Current Classes

COMEDY WRITING THROUGH IMPROVISATION

Learn to write comedy with fun and energizing improv games, as taught by Emmy-award winning comedy writer, Joe Guppy. Students will learn basic improv skills, the rewriting tool of story structure, and how to create a comedy premise. We will study scenes from Saturday Night Live, Key & Peele, and Almost Live. Perfect for aspiring or experienced improvisers, actors, comedy writers, screenwriters, playwrights.

Comedy Writing through Improvisation at Unexpected Productions begins July 15 for six weeks. Watch unexpectedproductions.org for sign-up details.  

IMPROV 100

I teach a Beginning Improv course Thursday evenings for Unexpected Productions at Version 3their Georgetown studio. Next class starts  July 13, 2017.  Registration info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/improv-100-thursday-intro-to-improv-build-confidence-registration-34424677136       

WRITING 1000 at Seattle Pacific University

I’m teaching a beginning class on academic writing at SPU in the Fall. The topic: Analyzing humor and its role in society and popular culture.

IMPROV PLAYGROUND AT THE MARKET THEATRE

I occasionally lead Unexpected Productions drop-in improv workshop, called Playground, on Monday evenings at the Market Theatre. For details, check: UP IMPROV SCHOOL