The Alchemy Comedy Theater is committed to teaching the art of improv comedy throughout the Greenville area. Whether you are interested in performing and joining our company, or simply working on communication and collaboration in the real world, these comedy classes are for you.
Unless otherwise noted, each class runs once a week, for six weeks from 6:30-9:00pm. Each class is a prerequisite for the next level, however there is no comedy or theater experience necessary to take Improv 101. Students get free admission to Alchemy Comedy shows while they are enrolled in a class.
All classes are taught at our training center (400 Birnie St), not the theater. Click on the course you would like to take to purchase online or you can call at (864) 256-1467 if you have any questions.
Improv 101: Introduction to Scene Play
REGISTER HERE for an all-day class running Saturday, July 10th
REGISTER HERE for a 6 week class starting Tuesday, August 3rd
Improv 101 is an introduction to improvising a scene. This class will focus on the fundamentals of agreement, support, relationship, character, environment, and boldness.
*This class will only be available to students who have received the Covid-19 vaccine.
Improv 201: Introduction to Scene Patterns
REGISTER HERE for a 6 week class starting Tuesday, September 21st
Improv 201 is an introduction to the patterns that make up a scene. This class will focus on the fundamentals of scene pattern recognition, creation, and heightening.
Improv 301: Introduction to Scene Games
REGISTER HERE for a 6 week class starting Wednesday, June 30th
Improv 301 is the introduction to the concepts and rules of improv games. This class will focus on building a unique and interesting scene within an established short-form game.
Improv 401: Introduction to Long Form, Harold
Our Summer Improv 401 class has just ended. Check back to see our Fall class schedule.
Improv 401 is the introduction to the concepts and rules of long form improvisation. This class will focus on the foundational and widely performed format, The Harold.