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

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 2021
Improv 100
Day and Time
Sept. 11 to Oct. 30
Saturdays 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Sept. 12 - Oct 31
Sundays 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Sept. 13- Nov. 1
Mondays 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Sept. 14 - Nov. 2
Tuesdays 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Sept. 15 - Nov. 3
Wednesdays 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Improv 200
Sept. 11 - Oct. 31
Saturdays 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Sept. 13 - Nov. 1
Mondays 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Sept. 15 - Nov. 3
Wednesdays 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Improv 300
Sept. 14 - Nov. 2
Tuesdays 7:00PM 9:30PM
Improv 400
Sept. 16 - Nov. 4
Thursdays 7:00PM-9:30PM
Improv 500
Sept. 14 - Nov. 2
Tuesdays 7:00-9:30PM
Improv 600
Sept 12 - Oct. 31
Sundays 5:00 - 7:30PM
Introducción a la Improvisación en Español

Introducción a la Improvisación en Español. ¿Cómo lo hacen? Aprende lo básico de la improvisación. Descubra y practique el cómo escuchar mejor, usar su propia experiencia de vida para crear historias y trabajar en los principios fundamentales de la improvisación. La clase se centrará en la formación de equipos y en el concepto de que “si tu compañero se ve bien, tú te verás bien”. Se hará hincapié en comprender y utilizar las habilidades básicas de trabajo en escena y, lo que es más importante, divertirse. Muchas risas y clases muy activas. Bajo la guía de nuestra increíble de instructora, aprenderás a:

  • Ser un mejor oyente
    • Conquista los miedos
    • Espontaneidad
    • Conoce gente nueva / Haz nuevos amigos
    • A ser un mejor solucionador de problemas
    • Desarrollar confianza en ti mismo
    • Aceptar equivocarse con más facilidad
    • Decir más “si” en tu vida
    • Salir de tu zona de confort
    • Conviértete en un mejor orador público
    • Descubre más sobre ti mismo

Estar en el aquí y ahora

Todos los estudiantes comienzan en este nivel. Es un requisito para los otros niveles.

Introducción a la Improvisación en Español – La Primavera
Dia y Hora
Specialty Classes
Creating Stage-Worthy Personal Narrative Stories IN PERSONWorkshop

6 Sundays July 25- Aug. 29  3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Learn to tell a “Moth-type” story or any story on stage, online, at work and with friends. Get comfortable on stage. 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.

Attendance at the first session of your class is mandatory as it sets the agenda for the entire class. If you think you will have to miss the first class, please consider registering for the next quarter.

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 stakes

How to identify story-worthy material

How to gain audience trust

Become comfortable on stage or online

Objective: To create a stage-worthy to be presented in front of a live audience

Any Unvaccinated Students Are Asked To Wear A Mask

Dates : 6 Sundays July 25 – August 29 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: $200

Prerequisite: None

Ages: 18+

Teen Improv Classes Fall 2021

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

Dates: 8 Saturday classes
Time: 10:00am-12:00pm
Location: Online
Cost: $240  ($252.99 including fees)
Prerequisite: None
Ages: 12 and above

Teen Improv Classes Fall 2021
Day and Time
Sept. 11- Oct. 30
Saturdays 10:00AM - 12:00PM