Improv Classes

CSz improv and applied improv classes are a fun, supportive way to learn improvisational thinking and gain self-confidence. Don’t be fooled into thinking improv is just for performers - many of our students use improv to develop business soft-skills, and communicate better - and they meet other cool people! There’s almost always a CSz improv class running, so check out our class calendar and sign up today! Unless otherwise specified, our improv classes are for ages 18+.

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Improv 101 classes are forming now! See you there!

Our Class Curriculum

Improv 101 - Classes start August 7th

We focus on the basics of improvisation: team-building, trust, speed, status, active listening, and agreement. You will learn to be fearless and have fun on stage! This workshop emphasizes basic verbal and physical communication skills by exploring spontaneity, active listening, risk-taking, story-telling, character development, and other fun stuff in a safe, non-judgmental environment. Laughter and positive vibes guaranteed. No prerequisite except willingness for silliness. You learn the fundamentals for creating effective improv scene work. Giggles, chuckles, and guffaws included in course fee. It will be one of the funniest and most fun, life strengthening things you will ever do for yourself. Improv 101 consists of six 2 hour sessions, followed by a showcase jam session on the 7th week.

No prerequisites or previous experience required.

Important Health and Safety Information

A mask fully covering the nose and chin will be required for every class participant, and waivers must be signed the first day of class. $100 non refundable deposit required. Educator is vaccinated. Class maximum capacity is 10 students. 2 hours per class for 7 weeks.

Registration fee: $225 ($100 deposit required to hold spot.)

Improv 201 - No Classes Right Now

We build on the basic skills of Improv 101 to further creativity, fun, and technical skills. This workshop focuses on space-object work, creating characters, narrative storytelling, gibberish, initiating (starting scenes), heightening (coming into a scene), and thinking faster. Learn to apply your play in ways to build spontaneous stories and fantastic scenes. For the non-actor, this class provides you with great skills for public speaking, teaching, and impressive leadership. Once you know the art of improv, you’ll never worry about forgetting the lines to a speech because you will have the tools to make it work. Each workshop is six 2.5 hour sessions.

Prerequisite: Completed 101 or equivalent.

Registration fee: $225 (Or reserve your spot for $100 and pay the balance at your first class.)

Improv 301 - No Classes Right Now

Improv 301 is a narrative based class that gives you the tools to tell a complete improvised story. You will learn how to build monologues, how to follow narrative outlines, how to expand upon worlds created, and how to captivate an audience. We utilize Long and short form improvisation, as well as creative writing approaches to storytelling. Each workshop is six 2.5 hour sessions.

Prerequisite: Completed 201 or equivalent.

Registration fee: $225 (Or reserve your spot for $100 and pay the balance at your first class.)

Coming Soon: ComedySportz High School League!

The ComedySportz High School League® is the largest, most successful teen improv theatre program in the United States, and we’re excited to bring the High School League to San Antonio next year!

Contact us for more information about the ComedySportz High School League, or any of our other classes

Call us at (210) 338-0279 or email us at
Studio 185 | 11950 Starcrest Dr #210, San Antonio, TX 78247