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Youth Classes

Youth & Teen Programming

"My kids love it! It's a happy, safe and fun environment that breeds self confidence, acceptance of others and lots and lots of laughter." -Heather A. (parent of two past students, ages 10 and 14)

The mission of ImprovBoston’s Youth Programs is to encourage and nurture our students’ innate curiosity, creativity, and ability to make connections with others. Our professionally-trained instructors create a fun and supportive environment within which students can explore, develop, and succeed. While improvisation is best known for the power to amaze and entertain through hilarious performances, the fundamentals of the art also set forth a creative process leading to support, engagement, trust, and applied risk-taking off-stage as well as on.

Using our unique approach to theater, students learn improvisation skills that not only make them better performers, but provide life-long tools they can use every day. We teach students to have confidence in their own point of view, accept "mistakes" as gifts, become inspired team players, and communicate their ideas more effectively. Whether students are ready to take the first step onto the stage or looking to take their robust performing experience to the next level, ImprovBoston has something for everyone.

ImprovBoston director and instructor Deanna Criess shares the power of improv to open up the mind, the classroom and more in this fantastic KQED piece.


Click any of the links below for a program overview or scroll down to “Current Youth Classes” for session dates.

Summer ComedyCamps

 Vacation ComedyCamps

LaughterSchool Youth & Teen Troupes

High School Internship Program


*Interested in being added to a wait list for a sold out ComedyCamp week?  Email to let us know!

Current Youth Classes

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  • Currently In Session