Classes

 

Try Improv For Free!

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Are you interested in improv but want a chance to dip your toe in the water before jumping all the way in? Take a class on us. This is a great opportunity to preview an All Out Comedy class session. The class will include improv exercises and games in a comfortable and fun environment.

Requirements: Age 17 and Over

2 Upcoming Dates:

July 14, Saturday: 2:00pm-3:30pm

Sunday, July 22: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

 

Improv 1 - Fundamentals

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Learn the core fundamentals of improv to act and create as a performer and in an ensemble. We make the art of improv accessible to anyone who can say "yes and..." to themselves and their peers. No experience required. 

Whether you are new to improv or just brushing up, this class will enhance your skills as a confident performer and communicator, on and off the stage. All skills are applied through short form games taught at the end of each class.                               

Cost: $215/ Early Registration $190

Class Size: 16 Maximum

Requirements: 17+ Years

2 Dates: 

Saturdays - 2:00pm-4:30pm, August 4-September 29

*No Class September 1

Teacher: TBD

Sundays- 4:30pm-7:00pm, August 5-September 30

*No Class on September 2

Teacher: R.J. Hill

 

Improv 2 "scenework"

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Make scenework work for you. The possibilities are endless when you learn what makes an engaging improvised scene. The 2 person scene is the cornerstone of any short or long form performance. Building on your previous improv skills, you will develop structure to a scene by finding patterns, objectives, and content.     

Cost: $215/ Early Registration $190

Class Size: 16 Maximum

Requirements: Improv 1 or equivalent at another theater

Dates:

Thursdays, 7:00pm - 9:30pm, July 26-September 13

Teacher: Karen Twelves

Improv 3 "Characters and Relationships"

Create strong and original characters. Through exercises and games learn how to embody unique characters and develop relationships through physicality, voice quality, emotions, and point of view.  The heart of any comedic scene is your character's choices and their relationship(s) in a scene. Create it, Protect it, then Play it 'till the cows come home. This class ends with an optional group staged performance of short form games.                                                                                                     

Dates: Tuesdays - 7:00pm-9:30pm, July 24-September 11

Cost: $215/ Early Registration $190

Class Size: 16 Maximum

Requirements: Improv 2 or equivalent at another improv theater

Teacher: Adrian Vazquez

 

Improv 4 "Advanced Scenework"

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Create active initiations and choices in a scene. Protect yourself and support your peers by making strong moves. Give yourself the skills to create a strong base and build on it so that the opportunities are endless. Let's get to the play in improv! Skills that will be covered are character, object work, environment, choices, point of view, emotion, patterns, finding the games within a scene, and much much more. This class ends with a group performance of short form games for family and friends.    

Cost: $215/ Early Registration $190

Class Size: 16 Maximum

Requirements: Improv 3 or equivalent at another theater

Dates: Sundays - 1:30pm-4:00pm, July 29-September 23

*No Class September 2

Teacher: Colleen Breen

 

Level 5 "Long Form Improv"

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Put it all together. Use your improv skills to learn how to find connections through your improv scenes. You will learn how to interrelate your show through story, characters, themes, and games. This class will teach you multiple different kinds of long form shows so that the ensemble will have the tools to develop their own long form show. This class ends with a group performance for family and friends.

Cost: $215/ Early Registration $190 (Early Bird Registration Ends July 16)

Location: All Out Comedy Theater, 2525 Telegraph Ave. Suite B, Oakland, CA 94612

Class Size: 16 Maximum

Requirements: Improv 4 or equivalent at another theater

Teacher: Colleen Breen