Comedy School

CrestThe Sacramento Comedy Spot has the largest Comedy School in Northern California. We offer classes in improv, stand-up, and sketch comedy, video, and Musical Improv.starting monthly.  If you have any questions about our Comedy School please do not hesitate to contact us. If you are a current student click here to visit our Student Resources page for instructor contact information, helpful links, class hand-outs, and evaluations.


Did you know that we also create Workshop for businesses?  If you are a business looking to reward your staff, or wanting to promote creativity and teamwork at the office, ask us about our Improv Workshops. A list of upcoming class start dates is listed below.  


Need Information?
(916) 444-3137


Classroom Locations
Sacramento Comedy Spot
1050 20th Street Suite 130, Sacramento, CA 95811

Comedy Spot Lab
1812 J Street Suite 9, Sacramento, CA 95811


Classes Offered
Click on a class name below to learn more and to register.


Improv 101 – 8 Week Class – $180
This class will focus on skills such as accepting and building on other students ideas, establishing a strong foundation, finding and playing the pattern of the scene.

Improv 201 – 8 Week Class – Prerequisite: Improv 101 – $180 Our Improv 201 class will give you intermediate improv skills and prepare you to perform on a Harold team.

Improv 301 – 8 Week Class – Prerequisite: 201 – $180
This class will focus on advanced scene work techniques with an emphasis on character, space objects, using your environment, and playing the action of the scene.

Improv Games – 4 Week Class – $90 Learn to play improv games in the style of Whose Line is it Anyway?.

Musical Improv – 8 Week Class – $180
Learn to create improvised songs for short form games and long form scenes.

Stand-Up 101 – 4 Week Class – $150 You will gain the skills you need at stand-up comedy’s “ground zero” by learning how to write, edit, and perform 4-7 minutes of material at the open-mic level.

Stand-Up 201 – 4 Week Class – $150
This unique class will have you perform every week and then the instructor will workshop your material after your performance.  Note: Please have at least 5 minutes of material ready to perform on the first day of class.

Sketch 101  5 Week Class – $150 Learn to write sketches like those on SNLMadTVWhitest Kids U Know, and Human Giant. This intro to sketch comedy class will teach students the basics of taking their funny ideas and putting them into sketch format.

Sketch 201  5 Week Class – $150
Learn to produce your own comedy show using the sketches written in your Sketch 101 class. Sketch 201 ends with a class performance.

Video 101 – 5 Week Class  – $150 Learn to shoot videos for YouTube with quality video and sound.

Video 201 – 5 Week Class – $150
Lean to edit videos.

Improv Lab  Drop-In Class – Weekly – $5 Per Class
Not sure if you want to take improv classes? This is where you should start.