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February Vacation ComedyCamp Ages 11-13, Starts 2/16/15

For a description of this class, please see the YOUTH 201 ComedyCamps page.

ImprovBoston's Vacation ComedyCamps

Spend your school vacation at New England’s premiere comedy school. Our professionally-trained instructors represent some of Boston’s best and most experienced improvisational comedians.

Date(s):
  1. Monday, February 16, 2015, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  2. Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  3. Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  4. Thursday, February 19, 2015, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  5. Friday, February 20, 2015, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Friday, February 20, 2015 at 2:00 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: $299.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

April Vacation ComedyCamp Ages 11-13, Starts 4/20/15

For a description of this class, please see the YOUTH 201 ComedyCamps page.

ImprovBoston's Vacation ComedyCamps

Spend your school vacation at New England’s premiere comedy school. Our professionally-trained instructors represent some of Boston’s best and most experienced improvisational comedians.

Date(s):
  1. Monday, April 20, 2015, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  2. Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  3. Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  4. Thursday, April 23, 2015, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  5. Friday, April 24, 2015, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Friday, April 24, 2015 at 2:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Main Theater
Instructor:

Corey O'Rourke

About Corey

Tuition: $299.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

April Vacation ComedyCamp Ages 8-10, Starts 4/20/15

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

ImprovBoston's Vacation ComedyCamps

Spend your school vacation at New England’s premiere comedy school. Our professionally-trained instructors represent some of Boston’s best and most experienced improvisational comedians.

Date(s):
  1. Monday, April 20, 2015, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  2. Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  3. Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  4. Thursday, April 23, 2015, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  5. Friday, April 24, 2015, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Friday, April 24, 2015 at 2:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
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: $299.00
Registration: Eventbrite - April Vacation COMEDYCAMP Ages 8-10, Starts 4/20/15
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

Youth Troupe Grades 6-8 Starts 1/13/15

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

Date(s):
  1. Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  2. Tuesday, January 20, 2015, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  3. Tuesday, January 27, 2015, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  4. Tuesday, February 3, 2015, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  5. Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  6. Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  7. Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  8. Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  9. Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  10. Tuesday, March 24, 2015, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 10:30 am - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Corey O'Rourke

About Corey

Tuition: $250.00
Registration: Eventbrite - AFTER SCHOOL LAUGHTER SCHOOL Grades 6-8 Starts 1/13/15
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 601 Wednesdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 1/7/15

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 601 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. Wednesday, January 7, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 7:30 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 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.

More About Christine

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.

More About Nate

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

IMPROV 301 Sundays 11AM - 130PM Starts 1/11/15

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For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 301 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. Sunday, January 11, 2015, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  2. Sunday, January 18, 2015, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  3. Sunday, January 25, 2015, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  4. Sunday, February 1, 2015, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  5. Sunday, February 8, 2015, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  6. Sunday, February 15, 2015, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  7. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  8. Sunday, March 8, 2015, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Conor Allen

Originally from California, Conor Allen began taking classes at ImprovBoston in 2009. He has performed previously at Harold Night with The Buskers and BANKWOLF and currently plays with Specter. Conor can also be seen performing as a member of the ImprovBoston Mainstage and with his indie team Aeropuerto. Conor has been known to play the drums and have conversations with stuffed animals.

More About Conor

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 301 Saturdays 12PM - 230PM Starts 1/10/15

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For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 301 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, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  2. Saturday, January 17, 2015, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  3. Saturday, January 24, 2015, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  4. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  5. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  6. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  7. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  8. Saturday, March 7, 2015, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 7:30 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 301 Thursdays 4PM - 630PM Starts 1/8/15

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For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 301 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, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  2. Thursday, January 15, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  3. Thursday, January 22, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  4. Thursday, January 29, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  5. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  6. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  7. Thursday, February 26, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  8. Thursday, March 5, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 6:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio 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:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 301 Mondays 630PM - 9PM Starts 1/5/15

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For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 301 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. Monday, January 5, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Monday, January 12, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Monday, January 19, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Monday, January 26, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Monday, February 2, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Monday, February 9, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Monday, February 16, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Monday, February 23, 2015, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, March 2, 2015 at 7:30 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: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 201 Sundays 2PM - 4PM Starts 1/11/15

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For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 201 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. Sunday, January 11, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  2. Sunday, January 18, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  3. Sunday, January 25, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  4. Sunday, February 1, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  5. Sunday, February 8, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  6. Sunday, February 15, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  7. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  8. Sunday, March 8, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 9:00 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 201 Saturdays 3PM - 5PM Starts 1/10/15

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For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 201 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 - 5:00 pm
  2. Saturday, January 17, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  3. Saturday, January 24, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  4. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  5. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  6. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  7. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  8. Saturday, March 7, 2015, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, March 9, 2015 at 7:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Lower
Instructor:

Elyse Schuerman

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

More About Elyse

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 201 Fridays 4PM - 6PM Starts 1/9/15

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For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 201 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. Friday, January 9, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  2. Friday, January 16, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  3. Friday, January 23, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  4. Friday, January 30, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  5. Friday, February 6, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  6. Friday, February 13, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  7. Friday, February 27, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  8. Friday, March 6, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, March 9, 2015 at 6:00 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 201 Fridays 4PM - 6PM Starts 1/9/15
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 201 Fridays 630PM - 830PM Starts 1/9/15

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For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 201 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. Friday, January 9, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Friday, January 16, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Friday, January 23, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Friday, January 30, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Friday, February 6, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Friday, February 13, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Friday, February 27, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Friday, March 6, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, March 9, 2015 at 9:00 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.

More About Christine

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 201 Thursdays 630PM - 830PM Starts 1/8/15

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For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 201 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 - 8:30 pm
  2. Thursday, January 15, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Thursday, January 22, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Thursday, January 29, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Thursday, February 5, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Thursday, February 12, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Thursday, February 26, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Thursday, March 5, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 7:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Lower
Instructor:

Dan Chapman

Dan has been a member of the ImprovBoston community since 2008 and can currently be seen as a part of Face Off on Saturday nights. Along with Lauren Robinson, he is involved with a improvised musical tribute to 500 Days of Summer and The Last Five Years called 5 Years of Summer that watches 2 fictitious characters fall in and out of love. He is also currently a member of Total Feltdown, which combines improv with puppetry. He is an alumni of the ImprovBoston Family Show, All Access, Harold Night and MOSAIC. Photo by Matt Walczak

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Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 201 Mondays 4PM - 6PM Starts 1/5/15

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For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 201 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. Monday, January 5, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  2. Monday, January 12, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  3. Monday, January 19, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  4. Monday, January 26, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  5. Monday, February 2, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  6. Monday, February 9, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  7. Monday, February 16, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  8. Monday, February 23, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, March 2, 2015 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Main Theater
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: Eventbrite - IMPROV 201 Mondays 4PM - 6PM Starts 1/5/15
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 101 Sundays 2PM - 4PM Starts 1/11/15

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 101 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. Sunday, January 11, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  2. Sunday, January 18, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  3. Sunday, January 25, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  4. Sunday, February 1, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  5. Sunday, February 8, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  6. Sunday, February 15, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  7. Sunday, March 1, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  8. Sunday, March 8, 2015, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Lower
Instructor:

Erik Volkert

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

More About Erik

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 101 Saturdays 12PM - 2PM Starts 1/10/15

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 101 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, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  2. Saturday, January 17, 2015, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  3. Saturday, January 24, 2015, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  4. Saturday, January 31, 2015, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  5. Saturday, February 7, 2015, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  6. Saturday, February 14, 2015, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  7. Saturday, February 28, 2015, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  8. Saturday, March 7, 2015, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 6:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Lower
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:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 101 Fridays 4PM - 6PM Starts 1/9/15

For a description of this class, please see the IMPROV 101 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. Friday, January 9, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  2. Friday, January 16, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  3. Friday, January 23, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  4. Friday, January 30, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  5. Friday, February 6, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  6. Friday, February 13, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  7. Friday, February 27, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  8. Friday, March 6, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, March 9, 2015 at 6:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Danny Balel

Danny Balel has been teaching and performing for over ten years. He teaches Theater at Clark University, 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/).

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Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com