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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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Recent Blog Posts

Are you always late to your improv shows?

In the world of improv, we all, including myself, struggle with showing up on time. Improvisers are not known for their punctuality or their professionalism. I can’t tell you how many times students have run into class late, or how many times I’ve barely made it to a theater before I was supposed to go […]

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What should I do next?

Does this sound familiar? You have just finished a class or an improv show, and before you can even enjoy what you’ve done, a panicked thought sets in: “What I am going to next?” I see this a lot, especially with students who finish taking my Advanced Art of Slow Comedy improv class. After studying with me for three […]

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Should I quit improv?

If you’re an improviser, you have probably thought about quitting hundreds of times. And that questioning probably won’t stop any time soon. As fun as improv is, it can be pretty shitty at times. You are dealing with egos, jealousy and lots of disappointment. You are reliving high school. And some of us would rather […]

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