Unexpected Productions Improv School
The Largest Improv School in the Northwest!
What's New?

 

                                    Our next quarter of Improv Classes start in January!

 

DuosLearn the basics of improvisation. Discover how to actively listen, to use your own life to create stories, and work on the fundamental principles of improvisation.

 

Emphasis will be placed on understanding and utilizing basic scene work skills, and most importantly, having fun. Lots of laughs and lots of stage time. Make new friends, and gain new skills. 

Thousands of students have passed through Unexpected Productions' improv classes. Their reasons varied, they were looking to:

 

 

  • Pursue the art of Improvisational theater
  • Improve their public presentation or teaming skills
  • Overcome shyness
  • To meet others
  • Or simply to have fun and laugh with a group of fun, easy-going people.

Unexpected Class word cloudProductions' teachers instruct the basics of improv, which are not only useful to improvisers, but to anybody wanting to work with others, as a member of a team, as an effective communicator, as a good listener, or simply as a friend!

 

With 30 years experience, Unexpected Productions' has had thousands of success stories, from groups of friends to stand-up-comedians, from successful improvisers to Hollywood Stars, and from local-business owners to Vice Presidents of Fortune 500 companies!

 

Our quarterly classes are one of the best values in town for acting/improv classes.  All quarterly classes are eight weeks long.

 

 

 

All classes are $225.00

All Class sizes are now 12 students max!

Many classes are now taught at our brand new Georgetown Studios!

Our new Georgetown Studios are located right behind the Georgetown Post Office. It is easily accessable via I-5 or Highway 99, or via bus lines 124, 106, 131, and 132. There is plenty of well lit, free parking as well, right near our front door! 

 

Beginning Improv Classes

 

Seattle 100 Level Sundays 

Georgetown Studios
650 South Orcas, Suite 101 Seattle, WA  98108  

8 Sundays starting January 11, 2015  4:00pm-6:30pm

Instructor: Michelle Hippe

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR DOWNTOWN 100 SUNDAYS

  

Seattle 100 Level Mondays

Georgetown Studios
650 South Orcas, Suite 101 Seattle, WA  98108  

8 Mondays starting January 12, 2015  7:00pm-9:30pm

Instructor: Belinda Fu

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR DOWNTOWN 100 MONDAYS

 

Seattle 100 Level Tuesdays (TPS)  SOLD OUT 

TPS, Seattle Center, 4th floor in the Armory/Center House

8 Tuesdays starting January 13, 2015  7:00pm-9:30pm

Instructor: Andy Schroeder 

 

 

Seattle 100 Level Wednesdays

Georgetown Studios
650 South Orcas, Suite 101 Seattle, WA  98108  

8 Wednesdays starting January 14, 2015  7:00pm-9:30pm
Instructor: Chad O'Bara

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR DOWNTOWN 100 WEDNESDAYS

 

Seattle 100 Level Thursdays

Georgetown Studios
650 South Orcas, Suite 101 Seattle, WA  98108  

8 Thursdays starting January 15, 2015  7:00pm-9:30pm
Instructor: Leona Partridge

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR DOWNTOWN 100 THURSDAYS

 

Eastside 100 Level Tuesdays

Old Redmond Schoolhouse in Redmond

8 Tuesdays starting January 13, 2015 7:00pm-9:30pm

 Instructor: Cheryl Platz

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR EASTSIDE 100 TUESDAYS

   

Continuing Improv Education Classes

 Seattle 200 Level Sundays or Tuesdays 

Georgetown Studios
650 South Orcas, Suite 101 Seattle, WA  98108

Classes start January 11, 2015 (Sundays) or January 13, 2015 (Tuesdays)  7:00pm-9:30pm 

Instructors: Sundays- Suzie Simpkins   Tuesdays-Brandon Felker 

 

Eastside 200 Level Tuesdays

Old Redmond Schoolhouse in Redmond

8 Tuesdays starting January 13, 2015 7:00pm-9:30pm

Instructor: Chazz Kaskes

 

 Seattle 300 Level Sundays or Tuesdays (TUESDAYS SOLD OUT)

Georgetown Studios
650 South Orcas, Suite 101 Seattle, WA  98108

Classes start January 11, 2015 (Sundays) or January 13, 2015 (Tuesdays)  7:00pm-9:30pm

Instructors:   Sundays-Laurel Ryan   Tuesdays-Paul Levy 

 

 

Eastside 300 Level Tuesdays (SOLD OUT)

Old Redmond Schoolhouse in Redmond

8 Tuesdays starting January 13, 2015 7:00pm-9:30pm 

Instructor: Greg Stackhouse

 

Seattle 400 Level Tuesdays (SOLD OUT)

Market Theater at Pike Place 

Classes start January 13, 2015   7:00pm-9:30pm

Instructor: RON HIPPE 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR CONTINUING IMPROV CLASSES

 

Advanced Improv Classes

 

Eastside Advanced Practice - Mondays

Old Redmond Schoolhouse in Redmond 

8 Mondays starting January 12, 2015  7:00pm-9:30pm  

(For students who have completed Improv 300 or above, or equivalent)

Instructor: Jay Hitt

 

Seattle Practice 500 - Sundays
Market Theater at Pike Place 

8 Sundays starting January 11, 2015 3:00pm-5:30pm

  Instructor: Randy Dixon

 

Advanced Improv Performance 
Market Theater at Pike Place 

8 Sundays starting January 11, 2015 6:00pm-8:30pm

(including a one hour public performance each Sunday from 7pm-8pm)

Instructor: Tony Beeman 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR OUR ADVANCED IMPROV CLASSES

 

 

 

Why Take Improv Classes?

Why should you take improv classes?

Thousands of students have passed through Unexpected Productions' improv classes. Some are looking to pursue the art of Improvisational Theatre. Some are looking to improve their public presentation or team skills. Some are looking to overcome shyness, to meet others, or simply to have fun and laugh with a group of fun, easy-going people.

Whatever the reason, Unexpected Productions' teachers work hard to teach the basics of improv, which are not only useful to improvisers, but to anybody wanting to work with others, as a member of a team, as an effective communicator, as a good listener, or simply as a friend!

With 25 years experience, Unexpected Productions' teachers have had thousands of success stories, from groups of friends to stand-up-comedians, from successful improvisers to Hollywood Stars, and from local-business owners to Vice Presidents of Fortune 500 companies!

Our quarterly classes are one of the best values in town for acting / improv classes.  All quarterly classes are eight weeks long. 

About The School

Since its beginnings in 1986, the Unexpected Productions Improv School has become the largest and most established school of improv in the Northwest.

UP's improv classes have spawned many improv groups and well known improvisers, including several who have gone on to entertain and teach all over the USA.  They've also formed a lot of great relationships, including some of which haven't ended in terrible tragedy!

If you have any questions about the improv school, please contact us at school@unexpectedproductions.org.