Improv-comedy shows, unlike criminal-court proceedings and open-heart surgeries, encourage people in the room to shout out suggestions. Learn the tricks of the improvisational trade with this Groupon.
$49 for a Four-Week Improv-Comedy Course ($150 Value)
Fun, lively instructors encourage beginning ad-libbers to dip their toes in improv-comedy fundamentals, leading exercises that focus on developing basic skills, learning to think off the cuff, and improving confidence. Classes meet for four consecutive weeks on a particular day; choose from the following sessions:
- Saturdays: January 5–26 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Saturdays: January 5–26 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
- Sundays: January 6–27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Sundays: January 6–27 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Made Up Theatre
Using audience suggestions as a creative springboard, Made Up Theatre’s quartet of resident performers conjures chortles with fully improvised scenes, games, and musical numbers every Saturday night. Classes grant guests of varying performance backgrounds an opportunity to sample the art of improv before climbing through three ranks of classes that emphasize quick responses and structuring longer-form scenes. Made Up Theatre also totes its trick bag to the corporate world with team-building seminars that draw upon improv’s communicative foundation to improve group interactions and send stress off to take up residence in rant-fueled standup comics.