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IMPROV 401 Starts 03/18/17 Saturdays 230PM - 5PM

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 401 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, February 10 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 18, 2017, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  2. Saturday, March 25, 2017, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  3. Saturday, April 1, 2017, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  4. Saturday, April 8, 2017, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  5. Saturday, April 15, 2017, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  6. Saturday, April 29, 2017, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  7. Saturday, May 6, 2017, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  8. Saturday, May 13, 2017, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 8:30 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:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 401 Starts 03/14/17 Tuesdays 630PM - 9PM

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 401 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, February 10 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 14, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, May 8, 2017 at 9:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Main Theater
Instructor:

Mike Morrell

Teaching Style: I think it's my job to make you a better improviser. If there are bad habits, let's break them, if there are weak choices, let's strengthen them, if you're doing the same thing all the time, let's play. Ill give you honest feedback that's easy to incorporate, and tell you the things I think you need to hear. I'll push you to be better and if you'd like to grow as an improviser, then I'd love to help. To check out reviews of me, go to TheMikeMorrell.com

Bio: Mike has been acting and doing comedy for 15 yrs. You may have seen him alongside Denzel Washington in the Equalizer or shredding documents in a "what not to do" training video. As for Mike's teaching, he will be honest with you about why scenes are working or not working and help you find new ways to create successful games. When not doing improv, he'll be found playing with dogs or playing with humans or playing with strangers, he loves it, so he's always playing. (Get your mind out of the gutter.)

More About Mike

Tuition: $225.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 401 Tuesdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 3/14/17
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 401 Starts 03/15/17 Wednesdays 630PM - 9PM

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 401 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, February 10 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 15, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 9:30 pm - More Info

Location:
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 801 Starts 01/08/17 Sundays 130PM - 330PM

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 801 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, November 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, January 8, 2017, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  2. Sunday, January 15, 2017, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  3. Sunday, January 22, 2017, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  4. Sunday, January 29, 2017, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  5. Sunday, February 5, 2017, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  6. Sunday, February 12, 2017, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  7. Sunday, February 26, 2017, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  8. Sunday, March 5, 2017, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 6:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Main Theater
Instructor:

Mike Descoteaux

Teaching Style: When I think back to my favorite teachers, both in improv and school, they had the right combination of praise and feedback. Since I teach at levels 201 and 301, there is a mixture of people who are learning improv because it's a fun, social activity and also students who want to make improv a career path. With that combination, I like to let students play as much as possible while still carving out time after games and scenes to talk about what worked and what didn't. My job as your instructor is not to tell you what you did wrong since your art it yours alone to judge. My job is to be your cheerleader, your resource for questions about your improv journey and your teacher who points out ways you can make your life easier on stage. Previous students would likely say I made the class feel fun, close knit, supportive, safe and a good combination of "here's what I loved about that and here's something to think about for next time."

Bio: Mike Descoteaux is the Artistic Director of ImprovBoston and former director of the nationally renown Charles River Creative Arts Program as well as founder of the celebrated Music Program at The Second City Training Center in Chicago. Among other notable arts leadership positions, Mike is founder and director of the critically acclaimed sketch satire, Best Church of God, named “Best Sketch Comedy in Chicago” several years running. In various capacities, Mike has collaborated with Tony, Emmy and Oscar-award winning artists and, with equal passion, students and emerging artists of all ages. A smattering of the artists Mike has had the privilege to work alongside include Stephen Colbert, Martin Short, Keegan Michael-Key, Richard Kind, Rachel Dratch, Brian Gallivan, Nicole Parker, TJ Jagadowki, Scott Adsit, Joe Bill, Dave Razowski, Vanessa Bayer, Mick Napier, Aidy Bryant, Jack McBrayer, Jason Robert Brown, Norbert Leo-Butz, Jackie Hoffman, Jill Bernard, Kevin McDonald and comedy giants like Baby Wants Candy, Improvised Shakespeare, The Annoyance, ComedySportz, iO, and the Magnet. Mike has directed ImprovBoston's National Touring Company, The Family Show, and numerous indie sketch and improv ensembles. Mike has been seen on NBC, CBS, A&E, and WGN. Mike, a Northwestern University grad, has received a Jeff Award, After Dark Award, Paynter Award and was named one of the top young songwriters in the country by the Johnny Mercer/AMTP association. Mike is thrilled to combine his experience in improv, teaching, directing, music and arts management into this one dream position serving this one dream community.

More About Mike

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 601 Starts 01/08/17 Sundays 2PM - 430PM

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, November 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, January 8, 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  2. Sunday, January 15, 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  3. Sunday, January 22, 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  4. Sunday, January 29, 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  5. Sunday, February 5, 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  6. Sunday, February 12, 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  7. Sunday, February 26, 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  8. Sunday, March 5, 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 6:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Sara Burns

Sara Burns is a cast member of ImprovBoston's Mainstage and National Touring Company, director of Saturday night's Face Off, and teaches several courses in our Comedy School. She is an alumni of ImprovBoston's Face Off, Harold Night, and Studio 40, and adds many sketch shows, studio runs and national festivals to her credits. Sara is a current cast member of national free-form group Big Bang Improv and IB's Musical Improv Cast, and is a professional stage and screen actor in the Boston area. Her offstage passions include plant life, poetry, and puns.

More About Sara

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 601 Starts 01/02/17 Mondays 630PM - 9PM

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, November 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. Monday, January 2, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Monday, January 9, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Monday, January 16, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Monday, January 23, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Monday, January 30, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Monday, February 6, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Monday, February 13, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Monday, February 20, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, February 27, 2017 at 9:30 pm - More Info

Location: 620 Massachusetts Ave.
Instructor:

Mike Morrell

Teaching Style: I think it's my job to make you a better improviser. If there are bad habits, let's break them, if there are weak choices, let's strengthen them, if you're doing the same thing all the time, let's play. Ill give you honest feedback that's easy to incorporate, and tell you the things I think you need to hear. I'll push you to be better and if you'd like to grow as an improviser, then I'd love to help. To check out reviews of me, go to TheMikeMorrell.com

Bio: Mike has been acting and doing comedy for 15 yrs. You may have seen him alongside Denzel Washington in the Equalizer or shredding documents in a "what not to do" training video. As for Mike's teaching, he will be honest with you about why scenes are working or not working and help you find new ways to create successful games. When not doing improv, he'll be found playing with dogs or playing with humans or playing with strangers, he loves it, so he's always playing. (Get your mind out of the gutter.)

More About Mike

Tuition: $225.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 601 Mondays 630PM - 9PM Starts 1/2/17
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 501 Starts 01/08/17 Sundays 130PM - 4PM

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, November 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, January 8, 2017, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  2. Sunday, January 15, 2017, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  3. Sunday, January 22, 2017, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  4. Sunday, January 29, 2017, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  5. Sunday, February 5, 2017, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  6. Sunday, February 12, 2017, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  7. Sunday, February 26, 2017, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  8. Sunday, March 5, 2017, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, March 6, 2017 at 9:30 pm - More Info

Location: 620 Massachusetts Ave.
Instructor:

Ben Scurria

Ben Scurria has been part of the ImprovBoston community for five years. He is cast member of ImprovBoston's Mainstage, National Touring Company and the Harold team, Rabbit. He has also been part of the cast of Face Off, Rich Uncle and countless other shows at ImprovBoston. Before moving to Boston, Ben lived and worked as an actor and teacher in Southern Vermont.

More About Ben

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 501 Starts 01/02/17 Mondays 630PM - 9PM

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, November 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. Monday, January 2, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Monday, January 9, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Monday, January 16, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Monday, January 23, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Monday, January 30, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Monday, February 6, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Monday, February 13, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Monday, February 20, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, February 27, 2017 at 9:30 pm - More Info

Location: 620 Massachusetts Ave.
Instructor:

Taylor Cotter

Taylor Cotter is the co-producer of Harold Night, director of Top Shelf's THE MANTLE, and performer with Face Off. She is formerly of Harold teams Saint Brad, Grove, Skateboard Graveyard and Nixon. You can also see Taylor performing with the indie dream team, Cuddle Party. She is a teacher in the ImprovBoston Comedy School and longtime thief of ImprovBoston pens.

More About Taylor

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 401 Starts 01/07/17 Saturdays 230PM - 5PM

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 401 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, November 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, January 7, 2017, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  2. Saturday, January 14, 2017, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  3. Saturday, January 21, 2017, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  4. Saturday, January 28, 2017, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  5. Saturday, February 4, 2017, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  6. Saturday, February 11, 2017, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  7. Saturday, February 25, 2017, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  8. Saturday, March 4, 2017, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, March 6, 2017 at 9:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
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 401 Starts 01/05/17 Thursdays 630PM - 9PM

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 401 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, November 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. Thursday, January 5, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Thursday, January 12, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Thursday, January 19, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Thursday, January 26, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Thursday, February 2, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Thursday, February 9, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Thursday, February 23, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Thursday, March 2, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 6:30 pm - More Info

Location: 620 Massachusetts Ave.
Instructor:

Ben Snitkoff

Ben got his start in comedy and performance at sleepover camp in the early 90s. He's since been in too many musicals and one acts to count. In college he started to hone his talent for improv. After graduation, Ben moved to Boston, and then joined ImprovBoston community in 2008. He's since completed the Improv and Harold programs and joined the cast of Marjean, then Shays' Rebellion, Plan B, Ginsburg, The Rack, The Abundance, War Cupcake, and other Harold Night teams. Ben performs two to three times a month as part of Harold Night. Ben also performs with other groups, including We'll Fix it in Post, Awkward by Proxy, and Oh Boy. He has also directed a resident cast, and is a former teacher in the ImprovBoston Comedy School.

More About Ben

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 401 Starts 01/04/17 Wednesdays 630PM - 9PM

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 401 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, November 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, January 4, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 8:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
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 601 Sundays 130PM - 4PM Starts 10/23/16

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, September 16 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 23, 2016, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  2. Sunday, October 30, 2016, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  3. Sunday, November 6, 2016, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  4. Sunday, November 13, 2016, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  5. Sunday, November 20, 2016, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  6. Sunday, December 4, 2016, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  7. Sunday, December 11, 2016, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  8. Sunday, December 18, 2016, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, December 19, 2016 at 6:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Sara Burns

Sara Burns is a cast member of ImprovBoston's Mainstage and National Touring Company, director of Saturday night's Face Off, and teaches several courses in our Comedy School. She is an alumni of ImprovBoston's Face Off, Harold Night, and Studio 40, and adds many sketch shows, studio runs and national festivals to her credits. Sara is a current cast member of national free-form group Big Bang Improv and IB's Musical Improv Cast, and is a professional stage and screen actor in the Boston area. Her offstage passions include plant life, poetry, and puns.

More About Sara

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 601 Tuesdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 10/18/16

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, September 16 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 18, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Tuesday, November 8, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Tuesday, November 22, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Tuesday, November 29, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Mike Morrell

Teaching Style: I think it's my job to make you a better improviser. If there are bad habits, let's break them, if there are weak choices, let's strengthen them, if you're doing the same thing all the time, let's play. Ill give you honest feedback that's easy to incorporate, and tell you the things I think you need to hear. I'll push you to be better and if you'd like to grow as an improviser, then I'd love to help. To check out reviews of me, go to TheMikeMorrell.com

Bio: Mike has been acting and doing comedy for 15 yrs. You may have seen him alongside Denzel Washington in the Equalizer or shredding documents in a "what not to do" training video. As for Mike's teaching, he will be honest with you about why scenes are working or not working and help you find new ways to create successful games. When not doing improv, he'll be found playing with dogs or playing with humans or playing with strangers, he loves it, so he's always playing. (Get your mind out of the gutter.)

More About Mike

Tuition: $225.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 601 Tuesdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 10/18/16
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 501 Sundays 11AM - 130PM Starts 10/23/16

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, September 16 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 23, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  2. Sunday, October 30, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  3. Sunday, November 6, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  4. Sunday, November 13, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  5. Sunday, November 20, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  6. Sunday, December 4, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  7. Sunday, December 11, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  8. Sunday, December 18, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, December 19, 2016 at 9:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Taylor Cotter

Taylor Cotter is the co-producer of Harold Night, director of Top Shelf's THE MANTLE, and performer with Face Off. She is formerly of Harold teams Saint Brad, Grove, Skateboard Graveyard and Nixon. You can also see Taylor performing with the indie dream team, Cuddle Party. She is a teacher in the ImprovBoston Comedy School and longtime thief of ImprovBoston pens.

More About Taylor

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 501 Thursdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 10/20/16

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, September 16 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 20, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Thursday, October 27, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Thursday, November 3, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Thursday, November 10, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Thursday, November 17, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Thursday, December 1, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Thursday, December 8, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Thursday, December 15, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 9:30 pm - More Info

Location: 620 Massachusetts Ave.
Instructor:

Ben Scurria

Ben Scurria has been part of the ImprovBoston community for five years. He is cast member of ImprovBoston's Mainstage, National Touring Company and the Harold team, Rabbit. He has also been part of the cast of Face Off, Rich Uncle and countless other shows at ImprovBoston. Before moving to Boston, Ben lived and worked as an actor and teacher in Southern Vermont.

More About Ben

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 401 Sundays 2PM - 430PM Starts 10/23/16

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 401 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, September 16 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 23, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  2. Sunday, October 30, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  3. Sunday, November 6, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  4. Sunday, November 13, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  5. Sunday, November 20, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  6. Sunday, December 4, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  7. Sunday, December 11, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  8. Sunday, December 18, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, December 19, 2016 at 8:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Nils Vaule

Nils is an improv instructor and Harold Night director at ImprovBoston, and was formerly a member of IB’s National Touring Company, Harold Night, Face Off and Family Show casts. He began improvising with Bay Area Theatresports and continued to train with The Groundlings and the Upright Citizens Brigade. He teaches improv to actors and performers, as well as students interested in applying the tools of improv to areas outside of theatre, including business, design, and conflict resolution. He previously used improvisation skills every day in his work as a middle and high school teacher in Boston.

More About Nils

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 401 Tuesdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 10/18/16

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 401 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, September 16 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 18, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Tuesday, November 1, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Tuesday, November 8, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Tuesday, November 15, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Tuesday, November 22, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Tuesday, November 29, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Lower
Instructor:

Jenna O'Brien

Jenna O'Brien was born and raised in Boston and if you have ever talked to her you would know that. She began acting when she was a freshman at Bowdoin College where she graduated with an Art History and Visual Arts major and a theater minor. In 2008, Jenna started taking improv classes at ImprovBoston and it has since taken over her life. Jenna has had the privilege of performing in many of ImprovBoston’s Comedy Lab and Showcase shows such as ‘Wheel Of Austen: An Improvised Jane Austen Novel’, ‘Gorefest VIII: Cirque du Slaughte’, and ‘Camping with Friends’. She was a producer for the Comedy Lab, a member of ‘Face Off’ for over 3 years, and is currently a member of the Mainstage Ensemble.

More About Jenna

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 401 Mondays 630PM - 9PM Starts 10/17/16

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 401 page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, September 16 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 17, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Monday, October 24, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Monday, October 31, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Monday, November 7, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Monday, November 14, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Monday, November 21, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Monday, November 28, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Monday, December 5, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, December 12, 2016 at 8:00 pm - More Info

Location: 620 Massachusetts Ave.
Instructor:

Mike Morrell

Teaching Style: I think it's my job to make you a better improviser. If there are bad habits, let's break them, if there are weak choices, let's strengthen them, if you're doing the same thing all the time, let's play. Ill give you honest feedback that's easy to incorporate, and tell you the things I think you need to hear. I'll push you to be better and if you'd like to grow as an improviser, then I'd love to help. To check out reviews of me, go to TheMikeMorrell.com

Bio: Mike has been acting and doing comedy for 15 yrs. You may have seen him alongside Denzel Washington in the Equalizer or shredding documents in a "what not to do" training video. As for Mike's teaching, he will be honest with you about why scenes are working or not working and help you find new ways to create successful games. When not doing improv, he'll be found playing with dogs or playing with humans or playing with strangers, he loves it, so he's always playing. (Get your mind out of the gutter.)

More About Mike

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 501 Mondays 4PM - 630PM Starts 8/8/16

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, July 8 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 8, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  2. Monday, August 15, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  3. Monday, August 22, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  4. Monday, August 29, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  5. Monday, September 5, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  6. Monday, September 12, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  7. Monday, September 19, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  8. Monday, September 26, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, October 3, 2016 at 9:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Main Theater
Instructor:

Ben Scurria

Ben Scurria has been part of the ImprovBoston community for five years. He is cast member of ImprovBoston's Mainstage, National Touring Company and the Harold team, Rabbit. He has also been part of the cast of Face Off, Rich Uncle and countless other shows at ImprovBoston. Before moving to Boston, Ben lived and worked as an actor and teacher in Southern Vermont.

More About Ben

Tuition: $225.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 501 Mondays 4PM - 630PM Starts 8/8/16
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

Advanced Scenework

Advanced Scenework

Prerequisite: IMPROV 401

Maximum Number of Students: 14