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UPCOMING CLASSES

 

INTRO TO IMPROV: 3-HOUR CLASS

OCTOBER DATES:

• THURS, OCTOBER 11, 7:00pm-10:00pm w/Yuval Boim

• TUES, OCTOBER 16, 7:00pm-10:00pm w/Sarah Hicks

 • THURS, OCTOBER 25, 7:00pm-10:00pm w/Michael Goldfried

NOTE: Oct 11 & Oct 25 Intros will be at Studio 150 located at 150 West 46th St, 7th Flr

Cost: $50

Prerequisite: NONE (must be at least 18 years of age)

If a class is sold out, email us at school@improvolution.org to be put on our waitlist!


FUNDAMENTALS OF IMPROVISATION 

thursday EVENINGS - SOLD OUT!!

THURSDAY EVENINGS (12 WEEKS)

Instructor: Paula Christensen

Dates: September 27 - December 20 (NO CLASS November 22)

Time: 7:00-9:30pm

Cost: $495 Full / $470 Intro Grad / $415 Refresher

Prerequisite: NONE (must be at least 18 years of age)

If a class you want is sold out, email us at school@improvolution.org to be put on our waitlist!


DROP-IN WORKOUTS

October Dates:

Friday October 5 w/Daiva Deupree

Tuesday October 9 w/Sarah Hicks

Tuesday October 23 w/Radhika Vaz

Tuesday October 30 w/ Carrie Seim (guest Groundlings instructor)

Time: All Classes are from 7:00pm-9:00pm

Cost: $25

Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Improv

*MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE TO ATTEND CLASSES


SCENE WORK BASICS

TUESDAY EVENINGS (8 WEEKS)

SOLD OUT!!

Instructor: Yuval Boim

Dates: September 25 - November 13

Time: 7:00-9:30pm

Cost: $360 Full / $315 Refresher

Prerequisite: FUNDAMENTALS OF IMPROV (must be at least 18 years of age)


GET OUTTA YOUR HEAD!

TUESDAY EVENINGS (8 WEEKS)

Instructor: Rebecca Stuard

Guest Instructor: Daiva Deupree

Dates: October 2 - November 20

Time: 7:00-9:30pm

Cost: $360 Full / $315 Refresher

Prerequisite: SCENE WORK BASICS (must be at least 18 years of age)


MUSIC IMPROV I

TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY EVENINGS (8 WEEKS)

Instructor: Deb Rabbai

Location: All classes will be held at Studios 353 / 353 West 48th St, 2nd Flr, except on Nov 14th, which will be held at the Players Theater / 115 Macdougal St

Dates: 

Wed Oct 3
Tues Oct 9
Wed Oct 17
Wed Oct 24
Tues Oct 30
Wed Nov 7
Wed Nov 14
Tues Nov 20

Time: 7:00-10:00pm

Cost: $480

Prerequisite: FUNDAMENTALS or LEVEL 1 from any Improv school (must be at least 18 years of age)


MUSIC IMPROV III

TBA

Instructor: Rob Schiffman

Dates: TBA

Time: 7:00-10:00pm

Cost: TBA

Prerequisite: TBA


UNLESS SPECIFIED, CLASSES ARE LOCATED AT
115 Macdougal Street, NY, NY 10012

Nearest subway stop is W4th St // Classes are on the 2nd and 3rd Floors and our black box theater is located on the 3rd Floor.


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 HOLLY MANDEL: IMPROVOLUTION founder, GROUNDLING alumna

HOLLY MANDEL: IMPROVOLUTION founder, GROUNDLING alumna

Improv for Everyone. That is our motto and our philosophy.

 

Founded by Los Angeles GROUNDLING alumna Holly Mandel in 2002, IMPROVOLUTION is an improv school, a group of performers, and dare we say philosophy of how to live, create, and collaborate on and off stage. If you want to learn it, we can teach you. It’s not about being funny or clever or aggressive, or needing to be a good actor or performer. It's not reducible to one format, game, or rule. It’s about investing in and getting behind the part of yourself that is fearless, creative, open, spontaneous, and likes the idea of creating with others. Improvisation has been and always will be a “team sport”. And IMPROVOLUTION carries on the GROUNDLINGS tradition of a character-based emphasis to improv.

Basically improv is just kinda awesome. It helps people work together in amazing ways. It helps people think faster on their feet and trust their ideas. It helps people see that they don’t have to have everything figured out to participate fully, have fun, and create. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. We want everyone who is interested to experience the freedom, joy, and individual and collective creativity that improv unlocks.