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Originally Published January 17, 2018

Improv Level 1: “The Basics”

(No Prerequisite)

Instructor- Chad Cline

Students will be introduced to the world of improv comedy and will learn basic agreement, guidelines, and scenework

  • Theater Basics
  • The Tools of Improv
  • Creating Reality
  • Introduction to Scenework

Improvised Song For Beginner: “Basics of Improvised Song”

Prequisite: Improv Levels 1 & 2 at any training center or equivalent experience

Instructor- Jim Kuenzer & Jeff Poteat

Students will learn the basics of improvised song including guidelines, styles, and application including.

  • Rhyme schemes
  • Song styles/genres
  • Duets and group songs
  • Short form games


Sketch Comedy Level 1: “The Process & Science of Comedy”

(No Prerequisite)

Instructor- Lindsay Goldapp

Students will be introduced to the process of creating an original sketch review and various sketch structures. They will begin the writing process for the show they will produce and perform when they enroll in Sketch Comedy Level 2.

  • Learning the Types of Sketches
  • Comedic Songwriting & Song Parody
  • The Brainstorming & Writing Process


Stand Up Comedy Level 1: “Getting on Stage”

(No Prerequisite)

Instructor- Aaron Aryanpur

Students will learn basic public speaking techniques and how to develop their own original comedic material, crafting a short set that they will then perform in a showcase at the Stomping Ground stage.

  • Brief History of Stand Up Comedy
  • Writing and Editing “Personal” Material – getting to the point and being memorable
  • Crafting showcase/open mic/audition/hosting sets – how to actually PERFORM your material, get noticed, and hopefully get some work


Level 5 Improv Conservatory

More info here

Class Registration for classes will be posted February 1 and classes start March 4. Scholarships and internships will be available and will be posted the same day.

Audition sign-ups for the Level 5 Conservatory are currently live so grab your spot now!


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