The Acting Center teaches the improv techniques developed by Tamara Wilcox-Smith, member of San Francisco’s legendary improv troupe, The Committee. Students who have studied this technique: Jerry Seinfeld, Jim Gaffigan, Claire Danes, Gaby Hoffman, Jason Dohring and more.

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There will be an improv show at the end of these classes where you can invite your friends to show off your new improv skills. You will be amazed at what you can do at the end of 8 weeks.

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Adult Improv


$560 for 16 classes*

Improv 101

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays 7pm-10pm
  • Additional class times TBD

Improv 201

  • Class days TBD

Advanced Improv

  • Class days TBD

Sketch Class

  • Class days TBD


*Parking in our lot available for adult classes–$20 for 8 classes.

Below is an example of an improvisational piece called ‘The Harold’.

Multiple improv techniques are used to share different viewpoints of one audience inspired theme.

Students studying at The Acting Center will learn these and other improvisational techniques.

(Performed by Interplay.)