In-Person Improv Level One

In-Person Improv Level One with Rick Andrews

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Check below to see the full schedule for each session, see if your class skips a week for a holiday, and check out the date and time of your class show(s).
Class Description

From day one you will jump into a series of fun warm ups and games designed to ease you into improv. Before you know it you will be playing scenes and learning how to heighten and explore your ideas. As the class progresses you will learn how to do 2 person scenes, group scenes, group games and how to deliver simple monologues. The class is all about fun and support. Whether you are a beginner who has never improvised or someone who has improv experience, you will learn strong fundamentals that will build your confidence, improve speaking skills and foster spontaneity
All students will be asked to show proof of vaccination prior to the first session in order to participate in this class

Instructor: Rick Andrews

Rick Andrews is a teacher and performer at The Magnet Theater, and has been studying, performing, and teaching improvisation since 1999. He began improvising with Improv Boston, and continued with a stint in Saint Louis, MO. He has been fortunate to learn from many improv greats, including Armando Diaz, Ed Herbstman, Joe Bill, Mark Sutton, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts, Will Luera, Jill Bernard, and more.

Rick has taught workshops at improv festivals across the country, including the Boston Improv Festival, Baltimore Improv Festival, Black Box Atlanta, and many more. He co-produces Duofest, an annual festival of improv duos in Philly, PA. He has taught improvisation to people as old as 75 and as young as 6, and has done workshops for production companies and zoos alike.

He enjoys running, putting words on pages, thinking about the brain, and he loves improv more than anything.

Full Session Schedule


Session Schedule*

  • Sep 12, 2021, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    at Magnet Theater
    (254 W. 29th Street btwn 7th/8th)
  • Sep 19, 2021, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    at Magnet Theater
    (254 W. 29th Street btwn 7th/8th)
  • Sep 26, 2021, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    at Magnet Theater
    (254 W. 29th Street btwn 7th/8th)
  • Oct 3, 2021, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    at Magnet Theater
    (254 W. 29th Street btwn 7th/8th)
  • Oct 10, 2021, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    at Magnet Theater
    (254 W. 29th Street btwn 7th/8th)
  • Oct 17, 2021, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    at Magnet Theater
    (254 W. 29th Street btwn 7th/8th)
  • Oct 24, 2021, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    at Magnet Theater
    (254 W. 29th Street btwn 7th/8th)
  • Oct 31, 2021, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    at Magnet Theater
    (254 W. 29th Street btwn 7th/8th)

Show Schedule*

  • #1 - Nov 7, 2021, 6:00 PM
    at Magnet Theater (254 W. 29th Street btwn 7th/8th)
  • *scheduling subject to change