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Improv 201 - An Improv Comedy Course by Seoul City Improv


  • Korea Improv Theater Seoul, 140-012 South Korea (map)

Seoul City Improv's sold out improvisational comedy course is back.

Improv 201 is an eight-session course that reviews improv fundamentals, and then delve into the skills needed to begin mastering the art of long-form improv. Improv 201 is a theory-driven course that will allow you to critically analyze improv and sketch comedies from an insider’s perspective.

Our 201 course is for students who have completed 101, or can demonstrate sufficient prior experience in improv. Please contact us for more details. 

Course Dates:
Saturday, September 21st
Saturday, September 28th
Saturday, October 5th
Saturday, October 12th
Saturday, October 19th
Saturday, October 26th
Saturday, November 2nd
Saturday, November 9th
from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Graduation Show:
Saturday, November 16th
Rehearsal: 11:00am
Show: 12:30pm

Cost: 150,000 won

Space is VERY limited, so please reach out to us ASAP at seoulimprov@gmail.com or through Facebook and send a 20,000 won deposit to reserve your spot in the class (KEB Hana Bank, 정원준 198-910214-61207). The deposit is non-refundable.

If you are interested, but the above dates do not work for you, please don’t hesitate to let us know and we’ll update you when the next class is scheduled.

About the Instructors:
James Chung is the Director of Seoul City Improv. He has over 10 years of experience in improv comedy, having trained with the Upright Citizens Brigade in LA, workshopped under Emmy award winner Eddie Mujica and has held an Oscar Award (though he has yet to win one).

Kevin Kowalk is a mainstage performer for Seoul City Improv and has experience leading performers from all over the world. He’s performed dozens of times in improv shows around Asia, including Seoul, Seongnam and Hong Kong, and acted in the Seoul Players Ten Minute Play Festival.

*Each SCI course typically has one or two instructors, and rotate based on class level and availability. Contact us for details.

About SCI: Seoul City Improv was founded in 2007 and is Seoul’s first English-language improv comedy troupe. SCI began as a short-form improv group but has since branched out into other forms of improv, such as long-form and musical comedy improv. The group holds regular shows at the Korea Improv Theater and also hosts open practices to improvisers of all levels every Sunday from 6-9PM and Wednesday from 8-10pm. No experience is necessary so don’t be scared; just show up and have fun.

Directions: At Samgakji station (Line 4 and Line 6), take exit 3 and go straight for three blocks and take a left (just before the Chevrolet dealership). Continue straight for one block. The venue is in the basement to the right of Cafe Da.