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

 

                                   Our Fall quarter of Improv Classes start in September!

 

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Try something new...take an improv class. Have fun, make new friends and tell YOUR story. Learn the basics of improvisation. Discover how to listen actively, to use your life to create stories, and work on the fundamental principles of improvisation.

 

We have campuses in downtown Seattle, Georgetown and on the eastside in Redmond. There are five levels of classes and additional specialty classes each quarter.

 

Discover the power of collaborative storytelling and connecting with your audience (on stage, at home, or at work). Step out of your shell, be funny and gain some incredible life skills. Add more spontaneity and playfulness to your life.  

 

Emphasis is 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. 

 

Your improv class will help you expand your skills including:

The art of improv

Improve public presentation or teaming skills

Overcome shyness

Public Speaking

Being Present

Creativity

Brainstorming

Active Listening

Building Ideas 

Affirming Ideas

Collaboration

Communication

Storytelling

Or, simply to meet others, have fun and laugh with a group of fun, easy-going people.

 

Unexpected Productions' 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!

 

All quarterly classes are $225 ($250 Final Registration after September 9th). All quarterly classes are eight weeks long, meeting 2.5 hours once a week.

 

Unexpected Productions doesn't just teach improv skills, but skills that can apply to everyday life: verbal/non-verbal communication, creativity, acceptance of ideas, responding quicker in the moment, flexibility to change, problem-solving, and appropriate risk taking.

 

Multinational corporations based in Seattle, like Amazon, Microsoft, Boeing, and Starbucks have integrated Unexpected Productions’ training into their daily operations. Local groups like the Space Needle, Virginia Mason, and Group Health have also integrated Unexpected Productions’ unique teachings. Now it's your turn.

 

Beginning Improv Classes

Georgetown Studios

650 South Orcas, Suite 101  Seattle WA 98108

 

8 Saturdays Starting September 17, 2016

1:00pm-3:30pm

8 Sundays Starting September 18, 2016

4:00-6:30 PM

8 Mondays Starting September 19, 2016

7:00pm-9:30pm

8 Tuesdays Starting Septemnber 20, 2016

7:00pm-9:30pm

8 Wednesdays Starting September 21, 2016

7:00pm-9:30pm

8 Thursdays Starting September 22, 2016

7:00pm-9:30pm

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

IMPROV 100 EASTSIDE- Intro to Improv - Build Confidence

Old Redmond Schoolhouse in Redmond

8 Tuesdays starting September 20,  7:00pm-9:30pm

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 

 

Continuing Improv Education Classes

Classes start during the week of September 18, 2016

 

IMPROV 200 Storytelling, The Power of Collaboration

Sundays 4-6:30, Georgetown Campus

Mondays 7-9:30 Georgetown Campus

Tuesdays 7-9:30 Old Redmond Schoolhouse

Wednesdays 7-9:30 Georgetown Campus

 

IMPROV 300 Scene Building - Listen/Be Heard

Sundays 7-9:30, Georgetown Campus

Tuesdays 7-9:30 Georgetown Campus

Tuesdays 7-9:30 Old Redmond Schoolhouse

 

IMPROV 400 Narrative Exploration - Embracing Risk

Sundays 7-9:30, Georgetown Campus

Tuesdays 7-9:30 Old Redmond Schoolhouse

 

Improv 500 The "Art" of Improv - A Deeper Understanding

Tuesdays 7-9:30 Market Theater, Downtown Seattle

 

IMPROV 600 Advance Performance - Conquer Your Fear

Sundays 6-9:30 Market Theater, Downtown Seattle

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 

 

 

 

 

 

Yes, And... Intensive: Is There Room for the Word No?
"Yes, And..." is a fundamental tenant of improvisation, but what does it really mean? This workshop will be an intensive exploration this critical improv concept.  As improvisers, do we have to become everything that we are told to become? Do we have to do what others tell us to do? During this class, we explore how we can say yes in creative ways, and how and when to say no in improv. You will gain a stronger understanding of what it means to play and say "Yes, And...".

Skills offered in class: Cooperation and connection, as well as an understanding of improv fundamentals. 

Date: 9/10/16
Time: 12pm-3pm 
Location: Unexpected Productions' Market Theater
Maximum Students: 25
Cost: $50
Prerequisite: Improv 100

 

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. 

 

For questions, please email school@unexpectedproductions.org, or call us at 206-762-2239.

About The School

Come play with us. Try something new...take an improv class. Have fun, make new friends and tell YOUR story. Learn 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.

Discover the power of collaborative storytelling and connecting with your audience (on stage, at home, or at work). Step out of your shell, be funny and gain some incredible life skills.

Add more spontaneity and playfulness to your life.  

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. 

This 8-week class will help you expand your skills including:

The art of improv

Improve public presentation or teaming skills

Overcome shyness

Public Speaking

Being Present

Creativity

Brainstorming

Active Listening

Building Ideas 

Affirming Ideas

Collaboration

Communication

Storytelling

Or, simply to meet others, have fun and laugh with a group of fun, easy-going peop

Unexpected  Productions' 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!

All quarterly classes are $225. All quarterly classes are eight weeks long.

 

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