Why Take Improv?

In this fun and exciting interactive process, you will gain self-confidence, sharpen your communication skills, and learn the type of teamwork necessary to create something original and brilliant from scratch. Right from the start, our students are on their feet exploring hilarious exercises and skill-driven games in an incredibly supportive and fun environment under the guidance of our caring and experienced faculty,

Unexpected Productions’ teachers instruct the basics of improv, which are not only useful to improvisers, but to anybody wanting to work with others, as a member of a team, as an effective communicator, as a good listener, or simply as a friend!

All 100-600 classes are for ages 18+. Get ready to:

  • Discover the joy of spontaneous storytelling
  • Conquer fears
  • Improve your job skills
  • Spark creativity
  • Meet people/make new friends
  • Become a better listener
  • Be a better problem solver
  • HAVE A BLAST

Our celebrated education program is the most established improv school in the region. We host classes online. We offer 6 levels of classes with 4 quarters a year. We also offer specialty improv classes, storytelling, sketch and stand-up comedy classes from renowned teachers from around the globe.

Classes are Live

Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater

1428 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101

The Improv School – Georgetown Studios

650 South Orcas, Suite 101
Seattle WA 98108

Fall Schedule 2022
Improv 100
Oct. 17 - Dec. 5
Mondays 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Georgetown
Oct. 18 - Dec. 6
Tuesdays 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Georgetown
Oct. 19 - Dec. 7
Wednesdays 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Georgetown
Oct. 20 - Dec. 15
Thursdays 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Georgetown
Oct. 22 - Dec. 17
Saturdays 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Georgetown
Oct. 23 - Dec. 18
Mondays 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Georgetown
Improv 200
Oct. 18 - Dec. 6
Tuesdays 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Georgetown
Oct. 19 - Dec. 7
Wednesdays 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Georgetown
Oct. 23 - Dec. 18
Sunday 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Georgetown
Improv 300
Oct. 18 - Dec. 6
Tuesdays 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Georgetown
Oct. 20 - Dec. 15
Thursdays 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Georgetown
Improv 400
Oct. 17 - Dec. 5
Mondays 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Georgetown
Improv 500
Oct. 23 - Dec. 18
Sunday 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Georgetown
Improv 600
Oct. 23 - Dec. 18
Sunday 3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Georgetown
Specialty Classes
Creating Stage-Worthy Personal Stories In-Person Workshop 9/17

Share your story. Learn the power of personal narrative and the art and power of vulnerability. In this fun 6-week class, you take your life experiences and develop personal stories that are relatable, engaging, and entertaining. This workshop explores the art of oral storytelling including story creation, enhancement, and presentation. Learn simple practical story guidelines and step-by-step tools, to create incredible honest stories from your life experience.

Kent’s personable presentation style on the creative process combined with small groups, large groups, and individual writing and improv exercises will take you through a fun process of developing a stage-worthy story over 6 weeks. Learn how to share stories that are genuine, generous, and vulnerable in a fun creative space. We use the writing tools from Natalie Goldberg’s book, Writing Down the Bones, narrative improv games, the use of sense memory, and unique storytelling techniques to create a “stage-worthy” story.

This workshop is perfect for novice storytellers, or a chance to add to the skillset of a seasoned performer. Come share your story.

Skills offered in class:
Successful storytelling techniques
How to identify story arc
identify the difference of scenic detail versus narrative description
How to create story stake
How to identify story-worthy material
How to gain audience trust
Become comfortable on stage or online

Dates: 6 Saturdays. 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm  NOTE: Attendance at the first session of your course is mandatory as it sets the agenda for the entire quarter. If you think you will have to miss the first class, please consider registering for the next time the class is offered.

Location: Market Theatre 1428 Post Alley Seattle 98101
Maximum Students: 12
Cost: $250
Prerequisite: None
Ages: 18+

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Teen Improv Class Fall 2022

Why Improv for Teens? In Youthprov, students learn the fundamentals of good improvisation through games and exercises. The games are fun and entertaining but they are also a creative process that encourages support, active listening being present, and intelligent risk-taking on and off the stage.
We help teens build self-confidence, public speaking ability, and cooperation all while having a blast! Our classes boost our student’s confidence, curiosity, and creativity.

Improv teaches us to accept mistakes as gifts and communicate thoughts and ideas more effectively. AND, LIKE WE MENTIONED… IT’S FUN!

The focus is on creating ensemble work in a safe, supportive, and fun environment. Students have a blast, make friends and gain incredible life skills.

Students take classes to:
• Improve listening skills
• Improve their public presentation skills
• Gain amazing teaming skills
• Overcome shyness
• Build confidence
• Improve communication skills
• Think on their feet
• Take intelligent risks
• Come out of their shell
• Have a safe place to take risks

Teen Improv Class Fall 2022
Dates
Day and Time
Location
Registration
Oct. 23 - Dec. 18
Sundays 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Georgetown