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ONLINE IMPROV DROP-IN

Friday
1/28
11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Come play with a variety of improv folks for two hours of fun and learning from the comfort of your living room/office/bathroom/yard!  We’ll play a variety of Zoom-friendly exercises and scenes. Instructed by Darren Held. Size is limited.

ALL LEVELS DROP-IN

Saturday
2/12
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
$20

Come play with a variety of improv folks for two hours of fun and learning. We’ll play a variety of exercises and scenes and maybe even some new experimental stuff! All levels welcome.

$20. Pre-registration and proof of vaccination required.

INTRO TO IMPROV FREE WORKSHOP

Sunday
2/27
11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Discover the laughs and joy improv comedy brings to the soul in a super-fun, 2 hour free workshop. Learn how to think on your feet, increase confidence, and build characters on stage. It’s a great way to test the waters. Open only to those that have never taken a Held2gether class before.

SHORT FORM PERFORMANCE CLASS

Saturdays
3/5 – 4/16
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
+ Friday 4/22 7-10 p.m.
$195

This killer class culminates in a show at the end. Learn a variety of games, play with multiple players, learn new scenework and character strategies. Then perform them for the public, family and friends! Directed by Richard Martinez.

Prerequisite: Level 2 Improv & Instructor Permission

LEVEL 2 SCENEWORK

Mondays
3/7 – 4/25
7 – 9:15 p.m.
$195

Level 2 builds on the foundation learned in the Intro course, and propels you into the heart of improv – the scene. Through a variety of games and formats, you’ll focus on relationships, developing characters, and building your performance skills as you develop the playful improviser within.

Prerequisite: Level 1 Foundations

LONG FORM VARIETY CLASS

Tuesdays
3/8 – 4/26
7 – 9:15 p.m.
$195

We’ll play a variety of formats from around the world – monoscenes, clap-ins,  genres, narratives and more. Learn how to work as an ensemble to create new worlds and ongoing storylines.

Prerequisite: Previous Long Form

SKETCH WRITING (ONLINE)

Wednesdays
3/9 – 3/30
7 – 9:30 p.m.
$150

Learn how to write a variety of sketches made for the stage and film. Discover writing a point of view for multiple characters, writing solo, monologues and collaborative writing. You’ll write multiple sketches and bring them back to share with your peers. Outside work required.

Prerequisite: None

GROUNDED IMPROV

Wednesdays
3/9 – 4/27
7 – 9:15 p.m.
$195

While often improv’s focus is toward comedic elements, ours will to create dynamics that bring out the truth of the scene, whether it’s comedic, dramatic, or somewhere in between.

Prerequisite: Level 2 Scenework

IMPROV LEVEL 1 FOUNDATIONS

Thursdays
3/10 – 4/28
7 – 9:15 p.m.
$195

In this introductory class, we’ll explore the foundations of successful improvisation: agreement, collaboration and commitment. These skills enhance listening and play, while creating a strong foundation for improv comedy scenes. Emphasis on a supportive environment for creativity and building confidence!

Prerequisite: None

IMPROV TO VOICE OVER (ONLINE)

Thursdays
4/6 – 4/27
7 – 9 p.m.
$200

This introductory course is geared towards anyone interested in learning the foundation of voice over technique. With an emphasis on story telling and strong acting, we’ll cover commercials, animation, script analysis, improvising for voice over, and getting comfortable behind the mic.  No experience necessary.

Prerequisite: None