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IMPROV 101 Sundays 11AM - 1PM Starts 6/5/16

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 22 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

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

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

Date(s):
  1. Sunday, June 5, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  2. Sunday, June 12, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  3. Sunday, June 19, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  4. Sunday, June 26, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  5. Sunday, July 10, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  6. Sunday, July 17, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  7. Sunday, July 24, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  8. Sunday, July 31, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, August 1, 2016 at 6:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Main Theater
Instructor:

Emily DiPietro

Emily DiPietro is a cast member of the ImprovBoston Mainstage, assistant director of the Family Show, and proud alumna of the Family Show and All Access Improv. After many years of musical theater and vocal performance experience, she decided to take classes at the ImprovBoston Comedy School in 2012 and hasn't set foot outside of the theater since. If you like complaining or anything having to do with food and sleeping, you can follow her on Twitter @theworstthingis

More About Emily

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 101 Saturdays 3PM - 5PM Starts 6/4/16

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 22 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, June 4, 2016, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  2. Saturday, June 11, 2016, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  3. Saturday, June 18, 2016, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  4. Saturday, June 25, 2016, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  5. Saturday, July 9, 2016, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  6. Saturday, July 16, 2016, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  7. Saturday, July 23, 2016, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  8. Saturday, July 30, 2016, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 9:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Danny Balel

Danny Balel has been teaching and performing for over ten years. He teaches Theater at Clark University, where he oversees a Theater Education program in the Main South neighborhood of Worcester. In addition, Danny teaches at Improv Boston, everything from weekly classes, workshops, to birthday parties. Currently he is a member of Improv Boston's Touring Company and All Access, the fast flying show for all ages. Danny is a previous member of Comedy Sportz Boston and Magic the Gathering: the Improvised Show. He produces Cagematch, a weekly competitive show at Improv Boston. He lives in Davis Square, Somerville, and enjoys candied yams and big dogs. Danny was also interviewed by Jimmy Carrane for the Improv Nerd podcast (http://jimmycarrane.com/podcasts/122-danny-balel/).

More About Danny

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 101 Fridays 4PM - 6PM Starts 6/3/16

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 22 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, June 3, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  2. Friday, June 10, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  3. Friday, June 17, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  4. Friday, June 24, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  5. Friday, July 8, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  6. Friday, July 15, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  7. Friday, July 22, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  8. Friday, July 29, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Sunday, July 31, 2016 at 7:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Main Theater
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:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 101 Fridays 630PM - 830PM Starts 6/3/16

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 22 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, June 3, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Friday, June 10, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Friday, June 17, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Friday, June 24, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Friday, July 8, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Friday, July 15, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Friday, July 22, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Friday, July 29, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, August 1, 2016 at 8:00 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 Thursdays 630PM - 830PM Starts 5/26/16

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 22 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

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

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

Date(s):
  1. Thursday, May 26, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Thursday, June 9, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Thursday, June 16, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Thursday, June 23, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Thursday, July 7, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Thursday, July 14, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 9:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Lower
Instructor:

MaryBeth DeKara

MB teaches Improv 101 in our Comedy School, she has formerly served as Assistant to the Managing Director, producer of the Comedy Lab and as a cast member of the ImprovBoston Family Show and Touring Company. MB also performs with "Work Lunch" and "We Fancy" locally and at festivals. She has been improvising for 30 years and doing so onstage for 8 of those years. MB wants you to come play!

More About MaryBeth

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 101 Wednesdays 630PM - 830PM Starts 5/25/16

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 22 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

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

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

Date(s):
  1. Wednesday, May 25, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Wednesday, July 6, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Wednesday, July 13, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Sunday, July 17, 2016 at 7:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Lower
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: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 101 Tuesdays 630PM - 830PM Starts 5/24/16

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 22 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

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

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

Date(s):
  1. Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Tuesday, July 12, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 8:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Lower
Instructor:

Danny Balel

Danny Balel has been teaching and performing for over ten years. He teaches Theater at Clark University, where he oversees a Theater Education program in the Main South neighborhood of Worcester. In addition, Danny teaches at Improv Boston, everything from weekly classes, workshops, to birthday parties. Currently he is a member of Improv Boston's Touring Company and All Access, the fast flying show for all ages. Danny is a previous member of Comedy Sportz Boston and Magic the Gathering: the Improvised Show. He produces Cagematch, a weekly competitive show at Improv Boston. He lives in Davis Square, Somerville, and enjoys candied yams and big dogs. Danny was also interviewed by Jimmy Carrane for the Improv Nerd podcast (http://jimmycarrane.com/podcasts/122-danny-balel/).

More About Danny

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 101 Tuesdays 4PM - 6PM Starts 5/24/16

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 22 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

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

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

Date(s):
  1. Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  2. Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  3. Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  4. Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  5. Tuesday, June 21, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  6. Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  7. Tuesday, July 5, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  8. Tuesday, July 12, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Sunday, July 17, 2016 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Kristina Smarz

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

More About Kristina

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

Specificity with Susan Messing - 3/13/16

Specificity with Susan Messing

Date(s):
  1. Sunday, March 13, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
TBA - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

TBA

About

Tuition: $65.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

The Initiation with Rachael Mason - 3/12/16

The Initiation with Rachael Mason

Date(s):
  1. Saturday, March 12, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
TBA - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

TBA

About

Tuition: $65.00
Registration: Eventbrite - The Initiation with Rachael Mason
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

Back on the Joyride with Susan Messing - 3/12/16

Back on the Joyride with Susan Messing

Date(s):
  1. Saturday, March 12, 2016, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
TBA - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Main Theater
Instructor:

TBA

About

Tuition: $65.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 201 Fridays 4PM - 6PM Starts 3/18/16

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, February 12 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

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

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

Date(s):
  1. Friday, March 18, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  2. Friday, April 1, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  3. Friday, April 8, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  4. Friday, April 15, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  5. Friday, April 22, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  6. Friday, April 29, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  7. Friday, May 6, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  8. Friday, May 13, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Rosena Cornet

Rosena is a cast member of ImprovBoston's Touring Company. You can also find her performing in Studio 40 with Bodega and Shuffle Ball Change. She was a cast member of the ImprovBoston Showcase show, Girl Incarcerated, and is currently a co-producer of Comedy Lab.

More About Rosena

Tuition: $225.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 201 Fridays 4PM - 6PM Starts 3/18/16
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

ADVANCED HAROLD Sundays 11AM - 130PM Starts 3/20/16

For a description of this class, please see the Advanced Harold page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, February 12 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

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

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

Date(s):
  1. Sunday, March 20, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  2. Sunday, April 3, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  3. Sunday, April 10, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  4. Sunday, April 17, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  5. Sunday, April 24, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  6. Sunday, May 1, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  7. Sunday, May 8, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  8. Sunday, May 15, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, May 16, 2016 at 9:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Green Room
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 601 Saturdays 230PM - 5PM Starts 3/19/16

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, February 12 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

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

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

Date(s):
  1. Saturday, March 19, 2016, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  2. Saturday, April 2, 2016, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  3. Saturday, April 9, 2016, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  4. Saturday, April 16, 2016, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  5. Saturday, April 23, 2016, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  6. Saturday, April 30, 2016, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  7. Saturday, May 7, 2016, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  8. Saturday, May 14, 2016, 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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

Location: 620 Massachusetts Ave.
Instructor:

Mike Morrell

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

More About Mike

Tuition: $225.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 601 Saturdays 230PM - 5PM Starts 3/19/16
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 601 Thursdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 3/17/16

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, February 12 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

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

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

Date(s):
  1. Thursday, March 17, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Thursday, March 31, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Thursday, April 7, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Thursday, April 14, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Thursday, April 21, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Thursday, April 28, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Thursday, May 5, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Thursday, May 12, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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

Location: 620 Massachusetts Ave.
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 501 Sundays 2PM - 430PM Starts 3/20/16

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, February 12 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

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

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

Date(s):
  1. Sunday, March 20, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  2. Sunday, April 3, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  3. Sunday, April 10, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  4. Sunday, April 17, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  5. Sunday, April 24, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  6. Sunday, May 1, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  7. Sunday, May 8, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  8. Sunday, May 15, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

john.serpico

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

More About John

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

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

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, February 12 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

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

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

Date(s):
  1. Thursday, March 17, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Thursday, March 31, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Thursday, April 7, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Thursday, April 14, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Thursday, April 21, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Thursday, April 28, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Thursday, May 5, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Thursday, May 12, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Kate McGroarty

Kate McGroarty is a current member of ImprovBoston's Mainstage and Music Improv Casts, the Director of All Access Improv and a proud teacher for the IB Comedy School. She is an alumni of ImprovBoston's Touring Company, Musical Improv Group Hidden Falls and Long Form show White Rabbit. Her Chicago credits include performances in Music Improv Groups One Night Only and Slow Clap Symphony, Sketch group Shanna’s Mom and work with Griffin Theatre, Remy Bummpo and Steep Theatre companies as well as various commercial and short film appearances. She is a graduate of the conservatory programs at The Second City Training Center and the theater program at Northwestern University.

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Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 301 Sundays 11AM - 130PM Starts 3/20/16

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, February 12 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

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

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

Date(s):
  1. Sunday, March 20, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  2. Sunday, April 3, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  3. Sunday, April 10, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  4. Sunday, April 17, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  5. Sunday, April 24, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  6. Sunday, May 1, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  7. Sunday, May 8, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  8. Sunday, May 15, 2016, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Sunday, May 22, 2016 at 7:30 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.

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Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 301 Saturdays 3PM - 530PM Starts 3/19/16

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, February 12 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

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

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

Date(s):
  1. Saturday, March 19, 2016, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  2. Saturday, April 2, 2016, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  3. Saturday, April 9, 2016, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  4. Saturday, April 16, 2016, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  5. Saturday, April 23, 2016, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  6. Saturday, April 30, 2016, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  7. Saturday, May 7, 2016, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  8. Saturday, May 14, 2016, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Sunday, May 15, 2016 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!”

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Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 301 Mondays 4PM - 630PM Starts 3/14/16

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, February 12 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

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

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

Date(s):
  1. Monday, March 14, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  2. Monday, March 21, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  3. Monday, March 28, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  4. Monday, April 4, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  5. Monday, April 11, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  6. Monday, April 18, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  7. Monday, April 25, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  8. Monday, May 2, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, May 9, 2016 at 6:30 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.

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Tuition: $225.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 301 Mondays 4PM - 630PM Starts 3/14/16
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com