Classes

Learn The Art of Improv

The Calgary Improv School offers improv classes to take you from beginner to expert, engaging your creativity and fun, and performing on the completely made-up stage. Improve your work, relationships, and well-being with the best brain training on the planet, taught by the best improvisors in the city.

Thursday January 3, 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

Give the gift of improv to a loved one (or yourself) this holiday season!

You love watching, now get playing!  Get your feet wet with the basics of improv and turn fear into fun with this easy-going 4-class introduction to improvised theatre.

Dates: Thursdays January 3-24, 2019 | 7PM – 9PM
Showcase: January 27 | 8pm

Sign up today at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/intro-to-improv-part-i-testing-the-waters-january-3-24-2019-tickets-52557968298

Prerequisites: none

Instructor: TBA

This 4-class plus Student Showcase course is Part I of our two-part Intro to Improv. Want to sign up for Part I & II together? There’s a discount for that! Email jaime@kinkonauts.com to learn more!

**Info about Showcases:
Every Calgary Improv School course has a showcase opportunity on a Sunday evening after the final class. Participation is optional, so you do you! Each group will get around 20 minutes to demonstrate some of the things they learned in class. Invite your friends and family to check out your improv chops!

Saturday January 5, 1:00 PM-5:00 PM

Want to spend a weekend immersed in improv? This 2-day course will teach you how to develop effective scenes with fun, energetic, and challenging improv games. Sink or swim when improvising at break-neck speed, in the Obviously Improv style!

DATES: SATURDAY & SUNDAY JANUARY 5-6, 2019 | 1PM – 5PM
SHOWCASE: JANUARY 13 | 8PM

Sign up online at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/intermediate-improv-short-form-intensive-january-2019-tickets-39538529807

Instructor: Laura Tennisco

Prerequisites: Intro to Improv Parts I & II, or the recommendation of a Calgary Improv School instructor.

Every Calgary Improv School course has a showcase opportunity on a Sunday evening after the final class.  Participation is optional, so you do you!  Each group will get around 20 minutes to demonstrate some of the things they learned in class.  Invite your friends and family to check out your improv chops!

Instructor: Laura Tennisco
Saturday January 12, 1:00 PM-5:00 PM

Want to spend a weekend immersed in improv? Dive into the popular Harold format!  Learn the classic structure and techniques of this classic long-form style of improv which is the foundation of many of the shows you will see on the Kinkonauts stage.

DATES: SATURDAY & SUNDAY JANUARY 12-13, 2019 | 1PM – 5PM
SHOWCASE: JANUARY 13 | 8PM

Sign up online at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/intermediate-improv-long-form-intensive-january-2019-tickets-39538389387

Instructor: TBA

Prerequisites: Intro to Improv Parts I & II, or the recommendation of a Calgary Improv School instructor.

Every Calgary Improv School course has a showcase opportunity on a Sunday evening after the final class.  Participation is optional, so you do you!  Each group will get around 20 minutes to demonstrate some of the things they learned in class.  Invite your friends and family to check out your improv chops!

Saturday January 26, 3:00 PM-5:00 PM

Give the gift of improv to a loved one (or yourself) this holiday season!

You love watching, now get playing!  Get your feet wet with the basics of improv and turn fear into fun with this easy-going 4-class introduction to improvised theatre.

Dates: Thursdays January 26-February 16, 2019 | 3PM – 5PM
Showcase: Sunday February 24 | 8pm

Sign up today at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/intro-to-improv-part-i-testing-the-waters-january-26-february-16-2019-tickets-52844473242

Prerequisites: none

Instructor: TBA

This 4-class plus Student Showcase course is Part I of our two-part Intro to Improv. Want to sign up for Part I & II together? There’s a discount for that! Email jaime@kinkonauts.com to learn more!

Info about Showcases:
Every Calgary Improv School course has a showcase opportunity on a Sunday evening after the final class. Participation is optional, so you do you! Each group will get around 20 minutes to demonstrate some of the things they learned in class. Invite your friends and family to check out your improv chops!

Thursday January 31, 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

Continue building on what you learned in Intro to Improv: Part I, and wade into spontaneous agreement, character, and stage skills in this 4-part course. Then, show off what you’ve learned in a special class showcase!

DATES: THURSDAYS, JANUARY 31 – FEBRUARY 21 | 7-9PM
SHOWCASE: SUNDAY FEBRUARY 24 | 8PM

Register online at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/intro-to-improv-part-ii-thursdays-january-31-february-21-tickets-52878369627

PREREQUISITES: INTRO TO IMPROV PART I, OR RECOMMENDATION BY INSTRUCTOR

Instructor: TBA

This course is Part II of our two-part Intro to Improv. If you are a continuing student, you may qualify for a $25.00 discount! Email jaime@kinkonauts.com before registering for more info.

Every Calgary Improv School course has a showcase opportunity on a Sunday evening after the final class. Participation is optional, so you do you! Each group will get around 20 minutes to demonstrate some of the things they learned in class.  Invite your friends and family to check out your improv chops!

Wednesday February 20, 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

You love watching, now get playing!  Get your feet wet with the basics of improv and turn fear into fun with this easy-going 4-part introduction to improvised theatre.

Dates: Wednesdays February 20-March 13, 2019 | 3PM – 5PM
Showcase: Sunday March 24 | 8pm

Sign up today at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/intro-to-improv-part-i-testing-the-waters-february-20-march-13-2019-tickets-52878572233

Prerequisites: none

Instructor: TBA

This 4-class plus Student Showcase course is Part I of our two-part Intro to Improv. Want to sign up for Part I & II together? There’s a discount for that! Email jaime@kinkonauts.com to learn more!

Info about Showcases:
Every Calgary Improv School course has a showcase opportunity on a Sunday evening after the final class. Participation is optional, so you do you! Each group will get around 20 minutes to demonstrate some of the things they learned in class. Invite your friends and family to check out your improv chops!

Saturday February 23, 11:00 AM-1:00 PM

Continue building on what you learned in Intro to Improv: Part I, and wade into spontaneous agreement, character, and stage skills in this 4-part course. Then, show off what you’ve learned in a special class showcase!

DATES: SATURDAYS, FEBRUARY 23 – MARCH 16 | 11AM-1PM
SHOWCASE: SUNDAY MARCH 24 | 8PM

Register online at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/intro-to-improv-part-ii-wading-deeper-saturdays-february-23-march-16-tickets-52878759794

PREREQUISITES: INTRO TO IMPROV PART I, OR RECOMMENDATION BY INSTRUCTOR

Instructor: TBA

This course is Part II of our two-part Intro to Improv. If you are a continuing student, you may qualify for a $25.00 discount! Email jaime@kinkonauts.com before registering for more info.

Every Calgary Improv School course has a showcase opportunity on a Sunday evening after the final class. Participation is optional, so you do you! Each group will get around 20 minutes to demonstrate some of the things they learned in class.  Invite your friends and family to check out your improv chops!

Saturday Drop-in Dojo

Kinkonauts Saturday Dojo 1pmCalgary’s only year-round drop-in improv class!

Get your weekly improv fix at our adult drop-in improv Dojo on Saturdays* from 1pm to 3pm. One of the talented Kinkonauts will guide you through a fun workshop open to all levels of improvisers!

The workshop is only $5 for all students.

If you have any questions about Dojo, please email Michael at dojo@kinkonauts.com.

*We will occasionally cancel Dojo on a holiday or for a special event. You can always check ahead of time by emailing us or joining our Dojo Facebook group for updates.