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 October 4, 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. Then, show off what you’ve learned in a special class showcase!

DATES: THURSDAYS, OCTOBER 4 – 25TH | 7-9PM
SHOWCASE: SUNDAY NOVEMBER 4TH | 8PM

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

This course is Part II of our two-part Intro to Improv. Planning to take more than one class this season? Register for two or more to receive a $25 rebate on each class. Questions? Email jaime@kinkonauts.com

Instructor: Carolyn Sweet
Saturday October 13, 3:00 PM-5:00 PM

This class is now sold out.

Please contact jaime@kinkonauts.com to be placed on a waiting list, or else browse our other Fall offerings. Intro: Part 1 will run again starting October 28!

You love watching, now get playing! Get your feet wet with the basics of improv and turn fear into fun with this easy-going introduction to improvised theatre. Then, show off what you’ve learned in a special class showcase!

DATES: SATURDAYS, OCTOBER 13 – NOVEMBER 3 | 3PM – 5PM
STUDENT SHOWCASE: NOV 4 | 8PM

PREREQUISITES: NONE

Planning to take more than one class this season? Register for two or more to receive a $25 rebate on each class. Questions? Email jaime@kinkonauts.com

Instructor: Owen Chan
Sunday October 28, 1:00 PM-3:00 PM

This one is for the ladies. Participants can expect personal improv coaching that will help you identify your strengths and habits as an improviser. The stumbling blocks that female improvisers are often faced with on stage and the strategies for overcoming them will also be explored. Then, show off what you’ve learned in a special class showcase!

DATES: SUNDAYS, OCTOBER 28 – NOVEMBER 18 | 1PM – 3PM
STUDENT SHOWCASE: AS PART OF THE “YES AND… WE BELIEVE YOU” FUNDRAISER SHOW | TBA

PREREQUISITES: NONE

Planning to take more than one class this season? Register for two or more to receive a $25 rebate on each class. Questions? Email jaime@kinkonauts.com

Instructor: Laura Tennisco
Sunday October 28, 3:00 PM-5:00 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 introduction to improvised theatre. Then, show off what you’ve learned in a special class showcase!

DATES: SUNDAYS, OCTOBER 28 – NOVEMBER 18 | 3PM – 5PM
STUDENT SHOWCASE: NOV 25 | 8PM

PREREQUISITES: NONE

Planning to take more than one class this season? Register for two or more to receive a $25 rebate on each class. Questions? Email jaime@kinkonauts.com

Instructor: Jennifer LeBlanc
Thursday November 1, 7:00 PM-9:00 PM

Learn how to move your improv from the shallow end to the deep end with rich, detailed characters and relationships onstage.

DATES: THURSDAYS, NOVEMBER 1 – 22 | 7PM – 9PM
SHOWCASE: NOV 25

PREREQUISITESINTRO TO IMPROV PARTS I & II, OR RECOMMENDATION BY INSTRUCTOR

Planning to take more than one class this season? Register for two or more to receive a $25 rebate on each class. Questions? Email jaime@kinkonauts.com

Instructor: Nicole Zylstra
Saturday November 17, 3:00 PM-5:00 PM

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

DATES: SATURDAYS, NOVEMBER 17 – DECEMBER 8TH | 3-5PM
SHOWCASE: SUNDAY DECEMBER 16TH | 8PM

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

This course is Part II of our two-part Intro to Improv. Planning to take more than one class this season? Register for two or more to receive a $25 rebate on each class. Questions? Email jaime@kinkonauts.com

Instructor: TBA

Instructor: Christine Harvey
Sunday November 25, 3:00 PM-5:00 PM

Telling effective and entertaining stories is what improvisers strive to do! Make your scenes go swimmingly by creating strong beginnings; introducing narrative shifts, conflicts, or tension; and satisfyingly wrapping up your stories.

DATES: SUNDAYS, NOVEMBER 25 – DECEMBER 16 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
SHOWCASE: DECEMBER 16 | 8PM

PREREQUISITESINTRO TO IMPROV PARTS I & II, OR RECOMMENDATION BY INSTRUCTOR

Planning to take more than one class this season? Register for two or more to receive a $25 rebate on each class. Questions? Email jaime@kinkonauts.com

Instructor: Logan Teske

Saturday Drop-in Dojo

Kinkonauts Saturday Dojo 1pmHave you found that you don’t have the time to take any full length workshops, but are still wanting to scratch the improv itch? Come to the 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, do not hesitate to 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.

There will be no Dojo on:

  • Saturday, September 29 due to our 26-Hour Improv Marathon
  • Saturday, October 20 due to a company workshop