Paul Stein from the Comedy Central Stage and The Solo Collective delivers his workshop on storytelling, monologuing and all intricacies of solo performance. For one day only, September 21st from 5-8pm at Finest City Improv.
Join us this Saturday, September 13 @ 8PM for the opening night of our brand new sketch comedy review, Thawed! Thawed takes a satirical look at relationships, fairy tale princesses, politics, and our every day lives.
This Friday, September 12 @ 8PM the cast of the World According To…! will be joined by Gene Padigos, owner of North Park’s Subterranean Coffee Boutique!
Our all musical improv team, Minor Suspension, returns this Saturday night with a full hour long performance! Minor Suspension is joined by comedian Cameron Dyson who will be performing as part of a show we call Stand Up Sex.
Want to learn how to create slower paced, character and relationship driven improv all in just one location? Then learn from the very best, Chris George! His improv philosophy is based on the idea that players should be able to craft characters and situations that can “last indefinitely” and this workshop will focus on how to work in the moment, focus with your partner and start from the ground up. A vital workshop for those who are interested in playing the monoscene, or are interested in learning more about the craft of creating grounded characters and playing in the moment. … Read More
Last week I worked with a group from a nonprofit organization and they had a blast learning how to strengthen relationships amongst their team and with their clients. After the workshop, one participant stopped to thank me and let me know how relieved she was that she didn’t have to “bark like a dog in front of people.” Like many people that have never done improv, she was very nervous leading up to the workshop.
The Longform Challenge is a like an improvised Iron Chef. Three team captains will each lead their teams to create a one-of-a-kind, unique form that pushes the boundaries of longform improv. It will be different, engaging, and experimental.
This Friday, September 5 @ 8PM the cast of the World According To…! will be joined by Public Relations guru Jennifer Borba Von Stauffenberg! Jennifer is the President of Olive PR Solutions, and is all things a PR guru should be – personable, assertive, insightful and accountable.
Your talented teen needs a theatre that promotes creativity, performance and fun! Finest City Improv is your family’s new home to help your student train like the pros. We promote a curriculum that teaches the ideas of long form improv, with emphasis on character building, team work, communication and self esteem. Our seven week course helps your student learn what it takes to create comedic scenes on the spot, all while making friends and laughing. This class is geared for students ages 13-17 who are dedicated, disciplined, and passionate about comedy and acting. The program is a challenging and fun … Read More