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Stand-Up Comedy

INTRO to STANDUP Wednesdays 4PM - 6PM Starts 5/25/16

For a description of this class, please see the INTRO to STANDUP 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 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 25, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  2. Wednesday, June 1, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  3. Wednesday, June 8, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  4. Wednesday, June 15, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  5. Wednesday, June 22, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  6. Wednesday, June 29, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  7. Wednesday, July 6, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  8. Wednesday, July 13, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 9:45 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Kelly MacFarland

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 was first runner up in the 2009 Boston Comedy Festival, voted Best of the Fest 2010 Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival, performed with the Oddball Festival 2015 and has been a featured headliner for the Boston Women in Comedy Festival. Kelly has appeared on Stand Up in Stilettos on the TV Guide Channel and Comedy Central’s Premium Blend. Kelly is the host of the web series, Fit or Fad on www.ulive.com. Most recently, Kelly was part of the Top 100 Comedians of Last Comic Standing Season 9 and appeared on AXS Gotham Comedy LIVE. Kelly is also an accomplished improviser and has performed with the ImprovBoston National Touring Company since 2014. Kelly is currently writing a clever collection of short stories based on her stand up and her life. Kelly works nationally as a humor-wellness speaker. Sharing her life experiences in the unique way that only she can, audiences are pleasantly surprised by her candor. Kelly has been a featured keynote speaker for the American Heart Association GO Red for Women campaign for over 10 years.

More About Kelly

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

INTRO to STANDUP Tuesdays 630PM - 830PM Starts 5/24/16

For a description of this class, please see the INTRO to STANDUP 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 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 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 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 Mondays 630PM - 830PM Starts 5/23/16

For a description of this class, please see the INTRO to STANDUP 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 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 23, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Monday, June 6, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Monday, June 13, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Monday, June 20, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Monday, June 27, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Monday, July 11, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Monday, July 18, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Monday, July 25, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 9:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Kelly MacFarland

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 was first runner up in the 2009 Boston Comedy Festival, voted Best of the Fest 2010 Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival, performed with the Oddball Festival 2015 and has been a featured headliner for the Boston Women in Comedy Festival. Kelly has appeared on Stand Up in Stilettos on the TV Guide Channel and Comedy Central’s Premium Blend. Kelly is the host of the web series, Fit or Fad on www.ulive.com. Most recently, Kelly was part of the Top 100 Comedians of Last Comic Standing Season 9 and appeared on AXS Gotham Comedy LIVE. Kelly is also an accomplished improviser and has performed with the ImprovBoston National Touring Company since 2014. Kelly is currently writing a clever collection of short stories based on her stand up and her life. Kelly works nationally as a humor-wellness speaker. Sharing her life experiences in the unique way that only she can, audiences are pleasantly surprised by her candor. Kelly has been a featured keynote speaker for the American Heart Association GO Red for Women campaign for over 10 years.

More About Kelly

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

INTRO to STANDUP Sundays 430PM - 630PM Starts 3/20/16

For a description of this class, please see the INTRO to STANDUP 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 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 20, 2016, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  2. Sunday, April 3, 2016, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  3. Sunday, April 10, 2016, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  4. Sunday, April 17, 2016, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  5. Sunday, April 24, 2016, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  6. Sunday, May 1, 2016, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  7. Sunday, May 8, 2016, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  8. Sunday, May 15, 2016, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 8:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Kelly MacFarland

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 was first runner up in the 2009 Boston Comedy Festival, voted Best of the Fest 2010 Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival, performed with the Oddball Festival 2015 and has been a featured headliner for the Boston Women in Comedy Festival. Kelly has appeared on Stand Up in Stilettos on the TV Guide Channel and Comedy Central’s Premium Blend. Kelly is the host of the web series, Fit or Fad on www.ulive.com. Most recently, Kelly was part of the Top 100 Comedians of Last Comic Standing Season 9 and appeared on AXS Gotham Comedy LIVE. Kelly is also an accomplished improviser and has performed with the ImprovBoston National Touring Company since 2014. Kelly is currently writing a clever collection of short stories based on her stand up and her life. Kelly works nationally as a humor-wellness speaker. Sharing her life experiences in the unique way that only she can, audiences are pleasantly surprised by her candor. Kelly has been a featured keynote speaker for the American Heart Association GO Red for Women campaign for over 10 years.

More About Kelly

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

INTRO to STANDUP Saturdays 12PM - 2PM Starts 3/19/16

For a description of this class, please see the INTRO to STANDUP 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 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. Saturday, March 19, 2016, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  2. Saturday, April 2, 2016, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  3. Saturday, April 9, 2016, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  4. Saturday, April 16, 2016, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  5. Saturday, April 23, 2016, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  6. Saturday, April 30, 2016, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  7. Saturday, May 7, 2016, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  8. Saturday, May 14, 2016, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 7:00 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

INTRO to STANDUP Tuesdays 630PM - 830PM Starts 3/15/16

For a description of this class, please see the INTRO to STANDUP 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 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 15, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Tuesday, March 22, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Tuesday, April 5, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Tuesday, April 26, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 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 Mondays 630PM - 830PM Starts 3/14/16

For a description of this class, please see the INTRO to STANDUP 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 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 14, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Monday, March 21, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Monday, March 28, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Monday, April 4, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Monday, April 11, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Monday, April 18, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Monday, April 25, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Monday, May 2, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 9:45 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Gary Petersen

Gary Petersen is without a doubt one of the rising stars of Boston comedy. Performing all over the USA and Canada this young comic has established his reputation as a strong writer and exciting performer. His unique brand of comedy draws in crowds, guiding them through the ridiculousness of life, highlighting the humor in ordinary situations and imagining even funnier ones.

More About Gary

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

INTRO to STANDUP Mondays 4PM - 6PM Starts 3/14/16

For a description of this class, please see the INTRO to STANDUP 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 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 14, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  2. Monday, March 21, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  3. Monday, March 28, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  4. Monday, April 4, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  5. Monday, April 11, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  6. Monday, April 18, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  7. Monday, April 25, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  8. Monday, May 2, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 8:15 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Gary Petersen

Gary Petersen is without a doubt one of the rising stars of Boston comedy. Performing all over the USA and Canada this young comic has established his reputation as a strong writer and exciting performer. His unique brand of comedy draws in crowds, guiding them through the ridiculousness of life, highlighting the humor in ordinary situations and imagining even funnier ones.

More About Gary

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

STANDUP WORKSHOP Sundays 2PM - 4PM Starts 3/20/16

For a description of this class, please see the STANDUP WORKSHOP 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 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 20, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  2. Sunday, April 3, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  3. Sunday, April 10, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  4. Sunday, April 17, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  5. Sunday, April 24, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  6. Sunday, May 1, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  7. Sunday, May 8, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  8. Sunday, May 15, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, May 16, 2016 at 8:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Dana Jay Bein

"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

STANDUP WORKSHOP Mondays 630PM - 830PM Starts 3/14/16

For a description of this class, please see the STANDUP WORKSHOP 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 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 14, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Monday, March 21, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Monday, March 28, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Monday, April 4, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Monday, April 11, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Monday, April 18, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Monday, April 25, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Monday, May 2, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, May 9, 2016 at 9:45 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Lower
Instructor:

Dana Jay Bein

"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: Eventbrite - STANDUP WORKSHOP Mondays 630PM - 830PM Starts 3/14/16
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

STANDUP WORKSHOP Sundays 430PM - 630PM Starts 1/10/16

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, November 20 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 10, 2016, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  2. Sunday, January 17, 2016, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  3. Sunday, January 24, 2016, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  4. Sunday, January 31, 2016, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  5. Sunday, February 14, 2016, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  6. Sunday, February 21, 2016, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  7. Sunday, February 28, 2016, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  8. Sunday, March 6, 2016, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 6:45 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Dana Jay Bein

"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 Monday 630PM - 830PM Starts 1/4/16

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, November 20 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 4, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Monday, January 11, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Monday, January 18, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Monday, January 25, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Monday, February 1, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Monday, February 8, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Monday, February 15, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Monday, February 22, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, February 29, 2016 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 Sundays 2PM - 4PM Starts 1/10/16

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, November 20 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 10, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  2. Sunday, January 17, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  3. Sunday, January 24, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  4. Sunday, January 31, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  5. Sunday, February 7, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  6. Sunday, February 14, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  7. Sunday, February 28, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  8. Sunday, March 6, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, March 7, 2016 at 8:15 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Kelly MacFarland

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 was first runner up in the 2009 Boston Comedy Festival, voted Best of the Fest 2010 Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival, performed with the Oddball Festival 2015 and has been a featured headliner for the Boston Women in Comedy Festival. Kelly has appeared on Stand Up in Stilettos on the TV Guide Channel and Comedy Central’s Premium Blend. Kelly is the host of the web series, Fit or Fad on www.ulive.com. Most recently, Kelly was part of the Top 100 Comedians of Last Comic Standing Season 9 and appeared on AXS Gotham Comedy LIVE. Kelly is also an accomplished improviser and has performed with the ImprovBoston National Touring Company since 2014. Kelly is currently writing a clever collection of short stories based on her stand up and her life. Kelly works nationally as a humor-wellness speaker. Sharing her life experiences in the unique way that only she can, audiences are pleasantly surprised by her candor. Kelly has been a featured keynote speaker for the American Heart Association GO Red for Women campaign for over 10 years.

More About Kelly

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

INTRO to STANDUP Wednesdays 4PM - 6PM Starts 1/6/16

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, November 20 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 6, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  2. Wednesday, January 13, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  3. Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  4. Wednesday, January 27, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  5. Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  6. Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  7. Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  8. Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 9:45 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Gary Petersen

Gary Petersen is without a doubt one of the rising stars of Boston comedy. Performing all over the USA and Canada this young comic has established his reputation as a strong writer and exciting performer. His unique brand of comedy draws in crowds, guiding them through the ridiculousness of life, highlighting the humor in ordinary situations and imagining even funnier ones.

More About Gary

Tuition: $225.00
Registration: Eventbrite - INTRO to STANDUP Wednesdays 4PM - 6PM Starts 1/6/16
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

INTRO to STANDUP Wednesdays 630PM - 830PM Starts 1/6/16

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, November 20 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 6, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Wednesday, January 13, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Wednesday, January 27, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Wednesday, February 3, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, March 7, 2016 at 6:45 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Lower
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 Mondays 630PM - 830PM Starts 1/4/16

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, November 20 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 4, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Monday, January 11, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Monday, January 18, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Monday, January 25, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Monday, February 1, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Monday, February 8, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Monday, February 15, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Monday, February 22, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, February 29, 2016 at 9:45 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Lower
Instructor:

Jake McDowell

Jake studied theatre and performance for the better part of his life then, tired of dead Russian playwrights and iambic pentameter, he started to focus on comedy. Now he "delights" audiences all around the Greater Boston Area with his "comedy."

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Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

STANDUP WORKSHOP Tuesdays 630PM - 830PM Starts 1/5/16

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, November 20 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 5, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Tuesday, January 12, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Tuesday, January 19, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Tuesday, January 26, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Tuesday, February 2, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 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 - STANDUP WORKSHOP Tuesdays 630PM - 830PM Starts 1/5/16
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

INTRO to STANDUP Sundays 430PM - 630PM Starts 10/18/15

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, September 11 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 18, 2015, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  2. Sunday, October 25, 2015, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  3. Sunday, November 1, 2015, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  4. Sunday, November 8, 2015, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  5. Sunday, November 15, 2015, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  6. Sunday, November 22, 2015, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  7. Sunday, December 6, 2015, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  8. Sunday, December 13, 2015, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, December 14, 2015 at 8:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Dana Jay Bein

"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 4PM - 6PM Starts 10/14/15

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, September 11 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 14, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  2. Wednesday, October 21, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  3. Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  4. Wednesday, November 4, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  5. Wednesday, November 11, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  6. Wednesday, November 18, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  7. Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  8. Wednesday, December 2, 2015, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 6:45 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Kelly MacFarland

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 was first runner up in the 2009 Boston Comedy Festival, voted Best of the Fest 2010 Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival, performed with the Oddball Festival 2015 and has been a featured headliner for the Boston Women in Comedy Festival. Kelly has appeared on Stand Up in Stilettos on the TV Guide Channel and Comedy Central’s Premium Blend. Kelly is the host of the web series, Fit or Fad on www.ulive.com. Most recently, Kelly was part of the Top 100 Comedians of Last Comic Standing Season 9 and appeared on AXS Gotham Comedy LIVE. Kelly is also an accomplished improviser and has performed with the ImprovBoston National Touring Company since 2014. Kelly is currently writing a clever collection of short stories based on her stand up and her life. Kelly works nationally as a humor-wellness speaker. Sharing her life experiences in the unique way that only she can, audiences are pleasantly surprised by her candor. Kelly has been a featured keynote speaker for the American Heart Association GO Red for Women campaign for over 10 years.

More About Kelly

Tuition: $225.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

INTRO to STANDUP Tuesdays 630PM - 830PM Starts 10/13/15

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

Registration for this class opens on FRIDAY, September 11 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, October 13, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Tuesday, November 3, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Tuesday, November 24, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Tuesday, December 1, 2015, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 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