In Sketch 101, you will learn to write, pitch and edit sketches in the style of shows like SNL, Key & Peele and Mr. Show.
You will learn to write effective sketch comedy both on your own and in collaboration with your classmates.
By the end of this class, you will have produced a selection of strong, polished sketches and characters that can be used for writing packets, auditions and/or future shows.
We love being able to introduce you to improv! Want to test the water before you decide to take the plunge?
Join us for a free Improv class, but please RSVP for this popular event.
Expect to play fun group games and exercises.
The environment we build is safe, supportive and fun! If you love Whose Line is it Anyway, and are curious about learning improv come join us.
What are you waiting for!? Join us for two hours of nonstop laughs, improv games, and new friends! Have you seen Whose Line is it Anyway, and thought, “I want to have as much fun as them!“This is the place you can do that!
No previous improv experience necessary. Everyone in Sacramento and Placer is welcome at IMPROV PLAYGROUND! It’s the perfect place to learn, grow, and discover the life-changing power of improv. Improv is all about listening and making your partner look good!
A highly respected comedy workshop created and presented by Eddie Brill - former Talent Coordinator for the "Late Show with David Letterman and current creative director of both the Great American Comedy and the Woodstock Comedy Festivals.
He has been running this one-of-a-kind workshop around the world since 1998. Eddie will instruct you in the key elements towards gaining the insight and understanding necessary in developing and retooling your show, from a live stage performance to a smart and hilarious television experience.
Each workshop participant receives individual coaching on the spot from Eddie.
Welcome to IMPROV TUNE-UP. Your mission.... listen, trust, develop your characters, and explore the scene. Are you ready to be the best improviser possible?
IMPROV TUNE-UP is your chance for practice, stage time, and feedback. It's a workout for your creativity. IMPROV TUNE-UP is about practice and not about perfection. Our experienced teachers have crafted the perfect 2 hour drop-in improv class, every week.
Have fun, meet new people and learn to improvise in this popular class at Blacktop Comedy. Blacktop Comedy offers a unique approach to improv that helps you focus on the moment, creativity, and laughter.
Learn how to let go of judgement and fear while supercharging your listening skills. Unleash the freedom of saying "Yes, And!" We know how to help you become a more confident presenter, performer, and artist.
Welcome to Foundation and Character! Our six-week course is designed to help you develop your core improv skills as a performer. Discover the Foundation of every improv scene, and how you use them to make every scene stronger, funnier, and more interesting. Improv 2301 also helps you effectively build, develop and sustain a character a scene.
In six weeks you will be fearlessly initiating scenes, and be a more confident improvise
Stand-Up 101 is your opportunity to learn how to be a comedian with Keith Lowell Jensen. He's an award-winning comedy writer, performer, and teacher who's been serious about comedy for over 20 years. Whether you want to be a stand-up comedian, a comedy writer, funny public speaker, or simply inject more humor into your life, Keith's class is what you need!
Keith easily breaks down the comedy writing and the performance process. He shares all the vital techniques, secrets and skills used by comedians to create great comedy material. You'll go from idea to writing and performing a five-minute set in just weeks! A fun and challenging class for those who want to succeed
Unlimited drop-in classes.*
Unlimited admission to Open Mics
Special access to interactive Community Page.
Invitation to member only events.
Unlimited admission to all shows
Unlimited admission to all Open Mics
We serve the fine particular individuals of Northern California areas like: Marysville, Yuba City, Sacramento, Roseville, Lincoln, Rocklin, Granite Bay, Natomas, Loomis, Woodland, Rancho Cordova, Elk Grove, Davis, Napa, Chico, Oroville, Redding, Grass Valley, Nevada City, Reno, Stockton, Modesto, San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose. Yes, people travel from San Francisco to hang out with us, don’t be jealous! From Roseville Pkwy to Park Avenue, people flock to Blacktop like little Blue-footed Booby’s for laughs!