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Summer ComedyVacation at ImprovBoston: Ages 8-10, Starts 08/05/2019

For a description of this class, please see the Vacation ComedyClinics : Level A (Ages 8-10) page.

ComedyVacation for August 5-9, 2019!

$375/$500 w/Extra Care 

Over 5 laugh-packed days, artists ages 8-17 explore the world of comedy with the experts at ImprovBoston. We dive into the foundation of improvisation and the fundamentals of standup. We delve into daily electives like storytelling, sketch, clowning and comedy writing for social media. All our exploration is rooted in Support, Trust, Risk-Taking, Confidence and Fun (ImprovBoston’s 5 Pillars). With three sections (ages 8-10, 11-13 and 14-17), we tailor our week-long journey to the age, creative development and comedic sensibilities of each artist. The week builds to a celebratory showcase of improv and standup in our main theater with lighting, live music, and of course an audience filled with friends and family. 

No performance experience? No problem! We offer an exciting array of expertly crafted theater games, improvisational exercises, ensemble-building activities, formats for personal creative expression and performance opportunities that support our artists who are new to the stage. Our staff creates a welcoming, inclusive and confidence-boosting experience. As a nonprofit arts organization with over 35 years of supporting the community through laughter, we believe in the power of comedy to change lives. 

Tons of performance experience? Bring it! ImprovBoston’s staff are comedy industry professionals. We are focused on helping our returning and veteran comedians step out of their comfort zones and step into a world of challenging new techniques. In addition to collaborating with our entire team of ComedyClinic instructors on improvisation and standup, each young artist picks an elective from our ever-changing daily offerings. The freedom of choice allows even our most experienced returning performers to follow what inspires them most, learn new skills and hone their comedic voice.

Join us for a week of laughing and learning, for new friendships, inspiration and over-the-top fun at New England’s most established comedy theater. 

  1. Monday, August 5, 2019, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  2. Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  3. Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  4. Thursday, August 8, 2019, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  5. Friday, August 9, 2019, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Student Showcase Show:
Friday, August 9, 2019 at 2:00 pm - More Info

Location: ImprovBoston Main Theater

Corey O'Rourke

Corey O’Rourke is a graduate of Suffolk University with a degree in Theater Studies, and English. He began doing Improv in 2006 and since then has worked with many companies and performers. Corey has taken classes and been through the training centers of multiple theaters. He has performed and worked with Improv Asylum, Catalyst Comedy, Urban Improv, and ImprovBoston. Corey was on the original cast of Boston’s Unscripted Musical Project, he spent years performing anywhere he could. Corey found a home at ImprovBoston in the fall of 2013, Joining the ImprovBoston National Touring Company, and was an original cast member of All Access Improv. In that time, Corey has worked hard to grow the brand and to expand the work that the company does. He works often with the community’s youth, in schools and after school, through youth troupes and anti-bullying initiatives. Corey is so proud of all of the work that ImprovBoston does, and couldn’t be any more excited to start a new Journey with All Access.

More About Corey

Tuition: $375.00
Registration: Register now!