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Good improv classes aren't a lecture. You learn by doing. In The Art of Slow Comedy, you'll get plenty of stage time and personal feedback from master improv teacher Jimmy Carrane, who has taught thousands of students over nearly 25 years.

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Level 1: (Fun)damentals

Explore a new way to work, where the pressure to “be funny” has been lifted, and instead, you get to focus on being YOU. Makes improvisation accessible to every level of performer, whether a new or seasoned improviser.

Next class starts Jan. 7

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Level 2: The Guts

In this second level of Jimmy Carrane’s improvisation approach, you’ll bring your unique life experiences and improvisation skills together to create powerful (and more successful) two-person scenes.

Next classes starts Feb. 25

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Level 3: Acceleration

In the final level of Jimmy Carrane’s approach, you’ll learn the nuances of long form improvisation -- energy, editing, and walk-ons. And the best part? The last class day will feature a performance for friends and family.

Next classes starts April 15

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Check out the Most Recent Improv Nerd Podcasts

Improv Nerd is a comedy podcast where Jimmy interviews icons in the world of improv, giving audiences a behind-the-scenes look at careers in comedy. Laugh along as Jimmy performs a totally unscripted scene with each of his guests, and then learn how they created the scene in a revealing interview and question-and-answer session.

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By far the thing I hear most from improv students when they first start working with me is: “I want to do characters. Teach me how to do characters. My last teacher said I need to do more characters.” I get it. I have struggled with this myself. There was even a time when I […]

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Farewell, Jason Chin

Improv is a family, and when a member dies, regardless of whether or not he had a direct impact on you, you are affected by it. This was the case when I heard that Jason Chin died last week at the age of 46. I was in the back of an airport shuttle getting thrown […]

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Beware of the buzz kill

Beware of the buzz kill. That person who is in your group or in your class who takes a perfectly good show or class and shits all over it. They do it with their words. They do it with their negativity. Have pity on them; they don’t know any better. I should know, I am […]

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