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IMPROV 401 Mondays 630PM - 9PM Starts 10/15/12

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

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

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

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

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, December 10, 2012 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Jackie Arko

Jackie teaches levels 301 and 401, introducing students to what she considers to be the most challenging and rewarding long form structure: the Harold. She takes a theme-based approach to the form and pushes students to explore - and stick with - the realities they create. Her teaching style is linear, transparent, and includes a variety of hastily-drawn yet highly-informative visual aids. The passion she feels for teaching and for the Harold itself is evident from day one. Also, she swears. A lot.

More About Jackie

Tuition: $199.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 401 Mondays 630PM - 9PM Starts 10/15/12
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 301 Sundays 430PM - 7PM Starts 10/14/12

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 301 page.

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

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

Date(s):
  1. Sunday, October 14, 2012, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  2. Sunday, October 21, 2012, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  3. Sunday, October 28, 2012, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  4. Sunday, November 4, 2012, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  5. Sunday, November 11, 2012, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  6. Sunday, November 18, 2012, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  7. Sunday, December 2, 2012, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  8. Sunday, December 9, 2012, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, December 17, 2012 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Geoff Ross

About Geoff

Tuition: $199.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 301 Thursdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 10/11/12

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 301 page.

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

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

Date(s):
  1. Thursday, October 11, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Thursday, October 18, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Thursday, October 25, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Thursday, November 1, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Thursday, November 8, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Thursday, November 15, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Thursday, November 29, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Thursday, December 6, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, December 17, 2012 at 7:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Chris Duffy

Chris has taught improv everywhere from Athens, Greece to South Korea to New York City. He specializes in long-form improvisation which he first began to practice in college as a founding member of Brown University's improv team, Starla and Sons. Chris has performed at colleges and festivals all along the East Coast and he produced Rhode Island's first 24-hour long-form improv festival. His favorite movie is Jurassic Park.

More About Chris

Tuition: $199.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 301 Thursdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 10/11/12
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 301 Tuesdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 10/16/12

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 301 page.

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

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

Date(s):
  1. Tuesday, October 16, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Tuesday, October 30, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Tuesday, November 6, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Tuesday, November 20, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Tuesday, December 4, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Lower
Instructor:

Nils Vaule

Nils performs at Harold Night with BANKWOLF and teaches classes at ImprovBoston, and was formerly a member of FaceOff and Family Show. 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 English teacher in Boston.

More About Nils

Tuition: $199.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

David Marino

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

More About David

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Bobby Smithney

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

More About Bobby

Tuition: $199.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 501 Tuesdays 7PM - 930PM Starts 8/7/12

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

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

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

Date(s):
  1. Tuesday, August 7, 2012, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  2. Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  3. Tuesday, August 21, 2012, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  4. Tuesday, August 28, 2012, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  5. Tuesday, September 4, 2012, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  6. Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  7. Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  8. Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, October 1, 2012 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Main Theater
Instructor:

Will Luera

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

More About Will

Tuition: $199.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 501 Mondays 7PM - 930PM Starts 8/6/12

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

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

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

Date(s):
  1. Monday, August 6, 2012, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  2. Monday, August 13, 2012, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  3. Monday, August 20, 2012, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  4. Monday, August 27, 2012, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  5. Monday, September 3, 2012, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  6. Monday, September 10, 2012, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  7. Monday, September 17, 2012, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
  8. Monday, September 24, 2012, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, October 1, 2012 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Main Theater
Instructor:

Will Luera

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

More About Will

Tuition: $199.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 402 Sundays 11AM - 1PM Starts 8/19/12

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 402 page.

DRILL HAROLD with Harold Night Producer Jeff Perry.

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 19, 2012, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  2. Sunday, August 26, 2012, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  3. Sunday, September 2, 2012, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  4. Sunday, September 16, 2012, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  5. Sunday, September 23, 2012, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  6. Sunday, September 30, 2012, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 7:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Jeff Perry

Jeff Perry has been at ImprovBoston since 2007, where he is an instructor and the Comedy School Manager. As a member of Harold Night since it's start in 2008, Jeff was also a member of the casts Marjean, Plan B, Birthday Milk, and Specter, director of Plan B, On Deck, The Rack, and Rich Uncle, as well as producer of the show for two years.

More About Jeff

Tuition: $199.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 401 Sundays 430PM - 7PM Starts 8/12/12

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

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

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

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

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, October 8, 2012 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Jeff Perry

Jeff Perry has been at ImprovBoston since 2007, where he is an instructor and the Comedy School Manager. As a member of Harold Night since it's start in 2008, Jeff was also a member of the casts Marjean, Plan B, Birthday Milk, and Specter, director of Plan B, On Deck, The Rack, and Rich Uncle, as well as producer of the show for two years.

More About Jeff

Tuition: $199.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 401 Sundays 430PM - 7PM Starts 8/12/12
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 401 Sundays 130PM - 4PM Starts 8/12/12

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

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

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

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

Student Showcase Show:
Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 6:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Shannon Connolly

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

More About Shannon

Tuition: $199.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 401 Sundays 130PM - 4PM Starts 8/12/12
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 301 Sundays 430PM - 7PM Starts 8/12/12

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 301 page.

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

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

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

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, October 8, 2012 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Lower
Instructor:

Geoff Ross

About Geoff

Tuition: $199.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 301 Sundays 430PM - 7PM Starts 8/12/12
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 301 Tuesdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 8/7/12

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 301 page.

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

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

Date(s):
  1. Tuesday, August 7, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Tuesday, August 21, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Tuesday, August 28, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Tuesday, September 4, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Nils Vaule

Nils performs at Harold Night with BANKWOLF and teaches classes at ImprovBoston, and was formerly a member of FaceOff and Family Show. 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 English teacher in Boston.

More About Nils

Tuition: $199.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 301 Mondays 630PM - 9PM Starts 8/6/12

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 301 page.

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

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

Date(s):
  1. Monday, August 6, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Monday, August 13, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Monday, August 20, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Monday, August 27, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Monday, September 3, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Monday, September 10, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Monday, September 17, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Monday, September 24, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 6:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Jackie Arko

Jackie teaches levels 301 and 401, introducing students to what she considers to be the most challenging and rewarding long form structure: the Harold. She takes a theme-based approach to the form and pushes students to explore - and stick with - the realities they create. Her teaching style is linear, transparent, and includes a variety of hastily-drawn yet highly-informative visual aids. The passion she feels for teaching and for the Harold itself is evident from day one. Also, she swears. A lot.

More About Jackie

Tuition: $199.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 402

IMPROV 402 runs for 6 weeks and will feel like Harold Bootcamp, drilling Harolds which reinforce the style and approach taught by ImprovBoston. Maximum 8 students allows this class to operate like a Harold Team.

Prerequisite: IMPROV 401

Maximum Number of Students: 8

IMPROV 602

Improv 602: Creating Your Own Longform Structure

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

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

Prerequisite: IMPROV 601

Maximum Number of Students: 12

IMPROV 501

IMPROV 501: The LongForm Toolbox

Prerequisite: IMPROV 401

Maximum Number of Students: 12

IMPROV 401

401 Intro to LongForm: the Harold

Prerequisite: IMPROV 301

Maximum Number of Students: 12

IMPROV 301

301: Organic and Game-Driven Scenework

Prerequisite: IMPROV 201

Maximum Number of Students: 12

IMPROV 201

201: Points of Inspiration

IMPROV 201 dives deep into character and relationship. Students build a toolbox of scenic initiation techniques to help scenes start off with a bang. With purpose-driven “short-form” games and finely tuned exercises, our faculty foster success through creating rich characters, heightening relationships, tackling group scenes and exploring environment. Students discover the limitless potential for scenic inspiration in each other and the world around us.

Each session ends with a Student Showcase.

Prerequisite: IMPROV 101

Maximum Number of Students: 14