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Improv Classes

Group Dynamics – imp101 – $249    (16 Spots – Prerequisite: None)

Working and creating as an ensemble is the foundation for all long form improvisation. A perfect class for beginners and experienced improvisers to develop skills for group mind and honing skills on actively listening and responding and organically building characters.

Day of WeekDateTimeLocationTeacherStatus
TuesdaysJan 9th, 2018 – Feb 20th, 20187:00pm – 10:00pmETC NorthChris BlairSOLD OUT
SaturdaysJan 13th, 2018 – Feb 24th, 20183:30pm – 6:30pmETC SouthScott Meyer
MondaysJan 15th, 2018 – Feb 26th, 20187:00pm – 10:00pmETC SouthScott MeyerSOLD OUT
SundaysJan 21st, 2018 – Mar 4th, 20183:30pm – 6:30pmETC SouthScott Meyer
WednesdaysJan 24th, 2018 – Mar 7th, 20187:00pm – 10:00pmETC NorthNatasha VinikSOLD OUT
ThursdaysFeb 8th, 2018 – Mar 22nd, 20187:00pm – 10:00pmETC SouthKeara McCarthy
MondaysFeb 12th, 2018 – Mar 26th, 20187:00pm – 10:00pmETC NorthNicholas Nelson
TuesdaysFeb 27th, 2018 – Apr 10th, 20187:00pm – 10:00pmETC NorthChris Blair

Character – imp201 – $249    (16 Spots – Prerequisite: imp101)

In seven weeks, this class will explore many different ways to approach character with a focus on becoming more aware of your choices. Learn how taking care of yourself can not only free you up to play but can be the best thing you do for your scene partner.

Day of WeekDateTimeLocationTeacherStatus
TuesdaysJan 9th, 2018 – Feb 20th, 20187:00pm – 10:00pmETC SouthNicholas Nelson
WednesdaysJan 24th, 2018 – Mar 7th, 20187:00pm – 10:00pmETC NorthAndrew Feldman
ThursdaysFeb 8th, 2018 – Mar 22nd, 20187:00pm – 10:00pmETC NorthChris Blair
TuesdaysFeb 27th, 2018 – Apr 10th, 20187:00pm – 10:00pmETC NorthNicholas Nelson

Scene Work – imp301 – $249    (16 Spots – Prerequisite: imp201)

This course examines the core of all improv comedy shows - The Two Person Scene. In this scene work class, players will be challenged to become aware of scene dynamics, form relationships and make strong, simple choices to guide your characters.

Day of WeekDateTimeLocationTeacherStatus
MondaysFeb 12th, 2018 – Mar 26th, 20187:00pm – 10:00pmETC NorthJulie Katz
TuesdaysFeb 27th, 2018 – Apr 10th, 20187:00pm – 10:00pmETC SouthHector Huang

Advanced Scene Work – imp401 – $249    (16 Spots – Prerequisite: imp301)

This course continues in the exploration of scenework, discussing longer scenes, scenes with more than two people, and pushing further into the depths of commitment, listening, and heightening. Find and explore game in your scenes and gain confidence in improv.

Day of WeekDateTimeLocationTeacherStatus
WednesdaysJan 24th, 2018 – Mar 7th, 20187:00pm – 10:00pmETC SouthChris BlairSOLD OUT
MondaysFeb 12th, 2018 – Mar 26th, 20187:00pm – 10:00pmETC SouthAlice Wu

The Harold – imp501 – $279    (14 Spots – Prerequisite: imp401)

This course takes students through an understanding of one of improv's finest and best known forms: The Harold. Learn the basics of how to perform organic openings, and create scenes that repeat through multiple beats. Come to understand the basics, or to sharpen your skills.

Day of WeekDateTimeLocationTeacherStatus
TuesdaysJan 9th, 2018 – Feb 20th, 20187:00pm – 10:00pmETC NorthJennifer WildSOLD OUT
WednesdaysJan 24th, 2018 – Mar 7th, 20187:00pm – 10:00pmETC SouthJennifer WildSOLD OUT
TuesdaysFeb 27th, 2018 – Apr 10th, 20187:00pm – 10:00pmETC SouthJennifer Wild

Scene Focus – adv6 – $299    (12 Spots – Prerequisite: imp501)

Focus on scene work. Take time to drill scene work and all its elements. Scene starts and heightening. Finding and following character and relationship dynamics as scene progress. This class consists of scenes with notes and side coaching. Individual feedback will be the main purpose. We will work to improve your scenes, find your blocks, and make real progress.

We expect a lot of signups. If full, please email classes@endgamesimprov.com to be put on wait list.


Day of WeekDateTimeLocationTeacherStatus
TuesdaysJan 9th, 2018 – Feb 20th, 20187:00pm – 10:00pmETC SouthMax McCalSOLD OUT
ThursdaysFeb 8th, 2018 – Mar 22nd, 20187:00pm – 10:00pmETC SouthMax McCal

Yes, Queen: A Class for Women – ele1 – $249    (16 Spots – Prerequisite: imp201)

This 7-week class will focus on playing from your deeper self, reacting from your core, and following what you know to be true as a woman in the world. Students will be pushed to stand out in a group, make strong choices, and take charge of their own destiny in scenes. Big risk taking in class will give students skills to apply to their ongoing improv work.

This class is open to anyone who has completed Endgames Level 201 and identifies as female.


Day of WeekDateTimeLocationTeacherStatus
WednesdaysJan 24th, 2018 – Mar 7th, 20187:00pm – 10:00pmETC SouthJulie Katz
Other Performance Classes

Intro to Neofuturism and Non-Illusory Theatre – op1 – $249    (16 Spots – Prerequisite: None)

The San Francisco Neo-Futurists are known for making dynamic and varied short plays at a break-neck pace for their weekly show, The Infinite Wrench. In this class, students will use movement, storytelling, and task-based exercises to write, direct, and perform their very own work. We'll close the class with a showcase of student work in the Neo-Futurist aesthetic.

Day of WeekDateTimeLocationTeacherStatus
MondaysFeb 26th, 2018 – Apr 9th, 20187:00pm – 10:00pmETC SouthAmy Langer, Adam Smith, and Siyu Song
Sketch Classes

Sketch Writing – ske101 – $249    (14 Spots – Prerequisite: None)

The Endgames Improv Sketch Writing Workshop is the perfect place to get an introduction to sketch writing, and a great place for those who already know something about the form to practice their skills. This course will not only help you flesh out and punch up your sketch ideas, but also push you to learn different styles. In seven weeks, we'll cover political sketches, blackouts, commercial parody, and techniques for writing for shows such as Saturday Night Live. By the final class, you will have a solid beginning for a professional comedy writing portfolio.

Day of WeekDateTimeLocationTeacherStatus
ThursdaysFeb 8th, 2018 – Mar 22nd, 20187:00pm – 10:00pmETC NorthReva Grimball
All students (Writing, Improv, and Producing) receive free admission to all regular Endgames Improv shows (excludes $10 shows for special out-of-town groups).

Please read the Student Policy before purchasing your class. Your purchase indicates your agreement to the terms set forth in this document. There is a $25 or $50 fee for the process of any refunds.

Questions? email us at: classes@endgamesimprov.com


Maps:

ENDGAMES TRAINING CENTER NORTH – 2081 Mission Street, SF

ENDGAMES TRAINING CENTER SOUTH – 2989 Mission Street, SF

STAGEWERX – 446 Valencia Street, SF