Our improv classes are a great way to get involved in The Comedy Project community, meet people and have fun! This is your chance to learn in a safe, supportive environment that challenges everyone to be better.
Level One: Students learn the fundamentals of improvisation in a playful, group environment. Students learn technical aspects of performing as well as the building blocks of improvisation including listening, agreement, making choices and working in an ensemble.
Level Two: Students build off the skills they learned from level one and apply them to different areas of improvisation including two person scenes, group scenes, complex short form games and moving into long form improvisation structures. PREREQUISITE: Comedy Project’s Improv Level One or equivalent at another training institution
Level Three: Students concentrate on grounded scene work and playing the truth in scenes. Individualized feedback is provided to challenge and grow the student’s range. PREREQUISITE: Comedy Project’s Improv Level Two
Level Four: Students explore various long form structures including The Comedy Project’s unique improvised form (Sofa) while working as an ensemble to create a polished show. PREREQUISITE: Comedy Project’s Improv Level Three
Levels FIVE – EIGHT: These levels are geared specifically toward public performance and feature additional stage-time opportunities including guest spots in the weekend shows. PREREQUISITE: Comedy Project’s Improv Level Four
STUDENT BONUS: Effective immediately…your valid TCPTCP student ID will get you into any TCP show….FOR FREE!!!! (Not including outside acts, Grand Rapids Improv Festival, Laughfest, etc…) Comedy Outlet Mondays? – FREE! Friday night shows? – FREE! Saturday night shows? – FREE!
REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR JANUARY 2024 CLASSES!
Next session will begin early/mid April with registration opening mid March!
CURRENT CLASS SCHEDULE
Improv 1: 1-3pm
Improv 3 & 5: – 4-6pm
Improv 2: 6-8pm
Standup 2: 7-9pm
Music Improv: 7-9pm
Standup 1: 7-9pm
(Improv 6 will be available next session)