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INTRO to STANDUP Starts 06/04/17 Sundays 4PM - 6PM

For a description of this class, please see the INTRO to STANDUP page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 21 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

IBCS Students! Check out The People's Show Every Sunday 9PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/peoplescomedy
http://www.twitter.com/peoplescomedy
http://www.facebook.com/peoplescomedy

Date(s):
  1. Sunday, June 4, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  2. Sunday, June 11, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  3. Sunday, June 18, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  4. Sunday, June 25, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  5. Sunday, July 9, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  6. Sunday, July 16, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  7. Sunday, July 23, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  8. Sunday, July 30, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 8:15 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Dana Jay Bein

Teaching Style: I teach stand up classes using my 20 years of experience in performing, producing, booking and hosting shows to guide students toward success. I approach the classroom with a fun but firm style of leadership. I relentlessly encourage and support the vulnerability it takes to get started while also demanding originality, honesty and tenacity from my students.

Bio: "Impressive to say the least. Hilarious to say the best. Enormous, both in stature and heart. Dana Jay Bein is one of the most influential artists you will ever meet in the comedy world." - Boston Comedy Examiner DJB has been haunting ImprovBoston for over 15 years. With infectious energy, unrelenting charm and terrible puns, he's been an unwavering staple of the improv and stand up comedy scenes in Boston. He built ImprovBoston's stand up comedy program and wrote the stand up curricula for ImprovBoston's Comedy School. He's been a company cast member since 2001; he's currently traveling to schools, organizations and festivals with ImprovBoston's National Touring Company. His passion is building people up through comedy and he'll constantly reminds you to "Love yourself, take care of each other and follow your f***ing dreams." DJB's debut comedy album Western Masochist is available on Vimeo, iTunes and Spotify.

More About Dana Jay

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

INTRO to STANDUP Starts 06/04/17 Sundays 130PM - 330PM

For a description of this class, please see the INTRO to STANDUP page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 21 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

IBCS Students! Check out The People's Show Every Sunday 9PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/peoplescomedy
http://www.twitter.com/peoplescomedy
http://www.facebook.com/peoplescomedy

Date(s):
  1. Sunday, June 4, 2017, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  2. Sunday, June 11, 2017, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  3. Sunday, June 18, 2017, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  4. Sunday, June 25, 2017, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  5. Sunday, July 9, 2017, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  6. Sunday, July 16, 2017, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  7. Sunday, July 23, 2017, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  8. Sunday, July 30, 2017, 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at 6:45 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Dana Jay Bein

Teaching Style: I teach stand up classes using my 20 years of experience in performing, producing, booking and hosting shows to guide students toward success. I approach the classroom with a fun but firm style of leadership. I relentlessly encourage and support the vulnerability it takes to get started while also demanding originality, honesty and tenacity from my students.

Bio: "Impressive to say the least. Hilarious to say the best. Enormous, both in stature and heart. Dana Jay Bein is one of the most influential artists you will ever meet in the comedy world." - Boston Comedy Examiner DJB has been haunting ImprovBoston for over 15 years. With infectious energy, unrelenting charm and terrible puns, he's been an unwavering staple of the improv and stand up comedy scenes in Boston. He built ImprovBoston's stand up comedy program and wrote the stand up curricula for ImprovBoston's Comedy School. He's been a company cast member since 2001; he's currently traveling to schools, organizations and festivals with ImprovBoston's National Touring Company. His passion is building people up through comedy and he'll constantly reminds you to "Love yourself, take care of each other and follow your f***ing dreams." DJB's debut comedy album Western Masochist is available on Vimeo, iTunes and Spotify.

More About Dana Jay

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

INTRO to STANDUP Starts 05/24/17 Wednesdays 630PM - 830PM

For a description of this class, please see the INTRO to STANDUP page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 21 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

IBCS Students! Check out The People's Show Every Sunday 9PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/peoplescomedy
http://www.twitter.com/peoplescomedy
http://www.facebook.com/peoplescomedy

Date(s):
  1. Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Wednesday, June 7, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Wednesday, June 21, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Wednesday, July 5, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, July 24, 2017 at 9:45 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Kathe Farris

Kathe Farris is a suburban housewife and mother of two teenagers. She shares her unsolicited advice and wisdom about everyday things from calcium supplements to the political awfulness behind book groups. Ms. Farris participated in the Boston Comedy Festival 2014 & 2015, Women in Comedy Festival 2015 and the Chicago Funny Festival 2015. In August 2016 she will be Comic in Residence at The Comedy Studio. She performs frequently at Laugh Boston, ImprovBoston, The Comedy Studio, Boston Comedy Chicks and a host of local and private shows including, but not limited to, a hair salon in Malden. Ms. Farris started performing stand up nineteen years ago before career, babies and all that comes with it. Kathe returned to the microphone 3 years ago after collecting a minivan full of material and a desire to model to her kids that you should do what you love...and stay in school and don’t do drugs. Ms. Farris started performing stand up nineteen years ago before career, babies and all that comes with it. Kathe returned to the microphone 3 years ago after collecting a minivan full of material and a desire to model to her kids that you should do what you love...and stay in school and don’t do drugs.

More About Kathe

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

INTRO to STANDUP Starts 05/23/17 Tuesdays 4PM - 6PM

For a description of this class, please see the INTRO to STANDUP page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 21 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

IBCS Students! Check out The People's Show Every Sunday 9PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/peoplescomedy
http://www.twitter.com/peoplescomedy
http://www.facebook.com/peoplescomedy

Date(s):
  1. Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  2. Tuesday, May 30, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  3. Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  4. Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  5. Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  6. Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  7. Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  8. Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 9:45 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Dan Crohn

Teaching Style: My teaching style is based in 13 years of stand up comedy and 15 years of teaching public school. I'm unbelievably passionate about stand up and enjoy the process and renifenemnt of jokes.

Bio: Dan Crohn has been performing stand up comedy in and around Boston for years. His jokes can be heard on XM Radio and he has been a guest on the popular podcast WTF with Marc Maron. Dan was named one of the top 100 comics for Season 9 of Last Comic Standing and has recently appeared on Gotham Comedy Live on AXS TV and Laughs on Fox.

More About Dan

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

INTRO to STANDUP Starts 05/23/17 Tuesdays 630PM - 830PM

For a description of this class, please see the INTRO to STANDUP page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 21 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

IBCS Students! Check out The People's Show Every Sunday 9PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/peoplescomedy
http://www.twitter.com/peoplescomedy
http://www.facebook.com/peoplescomedy

Date(s):
  1. Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Tuesday, May 30, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Tuesday, June 6, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Tuesday, June 13, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Tuesday, June 27, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 8:15 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Rob Crean

Rob Crean is a comedian and comedy promoter in Boston. He's hosted shows for people like Marc Maron, Todd Barry, Tig Notaro and Hannibla Buress. His group Anderson Comedy released a full length DVD called "Art Film" and produce comedy shows in the Boston area.

More About Rob

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

INTRO to STANDUP Starts 05/22/17 Mondays 630PM - 830PM

For a description of this class, please see the INTRO to STANDUP page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, April 21 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

IBCS Students! Check out The People's Show Every Sunday 9PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/peoplescomedy
http://www.twitter.com/peoplescomedy
http://www.facebook.com/peoplescomedy

Date(s):
  1. Monday, May 22, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Monday, May 29, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Monday, June 5, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Monday, June 12, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Monday, June 19, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Monday, June 26, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Monday, July 10, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Monday, July 17, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 6:45 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Rob Crean

Rob Crean is a comedian and comedy promoter in Boston. He's hosted shows for people like Marc Maron, Todd Barry, Tig Notaro and Hannibla Buress. His group Anderson Comedy released a full length DVD called "Art Film" and produce comedy shows in the Boston area.

More About Rob

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

INTRO to STANDUP Starts 03/19/17 Sundays 2PM - 4PM

For a description of this class, please see the INTRO to STANDUP page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, February 10 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

IBCS Students! Check out The People's Show Every Sunday 9PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/peoplescomedy
http://www.twitter.com/peoplescomedy
http://www.facebook.com/peoplescomedy

Date(s):
  1. Sunday, March 19, 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  2. Sunday, March 26, 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  3. Sunday, April 2, 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  4. Sunday, April 9, 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  5. Sunday, April 23, 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  6. Sunday, April 30, 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  7. Sunday, May 7, 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  8. Sunday, May 14, 2017, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, May 15, 2017 at 6:45 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Dana Jay Bein

Teaching Style: I teach stand up classes using my 20 years of experience in performing, producing, booking and hosting shows to guide students toward success. I approach the classroom with a fun but firm style of leadership. I relentlessly encourage and support the vulnerability it takes to get started while also demanding originality, honesty and tenacity from my students.

Bio: "Impressive to say the least. Hilarious to say the best. Enormous, both in stature and heart. Dana Jay Bein is one of the most influential artists you will ever meet in the comedy world." - Boston Comedy Examiner DJB has been haunting ImprovBoston for over 15 years. With infectious energy, unrelenting charm and terrible puns, he's been an unwavering staple of the improv and stand up comedy scenes in Boston. He built ImprovBoston's stand up comedy program and wrote the stand up curricula for ImprovBoston's Comedy School. He's been a company cast member since 2001; he's currently traveling to schools, organizations and festivals with ImprovBoston's National Touring Company. His passion is building people up through comedy and he'll constantly reminds you to "Love yourself, take care of each other and follow your f***ing dreams." DJB's debut comedy album Western Masochist is available on Vimeo, iTunes and Spotify.

More About Dana Jay

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

INTRO to STANDUP Starts 03/19/17 Sundays 430PM - 630PM

For a description of this class, please see the INTRO to STANDUP page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, February 10 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

IBCS Students! Check out The People's Show Every Sunday 9PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/peoplescomedy
http://www.twitter.com/peoplescomedy
http://www.facebook.com/peoplescomedy

Date(s):
  1. Sunday, March 19, 2017, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  2. Sunday, March 26, 2017, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  3. Sunday, April 2, 2017, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  4. Sunday, April 9, 2017, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  5. Sunday, April 23, 2017, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  6. Sunday, April 30, 2017, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  7. Sunday, May 7, 2017, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  8. Sunday, May 14, 2017, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 6:45 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Kelly MacFarland

Teaching Style: I want my students to discover their comedic voice and write from their point of view. Taking a deeper dive into what they think is funny, we will discover how to convey their ideas while engaging the audience and commanding the stage. I pride myself on creating a supportive, honest and creative atmosphere where every student will experience success.

Bio: Kelly has been teaching stand-up for the ImprovBoston Comedy School for several years. As an experienced stand-up comedian, Kelly has an extensive and well-rounded resume including comedy clubs, theaters, colleges, festivals, television appearances and entertaining US troops overseas. Kelly is also an accomplished improviser and been with ImprovBoston since 2010. She has performed with Fred Willard, Laura Hall and has been performed on many resident casts including Family Show, Faceoff, Harold Night and has been a member of the ImprovBoston National Touring Company since 2014. For more information on Kelly, please visit www.kellymacfarland.com!

More About Kelly

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

INTRO to STANDUP Starts 03/16/17 Thursdays 630PM - 830PM

For a description of this class, please see the INTRO to STANDUP page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, February 10 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

IBCS Students! Check out The People's Show Every Sunday 9PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/peoplescomedy
http://www.twitter.com/peoplescomedy
http://www.facebook.com/peoplescomedy

Date(s):
  1. Thursday, March 16, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Thursday, March 23, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Thursday, March 30, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Thursday, April 6, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Thursday, April 13, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Thursday, April 27, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Thursday, May 4, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Thursday, May 11, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 8:15 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
Instructor:

Kathe Farris

Kathe Farris is a suburban housewife and mother of two teenagers. She shares her unsolicited advice and wisdom about everyday things from calcium supplements to the political awfulness behind book groups. Ms. Farris participated in the Boston Comedy Festival 2014 & 2015, Women in Comedy Festival 2015 and the Chicago Funny Festival 2015. In August 2016 she will be Comic in Residence at The Comedy Studio. She performs frequently at Laugh Boston, ImprovBoston, The Comedy Studio, Boston Comedy Chicks and a host of local and private shows including, but not limited to, a hair salon in Malden. Ms. Farris started performing stand up nineteen years ago before career, babies and all that comes with it. Kathe returned to the microphone 3 years ago after collecting a minivan full of material and a desire to model to her kids that you should do what you love...and stay in school and don’t do drugs. Ms. Farris started performing stand up nineteen years ago before career, babies and all that comes with it. Kathe returned to the microphone 3 years ago after collecting a minivan full of material and a desire to model to her kids that you should do what you love...and stay in school and don’t do drugs.

More About Kathe

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

INTRO to STANDUP Starts 03/14/17 Tuesdays 630PM - 830PM

For a description of this class, please see the INTRO to STANDUP page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, February 10 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

IBCS Students! Check out The People's Show Every Sunday 9PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/peoplescomedy
http://www.twitter.com/peoplescomedy
http://www.facebook.com/peoplescomedy

Date(s):
  1. Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 8:15 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Rob Crean

Rob Crean is a comedian and comedy promoter in Boston. He's hosted shows for people like Marc Maron, Todd Barry, Tig Notaro and Hannibla Buress. His group Anderson Comedy released a full length DVD called "Art Film" and produce comedy shows in the Boston area.

More About Rob

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

INTRO to STANDUP Starts 03/14/17 Tuesdays 4PM - 6PM

For a description of this class, please see the INTRO to STANDUP page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, February 10 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

IBCS Students! Check out The People's Show Every Sunday 9PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/peoplescomedy
http://www.twitter.com/peoplescomedy
http://www.facebook.com/peoplescomedy

Date(s):
  1. Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  2. Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  3. Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  4. Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  5. Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  6. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  7. Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  8. Tuesday, May 2, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 6:45 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Rob Crean

Rob Crean is a comedian and comedy promoter in Boston. He's hosted shows for people like Marc Maron, Todd Barry, Tig Notaro and Hannibla Buress. His group Anderson Comedy released a full length DVD called "Art Film" and produce comedy shows in the Boston area.

More About Rob

Tuition: $225.00
Registration: Eventbrite - INTRO to STANDUP Tuesdays 4PM - 6PM Starts 3/14/17
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

INTRO to STANDUP Starts 03/13/17 Mondays 630PM - 830PM

For a description of this class, please see the INTRO to STANDUP page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, February 10 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

IBCS Students! Check out The People's Show Every Sunday 9PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/peoplescomedy
http://www.twitter.com/peoplescomedy
http://www.facebook.com/peoplescomedy

Date(s):
  1. Monday, March 13, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Monday, March 20, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Monday, March 27, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Monday, April 3, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Monday, April 10, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Monday, April 17, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Monday, April 24, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Monday, May 1, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 9:45 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Dana Jay Bein

Teaching Style: I teach stand up classes using my 20 years of experience in performing, producing, booking and hosting shows to guide students toward success. I approach the classroom with a fun but firm style of leadership. I relentlessly encourage and support the vulnerability it takes to get started while also demanding originality, honesty and tenacity from my students.

Bio: "Impressive to say the least. Hilarious to say the best. Enormous, both in stature and heart. Dana Jay Bein is one of the most influential artists you will ever meet in the comedy world." - Boston Comedy Examiner DJB has been haunting ImprovBoston for over 15 years. With infectious energy, unrelenting charm and terrible puns, he's been an unwavering staple of the improv and stand up comedy scenes in Boston. He built ImprovBoston's stand up comedy program and wrote the stand up curricula for ImprovBoston's Comedy School. He's been a company cast member since 2001; he's currently traveling to schools, organizations and festivals with ImprovBoston's National Touring Company. His passion is building people up through comedy and he'll constantly reminds you to "Love yourself, take care of each other and follow your f***ing dreams." DJB's debut comedy album Western Masochist is available on Vimeo, iTunes and Spotify.

More About Dana Jay

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

INTRO to STANDUP Starts 01/04/17 Wednesdays 1PM - 3PM

For a description of this class, please see the INTRO to STANDUP page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, November 25 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

IBCS Students! Check out The People's Show Every Sunday 9PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/peoplescomedy
http://www.twitter.com/peoplescomedy
http://www.facebook.com/peoplescomedy

Date(s):
  1. Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  2. Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  3. Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  4. Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  5. Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  6. Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  7. Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  8. Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, March 6, 2017 at 6:45 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Kelly MacFarland

Teaching Style: I want my students to discover their comedic voice and write from their point of view. Taking a deeper dive into what they think is funny, we will discover how to convey their ideas while engaging the audience and commanding the stage. I pride myself on creating a supportive, honest and creative atmosphere where every student will experience success.

Bio: Kelly has been teaching stand-up for the ImprovBoston Comedy School for several years. As an experienced stand-up comedian, Kelly has an extensive and well-rounded resume including comedy clubs, theaters, colleges, festivals, television appearances and entertaining US troops overseas. Kelly is also an accomplished improviser and been with ImprovBoston since 2010. She has performed with Fred Willard, Laura Hall and has been performed on many resident casts including Family Show, Faceoff, Harold Night and has been a member of the ImprovBoston National Touring Company since 2014. For more information on Kelly, please visit www.kellymacfarland.com!

More About Kelly

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

INTRO to STANDUP Starts 01/08/17 Sundays 430PM - 630PM

For a description of this class, please see the INTRO to STANDUP page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, November 25 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

IBCS Students! Check out The People's Show Every Sunday 9PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/peoplescomedy
http://www.twitter.com/peoplescomedy
http://www.facebook.com/peoplescomedy

Date(s):
  1. Sunday, January 8, 2017, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  2. Sunday, January 15, 2017, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  3. Sunday, January 22, 2017, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  4. Sunday, January 29, 2017, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  5. Sunday, February 12, 2017, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  6. Sunday, February 19, 2017, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  7. Sunday, February 26, 2017, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  8. Sunday, March 5, 2017, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, March 6, 2017 at 8:15 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Dana Jay Bein

Teaching Style: I teach stand up classes using my 20 years of experience in performing, producing, booking and hosting shows to guide students toward success. I approach the classroom with a fun but firm style of leadership. I relentlessly encourage and support the vulnerability it takes to get started while also demanding originality, honesty and tenacity from my students.

Bio: "Impressive to say the least. Hilarious to say the best. Enormous, both in stature and heart. Dana Jay Bein is one of the most influential artists you will ever meet in the comedy world." - Boston Comedy Examiner DJB has been haunting ImprovBoston for over 15 years. With infectious energy, unrelenting charm and terrible puns, he's been an unwavering staple of the improv and stand up comedy scenes in Boston. He built ImprovBoston's stand up comedy program and wrote the stand up curricula for ImprovBoston's Comedy School. He's been a company cast member since 2001; he's currently traveling to schools, organizations and festivals with ImprovBoston's National Touring Company. His passion is building people up through comedy and he'll constantly reminds you to "Love yourself, take care of each other and follow your f***ing dreams." DJB's debut comedy album Western Masochist is available on Vimeo, iTunes and Spotify.

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Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

INTRO to STANDUP Starts 01/04/17 Wednesdays 4PM - 6PM

For a description of this class, please see the INTRO to STANDUP page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, November 25 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

IBCS Students! Check out The People's Show Every Sunday 9PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/peoplescomedy
http://www.twitter.com/peoplescomedy
http://www.facebook.com/peoplescomedy

Date(s):
  1. Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  2. Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  3. Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  4. Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  5. Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  6. Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  7. Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  8. Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 8:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Kelly MacFarland

Teaching Style: I want my students to discover their comedic voice and write from their point of view. Taking a deeper dive into what they think is funny, we will discover how to convey their ideas while engaging the audience and commanding the stage. I pride myself on creating a supportive, honest and creative atmosphere where every student will experience success.

Bio: Kelly has been teaching stand-up for the ImprovBoston Comedy School for several years. As an experienced stand-up comedian, Kelly has an extensive and well-rounded resume including comedy clubs, theaters, colleges, festivals, television appearances and entertaining US troops overseas. Kelly is also an accomplished improviser and been with ImprovBoston since 2010. She has performed with Fred Willard, Laura Hall and has been performed on many resident casts including Family Show, Faceoff, Harold Night and has been a member of the ImprovBoston National Touring Company since 2014. For more information on Kelly, please visit www.kellymacfarland.com!

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Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

INTRO to STANDUP Starts 01/03/17 Tuesdays 630PM - 830PM

For a description of this class, please see the INTRO to STANDUP page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, November 25 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

IBCS Students! Check out The People's Show Every Sunday 9PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/peoplescomedy
http://www.twitter.com/peoplescomedy
http://www.facebook.com/peoplescomedy

Date(s):
  1. Tuesday, January 3, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Tuesday, January 10, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Tuesday, January 17, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Tuesday, February 7, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Tuesday, February 14, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 6:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Rob Crean

Rob Crean is a comedian and comedy promoter in Boston. He's hosted shows for people like Marc Maron, Todd Barry, Tig Notaro and Hannibla Buress. His group Anderson Comedy released a full length DVD called "Art Film" and produce comedy shows in the Boston area.

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Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

INTRO to STANDUP Starts 01/02/17 Mondays 630PM - 830PM

For a description of this class, please see the INTRO to STANDUP page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, November 25 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

IBCS Students! Check out The People's Show Every Sunday 9PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/peoplescomedy
http://www.twitter.com/peoplescomedy
http://www.facebook.com/peoplescomedy

Date(s):
  1. Monday, January 2, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Monday, January 9, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Monday, January 16, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Monday, January 23, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Monday, January 30, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Monday, February 6, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Monday, February 13, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Monday, February 20, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 9:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Kathe Farris

Kathe Farris is a suburban housewife and mother of two teenagers. She shares her unsolicited advice and wisdom about everyday things from calcium supplements to the political awfulness behind book groups. Ms. Farris participated in the Boston Comedy Festival 2014 & 2015, Women in Comedy Festival 2015 and the Chicago Funny Festival 2015. In August 2016 she will be Comic in Residence at The Comedy Studio. She performs frequently at Laugh Boston, ImprovBoston, The Comedy Studio, Boston Comedy Chicks and a host of local and private shows including, but not limited to, a hair salon in Malden. Ms. Farris started performing stand up nineteen years ago before career, babies and all that comes with it. Kathe returned to the microphone 3 years ago after collecting a minivan full of material and a desire to model to her kids that you should do what you love...and stay in school and don’t do drugs. Ms. Farris started performing stand up nineteen years ago before career, babies and all that comes with it. Kathe returned to the microphone 3 years ago after collecting a minivan full of material and a desire to model to her kids that you should do what you love...and stay in school and don’t do drugs.

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Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

INTRO to STANDUP Starts 01/02/17 Mondays 630PM - 830PM

For a description of this class, please see the INTRO to STANDUP page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, November 25 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

IBCS Students! Check out The People's Show Every Sunday 9PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/peoplescomedy
http://www.twitter.com/peoplescomedy
http://www.facebook.com/peoplescomedy

Date(s):
  1. Monday, January 2, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Monday, January 9, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Monday, January 16, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Monday, January 23, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Monday, January 30, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Monday, February 6, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Monday, February 13, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Monday, February 20, 2017, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, February 27, 2017 at 6:45 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Lower
Instructor:

Dana Jay Bein

Teaching Style: I teach stand up classes using my 20 years of experience in performing, producing, booking and hosting shows to guide students toward success. I approach the classroom with a fun but firm style of leadership. I relentlessly encourage and support the vulnerability it takes to get started while also demanding originality, honesty and tenacity from my students.

Bio: "Impressive to say the least. Hilarious to say the best. Enormous, both in stature and heart. Dana Jay Bein is one of the most influential artists you will ever meet in the comedy world." - Boston Comedy Examiner DJB has been haunting ImprovBoston for over 15 years. With infectious energy, unrelenting charm and terrible puns, he's been an unwavering staple of the improv and stand up comedy scenes in Boston. He built ImprovBoston's stand up comedy program and wrote the stand up curricula for ImprovBoston's Comedy School. He's been a company cast member since 2001; he's currently traveling to schools, organizations and festivals with ImprovBoston's National Touring Company. His passion is building people up through comedy and he'll constantly reminds you to "Love yourself, take care of each other and follow your f***ing dreams." DJB's debut comedy album Western Masochist is available on Vimeo, iTunes and Spotify.

More About Dana Jay

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

INTRO to STANDUP Sundays 430PM - 630PM Starts 10/23/16

For a description of this class, please see the INTRO to STANDUP page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, September 16 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

IBCS Students! Check out The People's Show Every Sunday 9PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/peoplescomedy
http://www.twitter.com/peoplescomedy
http://www.facebook.com/peoplescomedy

Date(s):
  1. Sunday, October 23, 2016, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  2. Sunday, October 30, 2016, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  3. Sunday, November 6, 2016, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  4. Sunday, November 13, 2016, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  5. Sunday, November 20, 2016, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  6. Sunday, December 4, 2016, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  7. Sunday, December 11, 2016, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  8. Sunday, December 18, 2016, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 8:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Dana Jay Bein

Teaching Style: I teach stand up classes using my 20 years of experience in performing, producing, booking and hosting shows to guide students toward success. I approach the classroom with a fun but firm style of leadership. I relentlessly encourage and support the vulnerability it takes to get started while also demanding originality, honesty and tenacity from my students.

Bio: "Impressive to say the least. Hilarious to say the best. Enormous, both in stature and heart. Dana Jay Bein is one of the most influential artists you will ever meet in the comedy world." - Boston Comedy Examiner DJB has been haunting ImprovBoston for over 15 years. With infectious energy, unrelenting charm and terrible puns, he's been an unwavering staple of the improv and stand up comedy scenes in Boston. He built ImprovBoston's stand up comedy program and wrote the stand up curricula for ImprovBoston's Comedy School. He's been a company cast member since 2001; he's currently traveling to schools, organizations and festivals with ImprovBoston's National Touring Company. His passion is building people up through comedy and he'll constantly reminds you to "Love yourself, take care of each other and follow your f***ing dreams." DJB's debut comedy album Western Masochist is available on Vimeo, iTunes and Spotify.

More About Dana Jay

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

INTRO to STANDUP Wednesdays 1PM - 3PM Starts 10/19/16

For a description of this class, please see the INTRO to STANDUP page.

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, September 16 at 8AM

*Student Showcase time and date subject to change.

IBCS Students! Check out The People's Show Every Sunday 9PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/peoplescomedy
http://www.twitter.com/peoplescomedy
http://www.facebook.com/peoplescomedy

Date(s):
  1. Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  2. Wednesday, October 26, 2016, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  3. Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  4. Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  5. Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  6. Wednesday, November 23, 2016, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  7. Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  8. Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 6:45 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Kathe Farris

Kathe Farris is a suburban housewife and mother of two teenagers. She shares her unsolicited advice and wisdom about everyday things from calcium supplements to the political awfulness behind book groups. Ms. Farris participated in the Boston Comedy Festival 2014 & 2015, Women in Comedy Festival 2015 and the Chicago Funny Festival 2015. In August 2016 she will be Comic in Residence at The Comedy Studio. She performs frequently at Laugh Boston, ImprovBoston, The Comedy Studio, Boston Comedy Chicks and a host of local and private shows including, but not limited to, a hair salon in Malden. Ms. Farris started performing stand up nineteen years ago before career, babies and all that comes with it. Kathe returned to the microphone 3 years ago after collecting a minivan full of material and a desire to model to her kids that you should do what you love...and stay in school and don’t do drugs. Ms. Farris started performing stand up nineteen years ago before career, babies and all that comes with it. Kathe returned to the microphone 3 years ago after collecting a minivan full of material and a desire to model to her kids that you should do what you love...and stay in school and don’t do drugs.

More About Kathe

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com