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IMPROV 101 Saturdays 12PM - 2PM Starts 8/10/13

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, July 5 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, August 10, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  2. Saturday, August 17, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  3. Saturday, August 24, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  4. Saturday, August 31, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  5. Saturday, September 14, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  6. Saturday, September 21, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  7. Saturday, September 28, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  8. Saturday, October 5, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 7:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Lower
Instructor:

Sasha Goldberg

Sasha Goldberg has been teaching at ImprovBoston since 2008. She has been a cast member of TheaterSports (now Face Off), Mainstage, and the Harold teams Rondo and Maxitor. She is currently performing at Harold Night with SPECTER and in Mr. Diplomat.

More About Sasha

Tuition: $199.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 101 Thursdays 630PM - 830PM Starts 8/8/13

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, July 5 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, August 8, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Thursday, August 15, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Thursday, August 22, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Thursday, August 29, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Thursday, September 12, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Thursday, September 19, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Thursday, September 26, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Thursday, October 3, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, October 7, 2013 at 7:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Lower
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:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 101 Wednesdays 630PM - 830PM Starts 8/7/13

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, July 5 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

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

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

Date(s):
  1. Wednesday, August 7, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Wednesday, August 21, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Wednesday, September 4, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 6:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Lower
Instructor:

Christine Cuddy

Christine Cuddy is thrilled to be teaching at ImprovBoston! She started as an improv student at ImprovBoston back in 2003 and has loved improv ever since. Cuddy has trained in Chicago at the Second City and Annoyance theaters. She can be seen performing on Friday and Saturday nights as a cast member of the ImprovBoston Mainstage.

More About Christine

Tuition: $199.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 101 Mondays 630PM - 830PM Starts 8/5/13

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, July 5 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 5, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Monday, August 12, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Monday, August 19, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Monday, August 26, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Monday, September 2, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Monday, September 9, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Monday, September 16, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Monday, September 23, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, September 30, 2013 at 7:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Lower
Instructor:

Lori Strauss

Lori Strauss is an enthusiastic improv instructor and has been a cast member at ImprovBoston since 2010. She is a performer and director with Harold Night and has been a guest performer with Mainstage. Lori has appeared in shows such as 1.21 Jigowatts: A Tribute to Back to the Future, My Dark Love: A Twilight Parody, Space!, and Camp. In Boston, Lori shares her love of storytelling by hosting The Moth StorySLAMs. She was trained at ImprovBoston and is excited to share her passion for comedy and saying yes with her students.

More About Lori

Tuition: $199.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

Improv into Sketch with KEVIN MCDONALD 5/18 - 5/19

Join Kevin McDonald of the Kids in the Hall for a two day, 14 hour workshop to improve your acting and writing skills. In a group of twenty to thirty actors you will learn how to write comedy through performance, and use improv as a writ

Date(s):
  1. Saturday, May 18, 2013, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  2. Sunday, May 19, 2013, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
TBA - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Main Theater
Instructor:

TBA

About

Tuition: $300.00
Registration: Eventbrite - MASTER CLASS with KEVIN MCDONALD - Improv Into Sketch
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

MUSICAL IMPROV 201 Saturdays 230PM - 430PM Starts 6/1/13

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 26 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 1, 2013, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  2. Saturday, June 8, 2013, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  3. Saturday, June 15, 2013, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  4. Saturday, June 22, 2013, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  5. Saturday, July 6, 2013, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  6. Saturday, July 13, 2013, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  7. Saturday, July 20, 2013, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  8. Saturday, July 27, 2013, 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Main Theater
Instructor:

Mike Descoteaux

Mike Descoteaux is the full time Artistic Director of ImprovBoston. He is the former executive director of the nationally renowned 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 the co-creator of the ground-breaking Off-Broadway production BLANK! The Musical, and was the creator/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. Mike designed the curriculum for ImprovBoston’s now 7-level core improv program, the theater’s Grad School, 3-level Music Improv Program and co-authored IB’s 3-level Sketch program. He created ImprovBoston’s Music Director Training Program (one of only 2 in the country, the other at the Second City whose program he also founded). Mike loves teaching improv, sketch, music improv, comedic songwriting and music direction. He’s taught at iO, The Annoyance, ComedySportz, UCB, the PIT, Just the Funny, Four Day Weekend, Florida Studio Theater, the Magnet and other comedy institutions nationwide. Over the past 2 decades, Mike’s led comedy workshops at festivals around the world including at the Boston Comedy Arts Festival, Finland Improv Festival, North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival, Chicago Musical Improv Festival, Sarasota Improv Festival, Colorado Improv Festival, Improv Utopia (East & Yosemite), the Alaska State Improv Festival, ITVFest and more. At ImprovBoston, Mike has directed its prestigious Mainstage cast, National Touring Company, The Family Show, All Access and numerous indie sketch and improv ensembles. “Mike D” is thrilled to combine his passion for improv, teaching, directing, music and arts management to serve this remarkable community.

More About Mike

Tuition: $199.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 601 Thursdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 5/30/13

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 26 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 30, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Thursday, June 6, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Thursday, June 13, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Thursday, June 20, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Thursday, June 27, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Thursday, July 11, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Thursday, July 18, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Thursday, July 25, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, July 29, 2013 at 6:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Christine Cuddy

Christine Cuddy is thrilled to be teaching at ImprovBoston! She started as an improv student at ImprovBoston back in 2003 and has loved improv ever since. Cuddy has trained in Chicago at the Second City and Annoyance theaters. She can be seen performing on Friday and Saturday nights as a cast member of the ImprovBoston Mainstage.

More About Christine

Tuition: $199.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 501 Tuesdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 5/28/13

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 26 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 28, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Tuesday, June 4, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Tuesday, July 2, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Tuesday, July 9, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: Cambridge Family YMCA
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: $199.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 401 Sundays 130PM - 4PM Starts 6/2/13

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 26 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 2, 2013, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  2. Sunday, June 9, 2013, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  3. Sunday, June 16, 2013, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  4. Sunday, June 23, 2013, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  5. Sunday, July 7, 2013, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  6. Sunday, July 14, 2013, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  7. Sunday, July 21, 2013, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  8. Sunday, July 28, 2013, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, July 29, 2013 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
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 Sundays 130PM - 4PM Starts 6/2/13
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 401 Mondays 630PM - 9PM Starts 5/27/13

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 26 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, May 27, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Monday, June 3, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Monday, June 10, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Monday, June 17, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Monday, June 24, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Monday, July 1, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Monday, July 8, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Monday, July 15, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, July 22, 2013 at 7:30 pm - More Info

Location: Cambridge Family YMCA
Instructor:

Sasha Goldberg

Sasha Goldberg has been teaching at ImprovBoston since 2008. She has been a cast member of TheaterSports (now Face Off), Mainstage, and the Harold teams Rondo and Maxitor. She is currently performing at Harold Night with SPECTER and in Mr. Diplomat.

More About Sasha

Tuition: $199.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 401 Mondays 630PM - 9PM Starts 5/27/13
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 401 Mondays 4PM - 630PM Starts 5/27/13

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 26 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, May 27, 2013, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  2. Monday, June 3, 2013, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  3. Monday, June 10, 2013, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  4. Monday, June 17, 2013, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  5. Monday, June 24, 2013, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  6. Monday, July 1, 2013, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  7. Monday, July 8, 2013, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
  8. Monday, July 15, 2013, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, July 22, 2013 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Main Theater
Instructor:

Jeff Perry

Jeff Perry has been at ImprovBoston since 2007, where he has been the Comedy School Manager since 2012 and an instructor since 2009. As a member of Harold Night from its start in 2008 through 2014, Jeff spent time as a member of the casts Marjean, Plan B, Birthday Milk, and Specter, the director of Plan B, On Deck, and Rich Uncle, as well as producer of the show for two years. If you ever have questions about the Comedy School at ImprovBoston you can contact him any time at comedyschool@improvboston.com.

More About Jeff

Tuition: $199.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 401 Mondays 4PM - 630PM Starts 5/27/13
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 301 Sundays 11AM - 130PM Starts 6/2/13

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 26 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 2, 2013, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  2. Sunday, June 9, 2013, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  3. Sunday, June 16, 2013, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  4. Sunday, June 23, 2013, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  5. Sunday, July 7, 2013, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  6. Sunday, July 14, 2013, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  7. Sunday, July 21, 2013, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  8. Sunday, July 28, 2013, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Geoff Ross

About Geoff

Tuition: $199.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 301 Sundays 11AM - 130PM Starts 6/2/13
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 301 Saturdays 12PM - 230PM Starts 6/1/13

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 26 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 1, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  2. Saturday, June 8, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  3. Saturday, June 15, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  4. Saturday, June 22, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  5. Saturday, July 6, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  6. Saturday, July 13, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  7. Saturday, July 20, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  8. Saturday, July 27, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, July 29, 2013 at 7:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
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: $199.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 301 Saturdays 12PM - 230PM Starts 6/1/13
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 301 Tuesdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 5/28/13

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 26 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 28, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Tuesday, June 4, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Tuesday, July 2, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Tuesday, July 9, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
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:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 301 Mondays 630PM - 9PM Starts 5/27/13

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 26 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, May 27, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Monday, June 3, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Monday, June 10, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Monday, June 17, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Monday, June 24, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Monday, July 1, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Monday, July 8, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Monday, July 15, 2013, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, July 22, 2013 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Green Room
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 201 Sundays 130PM - 330PM Starts 6/2/13

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 26 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 2, 2013, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  2. Sunday, June 9, 2013, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  3. Sunday, June 16, 2013, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  4. Sunday, June 23, 2013, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  5. Sunday, July 7, 2013, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  6. Sunday, July 14, 2013, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  7. Sunday, July 21, 2013, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  8. Sunday, July 28, 2013, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, July 29, 2013 at 9:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Main Theater
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: $199.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 201 Sundays 130PM - 330PM Starts 6/2/13
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 201 Saturdays 12PM - 2PM Starts 6/1/13

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 26 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 1, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  2. Saturday, June 8, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  3. Saturday, June 15, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  4. Saturday, June 22, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  5. Saturday, July 6, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  6. Saturday, July 13, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  7. Saturday, July 20, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  8. Saturday, July 27, 2013, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 7:30 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: $199.00
Registration: Eventbrite - IMPROV 201 Saturdays 12PM - 2PM Starts 6/1/13
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 201 Wednesdays 630PM - 830PM Starts 5/29/13

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 26 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 29, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Wednesday, June 5, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Wednesday, July 3, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 7:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio 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: $199.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 201 Tuesdays 630PM - 830PM Starts 5/28/13

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 26 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 28, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Tuesday, June 4, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Tuesday, June 11, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Tuesday, July 2, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Tuesday, July 9, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, July 22, 2013 at 6:00 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: $199.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 201 Mondays 630PM - 830PM Starts 5/27/13

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 26 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, May 27, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Monday, June 3, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Monday, June 10, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Monday, June 17, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Monday, June 24, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Monday, July 1, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Monday, July 8, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Monday, July 15, 2013, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, July 22, 2013 at 7:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Emily Holland

Emily has taught improv in all kinds of weather: ImprovBoston, Japan, The Worcester Housing Authority Summer Program, and more. She is currently an adjunct faculty member at Clark University's Visual&Performing Arts department. Her favorite moment in life is watching her students perform like rockstars at their showcase shows. Emily currently performs with ImprovBoston's TourCo cast.

More About Emily

Tuition: $199.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com