HUGE Theater has classes for students at all levels! Recommended by 365 Twin Cities MN – You can travel through all four levels here at HUGE, or, because our classes compliment other training programs in town, your experience at other training centers qualifies you for commensurate levels here. Your instructors are working professional improvisors. These classes are two hours a week, for ten weeks. Payment plans and scholarships available, express interest on the registration form. Please email email@example.com with questions.
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101 (Here's where to start)
HUGE Improv Basics (101)
This is where you start your journey. This workshop covers introductory improvisational comedy skills: trust, agreement, give and take, and basic scenes with fun guidance. No experience required, you’re perfectly prepared for this.
Sundays 10AM-12PM – April 12 – June 12
Wednesday MORNINGS 8AM-10AM – April 15 – June 17
Wednesdays 6PM-8PM – April 15 – June 17
Would you like to get the basics of improv all at once in one weekend? August 21-23? Register for our HUGE SUMMER SLAM BEGINNER INTENSIVE here!
201 (Characters) & 301 (Scenework)
HUGE Characters (201)
In this workshop we’ll learn to create characters using Voice, Attitude or Posture, and Animal, Prop or Obsession to build instant characters. We’ll also cover patterns, games, and basic edits as tools for scenework. Prerequisite: at least one improv class at any improv theater, or instructor permission.
Sundays 10AM-12PM – April 12 – June 14
Sundays 1PM-3PM – April 12 – June 14
Tuesdays 7PM-9PM – April 14- June 16
10 Weeks, $200
HUGE Scenework (301)
This course will cover group scenes, split scenes, other basic and non-basic edits to up your game. Will also include personal diagnostics. Prerequisite: at least two improv classes at any improv theater, or instructor permission.
Tuesdays 7PM-9PM – April 14 – June 16
Thursdays 7PM-9PM – April 16- June 18
10 Weeks, $200
401 and beyond
HUGE Forms (400 series)
We are re-envisioning the program after the 301 level. All students will be required to start with a three-week HUGE 401 Forms Essentials (if you’ve already taken HUGE 401, you’re covered). After that, we’ll go off into “Pods” that cover a specific improv form for three weeks. Each of the three-week sessions is $60.
Prerequisite for 401: at least three improv classes at any improv theater, or instructor permission (contact firstname.lastname@example.org)
Every Wednesday 5-7PM, $10 suggested donation, free for members.
An ongoing investigation of improvisational scenework with local instructors, open to all experience levels. No registration required, just drop in! One student writes: ” I am just so darn grateful for the chance to learn from these experienced improvisers. These classes are a gold mine for me. Here I get the chance to practice with improvisers of all levels…. So valuable.”
Feb 25th – Sean Dillon: Act Like You Mean It: Finding the Big Need in Small Scenes
March 4 – MJ Marsh & Jack Barrett: Say Pian-Yes, Not Piano A workshop on playing scenes with Piano Accompaniment (Not Singing)
March 11 – John Gebretatose: Yes And it or die trying
March 18 – Diana Korpi: Sense-ational improv: Incorporating ALL the senses into your scenes
March 25 – Alex Collyard: Improv for Stand up