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FREE 2-hour Group Improv Audition - Headshot & resume strongly encouraged, but not required.       
PREREQUISITE: None
An audition is required for enrolling in Basic and consists of exercises indicative of a beginning improv class.
AUDITION FOR BASIC IMPROV
Jan 22 at 5:00-7:00pm on Wednesday
AUDITION FOR BASIC IMPROV
Jan 23 at 11:00-1:00pm on Thursday
AUDITION FOR BASIC IMPROV
Jan 24 at 11:00-1:00pm on Friday
AUDITION FOR BASIC IMPROV
Jan 25 at 2:00-4:00pm on Saturday
AUDITION FOR BASIC IMPROV
Jan 27 at 2:00-4:00pm on Monday
AUDITION FOR BASIC IMPROV
Jan 28 at 11:00-1:00pm on Tuesday
AUDITION FOR BASIC IMPROV
Jan 30 at 7:00-9:00pm on Thursday



12 Classes - $525        PREREQUISITE: Passed Audition
This 12-session class teaches the fundamentals of improvisation through the use of games, exercises and scene work.
BASIC IMPROV
Jan 22 - Mar 2 at 7:00-10:30pm on Mondays and Wednesdays
BASIC IMPROV
Jan 27 - Mar 4 at 2:00-5:30pm on Mondays and Wednesdays
BASIC IMPROV
Jan 28 - Mar 5 at 10:00-1:30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays
BASIC IMPROV
Feb 1 - Apr 25 at 10:00-1:30pm on Saturdays
Note: This class will not meet on Feb 15
BASIC IMPROV
Feb 4 - Mar 12 at 10:00-1:30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays
BASIC IMPROV
Feb 6 - Apr 23 at 7:00-10:30pm on Thursdays
Note: This class will not meet on Feb 15
BASIC IMPROV
Feb 9 - Apr 26 at 7:00-10:30pm on Sundays
BASIC IMPROV
Feb 10 - Mar 18 at 2:00-5:30pm on Mondays and Wednesdays
BASIC IMPROV
Feb 13 - Mar 24 at 10:00-1:30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays
BASIC IMPROV
Feb 18 - Mar 26 at 7:00-10:30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays
BASIC IMPROV
Feb 23 - May 17 at 10:00-1:30pm on Sundays
Note: This class will not meet on Apr 12
BASIC IMPROV
Feb 24 - Apr 1 at 7:00-10:30pm on Mondays and Wednesdays
BASIC IMPROV
Feb 24 - Mar 20 at 10:00-1:30pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
BASIC IMPROV
Mar 2 - Apr 8 at 10:00-1:30pm on Mondays and Wednesdays
BASIC IMPROV
Mar 3 - Apr 9 at 7:00-10:30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays
BASIC IMPROV
Mar 9 - Apr 15 at 2:00-5:30pm on Mondays and Wednesdays



12 Classes + 1 Show - $595        PREREQUISITE: Passed Advanced Improv
WRITING LAB
Jan 24 - Mar 6 at 10:00am-2:00pm on Fridays and 2:00pm-6:00pm on Mondays
INSTRUCTOR: Annie Sertich
PERFORMANCE: Mar 8 at 1:00 pm on the Main Stage
Note: This class will not meet on Feb 28
WRITING LAB
Mar 1 - Apr 8 at 10:00am-2:00pm on Sundays and 6:00pm-10:00pm on Wednesdays
INSTRUCTOR: Alex Staggs
PERFORMANCE: Apr 12 at 1:00 pm on the Main Stage



12 Classes - $525       PREREQUISITE: Passed Basic
This 12-session class uses the skills developed in Basic to concentrate on scene work and character development.
INTERMEDIATE IMPROV
Jan 25 - Apr 18 at 10:00-1:30pm on Saturdays
Note: This class will not meet on Feb 15
INTERMEDIATE IMPROV
Jan 27 - Mar 4 at 7:00-10:30pm on Mondays and Wednesdays
INTERMEDIATE IMPROV
Feb 3 - Apr 20 at 7:00-10:30pm on Mondays
INTERMEDIATE IMPROV
Feb 4 - Mar 12 at 10:00-1:30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays
INTERMEDIATE IMPROV
Feb 10 - Mar 18 at 2:00-5:30pm on Mondays and Wednesdays
INTERMEDIATE IMPROV
Feb 16 - May 3 at 10:00-1:30pm on Sundays
INTERMEDIATE IMPROV
Feb 17 - Mar 25 at 10:00-1:30pm on Mondays and Wednesdays
INTERMEDIATE IMPROV
Feb 25 - Apr 2 at 7:00-10:30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays
INTERMEDIATE IMPROV
Mar 3 - Apr 9 at 10:00-1:30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays
INTERMEDIATE IMPROV
Mar 9 - Apr 15 at 7:00-10:30pm on Mondays and Wednesdays
INTERMEDIATE IMPROV
Mar 17 - Apr 23 at 2:00-5:30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays



1 Day Class - $40        PREREQUISITE: Passed Intermediate
Special series of 4 WOW classes + a show. You must enroll in all 4 WOWs (1-4) in a series to be in the show.
POWER WOW #3 w/JULIAN GANT
Jan 25 at 10:00-1:30pm on Saturday
PERFORMANCE: Feb 1 at 7:30pm on the Groundlings School Stage
POWER WOW #4 w/JULIAN GANT
Feb 1 at 10:00-1:30pm on Saturday
PERFORMANCE: Feb 1 at 7:30pm on the Groundlings School Stage
POWER WOW #1 w/ DREW TALBERT
Feb 3 at 10:00-1:30pm on Monday
PERFORMANCE: Feb 18 at 7:30pm on the Groundlings School Stage
POWER WOW #1 w/ JIMMY FOWLIE
Feb 4 at 7:00-10:30pm on Tuesday
PERFORMANCE: Feb 16 at 7:30pm on the Groundlings School Stage
POWER WOW #2 w/ DREW TALBERT
Feb 5 at 10:00-1:30pm on Wednesday
PERFORMANCE: Feb 18 at 7:30pm on the Groundlings School Stage
POWER WOW #2 w/ JIMMY FOWLIE
Feb 6 at 7:00-10:30pm on Thursday
PERFORMANCE: Feb 16 at 7:30pm on the Groundlings School Stage
POWER WOW #3 w/ DREW TALBERT
Feb 10 at 10:00-1:30pm on Monday
PERFORMANCE: Feb 18 at 7:30pm on the Groundlings School Stage
POWER WOW #3 w/ JIMMY FOWLIE
Feb 11 at 7:00-10:30pm on Tuesday
PERFORMANCE: Feb 16 at 7:30pm on the Groundlings School Stage
POWER WOW #4 w/ DREW TALBERT
Feb 12 at 10:00-1:30pm on Wednesday
PERFORMANCE: Feb 18 at 7:30pm on the Groundlings School Stage
POWER WOW #4 w/ JIMMY FOWLIE
Feb 13 at 7:00-10:30pm on Thursday
PERFORMANCE: Feb 16 at 7:30pm on the Groundlings School Stage
POWER WOW #1 w/ GUY STEVENSON
Feb 17 at 10:00-1:30pm on Monday
PERFORMANCE: Feb 29 at 7:30pm on the Groundlings School Stage
POWER WOW #2 w/ GUY STEVENSON
Feb 19 at 10:00-1:30pm on Wednesday
PERFORMANCE: Feb 29 at 7:30pm on the Groundlings School Stage
POWER WOW #3 w/ GUY STEVENSON
Feb 24 at 10:00-1:30pm on Monday
PERFORMANCE: Feb 29 at 7:30pm on the Groundlings School Stage
POWER WOW #4 w/ GUY STEVENSON
Feb 26 at 10:00-1:30pm on Wednesday
PERFORMANCE: Feb 29 at 7:30pm on the Groundlings School Stage
POWER WOW #1 w/ KAREN MARUYAMA
Feb 28 at 10:00-1:30pm on Friday
PERFORMANCE: Mar 21 at 7:30pm on the Groundlings School Stage
POWER WOW #2 w/ KAREN MARUYAMA
Mar 6 at 10:00-1:30pm on Friday
PERFORMANCE: Mar 21 at 7:30pm on the Groundlings School Stage
POWER WOW #3 w/ KAREN MARUYAMA
Mar 13 at 10:00-1:30pm on Friday
PERFORMANCE: Mar 21 at 7:30pm on the Groundlings School Stage
POWER WOW #4 w/ KAREN MARUYAMA
Mar 20 at 10:00-1:30pm on Friday
PERFORMANCE: Mar 21 at 7:30pm on the Groundlings School Stage



1 Day Class - $40        PREREQUISITE: Passed Audition
IMPROV BOOT CAMP: SPACEWORK & THE WHERE
Jan 25 at 7:00-10:30pm on Saturday
INSTRUCTOR: Guy Stevenson



11 Classes + 1 Show - $525        PREREQUISITE: Passed Intermediate
This 12-session class builds upon the skills developed in Intermediate and culminates in a show on the Gary Austin Stage!
ADVANCED IMPROV
Jan 27 - Mar 2 at 10:00-1:30pm on Mondays and Wednesdays
Performance on Mar 6 at 7:30pm on the Groundlings School Stage!
ADVANCED IMPROV
Feb 10 - Mar 16 at 10:00-1:30pm on Mondays and Wednesdays
Performance on Mar 20 at 7:30pm on the Groundlings School Stage!
ADVANCED IMPROV
Feb 18 - Mar 24 at 7:00-10:30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays
Performance on Mar 27 at 7:30pm on the Groundlings School Stage!
ADVANCED IMPROV
Mar 1 - May 17 at 10:00-1:30pm on Sundays
Performance on May 19 at 7:30pm on the Groundlings School Stage!
Note: This class will not meet on Apr 12
ADVANCED IMPROV
Mar 8 - May 31 at 7:00-10:30pm on Sundays
Performance on Jun 2 at 7:30pm on the Groundlings School Stage!
Note: This class will not meet on Apr 12 and May 24
ADVANCED IMPROV
Mar 9 - Apr 13 at 7:00-10:30pm on Mondays and Wednesdays
Performance on Apr 17 at 7:30pm on the Groundlings School Stage!



6 Classes - $310        PREREQUISITE: None
This 6-session workshop teaches the fundamentals of improvisation for beginners. No audition required!
IMPROV WORKSHOP A
Jan 28 - Feb 13 at 7:00-10:00pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays
IMPROV WORKSHOP A
Jan 28 - Feb 13 at 7:00-10:00pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays
Note: This class will be held at Redondo Union High School Room 805
IMPROV WORKSHOP A
Jan 29 - Feb 17 at 7:00-10:00pm on Mondays and Wednesdays
IMPROV WORKSHOP A
Feb 1 - Mar 14 at 2:00-5:00pm on Saturdays
Note: This class will not meet on Feb 15
IMPROV WORKSHOP A
Feb 3 - Feb 19 at 10:00-1:00pm on Mondays and Wednesdays
IMPROV WORKSHOP A
Feb 5 - Mar 11 at 7:00-10:00pm on Wednesdays
IMPROV WORKSHOP A
Feb 11 - Feb 27 at 10:00-1:00pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays
IMPROV WORKSHOP A
Feb 16 - Mar 22 at 7:00-10:00pm on Sundays
IMPROV WORKSHOP A
Feb 23 - Mar 29 at 10:00-1:00pm on Sundays
IMPROV WORKSHOP A
Feb 24 - Mar 11 at 7:00-10:00pm on Mondays and Wednesdays
IMPROV WORKSHOP A
Mar 2 - Mar 18 at 10:00-1:00pm on Mondays and Wednesdays
IMPROV WORKSHOP A
Mar 10 - Mar 26 at 7:00-10:00pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays
IMPROV WORKSHOP A
Mar 18 - Apr 22 at 7:00-10:00pm on Wednesdays



1 Day Class - $40        PREREQUISITE: None
This one-day workshop introduces students to the fundamentals of improv in an open, welcoming environment.
INTRO TO IMPROV
Jan 30 at 10:00-1:00pm on Thursday
INTRO TO IMPROV
Feb 1 at 10:00-1:00pm on Saturday
INTRO TO IMPROV
Feb 4 at 7:00-10:00pm on Tuesday
INTRO TO IMPROV
Feb 12 at 10:00-1:00pm on Wednesday
INTRO TO IMPROV
Feb 16 at 10:00-1:00pm on Sunday
INTRO TO IMPROV
Feb 20 at 2:00-5:00pm on Thursday
INTRO TO IMPROV
Feb 24 at 7:00-10:00pm on Monday
INTRO TO IMPROV
Feb 27 at 10:00-1:00pm on Thursday
INTRO TO IMPROV
Mar 4 at 10:00-1:00pm on Wednesday
INTRO TO IMPROV
Mar 10 at 7:00-10:00pm on Tuesday



6 Classes - $310        PREREQUISITE: Passed Improv Workshop A
This 6-session class builds off the concepts explored in Workshop A with an emphasis on character work.
IMPROV WORKSHOP B
Feb 2 - Mar 8 at 10:00-1:00pm on Sundays
IMPROV WORKSHOP B
Feb 18 - Apr 5 at 7:00-10:00pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays



1 Day Class - $45        PREREQUISITE: None
TEEN DROP-IN (AGES 11-18)
Feb 8 at 10:00-1:00pm on Saturday



Prices & Classes Vary        PREREQUISITE: Varies
WRITING POV
Feb 18 at 10:00-1:30pm on Tuesday
INSTRUCTOR: Michael Churven
PREREQUISITE: Completed Core Track
WRITING SCENES WITH A THEME
Feb 20 at 10:00-1:30pm on Thursday
INSTRUCTOR: Michael Churven
PREREQUISITE: Completed Core Track



5 Classes + 1 Show - $375        PREREQUISITE: None        AGE GROUPS: Teen 11-13, Teen 14-18
5-session workshops teach improv basics through fun games and include a performance on the last day!
TEEN WORKSHOP (Ages 11 - 13)
Feb 22 - Mar 21 at 10:00-1:00pm on Saturdays
The performance will be on Mar 21 at 2:00pm on the Groundlings School Stage!
TEEN WORKSHOP (Ages 14 - 18)
Feb 22 - Mar 21 at 11:30-2:30pm on Saturdays
The performance will be on Mar 21 at 3:30pm on the Groundlings School Stage!



6 Classes - $300        PREREQUISITE: None
This 6-session class is open to anyone interested in writing comedy. Learn how to create and find material for sketches.
INTRO TO SKETCH WRITING A
Feb 28 - Apr 3 at 5:00-8:00pm on Fridays
INSTRUCTOR: Guy Stevenson
PREREQUISITE: None