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.
Improvised Characters with Kirsten King
Whether you thrive or struggle with creating characters, this workshop will be a safe space to explore the multi-pronged approach that Kirsten brings to creating engaging characters with depth, with story, and with levels.
BIPOC Youth Jam
Rapid Fire Theatre is excited to be hosting a free monthly improv jam for youth who identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or a Person of Color.
Show Me Your Stupid
Bring your most absurd, wacky and wild ideas to this workshop and relish in the bottomless pit of nonsense.
BIPOC Improv Jam
Rapid Fire Theatre is excited to be hosting a free monthly improv jam for folks who identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or a Person of Color.
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.
In this class, your child will learn the basics of improvised theatre; narration, character, and scene work.
All in-person public workshops take place at the Rapid Fire Exchange.
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!
If you have any questions about our workshops, please contact Joe Vanderhelm, Associate Director of Education.
Also, please note that our workshops take a break in July and August and are back in action for September!