WESTSIDE
COMEDY THEATER

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Classes

M.i.'s Westside Comedy Theater boasts six levels of improv comedy classes, a stand up comedy curriculum, and writing workshops for both stage and screen. They are all taught by some of the best instructors in the area. In addition, we offer classes for children and teenagers, and lots of special elective comedy classes with guest instructors from around Los Angeles.

Our teachers are all experienced instructors who have worked as professional actors and comedians in Los Angeles and around the world. Training in improv, stand up, and comedy writing is valuable for actors and non-actors alike. It looks good on a résumé and can help you become more comfortable and confident in your everyday life. So join our community, get out of your comfort zone, and let's have fun together!


For more info, feel free to Contact us or take a look at our FAQ.

 

IMPROV
OUR COURSES IN IMPROVISATION
CLASSES START EVERY 8 WEEKS

Our NEXT session will starting in the 2nd week of June! Be on the lookout for registration to open shortly!

 FUNDAMENTALS PROGRAM
These courses are designed to give students a basic overview of the art of improvisation. Students may start start at A or B.


Fundamentals A: Intro to Improv
 WEDNESDAYS 


Fundamentals B: Character
 SUNDAYS | WEDNESDAYS 


Fundamentals C: Long Form
 TUESDAYS


CORE PROGRAM
These classes are designed to give students a strong understanding of the art of improvisation through focus on the core principles.


CORE 1: Listening
THURSDAYS 

CORE 2: Pattern

CORE 3: Believeability
CORE 4: Play
COMING SOON!

Level 5: The Harold 
TUESDAYS
Level 6: Ensemble 
TUESDAYS


 

ADVANCED TRAINING CENTER
ADV IMPROV CURRICULUM FOR Approved TRAINING CENTER GRADS

COMING SOON

 

STAND UP & SKETCH
WRITING AND PERFORMANCE WORKSHOPS



INTRO to STAND UP
WEDNESDAYS




ADV. STAND UP
PUNCHLINES & PAYCHECKS
MONDAYS




SKETCH
Level 1: Character & Premise
 WEDNESDAY
 

 

 

YOUTH & TEEN
IMPROV CLASSES FOR AGES 9-12, AND 13-17
 

Youth IMPROV Class
 
Teen IMPROV Class


Youth IMPROV Summer Camp


Teen IMPROV Summer Camp

SPECIAL ELECTIVES

EVERYTHING ELSE, INCLUDING SPECIAL IMPROV OFFERINGS