Rapid Fire Theatre offers public improv classes throughout the year.
Whether you have no experience whatsoever or are a performer looking to hone your craft, we have a workshop for you! Boost your confidence, gain new skills, and have fun!
Workshops are available in-person or online.
Improv for Students: Finals Edition
Finals? Yikes! This can be a super stressful time. Come learn how improv can help you stay in the moment, centre yourself, focus, concentrate and think clearly under stressful conditions.
Improv for Actors: Meisner Technique
A workshop specifically designed for actors looking to hone their skills; this class will help actors better observe their scene partners and remain present.
Looking for something unique and fun to do with your dad⁺ for Father’s Day?? Dad⁺-prov is your chance to do improv with your dad.
Level 1: Intro to Improv
A foundations workshop on the concepts of improvisation, with a focus on agreement and confidence-building.
Level 2C: Improvised Characters
In this workshop you will develop a variety of tools to create complex improvised characters. By the end of this class, you should be able to confidently perform the scariest scene of all; the open scene!
Level 2W: The World of the Scene
In this class you will explore your environment in more depth, using narration, object work, soundscape and more. By the end of this class, you should be able to confidently perform the scariest scene of all; the open scene!
Level 3: Advanced Shortform
In this workshop you will explore different improv structures such as monologues, split scenes, narration and edits. Students should be able to set up and play Theatresports games by the end of this class.
Level 4N: Intro to Narrative Longform
In this workshop you will explore long format improvisational structures that are both linear and non-linear narratives, such as directed long forms and Tap Outs. You will discuss advanced storytelling concepts, as well as continue to develop editing techniques.
Level 4T: Intro to Thematic Longform
An exploration of The Structured Harold and Harold-derived thematic long format improv. You will work on different openings, and developing a group mind mentality with your ensemble.
All in-person public workshops take place at 8529 103 St NW, except for a few exceptions in which select classes will take place in either Studio Theatre or Studio A at the ATB Financial Arts Barns (10330 84 Ave NW). You can access both rooms via the south entrance near Mcintyre “Gazebo” Park.
Online workshops take place in the comfort of your own home!
Our Level 1 – 4 workshops are intended for adults.
Under 10 years old? Check out our Kidprov program.
Most workshops sell out, don’t delay!
Also, please note that our workshops take a break in July and August and are back in action for September!