All new students should read this thoroughly and print out a copy for your reference. If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact the office. Every effort is made to keep this information up to date. However, policies and procedures are subject to change without notice, at the Training Center’s discretion.
ABOUT THE TRAINING CENTER
The Comedy Project Training Center Program(TCPTCP) is a school for people from all walks of life to study improvisation, acting, writing and more. Our students come from many backgrounds and experience levels. Whatever your reason for joining, we aim to create a safe and supportive environment where you can explore and grow.
The classes, taught by professionals working in their fields, are dedicated to helping students develop their artistic voice, both individually and within an ensemble, and to provide the tools and techniques needed to express that voice.
Classes & Attendance
We aim to make your class days and times constant throughout each program. For Improv Levels 1-4, plan to be with the same group at the same time and day for the duration of the program. We strongly encourage all students to re-enroll during early registration for the start of a new term to ensure they will be able to continue with their ensemble on the same day and time as the previous term.
Students are expected to attend all classes. Missing more than two of your scheduled class times can be grounds for repeating a term. Even though a student may make up their missed classes, the student is also required to be part of an ensemble. Missing their regularly scheduled class jeopardizes their involvement within the ensemble.
TCPTCP reserves the right to require additional classes for individual students as needed to move forward in the program. Should an individual not complete any required class, TCPTCP reserves the right to hold the student back a term until the requirement is satisfied. If the student is asked to repeat a term, a 25% discount will be applied to the student’s repeated level.
Visitors are not allowed to attend regular classes.
A drop-in class or open jam may be an option but should be cleared in advance.
A substitute teacher may sometimes be necessary due to the fact that our faculty is comprised of working artists. When possible, students will be notified by their instructor in advance. However, sometimes advance notice is not possible.
Early Registration Discount
Most adult program classes will have an early registration period during which students can register at a lower tuition rate.
A $30.00 fee will be assessed for returned checks due to insufficient funds or closed accounts.
We will have auditions for our REVUE and A.I. casts at least once or twice a year and will announce them at the venue, here and social media.
Performances & Merch discounts
As a student, you are strongly encouraged to see as many shows as you can. TCPTCP students receive free or discounted tickets to the majority of shows and free entry to class performances with a student ID.
CURRENT TCPTCP STUDENT DISCOUNTS w/ID
· FREE ADMISSION – Comedy Outlet Mondays and Thursday shows
· HALF PRICE – Any show that is not sold out
· 25% off – Any merchandise
At the beginning of each term every student is given a TCPTCP ID. It is your responsibility to make sure that you receive your ID on the first day of class and that you do not lose it. Your ID is the only way to identify yourself as a TCPTCP student at the box office.
Wear comfortable clothing to class. It should be something you can roll around in and that no one will be worried about parts of your body popping out that shouldn’t. The temperature varies in each of our classroom areas. Layered clothing is suggested.
Never leave your belongings unattended. The Comedy Project is not responsible for any lost or stolen articles.
Tuition is nonrefundable, nontransferable. TCPTCP reserves the right to accept or deny any application.