Calendar

Jun 20 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join us for this ONE TIME ONLY comedy writing workshop with Trace Beaulieu & Frank Conniff of Mystery Science Theater 3000! Frank & Trace will discuss their individual and collaborative joke writing styles. The entire group will participate in a […]

Read More

Jun 29 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Laughter Yoga is a mind-body combination of laughter exercises, deep breathing and relaxation techniques to enhance health and happiness. And, it’s a lot of fun! No experience with yoga – or even laughing – necessary! Please bring a mat, towel, […]

Read More

Jul 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jon Jon Lannen’s Monthly Improv Drop-In workshop is perfect for any beginner looking to jump into the world of improvisation. Seasoned performers are also welcome to the fun! If you have questions, please email jonjonandcompany@gmail.com. Jon Jon’s Monthly Improv Drop-In […]

Read More

Jul 11 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
This is about playing to the top of your intelligence. And what we will practice is, ironically, saying “no.” Although this sounds like it breaks the cardinal “yes and” rule of improv — what we will practice is being true […]

Read More

Jul 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Do you live life within the confines of your own mind? Are you awkward around new people? Does being on – or even near – a stage scare the crap outta you? Well loosen the %*&@ up! In this playshop, […]

Read More

Aug 8 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Are you impulsive on stage, play with no fear, but sometimes go to far? [Pirate] Do you play your scenes logically and grounded, but at times get in your head? [Robot] This workshop will focus on identifying your strengths and […]

Read More

Aug 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jon Jon Lannen’s Monthly Improv Drop-In workshop is perfect for any beginner looking to jump into the world of improvisation. Seasoned performers are also welcome to the fun! If you have questions, please email jonjonandcompany@gmail.com. Jon Jon’s Monthly Improv Drop-In […]

Read More

Aug 31 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Laughter Yoga is a mind-body combination of laughter exercises, deep breathing and relaxation techniques to enhance health and happiness. And, it’s a lot of fun! No experience with yoga – or even laughing – necessary! Please bring a mat, towel, […]

Read More

Sep 5 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
This is a workshop focused on pinning your scenes down so you can have fun blowing them up. Students will work on making big, clear decisions at the top of their scenes to get on the same page with their […]

Read More

Sep 12 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Who, What, Where, When, Why, How, and any pretty much any sentence that starts with Do. Questions are bad in a scene, they shift the weight of the scene on other players, they stall the development of characters, basically bad. […]

Read More

Oct 10 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Let’s stop doing talking heads and let’s get active! This workshop will help you make bold and active initiations, use your environment and make sure you’re sticking to your first initiation and not retreating. You will delve into the use […]

Read More

Nov 14 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jake, Levi & Tobias will each lead a 45 min. workshop with short breaks in between, the last 45 minutes will be an all play open jam. JAKE – My portion will be teaching how uninhibited focus off the top […]

Read More

Dec 5 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
In the world of comedy losing is celebrated. We love to watch people suffer. In this workshop we will focus on working on juxtaposing the character’s wants therefore frustrating the character and tightening the comedic tension of the scene. We […]

Read More

Jan 9 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Long form improv (as the name describes) can sometimes feel a little long… Finding “game” can help make your long sets easier, seem faster, and come together at the end with call backs and scene connections. This will make the […]

Read More

Feb 6 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Why do we choose to just stand and talk to each other in scenes when we are able to BE ANYWHERE, BE ANYONE and DO ANYTHING we want on stage? Put your body back into your scene work, and use […]

Read More

Mar 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
$54 We hear “Show, don’t tell” a lot, but are we taking it to heart? Get ready to move in this fun workshop that focuses on being patient (quiet) at the top of your scene and eventually being patient (quiet!) […]

Read More

Mar 26 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
$30 Always wanted to learn how to take a funny idea and mold it into a comedy sketch? Always enjoyed writing but wanted to give comedy a try? Well check out, INTRODUCTION TO SKETCH WRITING an introduction to the basics […]

Read More

May 14 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
$75 When should you do a walk on? Does this scene need an environment? Could the game be heightened or clarified? Should I leave the scene alone? When you’re on the back you’re also in the scene. In this workshop […]

Read More

May 15 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
$75 Join Armando Diaz for a workshop on the form that bears his name, the Armando. You’ll learn how to break down a monologue and create improvised scenes that are both inspired by and extend the world created by the […]

Read More

May 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
$30 What do I say or do next? That’s a common question in improv, and often, we look at the road ahead to try and figure it out. But the road ahead isn’t written yet and we end up inventing […]

Read More

May 28 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
$30 Students will learn how to make up rap lyrics to a beat on the spot in a variety of rap games like Rap Line, Beastie Rap, Pass the Mic, Historical Rap Battle and more. It may sound scary, but […]

Read More

Jul 9 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
$49 Human beings are creatures of Story. You’ve consumed tens of thousands of narratives over the course of your brief life and are wired to process the world in terms of pattern, expectation and change. This workshop will cover some […]

Read More

Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
$20/person Aaron Pughes, owner of Mr Aaron Presents and Think Fast Improv, will be leading “Creating The Host”, a workshop that examines the techniques and technical methods for being a successfully event host. Aaron has hosted over 500 events and […]

Read More

Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
$30 We all have the power to tell a story. The Bearded Men will show you how to create a story with engaging characters, relationships, environments and a clear beginning, middle and end. Learn how to create a powerful (likely […]

Read More

Sep 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
This workshop is FREE! Every single promoter behind a comedy show wants a full house. What’s the best way to achieve this? How do you get your brand name out there? How do you find (and just as important, Keep) […]

Read More

Jul 22 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
$50 Left-brained thinking is great for analytical, logical, critical thinking. But it can also be a bit judgmental, which is why beginning performers turn it off for a while so they can learn to embrace the imaginative, creative parts of […]

Read More

Aug 5 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
$50 Burn Your Fear: This class aims to light your improvisation on fire. It will help remind you what you love about improv, slap you out of whatever fear is holding you back, and cut out the naysaying voices in […]

Read More

Aug 6 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
$50 Creating Thru Improv: Is your worst nightmare as a writer staring at a blank page? If so, learn how to create content through improvisation. So often we judge our work before it’s time to do so — how many […]

Read More

Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
This workshop is FREE! In preparation for our 2018 round of auditions, Hit and Run: Musical Improv® is holding a pre-audition workshop, and YOU’RE invited! We will cover the basics of musical improv, including exercises and skills that we will […]

Read More

May 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Voodoo Comedy Playhouse
Do you find yourself halfway through a scene still not sure if you’re talking to your boss or your mom? Is it unclear if your scene partner is churning butter or unclogging a toilet? Ever do a scene and not […]

Read More