You can start today! Take a Sample Class with award-winning teacher Bill Chott. You'll have fun learning listening skills, teamwork, and you will improve your communication in a welcoming and safe environment. Find out about improv and our supportive Improv community.
You can sample week one of our class in Sherman Oaks at 13500 Ventura Blvd. at the Whitefire Theater 10am Sunday Nov. 18. (After the first week, the class will meet at 11am.)
You can sample week one of a class in Pasadena at 696 E. Colorado Blvd. at the Tutu School 7pm Tues Jan. 8.
Take a sample, because you'll have fun, you'll meet some new people and you might join a community of people who know that acceptance and agreement is the path to better connections in life, at work and in fun games.
Fridays in October 10:30pm-Midnight! Live on Fire! Watch live as LA's top improvisers perform comedy songs, sketches and games based on suggestions from you and a worldwide audience. Special guests will include stars of TV and film with a core cast of quick witted actors and comics who will amaze you by spinning suggestions from around the globe into truly inspired comedy that's "On Fire!"live at the Whitefire Theatre.
Hosted by Bill Chott (The Ringer/Wizards of Waverly Place) Second City alum and founder of The Improv Trick.
Can't make it out? Watch it on a livestream. Subscribe HERE!
The Improv Trick's Bill Chott was featured on the latest podcast of Improv Nerd with Jimmy Carrane, the nation's top improv podcast. Hear their discussion about how important space work and object work can make in a scene. And Bill's teaching a four week workshop in exactly that starting October 7th called Creating a World, open to all improvisers with some experience.
Learn the secret to great physical comedy, silent work and superior long form. It's the one thing that people can point to that a good improviser always does well. It's visible, virtually tangible and it engages the audiences imagination. You can learn how in just four weeks.
Click HERE to take this class and work on this valuable skill. More info about class available at that link. Click on the logo above to listen in on the podcast.
Improv Trick returns for classes in Pasadena starting May 21st. Classes for beginners and ALL levels of experience. Take a sample class in Pasadena May 23 from 7-9pm! Click HERE for more info! Lifetime class begins the following week, and students will also have a chance to sample week one of that class. Previous Lifetime Students, save your seats NOW, click HERE to sign up for a sample or all four weeks of the Lifetime Class.
HOLLYWOOD, CA – Bill Chott appears on March 7th in Episode 17 of This is Us On NBC. He plays a mailman who befriended William before his death, and shares the screen with Sterling K. Brown, a fellow St. Louisan. This adds another dramatic role To Bill’s credits, having also appeared on CSI, ER, Marshall’s Miracle and The Rum Diary. Chott is also known for his comedic work in the Farrelly Bros. Film The Ringer and five seasons on Disney’s Wizards of Waverly Place. Click HERE to read more.
Almost everything that Fred Rogers talked about in his Emmy-Winning show Mister Rogers' Neighborhood applies to creating good improv that makes you feel good. Improv should never make someone feel bad, because improv is about human nature. Human nature is not about being bad. It's about being a caring part of a community.
Greed and hate had no place in his neighborhood, and there is no place for it in Improv, either. Read this article on BuzzFeed to be reminded of some life lessons that he taught us. (Read More)
We're starting a new round of classes Sunday April 17th. Would you like to audit and participate for free on week one of class? Click HERE to see our Monthly Newsletter with links to register and a bit more info about our classes and Student Showcases. You'll also get some fun comedy tidbits and memories with Bill Murray and Garry Shandling. If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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