Start your improv or sketch comedy journey! A new term of beginner workshops starts next week. No experience required.

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New Classes Starting Soon!

Run from our brand new training centre in the Melbourne CBD, our Chicago-style improv and sketch comedy workshops program is the largest of its kind in the southern hemisphere. Over 1000 of Melbourne's most talented and creative people have enjoyed taking courses with us since our launch in 2012, and we routinely have over 100 active students at any given time. Now it's your turn!

Each class includes free admission to as many shows as you can watch at the Improv Conspiracy Theatre (pending ticket availability) plus an end-of-term performance for your friends and family to see what you've been up to.

2017 Term schedule

  • Term 1: January 9 - March 5
  • Term 2: March 6 - April 30
  • Term 3: May 1 - June 25
  • Term 4: June 26 - August 20
  • Term 5: August 21 - October 15
  • Term 6: October 16 - December 10
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    Sketch Level 1 - Introduction to Sketch Writing

    Our introductory sketch comedy writing course is designed to give anyone the tools and theory to start writing sketches for the stage and screen in the American style made famous by The Second City and Upright Citizens Brigade Theatres.

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    8 Weeks
    Wednesday, May 3
    7-10pm
    TBA
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    Sketch Level 2 - Creating a Sketch Show

    Let's get those sketches up on stage! In this class you'll work with your fellow students, the instructor and a director to create an completely original sketch comedy show at the Improv Conspiracy Theatre.

    Name & Start Date Instructor Status
    8 Weeks
    Sunday, May 7
    2-5pm
    TBA
    6 spaces left
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