Improv Comedy, Stand Up, Musical Improv, Sketch, & More!
Online Classes & In-Person Classes Available!
Denver comedy classes from the pros! Presenting the RISE Comedy Training Center! Our instructors have performed and taught all across the country and the world at world-famous improv theaters like iO West, iO Chicago, Second City, Groundlings, Annoyance, UCB, and more. Our Denver comedy classes are perfect for all skill levels, whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been performing for a while, and people from all walks of life are welcome, not just performers!
Our Denver comedy classes are geared toward adults and have an age limit of 18+. At the end of each session, all students perform in a Student Showcase for their friends and family, and our grad students get a 4-week grad show run! Check below for our current class roster and to sign up. We offer improv comedy classes and stand up classes. New classes start all the time! Join us and discover the power of “Yes, And…”!
- Improv Through The Ages w/ Betse Green (Mon 9/21)
- Sustaining A Scene w/ Craig Cackowski (Tue 9/29 – Tue 10/20)
- Improv 101: Intro to Improv (Tue 9/29 – Tue 11/3)
- Improv 301: Pattern & Heightening (Mon 10/5 – Mon 10/26)
- Advanced Game w/ Billy Merritt (Mon 10/12 – Mon 11/2)
- Close Quarters From a Distance w/ Carla Cackowski (Sat 10/17 – Sat 11/21)
- Genre Style Improv w/ Nick Armstrong (Sun 10/18 – Sun 11/8)
- Being Present w/ Jet Eveleth (Sun 10/25 – Sat 11/15)
- Intro To Improv Drop-In Class – All Levels (Sun 11/8)
The art of improvisation is a fantastic tool for both performers and non-performers alike. Improv helps you to stay present and in the moment, and be flexible and adaptable to change. Whether you are a stage or screen performer, or a curious person wanting to try new things, the RISE Comedy Training Center will help you shine and succeed! Our instructors are the most experienced and knowledgeable improv teachers in Colorado, with international experience and credentials. You’ll have a blast with us!
Our Denver comedy classes usually run for 6 – 8 weeks depending on level and format. Our instructors have performed, taught, and trained thousands of improvisers and comedians across the country and the world, with over 100 years of collective experience.
The curriculum for our Denver comedy classes has been created entirely in-house, and is unique to the Voodoo. You’ll learn lessons and get experiences here that you simply will not get anywhere else. The growing Denver improv community is a great place to make new friends, have fun, and stretch your performance wings. We are always welcoming new and diverse students to our community, so we would love to have you join us!