Improv for Everyone

Class Schedule

2015 CLASSES

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UPCOMING CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

SUMMER 2015

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.
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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!

NEXT INTROS:
Tuesday, June 16 — 7:00p-10:00pm with Sarah Hicks
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LOCATION:

115 Macdougal Street (near W3rd St & 6th Ave)
3rd Floor
nearest subway: W4th Street

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Staff photography by Elko Weaver

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JUNE SHOWS HAVE ARRIVED!!!

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!!!

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June 26th – ALL STAR JAM!!!!

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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

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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

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Level 1 Director:

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Drop-In Improv Workout Class

DROP-IN classes return in the new year alternating between TUESDAY NIGHTS and SATURDAY DAYS.

SEE SCHEDULE/REGISTER HERE

Stephen Colbert and How to Live Improv

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.

WATCH & READ HERE

Here’s a Gift Idea…Improv!

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!” »

Groundlings 40th Anniversary in Vanity Fair

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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Interview with Holly about “Good Girls Aren’t Funny”

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”

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