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StandUp Comedy Training
ImprovBoston Comedy School StandUp Program
Our standup comedy program for adults (17+) takes students from the fundamentals of comedy writing all the way through creating your own standup comedy set. With our supportive instruction, anyone can do stand-up.
SEE LIVE STAND-UP COMEDY EVERY WEEKEND!
Nightcap (Fridays/Saturdays 1130) | Battle Royale (Saturdays 9) | The People's Show (Sundays 9)
- Intro to StandUp
- StandUp Workout
INTRO to STANDUP
Are you the funny person at work? Do your friends tell you that you should be on Comedy Central? Well, prove them right! Intro to StandUp teaches you the basics of stand up comedy and helps you turn your funny lines into a real routine. ImprovBoston instructors are nationally touring comedians who have been featured on MTV, Comedy Central and festivals all over the country.
Intro to StandUp teaches you how to use your own experiences and self-perceptions to develop a routine. Learn how to find your unique comedic voice, how to better observe the world around you, and how to translate your real-life experiences into side-splitting comedy. This class is perfect for anyone who wants to improve their public speaking skills, hone their writing point of view, and better understand how others see you. The class concludes with a StandUp Showcase featuring your own 3-minute routine ready to perform in front of a live audience! Yes, you CAN do this and it's as fun as it looks. We're here with you every step of the way.
Maximum 12 participants per class. $199.00 per person. No previous experience necessary.
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. Register as a traditional 8-week class and you'll enjoy all the benefits of a student in our Comedy School (free shows and weekly hands-on instruction) plus save some dollars on your guaranteed spot. 8-week students are also offered a chance to perform in the People's Show at the end of the session. OR, drop in on a class whenever you have new jokes you're looking to workout. Space is limited for drop-ins and offered on a first-come-first-served basis each week. This is the perfect way to get valuable feedback from the experts as you continue to develop your routine in clubs around town. No minimum or maximum number of weeks to drop-in...just show up! Each week features a different top-notch instructor. Think of STANDUP WORKOUT as a yoga studio for your comedy.
Maximum 12 participants per class. $199.00 per person. Per-week Drop-In: $25 per person. Pre-requisite: INTRO to STANDUP or Comedy School permission.
Current Stand-Up Classes
- Stand-Up Classes Enrolling Now
- Currently In Session
INTRO to STANDUP
SOLD OUT: Gary Petersen - INTRO to STANDUP Saturdays 12PM - 2PM Starts 10/18/14
SOLD OUT: Jake McDowell - INTRO to STANDUP Sundays 2PM - 4PM Starts 10/19/14
SOLD OUT: Rob Crean - INTRO to STANDUP Tuesdays 630PM - 830PM Starts 10/14/14
SOLD OUT: Dana Jay Bein - INTRO to STANDUP Wednesdays 630PM - 830PM Starts 10/15/14
Instructor TBA - STANDUP WORKOUT Mondays 630PM - 9PM Starts 10/13/14
INTRO to STANDUP
Jake McDowell - INTRO to STANDUP Saturdays 12PM - 2PM Starts 8/9/14
SOLD OUT: Dana Jay Bein - INTRO to STANDUP Sundays 11AM - 1PM Starts 8/10/14
SOLD OUT: Rob Crean - INTRO to STANDUP Thursdays 630PM - 830PM Starts 8/7/14
SOLD OUT: Gary Petersen - INTRO to STANDUP Tuesdays 630PM - 830PM Starts 8/5/14