Making it up as we go since 1989.

CLASSES

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Classes are for ages 16 or older. If you have someone younger who is interested, contact us.

BEGINNING I IMPROV

This six-week class is for beginners. Learn basic skills and concepts in a fun, hands-on workshop environment. Whether you want to perform improv, or are interested in sharpening skills for your personal or professional life, this is the class for you!

Next class: Thursdays, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

July 25 – August 29, 2024

Six-week course: $175.00

BEGINNING II IMPROV

This six-week class is those who have completed Beginning I. Continue to build your skills to use for personal or professional growth. This class culminates with you performing in a showcase for your friends and family at our cabaret at the famous Chanhassen Dinner Theatres.

Next class: Thursdays, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

September 5 – October 10, 2024

Six-week course: $175.00

INTERMEDIATE I IMPROV

This six-week class is for students that have completed Beginning I & II. Now you start getting a taste of performance level improv techniques.

Next class: Thursdays, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

October 17 – November 21, 2024

Six-week course: $175.00

INTERMEDIATE II IMPROV

This six-week class is for students that have completed Intermediate I.

Next class: Thursdays, 6:30pm-8:30pm

December 5, 2024 – January 23, 2025

Six-week course: $175.00

ADVANCED I IMPROV

This six-week class is for students that have completed Intermediate I & II. Learn the same improv that The Stevie Ray’s Comedy Troupe performs each week.

Next class: Mondays, 6:00pm – 8:00pm

July 15 – August 19, 2024

Six-week course: $175.00

ADVANCED II IMPROV

The last step before forming your own student performance troupe!

Next class: Mondays, 6:00pm – 8:00 pm

August 26 – October 7, 2024 (No class Labor Day)

Six-week course: $175.00

BEGINNING STAND-UP COMEDY

Don’t let that photo up there be the only mic you ever perform in front of! In this four-session course, you will learn the techniques of writing comedy material, plus the secrets that professional comedians use when performing for an audience. Complete the experience with an exciting recital so you can show off your new skills for family and friends.

Next class: Tuesdays, 6:00pm – 8:00pm

August 6 – August 27, 2024

Four-week course: $150.00

MUSICAL IMPROV

This six-week class is for improv performers in the community, or students that have completed all six levels of improv training. Learn the basics of vocal performance as well as musical improvisation.

Next class: Wednesdays, 6:00pm – 8:00pm

October 2 – November 6, 2024

Six-week course: $215.00

SKETCH COMEDY WRITING & PERFORMANCE

If you love Saturday Night Live or Monty Python’s Flying Circus, here is your chance to get your creative, crazy ideas on paper, and on the stage. This six-week course teaches the techniques of comedy sketch writing across the genres. The class culminates with your sketch(s) being performed for a live audience at a showcase at Stevie Ray’s Comedy Cabaret.

Next class: Tuesdays 6:00-8:00 p.m.
October 1 – November 5, 2024
Six-week course: $195.00

OWN IT WITH STEVIE RAY

A series of classes for the public taught by Stevie Ray himself. Each class will have a separate theme centered around owning your performance on stage and everyday life. Each individual class in this series can be taken independently, so feel free to join in at any stage.

Next class: To Be Announced
One class: $40.00

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