Foundations 1: Introduction to Improvisation

Improv is a great way to explore your creativity, become more confident speaking in front of others, expand your skills as an actor, and learn to create as part of an ensemble. Empire strives to create a welcoming learning environment for everyone, where everyone is set up for success on their improv journey. This class will focus on improv fundamentals: agreement, listening, and being in the moment. Improv at its root is very simple: Listen and react. This class will get to the heart of that basic skill required for all improvisation. The Intro to Improv class will be great for those brand new to improv and will also work on skills useful to anyone with prior improv experience. This class is a great place to start for brand new improvisers and a great place for experienced improvisers to improve their scene work skills.

summer class

  • August 19, 2019 through October 14, 2019

  • No Class on Labor Day

  • Monday Nights 6:00pm to 8:30pm

Fall Class

  • October 29, 2019 through December 17, 2019

  • Tuesday Nights 6:30pm to 9:00pm

  • Early enrollment $175 (until October 22)

  • Regular enrollment $200

  • Enroll here.

Winter Class

  • January 29, 2020 through March 18, 2020

  • Wednesday nights 6:30pm to 9:00pm

  • Early Enrollment $175 (until January 22)

  • Regular Enrollment $200

  • Enroll here.




  • 8 Weeks of Class

  • 18 Student maximum

  • Must be 18 years old to enroll

  • Classes are nonrefundable