Class Descriptions

Whether you want skills to improve your career, aspire to perform onstage, or are looking for a fun activity, a Stevie Ray’s class is for you!

After completing all six levels, students will be invited to create a Student Improv Team. The team will be coached by a member of The Stevie Ray’s Comedy Troupe, and perform at showcases at Stevie Ray’s Comedy Cabaret.

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: Tuesday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

July 19 – August 23, 2022

Six-week course: $175.00

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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: Mondays, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

June 27 – August 8, 2022

Six-week course: $175.00

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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: Mondays, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

August 15 – September 26, 2022

Six-week course: $175.00

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

Next class:Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

June 22 – July 27, 2022

Six-week course: $175.00

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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: Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

August 3 – September 7, 2022

Six-week course: $175.00

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ADVANCED II IMPROV

The last step before forming your own student performance troupe!

Next class: Tuesdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

June 7 – July 12, 2022

Six-week course: $175.00

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BEGINNING STAND-UP COMEDY

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. Throughout the course, you will build an act and practice performance techniques. The class culminates with an exciting recital so you can show off your new skills for family and friends.

Next class: Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

July 14 – August 4, 2022

Four-week course: $150

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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: Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

August 11 – September 15, 2022

Four-week course: $195

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All classes are held at:
Stevie Ray’s Comedy Cabaret
Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
501 W. 78th St.
Chanhassen, MN 55317

Questions? Contact us at 952-500-9230 or stevie@stevierays.org