Classes

The National Comedy Theatre Improv Comedy Classes are a a fun, unique way to sharpen your wits and your performance skills. You will learn the techniques used by the professional improvisers and comedians at National Comedy Theatre.

Improv comedy class sizes are kept small so that each participant is assured plenty of stage time and a lot of valuable interaction with our incredibly experienced instructors. Improv workshops are fun, no pressure and extraordinarily encouraging to all participants.

In Improv Comedy Class you will learn concepts and techniques that increase your potential on stage, in the class room, the board room, the living room and beyond.

Email workshops@nctphoenix.com or call today 602-374-5638

Upcoming Classes

LEVEL 2 WORKSHOP

Level 2: Improv Comedy Scenes
Begins Tuesday February 21st       4 Weeks, Tuesdays 7-9:00pm      $95     (Save $25 when you sign up with a friend!)

Have you already taken a beginning level workshop or participated in the NCT Level 1 Improv Comedy Class? Build upon the skills you have with a continuing look at improvised storytelling and an exploration of more complex games. The focus is on learning and having fun as participants continue to hone performance skills and build upon the confidence, quick thinking and awesomeness of Level 1.

Level 1: beginning Improv comedy class

The next session Begins Monday june 5th
7- 9:00 pm  Ages 18+   6 weeks   $95 Class fee
(save $25 when signing up with a friend)

An introduction to the ideas and skills needed for improvisation with a focus on participation and fun. Have you been to the shows at National Comedy Theatre and thought to yourself, “Golly, it sure would be fun to learn those games!” Perhaps you are looking forward to trying something new and unique this year? Maybe you are interested in sharpening your skills and improving your self confidence, listening skills and quick thinking abilities?    The real question is, are you ready to be amazing?

In National Comedy Theatre’s Level 1: Beginning Improv class you will learn the same improv comedy games and concepts seen on stage at our awardimprov comedy class winning Competitive Improv Comedy Shows. This class is a comprehensive introduction to Improvisation. Improv comedy will develop your ability to focus, use teamwork, listen, think on your feet and have confidence… and, most importantly, improv will help you be amazing.

For more information or to register, please call or email National Comedy Theatre 602-374-5638, workshops@nctphoenix.com

Intensive: Level 1 & 2 Combo WOrkshop         

Intensive: Level 1 & 2 Combo Class Begins Saturday March 4th
5 Weeks, Saturday 12- 3:00pm    $175 (skips week of 3/25)

This class is a fun, fast paced and focused on getting participants up on stage. We begin with an introduction to the ideas and techniques of improv through energetic exercises and move on to improvised storytelling and more. You will learn the same exciting and hilarious improv games seen on stage each week at NCT’s improv comedy shows and develop listening skills, improve self confidence, teamwork and quick thinking abilities.

Kevin McDonald (kids in the hall) sketch class     


Workshop & Performance Included!
Workshop: Saturday, March 25th & Sunday, March 26th 10 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Performance: Sunday, March 26th at 7:30 p.m.
$300 – space is limited

Workshop your sketches and perform with sketch comedy legend Kevin McDonald of Kids in the Hall, Kevin McDonald’s Kevin McDonald Show, Saturday Night Live and more. This one of a kind, two day workshop will include YOUR sketches performed in a live show!

What you will need: A sketch. Copies of that sketch. A laptop for editing that sketch.

What you will get: You will get to work one-on-one with Kevin McDonald as well as your fellow participants to workshop your sketch. You’ll receive practical advice on sketch writing, specific workshopping tips and guidance to help make your comedy sketch the best it can be.

On Saturday, participants will select the best sketches to be performed at the comedy show on Sunday evening. Selected sketches will also be cast from the group of participants.

On Sunday, attendees will rehearse the chosen sketches under Kevin’s direction. As Kevin says, “We are creating and producing a sketch show together.” Sunday evening’s performance will include stand up and improv as well as YOUR sketches complete with your performances.
Kevin McDonald has written and appeared in several major motion pictures and appeared in a number of television shows including Friends, That ’70s Show, Comedy Bang Bang, Brooklyn 99, and Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness.

Space in this one time only workshop is limited.    Class fee: $300.    Call 602-374-5638 today to register or for more information.

Check this out for a look at Kevin’s previous visit during the Improv Into Sketch Workshop in 2015 https://www.facebook.com/pg/nctphx/videos/?ref=page_internal 

Call 602-374-5638 or email workshops@nctphoenix.com to sign up today.

For more information or to suggest an idea for a class you would like to take call or email National Comedy Theatre
at 602-374-5638, workshops@nctphoenix.com

Kids & Teen Improv CAMPS & Classes

Kids Improv Comedy Camp (ages 7-12)

Begins Monday June 19th  Class Fee $150
Class meets Mon-Friday from 12:00pm – 2:00pm with Performance for family & friends Friday June 23rd         

Kids ages 7-12 will have a blast learning the same exciting improv comedy games seen on stage at the award winning National Comedy Theatre! Improv Kids Improv Comedy Classcomedy is terrific for kids because it encourages listening, team work, positivity and self confidence through fun, interactive games and exercises.

Teen Improv Class (ages 13-17)

Begins Monday June 19th 3:00-5:00pm
Mon-Friday with Performance for family & friends Friday June 23rd $150                  
    

Teens ages 13-17 who like to get on stage and have a great time performing in fast paced, totally spontaneous scenes and games will love Teen Improv Camp at National Comedy Theatre. Teens will build self confidence, improve listening skills, and learn the importance of positivity!

Class size is limited, call or email today to for upcoming Camp & Class dates.
602-374-5638 workshops@nctphoenix.com

For more information or to suggest an idea for a class you would like to take call or email National Comedy Theatre 602-374-5638, workshops@nctphoenix.com