Improv 101

Improv 101

The Sacramento Comedy Spot has the most comprehensive comedy school in Northern California.  We offer classes in improv, stand-up, and sketch comedy.  A list of upcoming class start dates is listed to the right.  Questions: Please call us at (916) 444-3137 or email

Our Classes meet at two different locations: Sacramento Comedy Spot Main Stage (1050 20th Street) or the Comedy Spot Lab (1812 J Street, Suite 9).  When paying and registering for your class please make a note of which location your class will be meeting.

Improv 1018 Week Class – $150
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. [Learn More, Register, Pay]

improv 201

Improv 201

Improv 2018 Week Class – Prerequisite: 101 – $150
Our Improv 201 Class will give you intermediate improv skills and prepare you to perform on a Harold Team. [Learn More, Register, Pay]

Improv 301 – 8 Week Class – Prerequisite: 201 – $150
 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.
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Improv Games Class – 4 Week Class – $120
Learn to play improv games in the style of Whose Line is it Anyway.
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Kids Improv – 5 Week Class – $120
Our Kids Improv Class has it all. Not only will your kids learn improv; they’ll grow. They will learn the rules of improv, performance techniques, and short form improv games in a fun, supportive environment.
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Stand-up 101 – 4 Week Class – $120
You will learn what you need at stand-up comedy’s “ground zero” by teaching how to write, edit and perform 4-7 minutes of material at the open mic level. [Learn More, Register, Pay]

Stand-up 201 – 4 Week Class – $120
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.
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Stand-up 101

Sketch Writing 101 - 5 Week Class – $120
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. [Learn More, Register, Pay]

Improv Lab – Drop in Class.  Weekly – $5 Per Class
Not sure if you want to take improv classes?  This is where you should start.  Want to continue with your improv training?  Improv lab is for you too!

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