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Teehee's Comedy Club offers classes for players new and seasoned. It's the perfect opportunity for learning collaboration and changing your perspective!

CLASSES

All classes are for individuals 16 years of age or older.

Improv 101 – Intro to Improv

Our “Improv 101” class is an introductory session that exposes students to the basics of improvisation. Participants learn how to perform improvised scenes and several comedic games over the six week course. Students will experience the fun of performing comedy with a group and at the end of the session, will feel confident to play these games together for the public at a performance showcase.

Requirements: No Experience Required

Cost: $175 ($150 for students with valid school ID)

Duration: 6-Week Class

Improv 202 – Intermediate Improv

In our “Improv 202” class, we build on the basics of Level 101 by learning more advanced scenework and improv games/forms. Focus is given to making strong choices and creating interesting characters. Students will experience increased confidence and skill performing improvisation and the class performance showcase games will be hosted by the students.

Requirements: Completion of Improv 101

Cost: $175 ($150 for students with valid school ID)

Duration: 6-Week Class

Improv 303 – Advanced Improv

Our “Improv 303” class can be taken again and again. Each six weeks we focus on the individual performer, strengthening their individual improv skills. Exercises in this level will broaden the improv knowledge of the students, deepening their experiences of the many aspects of improv comedy. All topics will help build performance skills and the class will perform a showcase highlighting their growth.

Requirements: Completion of Improv 202

Cost: $175 ($150 for students with valid school ID)

Duration: 6-Week Class

Standup 101 – Intro to Standup

Our introductory standup class is an overview session that exposes students to the basics of standup. Participants learn how to craft their jokes and perform standup comedy in a six week course. Students will craft their own material and at the end of the session, will feel confident to perform their set for the public at a performance showcase. Working comedians will also guest lecture to give students authentic tips and tricks to hone their material.

Requirements: No Experience Required

Cost: $175 ($150 for students with valid school ID)

Duration: 6-Week Class

Sketch Writing 101 – Intro to Sketch Comedy Writing

The basics of sketch comedy writing for the stage is taught to students looking for a new outlet for their written comedy. Types of comedy sketches are discussed and examples are viewed to detail the concepts for each given comedy archetype. Students will have weekly written assignments and group readings and feedback is given for the comedy created. at the end of the eight week session, the class has a reading of their best works for the public.

Requirements: No Experience Required

Cost: $175 ($150 for students with valid school ID)

Duration: 8-Week Class

SCHEDULE

For the 2020 calendar year

All Weeknight Classes are 7:00 - 9:00pm

Sunday Improv Classes are 2:00 - 4:00pm

Sunday Standup Classes are 6:00 - 8:00pm

TERM 1

Improv 101 (Mondays):  January 13, 20, 27, February 10,17, 24

Standup 101 (Sundays): February 9,16, 23, March 1, 8, 15

Classes Performance Showcase: Wednesday March 18

TERM 2 

Sketch 101 (Tuesdays):  April  21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26, June  2, 9

 

 

TERM 3

Improv 101 (Mondays):  May 18, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Improv 202 (Tuesdays):  May 19, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Standup 101 (Sundays):  May 3, 10, 17, 31, June 7, 14

Stand-upClass Performance Showcase: Wednesday  June 24th

Improv Classes Performance Showcase: Wednesday  July 1st

 

TERM 4

Improv 101 (Tuesdays):  July 14, 21, 28, August 4, 11, 18

Improv 202 (Mondays):  July 13, 20, 27, August 3, 10, 17

Classes Performance Showcase: Wednesday August 26th

 

TERM 5

Improv 101 (Mondays): Sept. 14, 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19

Improv 202 (Tuesdays):  Sept. 15, 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20

Standup 101 (Sundays): Sept. 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18

Classes Performance Showcase: Wednesday October 21st

TERM 6

Improv 101 (Tuesdays):  October 26, November 2, 9, 16, December 7, 14

Improv 202 (Mondays):  October 27, November 3, 10, 17, December 8, 15

Classes Performance Showcase: Wednesday December 16th

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Des Moines, IA 50309

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