Shawn Roop

What are your other hobbies? I love movies, eating great food, and exploring ancient wisdom. I play a sport with a funny name, Pickleball, which is a cross of badminton, ping pong and tennis. If you weren’t doing improv, where would you be? Teaching Tantra in exotic locations around the … Read More

The World According To…Shawn Roop!

Each week our House Team The World According To…! On Friday, February 13 we invite Shawn Roop, Master Tantric Counsler and Founder of Tantra Quest! What a way to kick off your Valentine’s Day weekend!

Teaching Improv for disaster management at Red Cross

One of our esteemed teachers and community leaders Shawn Roop recently brought together volunteers at the San Diego Red Cross for an afternoon of learning and laughing. “Talking with the team, they shared with me how serious their jobs are due to the nature of their business and that they … Read More

New Schedule + New shows + New Players = More fun!

About once a year we freshen up our schedule, add new shows to our line-up, and welcome some new (and old) faces to our teams.  Check out what’s new …and who’s new… starting this July! THURSDAYS Thursdays are still the best indie team night in San Diego, hosted by our very own … Read More


Hey kids! Let’s go back in time! The Class of ’88 wants YOU to be a part of REWIND, the totally improvised 80’s teen movie! Remember when teenagers had moustaches and big big hair? When VHS, shoulder pads and Cabbage Patch Kids were all the rage? (Just look it up on … Read More

Zen of Improv Intensive with Pam Victor this September

Take the improv rules you’ve carefully learned. And throw ‘em out the window. What you need lies right in front of you. In this delicious two-day intensive, you’ll immerse yourself in a uniquely natural and self-affirming approach to discovery-based, longform improvisation. You’ll focus on being more aware of the scene … Read More

A Single Lady

Where are all of San Diego’s single ladies? Put your hands up! The first Saturday of each month at FCI, we recruit a different, real-life San Diego single lady to share her dating experience with a crowd of strangers and embrace the role of being the only non-improviser on stage. … Read More

Do you say yes to yourself? Try Improv for Personal Growth!

Improv Class for Self Improvement

Personal empowerment coach and improviser Shawn Roop welcomes you to join him for a new 7-week course, “Say YES! to Yourself.”  This is improvisation class completely OFF the stage and all about you and your goals! This class is designed with those that are curious about the healing and transformative … Read More

3 Ways to Focus on the Process and Enjoy the Results

Many of us are conditioned to view the world as a series of results. What grade did I achieve on an exam? Did I land the big client? Do I own a home, car, or fancy new smart phone? The ends sometimes feel like they outweigh the means. Improvisation presents a window … Read More


Mutiny performs The Harold, the improv form created by Del Close and Charna Halpern at Improv Olympic in Chicago (now IO) and performed by The Committee in the late 1960’s.  Sparked by a single suggestion from the audience, the troupe explores a theme using a mixture of group games, two-person scenes, … Read More