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It Is To Laugh: Comedy Improv Workshop (Closed)

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Course Description:

Comedy improv is the art of transforming audience suggestions into theater games and scenes. The results are, at best, hilarious and, at worst, always interesting. In this experiential 4-week workshop, we will learn the craft through playing warm-up and skill-building games followed by the theater games themselves. Former improv artist and standup comic Carol Roberts creates a supportive and relaxed atmosphere that welcomes first-time and experienced improvisors alike. Improv is great for exercising our mind, improving our memory and honing our public speaking skills. But, most importantly, it gives us adults a rare chance to play!


Tuition: $45.00

Additional Fees: $0.00

Registration Closed


Fridays, Oct. 18, 25; Nov. 1, 8
*1:00 - 2:30pm* (4 sessions)


CSUMB at Ryan Ranch, 8 Upper Ragsdale Drive, Monterey


Carol Roberts, M.A. is a former member of comedy troupes Femprov in San Francisco and Between These Lines in New York. As a standup, she won the S.F. Cable Car Entertainer of the Year Award and has worked with Ellen DeGeneres, Paula Poundstone and Robin Williams. Carol has taught improv at Santa Cruz's Nextstage Theater and at the Carmel Foundation. She also uses improv as a venue to teach social skills to young people with autism and ADHD.