Comedy Class At The Improv & Stand Up Live

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Class was never this much fun! Enroll Now And Begin Your Comedy Education On Stage At The World Famous Improv!
Our beginner’s course (101) teaches students the fundamentals of writing and performing stand-up comedy - the methods of generating original material using unique aspects of your life, understanding concepts in formulating structured jokes and learning proper stage performance techniques. No previous experience required. A great class for those looking to add a little humor into their life while getting a hands-on insider's view into the world of professional stand-up comedy.

Our advanced (201) class - Advanced writing
5 week course plus Graduation

This class is open to students of our previous classes as well as comics currently performing on a regular basis. As with our intro classes, the course will be five weeks with a Graduation Night on the Improv stage in the sixth week.

The focus of this course will be to help you build a solid professional set by enhancing your current material as well as using new premises developed in class. Space is limited and will fill up fast

Please reserve your spot quickly. Cost $250 REGISTER 7pm-10

Now Enrolling for 2014 Classes-Register Now, Space Is Limited!
Tempe Improv
Stand Up Live
Palm Beach Improv
For more information contact Matt Bellak at 561-404-4113 or matt@improvftl.com / Rene' Harte at 561-404-5918 • rharte@improvftl.com

Class Schedules

5 Week 101 Stand up Classes - $250.00

Palm Beach Improv Monday's from 7pm to 10pm - May 12th, 19th, 26th, June 2nd, 9th

Ft Lauderdale Improv Tuesday's from 7 to 10pm - May 13th, 20th, 27th, June 3rd, 10th

Tempe Improv - May 3rd, 4th, & 5th (Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday 10am-4pm, Monday 7-10pm) - Performance on Wednesday)

Stand Up Live in Phoenix - May 17th, 18th, & 19th (Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday 10am-4pm, Monday 7-10pm) - Performance on Wednesday)


5 Week 201 Stand Up Classes (required to take 101 class first) - $250.00

Ft Lauderdale Improv: Monday's from 7pm to 10pm - June 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th

Palm Beach Improv: Tuesdays from 7 to 10pm - May 27th, June 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th

15 hour intense Advance Writing & Business of Comedy taught by Dean Napolitano & Rene' Harte - $250.00

Saturday 10am- 4pm, Sun 10am-4pm, Mon 7to 10pm - Performance on Wednesday

Stand Up Live in Phoenix - May 10th, 11th, 12th


Emcee and Business of Comedy 6 hour workshop - $125.00

Stand Up Live: May 31st (Saturday 10am-4pm)

West Palm Beach Improv: June 28th (Saturday 10am-4pm)

Ft Lauderdale Improv: March 29th (Saturday 10am-4pm)

Stand Up Class Descriptions-Click for more info!
  • 101 Classes[+]
    Miami & Palm Beach Improv: Stand Up 101
    5 week course plus Graduation

    Ft Lauderdale Improv: Stand Up 101
    5 week course plus Graduation

    Our beginner’s course teaches students the fundamentals of writing and performing stand-up comedy - the methods of generating original material using unique aspects of your life, understanding concepts in formulating structured jokes and learning proper stage performance techniques. No previous experience required. A great class for those looking to add a little humor into their life while getting a hands-on insider's view into the world of professional stand-up comedy.
    • Generating material using life experiences
    • Brainstorming techniques and exercises
    • Understanding comedic personas
    • Overcoming stage fright & anxiety
    • Building a unique five minute stand-up routine
    • Learning basic joke structure concepts
    • Connecting with an audience using body language
    • Visualization & memorization techniques

    The 6th week you perform in front of a live crowd at IMPROV! Class size is limited

    101 stand up Teen Class: Saturdays 10 to 1: April 6th, 9th, 13th, 20th and 27th

    Graduation Class: TBA
  • 201 Classes[+]
    Palm Beach Improv: Stand Up 201
    Advanced writing and Business of Comedy - Taught by Dean Napolitano and Rene’ Harte
    5 week course plus Graduation

    This class is open to students of our previous classes as well as comics currently performing on a regular basis. As with our intro classes, the course will be five weeks with a Graduation Night on the Improv stage in the sixth week.
    The focus of this course will be to help you build a solid minute set by enhancing your current material as well as using new premises developed in class. In addition to set building, the course will touch on Emcee skills and the "secrets" to getting booked in addition Rene’ Harte will be teaching the business side of Comedy which

    Includes just about everything from A to Z on marketing yourself socially and mainstream, to getting booked in comedy clubs, electronic press paks do's and don’ts, festivals and comedy contests and the list goes on and on and on..... Space is limited and it will fill up fast.

    Please reserve your spot quickly. Cost $250 REGISTER
    7pm-10
  • Emcee Seminar[+]
    • Ft. Lauderdale Improv: Saturday 10am to 4pm • TBA
    • Stand Up Live Phoenix: May 4th, Saturday 10am to 4pm
    • West Palm Beach Improv: May 11th, Saturday 10am to 4pm
    EMCEE STAND UP COMEDY WORKSHOP!
    Whether you’re a comic looking to add emceeing to your repertoire, or an experienced emcee ready to take your skill set up a notch, you won’t want to miss The intensive Emcee workshop Space is limited, reserve your spot!
    2 hour Marketing and Business of Comedy workshop taught by Rene’ Harte includes:
    Includes just about everything from A to Z on marketing yourself socially and mainstream, to getting booked in comedy clubs, electronic press paks do's and don't's, festivals and comedy contests and the list goes on and on and on....
    4 hour Emcee Seminar Taught by Rene' Harte & Will Watkins
    • MC DOs and DON'Ts
    • Greeting an audience
    • What is considered appropriate material for hosting
    • Emcee etiquette
    • Reading an audience
    • Keeping it clean (as the MC)
    • Club announcements
    • Getting the names of other comics correct
    • Intros/Passing the mic
    • Watching the show
    • Closing the show
    • Getting feedback

    A show emcee or host is an integral part of the success or failure of a stand up show. An emcee is responsible for keeping the energy up in the room, connecting with the crowd and getting them excited about each comic that comes to the stage. Come learn how to perfect your skills as an emcee so you can continue to get booked in this one day workshop for stand up comics.