the critically acclaimed Pirate Lives: The Musical! Specializing in theater-based interpersonal communications David has been coaching industry leaders for over 25 years. Using creative and dynamic presentation techniques from scripted and improvisational theater, he engages with individuals, non-profit and for-profit companies to create inspiring and interactive leadership practices that demonstrate powerful and effective communication strategies. David is the founding director of Groaners for Donors, a performance-based fundraising production company “dedicated to raising money for your nonprofit organization by providing a unique comedy experience. We make the funny, you make the money!”

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Tuition: $225.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 501 Saturdays 230PM - 5PM Starts 10/18/14
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 501 Wednesdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 10/15/14

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, September 12 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 15, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Wednesday, October 22, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Wednesday, November 5, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Wednesday, November 12, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Wednesday, December 3, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, December 8, 2014 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Lower
Instructor:

Christine Toohey

Christine Toohey is currently a cast member of ImprovBoston's National Touring Company, an instructor with the ImprovBoston Comedy School, and the coach for the Studio 40 musical improv team The Whale and the Porpoise. Previous improv casts include Face Off, Boston’s Unscripted Musical Project (B.U.M.P.), the Family Show, The Typing Pool, Improvised Hitchcock, and Motives & Alibis. She was the lead producer for GoreFest 2014. Improv directing credits include the ImprovBoston Family Show, the Princess Hour, and the Baby-Sitters Club Super Special Improv Show. Stage credits include roles with Argos Productions, Flat Earth Theatre, Independent Drama Society, and the Longwood Players. In Boston theatre, she has worked in management for New Repertory Theatre, and in marketing for the Independent Drama Society, Huntington Theatre Company, SpeakEasy Stage Company, and Commonwealth Shakespeare Company.

More About Christine

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 501 Sundays 2PM - 430PM Starts 6/1/14

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 501 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. Sunday, June 1, 2014, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  2. Sunday, June 8, 2014, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  3. Sunday, June 15, 2014, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  4. Sunday, June 22, 2014, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  5. Sunday, June 29, 2014, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  6. Sunday, July 13, 2014, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  7. Sunday, July 20, 2014, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  8. Sunday, July 27, 2014, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, July 28, 2014 at 9:00 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.

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Tuition: $199.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 501 Wednesdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 5/28/14

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 501 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. Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Wednesday, June 4, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Wednesday, July 2, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Wednesday, July 9, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: Cambridge Family YMCA
Instructor:

Mike Morrell

Mike has been performing improv and stand up for the last 10 yrs. He's trained and worked in Boston (I.B/I.A), NYC (The PIT) and L.A. (IOWEST) He's created, directed and starred in shows, his favorite being Crime Solving Bear, which was hailed as, "borderline genius" He's run auditioning workshops with local casting directors. He's very good at finding what doesn't work in a scene and brainstorming options to solve that problem. If you have a problem and no one else can help...maybe you can hire...Mike Morrell.

More About Mike

Tuition: $199.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 501 Wednesdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 5/28/14
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com