Improv for Everyone

Class Schedule

2014 CLASSES

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CLASS SCHEDULE

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:
Saturday, November 8, 12-3pm – FULL
Saturday, December 6, 12-3pm
Thursday, December 11, 7-10pm
Info & Registration

FALL CLASSES UNDERWAY…CHECK BACK SOON FOR OUR WINTER CLASS SCHEDULE!

 

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LOCATION:

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

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Featured

Our Grad Shows are Here!

It’s that time of year again! All the classes performing in their graduation shows. Come support your friends and classmates, and see all the fantastic work they all did!

READ MORE HERE & BUY TICKETS EARLY…they SELL OUT!


Notice Board

Ladies of improv! On Dec 9…

On Tuesday, Dec 9, for one night only Holly will be giving her original talk GOOD GIRLS AREN’T FUNNY in NYC  (register here).  After years of performing, teaching, and directing improv Holly couldn’t help but notice a trend in her women students and fellow improvisers…and herself. It was a strange shift that they would do seemingly without rhyme or reason, slipping from brave, confident, bold performers to meek, slightly insecure, safe ones that were happy to follow and let others take the lead and show up big. Continue reading “Ladies of improv! On Dec 9…” »

Drop-In Improv Workout Class

Last 3 DROP-INs of 2014: Thurs Dec 4, Sat Dec 6,  Sat Dec 13

SEE SCHEDULE/REGISTER HERE

Check out this video! “Public Displays” with Sarah Hicks

Our very own Sarah Hicks performs in this new and very touching video, PUBLIC DISPLAYS. Bravo to everyone involved!

WATCH IT 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”

LISTEN