Classes

Winter 2023 Classes

Our live in-person classes are BACK and we are so excited to be in our brand new studio located close to downtown SLO — come check it out!

View our class schedule below. Sign up for what you like and bask in the excitement of having already taken the first steps of your thrilling new adventure!


Winter 2023 Classes:

Improv 101, Wednesdays and Thursdays 6-8pm PST

Improv 101 is a beginning level improv class that will focus on improv basics. This 6-week session will have two separate classes, Wednesdays and Thursdays, starting on 1/4/2023 and 1/5/2023 from 6-8pm. If you’re interested in this introductory class please email classes@centralcoastcomedytheater.com OR click here to register.

Long Form Improv: Exploring Scene Work & Long Form, Tuesdays 6-8pm PST 

This class will build on the fundamentals of group improvisation and collaboration taught in Improv 101. The class will move at an accelerated pace and will focus on more in-depth acting coaching and long form improvisation technique.

Musical Improv, Mondays 6-8pm PST

This class is accessible to improvisers of different skill levels — no previous
singing experience needed. Students will need to have completed Improv 101 prior to this class. Students enrolled in this class can expect fun, fast-paced exploration
of musical short-form games and an introduction to musical long form techniques.

Kids Improv Class (11-13), Thursdays 4:00-5:30pm

This class is an opportunity for kids to develop improv and acting skills, learn improv games, and practice playing on a team. We will learn more short form games and collaborative scene work.  


Check Out Our Rolling Schedule of Classes

Intermediate Improv

For students who have taken Improv 101, this class focuses on continuing the foundations of improv and in-depth techniques of short form and long form improv.

Advanced Improv

For students who have completed beginner and intermediate improv and are looking for the next challenge. This class is an in-depth focus on character acting and advanced long form improv technique.

Musical Improv

This class focuses on improvising songs, rhyming techniques, short form musical improv games, musical improv song structure and musical long form.

Stand-Up Comedy Class

This class covers the basics of crafting jokes, putting your set together, and includes performance training. Learn about comedic timing, workshop your sets, and get ready to rock that mic!

Sketch Comedy Writing

This class is taught in the style that most popular sketch comedy tv shows & performance groups use to generate content. Learn how to create a pitch then craft that idea to it’s full funny potential with your ensemble.

Production Writing

This class is taught by experienced writers for stage and screen and is an excellent introduction into the writing process. In this class we will generate our own original scripts and screenplays.

About Advanced Classes

We offer classes for learning musical improv, writing for sketch, advanced levels of short and long form improv, and acting. These classes require some experience with acting, theater, improv, and comedy. If you have an interest in learning more about the advanced classes offered at our theater, email: classes@centralcoastcomedytheater.com.

Not sure which class is right for you? Have some questions? Send us a message and we will contact you asap!

You can email our director, Sabrina Pratt, here: sabrina@centralcoastcomedytheater.com, or classes@centralcoastcomedytheater.com.

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