UPCOMING CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
BASIC IMPROV INTENSIVE
Learn the basic tools, rules, and powerful philosophy of improv in a VERY fun, VERY supportive environment that has its roots in a character-based form of improv.
There is a class limit due to the nature of the intensive so sign up today!
Classes are twice a week on Mondays & Wednesdays, 7pm-10pm starting Aug 3 and ending Aug 26.
Info & Registration
INTRO TO IMPROV: 3 HOUR DROP-IN CLASS
We offer an introduction to improv and what we do at Improvolution. It’s a fun and easy way to get a taste of what improv is…and is not. You’ll learn some of the basics in just 3 hours and see for yourself that truly ANYONE CAN IMPROVISE!
Tuesday, June 16 — 7:00p-10:00pm with Sarah Hicks
Info & Registration
115 Macdougal Street (near W3rd St & 6th Ave)
nearest subway: W4th Street
Staff photography by Elko Weaver
Grad Shows are here!!!! Come see our current Level 1 and 2 classes take the stage down at 115 MacDougal St. Joining them are our very own improvolution troupes!!!
June 26th – ALL STAR JAM!!!!
Come see our most Advanced Players take on a night of long form and short form improv that is sure to make you smile
June 29th – Level 2 Grad Show
Level 2 Director: Yuval Boim
Level 2 Grads: Andrew Harwood, Christina Janssen, Isabel, Hernandez, Nicole Duncan, Renee Kotsatos, Sean O’Shea
June 30th – Level 1 & 2 Grad Show
Level 1 Director:
DROP-IN classes return in the new year alternating between TUESDAY NIGHTS and SATURDAY DAYS.
Watch and read Stephen Colbert’s commencement speech – not only is it hilarious, he speaks about the lessons he gleaned from improv and how it gives you everything you need to know to live.
Know someone who’d love to take an improv class but won’t pull the trigger and sign up? Or would you like to help someone come up with a gift for yourself? A 3-hour Intro to Improv class or help paying for your next Level class? We have a great idea…gift certificates! Continue reading “Here’s a Gift Idea…Improv!” »
Holly, founder and Executive Director of Improvolution, got her start in improv at the world-renowned Groundlings Theater & School in Los Angeles and carried the legacy of character-based improv to NYC. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the birth of the Groundlings and this article in VF is pretty cool… READ IT HERE
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Holly Mandel, Improvolution’s founder, was recently interviewed by Vanessa Fisher about her successful GOOD GIRLS AREN’T FUNNY talk & improv workshops that she has been doing in LA & NYC for several years.
“Good Girls Aren’t Funny: Unlocking Women’s Leadership through Comedy & Improv Theatre”