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LEVEL 1: Return to Play (Introductory Improv)

8-week course (choose a set of dates)
[EVERY MONDAY] January 9th - February 27th | 7:00PM-9:00PM
[EVERY SATURDAY] January 14th - March 4th | 1:30PM-3:30PM

Learn the basics of Improv: agreement, spontaneity, and most importantly having fun!


Do you want to improve your public speaking and interpersonal communication skills? Are you good at telling stories and being funny around your friends? Want to be more creative or learn to generate ideas on the spot? This class is for you. Level 1 introduces you to improv skills in an open, supportive class structure. You'll learn a mixture of exciting “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” short form games, group games, and OKC Improv original games!

Prerequisites: None

Early Bird: $150  ||  Regular: $160

OKC Improv Teen Class

8-week course
[EVERY SATURDAY] January 14th - March 4th | 1:30PM-3:30PM

Learn the basics of Improv: agreement, spontaneity, and most importantly having fun!

OKC Improv Teen Improv class is perfect for all kinds of young students. From those that simply want to improve their social skills, confidence and meet new friends to the young performer looking to develop and strengthen their on-stage performance and acting skills. This class is full of laughs, comedy & fun!

Prerequisites: Age 12-17 ONLY

Early Bird: $150  ||  Regular: $160

LEVEL 2: Scenic Short Form

8-week course (choose a day of the week that works best for you)
[EVERY WEDNESDAY] January 11th - March 1st | 7:00PM-9:00PM
[EVERY THURSDAY] January 12th - March 2nd | 7:00PM-9:00PM
[EVERY SATURDAY] January 14th - March 4th | 11:00AM-1:00PM

Continue your improv journey by building skills on character creating, scenic style games and more!


Apply what you've learned in Level 1 to begin mastering the fundamentals of long form improv and scene work through short form games and exercises. Students will learn what makes a scene comedic: creating and playing comedic premises, characters with distinct points of view, and relationships between characters. Continue your improv journey by improving your stage confidence, making bolder choices, and committing more to character.


Prerequisites: Level 1

Early Bird: $150  ||  Regular: $160

LEVEL 3: Learning Long Form

8-week course (choose a day of the week that works best for you)
[EVERY TUESDAY] January 10th - February 28th | 7:00PM-9:00PM
[EVERY WEDNESDAY] January 11th - March 1st | 7:00PM-9:00PM
[EVERY SATURDAY] January 14th - March 4th | 1:30PM-3:30PM

Continue your improv journey and up your game!

This class not only centers on the fundamentals of long-form improvisation but digs deeper to help you find what lies underneath. Listening, creating true characters and playing it real in what could be a not-so-real world are just a few of the blocks we’ll explore to help you build your foundation. Prepare to be on your feet – mentally and physically! You’ll emerge from Level 3 with the tools and skills needed to create a full story with recurring themes, rich characters and the delightful element of surprise.

Prerequisites: Level 1 & 2

Early Bird: $150 || Regular: $160

LEVEL 4: Intermediate Long Form

8 week course (choose a day of the week that works best for you)
[EVERY MONDAY] January 9th - February 27th | 7:00PM-9:00PM
[EVERY TUESDAY] January 10th - February 28th | 7:00PM-9:00PM


Group work, sustaining a scene, environment work & more!

Continue your journey into long form improv by focusing on group mechanics, environment and space work. Learn new edit forms to start and end scenes as well as take your characters to new heights. Learn to avoid energy plateaus by not playing it safe.

Prerequisites: Level 1, 2 & 3

Early Bird: $150 || Regular: $160

LEVEL 5: Long Form Blueprint

8-week course
[EVERY THURSDAY] January 12th - March 2nd | 7:00PM-9:00PM

Keep building your Improv tool kit with the keys to making scenes pop!

Take your long form to new heights through fast choice tools of the trade! This class will focus on heightening the stakes in scenes and celebrating your gloriously weird improv choices through the use of tap-outs, walk-ons, and more creative edits.

Prerequisites: Levels 1-4 or gain permission of the instructor

Early Bird: $150  ||  Regular: $160

Intermediate Musical Improv

8-Week Course
[EVERY WEDNESDAY] January 11th - March 1st | 7:00PM-9:00PM

This course further investigates music in improvisational comedy and theatre through an intermediate study of song structure and scenic musical improvisation, analysis of different song types, and continued study of musicality, with focus on creating melodies and increasing students' bag of musical tricks . Students will learn to execute ensemble numbers, group numbers, duets and solos all in relation to scenes.

Prerequisites: OKC Improv Level 2 Completed | Beginning Musical Improv Completed

Early Bird: $150  ||  Regular: $160

ADVANCED SHORT FORM

8 week course
[EVERY SATURDAY] January 14th - March 4th | 11:00am-1:00pm

Are you tired of playing the same games the same way? Want to use your short form skills better in all of your improv? Advanced short form is more than learning new games - it's adjusting the game and the way you play it to suit your audience. We'll cover content, pace, physicality and volume. We’ll decide what makes the best games and combine it to make a new creature. Great training or a brush-up for Grab Bag performances or our OKCI TourCo shows!


Prerequisites: Level 1 & 2

Regular: $70

BEGINNING NARRATIVE IMPROV

8 week course
[EVERY MONDAY] January 9th - February 27th | 7:00PM-9:00PM

Learn how to tell multi-scene stories that follow the hero's journey while building a unique and vibrant improv world to play in. This course will teach you how to establish a protagonist, explore new creative ways to start and end scenes while building a dynamic world to explore filled with interesting characters and settings. Students will be able to pick and practice a narrative genre of their choice as a class to perform in a longer set at the end of the course.

Prerequisites: concurrent enrollment or graduation of level 4 or higher

*For approval, email educationdirector@okcimprov.com


Early Bird $150 || Regular: $160

Advanced Narrative Improv

8 week course
[EVERY THURSDAY] January 12th - March 2nd | 7:00PM-9:00PM

Explore how to dynamically end your stories in satisfying ways while further developing your space-work to “wow” the audience. This course will explore how to develop a satisfying climax and theme appropriate resolution to narrative stories; as well as teach new tips for how to direct, run, and organize your own narrative improv creative projects. Along with the 40 minute student show, students will get the chance to perform this show three times on the main stage in a narrative theme of their choice.


Prerequisites: Intermediate Narrative Improv or gain permission from Instructor.

Early Bird: $150  ||  Regular: $160

Advanced Improv Scene Work with Jim Carlson

8-week course
[EVERY SUNDAY] January 8th-February 26th | 1:30PM-4:00PM

The intention of this class is to help you get your scene work to the next level. It focuses on playing better with your partner, using emotion to unlock the scene, creating interesting environments, and making and sustaining multi dimensional characters. All good improv starts with good scene work. This class will help you find ways to make your scene work stronger.

Prerequisites: Completed OKC Improv Level 5

$250

Arch's Harold Conservatory: Level 3 of 3

8-week Course (With a monthly performance)
[EVERY SUNDAY] January 8th - February 26th | 1:00PM-4:00PM

This is the 3rd of the 3-Level conservatory taught be Arch!
Arch taught Harold and Advanced Long Form improv at iO Chicago for 20 years, if you have the time and dedication he would like to pass on some of this knowledge and build an awesome long-form team for OKC Improv and beyond. Scene work, group games, game theory, deconstruction, storytelling, and editing, will be covered at length, as well as, frequent lectures on the history of comedy and satire.

Prerequisites: Must have completed Level 2 Harold Conservatory

$225

Context In Comedy with Jim Carlson

8-week course
[EVERY SUNDAY] January 8th-February 26th | 6:30PM-4:30PM

Comedy writing explored through idea creation, pitching, writing, analysis, and rewriting of comic material for the stage, tv, internet, and other known and yet to be known “places.” While we will be writing sketch comedy for the stage, this class is not just a sketch comedy writing class, it’s a “what are you writing and can you figure out how to make it work in the venue you’re hoping to put it” class.

Prerequisites: None

$200

Give the Gift of a Class

Looking for something new to do as a couple? Take an improv class together in the new year! Sign up now to gift your partner and you an exciting experience that will have you laughing and reconnecting in new ways. Want a unique gift for your loved one this holiday season? Gift them an improv class from OKC Improv! Improv is an unforgettable experience that will make their year a little bit brighter

Regular: $160
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