Classes

Springfield Improv’s Training Center offers a full course in improvisation whether you are looking to gain some skills for interacting with people more effectively in social or work settings, building better teams for success, or nailing that audition for a spot on a regular Improv Show, we offer it all.

Classes are designed and taught by the highly trained staff at Springfield Improv. Our instructors have traveled the country learning the art of Improv and the skill of teaching it from some of the top theaters and performers in the country.


FREE Improv Class

Interested in Improv?  Want to see if classes are right for you?  Want to pick up a few skills and have some laughs?

We are offering two free introduction to Improv classes

  • Date: Monday, April 30th, 2018
  • Time: 7:00PM – 9:00PM
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Cost: Free
  • Date: Saturday, May 5th, 2018
  • Time: 2:30PM – 4:30PM
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Cost: Free

To reserve a spot in one of these Free Classes, CLICK HERE


 

Level 1 Improv

  • Date: Monday, May 7th, 2018
  • Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00PM
  • Duration: 7 weeks
  • Cost: $160 ($120 with student discount.)
  • Instructor: Seth White

 

  • Learn basic improv skills:

Agreement

Working with a partner to create a scene together

Working as a group to create a scene

Basic storytelling

Listening closely and listening to more than just words

Finding the funny in the everyday

Building and being a part of a team that can do anything

At the conclusion of the class you will be ready to perform in your own Improv show, on stage, at our theater.

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Level 2 Improv

  • Date: Saturday, May 12th, 2018
  • Time:  12:00 noon – 2:00 PM
  • Duration: 7 weeks
  • Cost: $160 ($120 with student discount.)
  • Instructor: Seth White

 

  • Advanced Improv techniques:

Creating and using characters on stage

More teamwork skills

Creating scenery and objects in your mind and the mind of the audience

Creating a show with varied pacing and energy

How to cut and edit scenes

Effective monologues

Using the stage to create any location, from the smallest to largest

At the conclusion of the class you will be ready to perform in your own long form improv show, where your team controls the cuts and edits, on our stage.

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Level 3 Improv

  • Date: Saturday, May 12th, 2018
  • Time:  2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
  • Duration: 7 weeks
  • Cost: $160 ($120 with student discount.)
  • Instructor: Seth White

 

  • Advanced Improv techniques:

Exploration of long form improv styles and forms

Focus on your improv skills and how to improve them

This class will explore a number of long form improv formats and styles, finally focusing on one format which we will work together to fully understand and be ready to perform at the end of the class.

In addition, the class will work on each improvisers individual skill set, looking at both areas that can be improved and how each individuals skills work together in a team.

At the conclusion of the class you will perform a show using a long form format chosen by the group in at least one, if not several shows on our stage.

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Instructor

Seth White

Seth has decades of experience as a teacher and 8 years as an Improviser.  He has taught Improv for many years and is also the Executive Director and founder of Springfield Improv.  Seth’s teaching career has included everything from high school to corporate training to firefighting to poetry.

Seth believes improv is based in teamwork.  It is an environment of no mistakes and a place where the question is always why is this the best thing ever?