COMEDY CLASSES FOR KIDS & TEENS

Because Today’s Class Clown Could Be Tomorrow’s Tina Fey …
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Philly Improv Theater's Kids & Teens comedy classes build confidence, teach collaboration, and grow creativity for students from kindergarten through high school. It's also a great place to develop comedic talent and make friends with the funniest kids in Philly. Our improv curriculum is designed to delight and challenge each student at a developmentally appropriate level, allowing them to feel comfortable and accomplished as they learn the art of improvisation.

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Grades K-1

Our youngest students in Grades K-1 acting classes learn improv basics and storytelling skills through age-appropriate, imaginative games and lessons.

TRY A CLASS BEFORE YOU SIGN-UP:

GRADES K-1 FREE OPEN HOUSE (3/14/20) 

GRADES K-1 CURRICULUM:

IMPROVISED PLAY – FALL 2019 (9/28-11/16)

IMPROVISED PLAY – WINTER 2020 (1/11-2/29)

IMPROVISED PLAY – SPRING 2020 (3/21-5/9)

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Grades 2-3

Students learn a combination of storytelling, acting, and improv comedy skills with a focus on improvised scenes.

TRY A CLASS BEFORE YOU SIGN-UP:

GRADES 2-3 FREE OPEN HOUSE (3/14/20)

GRADES 2-3 CURRICULUM:

BEGINNER IMPROV SKILLS – FALL 2019 (9/28-11/16)

BEGINNER IMPROV SKILLS -WINTER 2020 (1/11-2/29)

BEGINNER IMPROV SKILLS – SPRING 2020 (3/21-5/9)

IMPORTANT INFO:

PHIT STUDENT HANDBOOK

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Grades 4-5

Students will develop and extend their basic improv skills as they prepare for our middle school acting classes focus on short-form improv comedy.

TRY A CLASS BEFORE YOU SIGN-UP:

GRADES 4-5 FREE OPEN HOUSE (3/14/20)

GRADES 4-5 CURRICULUM:

INTERMEDIATE IMPROV SKILLS – FALL 2019 (9/28-11/16)

INTERMEDIATE IMPROV SKILLS -WINTER 2020 (1/11-2/29)

INTERMEDIATE IMPROV SKILLS – SPRING 2020 (3/21-5/9)

IMPORTANT INFO:

PHIT STUDENT HANDBOOK

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Grades 6-8

Middle school students enjoy our teen comedy classes covering short-form improv games. In addition, middle school students with prior experience in our improv classes can take our stand-up comedy elective class.

TRY A CLASS BEFORE YOU SIGN-UP:

GRADES 6-8 FREE IMPROV OPEN HOUSE (3/14/20)

GRADES 6-8 IMPROV CURRICULUM:

SHORT-FORM IMPROV – FALL 2019 (9/28-11/16)

SHORT-FORM IMPROV – WINTER 2020 (1/11-2/29)

SHORT-FORM IMPROV – SPRING 2020 (3/21-5/9)

GRADES 6-8 STAND-UP CURRICULUM:

STAND-UP COMEDY – FALL 2019 (9/28-11/16)

STAND-UP COMEDY – WINTER 2020(1/11-2/29)

STAND-UP COMEDY – SPRING 2020 (3/21-5/9)

IMPORTANT INFO:

PHIT STUDENT HANDBOOK

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Grades 9-12

High Schoolers in our comedy acting classes study long-form improvisation using a curriculum that follows the same material covered in our adult classes. Advanced high school students can also take our improv to sketch comedy writing elective class.

TRY A CLASS BEFORE YOU SIGN-UP:

GRADES 9-12 FREE IMPROV OPEN HOUSE (3/12/20) 

GRADES 9-12 IMPROV CURRICULUM:

LONG-FORM IMPROV – FALL 2019 (9/26-11/14)

LONG-FORM IMPROV – WINTER 2020 (1/9-2/27)

LONG-FORM IMPROV – SPRING 2019 (3/19-5/7)

GRADES 9-12 STAND-UP CURRICULUM:

STAND-UP COMEDY – FALL 2019 (9/24-11/12)

STAND-UP COMEDY – WINTER 2020 (1/7-2/25)

STAND-UP COMEDY – SPRING 2020 (3/17-5/5)

IMPORTANT INFO:

PHIT STUDENT HANDBOOK

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