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Guest Workshops

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.

Improv to Sketch with Shantira Jackson

Learn how to approach improv as a way to produce scripted material. Learn how to pitch a premise, refine your existing ideas and what improvisational processes will help you get there. Previous improv experience recommended. 
 
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$75 per person. Maximum: 12 students
Day/Time: Saturday, 10AM-1PM
Class Dates: March 3rd, 2018
Prerequisites: N/A
Student Showcase: Completion of 101 
Class Location: ImprovBoston (40 Prospect St, Cambridge)

Instructor: Shantira Jackson
 
Eventbrite - Organic Improv Masterclass with Todd Stashwick
 

 
Dramatic Improv with Shantira Jackson
 
In this workshop, you will learn how to initiate and maintain scenes through honest and grounded scene work without always going for the laugh. Getting serious can get you to funny. Previous improv experience recommended.   
 
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$75 per person. Maximum: 12 students
Day/Time: Sunday, 10AM-1PM
Class Dates: March 4th, 2018
Prerequisites: Completion of 101 
Student Showcase: None
Class Location: ImprovBoston (40 Prospect St, Cambridge)
Instructor: Shantira Jackson
 
Eventbrite - Organic Improv Masterclass with Todd Stashwick
 
 

ABOUT SHANTIRA:
 
Shantira Jackson is Chicago transplant newly based in Brooklyn. She is a writer-performer and currently a writer for BET's sketch show 50 Central. Shantira is a former writer for Cards Against Humanity and a Second City Mainstage Alum. She can be seen performing all over the country with her critically acclaimed improv group 3Peat. 

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