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.

FREE Women & Non-Binary Drop-In Class

Tuesdays May 7 to June 28, 7pm-8:30pm

A safe space to explore who we are as improvisers! This all-levels class will address stumbling blocks that women and gender minorities face in improv. Join us on Tuesdays this May and June to Kick Off Your Heels and have some fun!

If you have any questions, contact Andy at andy@kinkonauts.com.

Saturday June 22, 10:00 AM-3:00 PM

No music experience required! Find how to let the music lead you to discover lyrics to songs not yet written. Based on the improvised musical format you will practice group numbers, duets, trios, and even solos. Led by producer and performers Nicole Zylstra and James Jordan (Improv! the Musical), this intro to musical improv bootcamp will have you practicing:

-Rhythm and target rhyming games to boost your confidence
-Vocal warm-ups and singing tips, intro to harmony
-Basic group movement principles to make any song look like you choreographed it!
-Components of a song and song styles; opening numbers, duets, trios, and solos
-Basic narrative format

DATES: SATURDAY & SUNDAY JUNE 22 & 23 | 10AM – 3PM
SHOWCASE: JUNE 23 | 8PM
$200

Register online at: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/with-a-song-in-your-heart-the-art-of-the-improvised-musical-tickets-62798778838

8 hours of instruction plus showcase

Prerequisites: None (basic understanding of improv is an asset)

If you are a continuing student from this season, you qualify for a $25.00 discount! Email niall@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 Improv Class

Calgary’s only year-round drop-in improv class!

Get your weekly improv fix at our adult drop-in improv workshop 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, please email Michael at michael@kinkonauts.com.

Cancellations*:

  • There are no upcoming cancellations at this time
  • We will occasionally cancel class on a holiday or for a special event. You can always check ahead of time by emailing us or joining our Facebook group for updates.