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Indie Boot Camp 2/6 Sun 2/6 10a-12p 18 18

Indie Boot Camp

Are you a performer on an indie team looking to get some extra reps onstage? Join Union Comedy instructors from 10am-12pm on Sundays for INDIE BOOT CAMP. We’ll break into mixer teams, run some exercises and perform a couple “sets” for each other.

This class is open to all current members of Boston Indie improv teams. 

Tuition:

 $10

Course Location:

593 Somerville Ave

Somerville, MA 02143

Course Sessions:

Sun Feb 6 10:00am-12:00pm 

Instructor Bio:

Ben Scurria is a performer, teacher, and coach of Improv with over 20 years of experience. As a member of the Improvboston National Touring Company, Ben performs and teaches workshops all over the continental United States. He is excited to get back to doing things in the real world!

La improvisación para principiantes con Tory Ridge Dom 13 de Feb 6:30-8:30p 10 10

La improvisación para principiantes

¿Te interesa el teatro improvisado pero no sabes por dónde empezar? En este taller conocerás algunos de los principios básicos del trabajo de escena y ¡lo divertido que improv es!

Matrícula:

$15

Ubicación del curso:

593 Somerville Ave

Somerville, MA 02143

Sesión del curso:

Dom 13 de Feb 6:30-8:30pm

Bio instructora:

Tory Ridge is a Boston based language teacher,  improvisor, and sketch comedy writer and performer.  She has performed on teams at ImprovBoston since 2016, and at comedy festivals across the country with her group Friend Club, including San Francisco Sketchfest, Chicago Sketchfest, and New York comedy festival.

Crash Course: Sketch Characters w/ Kaitlin Buckley Sat 2/19 2-5pm, Sun 2/20 5pm Show 8 8

Crash Course

This small performance-oriented workshop puts you on a whirlwind one-day introduction to a specific type of show.

This week's show: Sketch Characters

Do you want to create a funny, unique, and believable character for your next sketch? In this small group workshop, you’ll hone your acting and writing skills to bring your character ideas from the page to the stage—followed by a performance in front of a live audience the next day. 

Tuition:

$35

Course Location:

593 Somerville Ave

Somerville, MA 02143

Course Sessions:

Sat Feb 19 2:00-5:00pm,

Sun Feb 20 5pm Show

Instructor Bio:

Kaitlin Buckley is a comedy writer and actress living in Somerville, Massachusetts. She is the head writer and a cast member of Old School Game Show, a live interactive trivia variety show featuring sketch comedy that has performed at venues including OBERON, Laugh Boston, and The Wilbur Theatre.

Making a Scene: Improv for Beginners w/ Ashley Voltz Sat 2/19 11:30a-1:30p 10 9

Making a Scene: Improv for Beginners

Are you interested in trying improv but not sure where to start? This 2-hour workshop introduces you to some of the basics of improv scenework and all of the fun that improv can be!

Tuition:

$15

Course Location:

593 Somerville Ave

Somerville, MA 02143

Course Session:

Sat Feb 19 11:30am-1:30pm

Instructor Bio:

Ashley has been doing improv since 2013. She has performed with ImprovBoston’s Mainstage, Harold Night, All Access, and sketch team Terrible People. She co-directed All Access with Corey O’Rourke and produced ImprovBoston Sketch show Battle Royale for several years. Ashley has performed around the world (she can say that if at least one of the shows was out of the country) with these teams, as well as her all female improv troupe Dangerfield.

Ashley thinks the best improv is, without exception, created when you are having the most fun. She hates writing about herself in third person, or at all, and has only ever wanted to make people laugh. 

Indie Boot Camp 2/20 Sun 2/20 10a-12p 18 18

Indie Boot Camp

Are you a performer on an indie team looking to get some extra reps onstage? Join Union Comedy instructors from 10am-12pm on Sundays for INDIE BOOT CAMP. We’ll break into mixer teams, run some exercises and perform a couple “sets” for each other.

This class is open to all current members of Boston Indie improv teams. 

Tuition:

 $10

Course Location:

593 Somerville Ave

Somerville, MA 02143

Course Sessions:

Sun Feb 20 10:00am-12:00pm 

Instructor Bio:

Ben Scurria is a performer, teacher, and coach of Improv with over 20 years of experience. As a member of the Improvboston National Touring Company, Ben performs and teaches workshops all over the continental United States. He is excited to get back to doing things in the real world!

Level 1: Foundation of the Scene w/ Pat Kearnan Sundays 6:30-9pm 2/20-4/17 14 5

Level 1: Foundation of the Scene

Union Comedy's entry-level course introduces students to the skills and techniques that are most essential to a successful longform improv scene. Students will learn the value of making decisive and active choices, embracing and utilizing the choices of their scene partners, and working together to create something fun, funny, and unique out of practically nothing. No prior experience necessary.

Tuition:

$215*

*This class comes with a "Not For Me" Money Back Guarantee - if you decide (for any reason) after Week 1 that you aren't interested in continuing with the course, you can get a full refund.

Course Location:

593 Somerville Ave

Somerville, MA 02143

Course Sessions:

Sun Feb 20 6:30-9:00pm 

Sun Feb 27 6:30-9:00pm 

Sun Mar 6 6:30-9:00pm 

Sun Mar 13 6:30-9:00pm 

Sun Mar 20 6:30-9:00pm 

Sun Mar 27 6:30-9:00pm 

Sun Apr 3 6:30-9:00pm 

Sun Apr 10 6:30-9:00pm 

Sun Apr 17 @ 7:00pm (Grad Show)

Instructor Bio:

Pat Kearnan has been performing and teaching improv since 2012, most prominently on the ImprovBoston team NEIGHBORS, the long-running western-themed Oregon Fail, and his musical narrative duo Sophie: The Musical. You can usually catch him performing at The Pickle on Saturdays at 9pm. He is one of the Founders of Union Comedy.