Burlesque?! Rock Music?! Ghosts?! No topic is off limits this Friday!

Our "World According To..." guest of honor, Jaye MacAskill will have plenty to talk about this Friday night at 8pm at Finest City Improv! Jaye has been a San Diego resident for 11 years, hailing from Canada by way of Brooklyn, New York. Her accomplishments include (but are not limited to!) being a historic preservationist, a real estate agent, a rock musician and a burlesque history expert!


Ready for the time of your life? Class starts July 26th!

Come join the fun! Our philosophy: It is not just about telling jokes. The humor comes from the characters within scenes and everyone working together as an ensemble! Our Level 1 class is designed to invite more creativity, spontaneity, and fun into your every day life.

The World According To… Haste Theatre!

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You can view videos of past shows, interviews, and other awesome Finest City moving pictures in our videos section.

People: Amy Lisewski

Amy is the Founder and Artistic Director of Finest City Improv. She is a graduate of the Second City Conservatory and IO West.


Taking risks starts by saying “yes!”

You and I have some things in common. For starters, we have dreams and goals and the drive to make them into our realities. But we don’t stop there. We not only want to live up to our high expectations, we want to accomplish them all with grace and courage and strength. And I want you to know, I believe it is possible. And learning improv can help you. When I set out to accomplish my life’s dreams, I had my plan and my course of action. But, spoiler alert, my plans changed. Read More...

Quote of the Week:

"Laughter burns substantial calories."

Our Story

Early one Saturday morning while driving from San Diego to Los Angeles for improv, it suddenly dawned on Amy… “Why am I making this long trip to another city to learn and perform improvisation? Shouldn’t San Diego have a place where people from all walks of life, all ages, and all levels of experience come together to laugh, learn and perform?”

Two Beer Queer is Our Visiting Artist in August!

We are super excited to welcome back Two Beer Queer (TBQ) from Los Angeles.  They were one of our very first visiting artists almost two years ago and we have…

We’re doing something magnificent this summer! Are you?

Finest City Improv has created an irreverent, socially charged romp through some of San Diego’s beloved landscapes.