Improv-comedy shows, unlike criminal-court proceedings and open-heart surgeries, encourage people in the room to shout out suggestions. Explore the extemporaneous with this GrouponLive deal to Made Up Theatre in Fremont. Choose between the following options:
- For $10, you get two general-admission improv theater tickets (a $20 value) and one popcorn (a $1 value; a $21 total value).
- For $75, you get one eight-week improv-comedy course (a $150 value). The next session begins on Tuesday, March 6, and runs from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. for eight consecutive weeks.
Each Saturday evening, Made Up Theatre’s alternating teams of improv professionals take turns inducing chuckle fits with off-the-cuff comedy routines fueled by audience suggestions. The laugh-magnets in Five Play Improv explore the innate hilarity of human relationships through 30- to 45-minute skits that revolve around life’s relatable occurrences, such as dating or getting dumped for a ritzy storefront mannequin. Meanwhile, Laugh Track City’s charismatic cast rouses dormant guffaws during 90-minute, fast-paced performances packed with improvised games and interactive scenes reminiscent of Whose Line Is it Anyway?
Audience members inspired to learn the tricks of the improvisational trade can enroll in one of Made Up Theatre’s eight-week improv-comedy classes, available in three difficulty levels. During the instruction, improv coaches teach aspiring ad-libbers the core fundamentals of thinking on their feet and using audience input to create laugh-worthy sketches and compelling fortune-cookie messages.