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ImprovBoston regularly hosts nationally acclaimed improv instructors, directors, performers, authors, playwrights, and actors as part of our Master Class Series. Our goal is to provide ongoing opportunities for our students, cast, and wider community to experience a variety of talent and perspectives.



Saturday, November 14, 2015, 3PM - 6PM : $65

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Are you an improviser curious to try sketch comedy? Improv to Sketch will teach you how to take ideas generated from improvised scenes and turn them into sketches! IO West training center director  George McAuliffe will take you through the process. The first hour, students will be led through a variety of iO West improv exercises to generate ideas and concepts for sketches. The final hour we will create sketches!

Prerequisite: Completion of Improv 301 or equivalent at another improv theater


$65 per person. Maximum: 16 students

Day/Time: Saturday 3PM - 6PM

Class Dates: November 14, 2015

Student Showcase: None

Class Location: Training Center Lower



George McAuliffe

George McAuliffe is an improviser and writer living in Los Angeles. He started in Chicago with the iO team Revolver and is a founding member of the critically acclaimed Chicago sketch group Sad On Vacation and has contributed writing to The Onion News Network. George has written and performed in pilots and films that have screened at the New York Television Festival, Sundance and South By Southwest Film Festivals. He has been a featured performer at TBS Just For Laughs Festival, in Bob Odenkirk’s Not Inappropriate Show and has written five critically acclaimed comedic plays at The Annoyance Theatre. George recently won iO West's "Best Scripted Show" Not All Cops Are Bad!


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