Member Log In

Stand-Up Comedy

STANDUP 201 Sundays 11AM - 130PM Starts 8/12/12

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

IBCS Students! Check out Standup Sundays Every Sunday 9PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/standup_sundays

IBCS Student Comics should try our Luck-of-the-Draw OPEN MIC, The Comedy Lottery!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/comedy-lottery

Date(s):
  1. Sunday, August 12, 2012, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  2. Sunday, August 19, 2012, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  3. Sunday, August 26, 2012, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  4. Sunday, September 2, 2012, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  5. Sunday, September 16, 2012, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  6. Sunday, September 23, 2012, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  7. Sunday, September 30, 2012, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
  8. Sunday, October 7, 2012, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, October 8, 2012 at 8:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Lower
Instructor:

Dana Jay Bein

Dana Jay Bein is the head of ImprovBoston's Standup Comedy program. He's taught standup and improv to over 1000 students between his teaching experience at ImprovBoston, the Boston Center for Adult Education and Wheelock Family. In 2008, he was featured as a comedy coach in an episode of MTV's Made.

More About Dana Jay

Tuition: $199.00
Registration: Eventbrite - STANDUP 201 Sundays 11AM - 130PM Starts 8/12/12
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

STANDUP 201 Thursdays 630PM - 9PM Starts 8/9/12

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

IBCS Students! Check out Standup Sundays Every Sunday 9PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/standup_sundays

IBCS Student Comics should try our Luck-of-the-Draw OPEN MIC, The Comedy Lottery!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/comedy-lottery

Date(s):
  1. Thursday, August 9, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Thursday, August 16, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Thursday, August 23, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Thursday, August 30, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Thursday, September 6, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Thursday, September 13, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Thursday, September 20, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Thursday, September 27, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, October 1, 2012 at 8:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Upper
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: $199.00
Registration:
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

STANDUP 201 Mondays 630PM - 9PM Starts 8/6/12

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

IBCS Students! Check out Standup Sundays Every Sunday 9PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/standup_sundays

IBCS Student Comics should try our Luck-of-the-Draw OPEN MIC, The Comedy Lottery!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/comedy-lottery

Date(s):
  1. Monday, August 6, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Monday, August 13, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Monday, August 20, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  4. Monday, August 27, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  5. Monday, September 3, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  6. Monday, September 10, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  7. Monday, September 17, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  8. Monday, September 24, 2012, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 7:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Green Room
Instructor:

Dana Jay Bein

Dana Jay Bein is the head of ImprovBoston's Standup Comedy program. He's taught standup and improv to over 1000 students between his teaching experience at ImprovBoston, the Boston Center for Adult Education and Wheelock Family. In 2008, he was featured as a comedy coach in an episode of MTV's Made.

More About Dana Jay

Tuition: $199.00
Registration: Eventbrite - STANDUP 201 Mondays 630PM - 9PM Starts 8/6/12
Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

STANDUP 101 Tuesdays 630PM - 830PM Starts 8/7/12

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

IBCS Students! Check out Standup Sundays Every Sunday 9PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/standup_sundays

IBCS Student Comics should try our Luck-of-the-Draw OPEN MIC, The Comedy Lottery!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/comedy-lottery

Date(s):
  1. Tuesday, August 7, 2012, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Tuesday, August 21, 2012, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. Tuesday, August 28, 2012, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  5. Tuesday, September 4, 2012, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  6. Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  7. Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  8. Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, October 1, 2012 at 7:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Green Room
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: $199.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

STANDUP 101 Sundays 2PM - 4PM Starts 8/12/12

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

IBCS Students! Check out Standup Sundays Every Sunday 9PM!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/standup_sundays

IBCS Student Comics should try our Luck-of-the-Draw OPEN MIC, The Comedy Lottery!
http://www.improvboston.com/shows/comedy-lottery

Date(s):
  1. Sunday, August 12, 2012, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  2. Sunday, August 19, 2012, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  3. Sunday, August 26, 2012, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  4. Sunday, September 2, 2012, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  5. Sunday, September 16, 2012, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  6. Sunday, September 23, 2012, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  7. Sunday, September 30, 2012, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  8. Sunday, October 7, 2012, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Training Center Lower
Instructor:

Dana Jay Bein

Dana Jay Bein is the head of ImprovBoston's Standup Comedy program. He's taught standup and improv to over 1000 students between his teaching experience at ImprovBoston, the Boston Center for Adult Education and Wheelock Family. In 2008, he was featured as a comedy coach in an episode of MTV's Made.

More About Dana Jay

Tuition: $199.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

STANDUP 101: Sundays 11AM - 1PM Starts 6/3/12

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

Student Showcase will be held Monday July 30, 630PM.

http://www.improvboston.com/shows/student-showcase

Standup Students! Check out The Comedy Lottery, Every 4th Wednesday 10PM!

Date(s):
  1. Sunday, June 3, 2012, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  2. Sunday, June 10, 2012, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  3. Sunday, June 17, 2012, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  4. Sunday, June 24, 2012, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  5. Sunday, July 8, 2012, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  6. Sunday, July 15, 2012, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  7. Sunday, July 22, 2012, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  8. Sunday, July 29, 2012, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Monday, July 30, 2012 at 6:30 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Studio Theater
Instructor:

Dana Jay Bein

Dana Jay Bein is the head of ImprovBoston's Standup Comedy program. He's taught standup and improv to over 1000 students between his teaching experience at ImprovBoston, the Boston Center for Adult Education and Wheelock Family. In 2008, he was featured as a comedy coach in an episode of MTV's Made.

More About Dana Jay

Tuition: $199.00
Registration:

SOLD OUT - This class has reached maximum capacity

Contact: comedyschool@improvboston.com

IMPROV 304

Improv 304: Standup for Improvisers

How often have you been in an improv scene and thought, "That would make a great stand up bit".  Well it's time to make that happen! Standup for Improvisers helps you take the improv skills you know and love shows you how to use them to inspire hilarious standup comedy.  

Prerequisite: IMPROV 301

Maximum Number of Students: 12

STANDUP 301

STANDUP 301 -- Ongoing Stand Up Workshop

Designed for current stand up performers. If you regularly hit open mic nights and are looking for a place to try out new material and get feedback, this workshop is perfect for you. Plus, instructors will go over tips for landing slots, promoting yourself and keeping your act fresh. Pre-requisite: Standup 101 & 201 or performance history with at least a 5 minute set.

Each session ends with a Student Showcase.

Prerequisite: STANDUP WORKOUT

Maximum Number of Students: 10

STANDUP WORKOUT

Do you want to take your standup comedy to the next level? In our weekly STANDUP WORKOUT classes, you learn from a rotating roster of some of the best local comics. Come to the WORKOUT to further develop your persona and personal comedic style while carefully honing new material.

Prerequisite: INTRO to STANDUP

Maximum Number of Students: 12

INTRO to STANDUP

Are you the funny person at work?

Prerequisite: None (No previous experience necessary)

Maximum Number of Students: 12