Coaching Improv

Wed. Jan 12, 2022 6:30pm - 9:30pm EST
18 and Over
41 days away
$0.00 - $180.00
18 and Over
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41 days away
$0.00 - $180.00
18 and Over
Event Description

Wednesdays 6:30pm – 9:30pm


Behind every great improv team is a great coach, but learning how to take on this behind-the-scenes role can be mysterious and challenging. This six-week class will explore the theory and practice of effectively coaching an improv team to better performances, stronger group mind, and higher player satisfaction. We've assembled a team of some of the most experienced improv coaches in Pittsburgh to bring various perspectives and insights to the class. Each week is targeted to a specific aspect of improv coaching including giving targeted and actionable notes, running exciting warm-ups, effectively side-coaching, and creating empowering challenges for your players. Several weeks of class will include guest teams or performers for students to work with to get real-life experience coaching improv. 


Various instructors including Robin Hitchcock, Renee Rabenold, Tyler Ray Kendrick, Liz Labacz, and Greg Gillotti
6 weeks
January 12–February 16


Prerequisites: Approximately 1 year of improv experience or approval of submitted prerequisite exception form.


All participants in Arcade Academy must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and show proof of vaccination when they arrive for their first class.


Arcade Comedy Theater classes are open to students 18 yrs or older. 


Arcade is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all of our patrons, students, and performing artists. Our facilities at 943 Liberty Avenue are designed for wheelchair access both in our audience and on our stages. We also offer all-gender bathrooms and elevator access to all floors. If you have any accessibility requirements, please contact us at: academy@arcadecomedytheater.com


Any questions about classes, registration, internships, or prerequisites can be sent to the Arcade Academy (academy@arcadecomedytheater.com), or via phone at 412-339-0608.

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Arcade Comedy Theater 943 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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