Giving Tuesday

What Is Giving Tuesday? GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing the power of radical generosity. GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Since then, it has grown into a year-round global movement...
The Helix Improv Form

The Helix Improv Form

Helix is a NEW improv form developed at Sacramento Comedy Spot to replace the Harold as the primary form used to teach improv students. The Committee, an improv group in San Francisco, was the first group to perform a Harold in 1967. The Harold form continued to be...
Improv Glossary

Improv Glossary

These are commonly used terms at Sacramento Comedy Spot, used in our core improv classes. Want to play some fun improv games? Visit our Improv Warm-up Games List. Please let us know what other terms you would like us to add.  A-to-C Connections (Word Association): We...
Improv Warm-up Games List

Improv Warm-up Games List

This is a list of improv warm-up games played at Sacramento Comedy Spot in our core improv classes. If you see some terms you don’t know, take a look at our Improv Glossary. What other games should we include? 10 SECONDS TO MAKE A… Divide the class into groups...
How Improv Changed My Life

How Improv Changed My Life

When I think about the happiest moments in my life, my thoughts immediately return to the night our fledgling improv troupe, the HypotheChicks, won our first Cage Match in October 2019. It seems like such a silly accomplishment to bestow the title of “Sara’s Happiest...