Calendar

Aug
3
Sat
Free Improv Comedy Shows in Honolulu! Aug 3rd 8pm & 9pm @ Revolusun at SALT in Kakaako (above Moku Kitchen)
Aug 3 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Free Improv Comedy Shows in Honolulu!

Join us for another AWESOME night of made up comedy with the Improvhi Team and special guests.
Seating is limited, guarantee your seats online or come early to get a good spot*
Cost: Donate what you can
Parking: Metered, Street or Paid Garage (Sorry, but we do not validate)

First Show @ 8pm (Doors open at 7:45pm)
Second Show @ 9pm (Doors open at 8:45pm)

Check out all the awesome bars at SALT before (and after) the show!

*Online reservations will end at 4pm on the day of the show. Empty reserved seats will be filled by the waitlist 15 minutes before the show begins. Limit 4 tickets per order.

(This show may contain adult language and situations.)

Aug
13
Tue
Improv Comedy 301A (Must Have Completed 201A-C) @ Happiness U at SALT in Kakaako
Aug 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

In this class, students will focus on heightening, patterns, third beats and group games to put together a “Harold” showcase at the end of 301c.

Prerequisite: Must have completed Improvhi Level 201c within 1 year.

All classes are 2 hours long. Students will learn the value of “yes, and”-ing, listening, agreement, support, and more in a safe, non judgmental environment.

Class Dates:

Tuesdays 8/13, 8/20,/827

Class Times:

7pm – 9pm

Class Cost:

$75 (6 hours of instruction total)

Class Location:

All classes will be held at Happiness U at SALT in Kakaako
691 Auahi Street Honolulu, HI 96813 – Second floor down the hall from Hungry Ear

Parking:

Metered, street or paid structure

Instructor:

Kimee B.
*instructor is subject to change without notice

See all improvhi class descriptions here.

All students should review the improvhi house rules before starting their classes.

Aug
22
Thu
Int/Adv Harold Improv Workshop @ Impact Hub Honolulu
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This workshop will focus on the tools and technique of the Harold form. How to effectively generate ideas in your openings, creating fun first beats and then exploring the game differently in second beats, and experimenting with form in group games.

This class is 3 hours long.

Prerequisite:

Must be familiar with the Harold form

Class Date:

Thursday August 22nd

Class Times:

6pm – 9pm

Class Cost:

$45 (3 hours of instruction)

Class Location:

Impact Hub in Kakaako
1050 Queen St suite 100, Honolulu, HI 96814 (across from Whole Foods)

Parking:

Metered, street, parking at a nearby free structure is at your own risk

Instructor:

Ann Maddox
*instructor is subject to change without notice

About The Instructor:

Ann Maddox has been writing and performing at Upright Citizens Brigade Theater Los Angeles since it opened in 2005. She has performed improv with her Harold team Lincoln’s Bedroom, and written sketches for her Maude teams Nice Kitchen and Hot Mess. She wrote radio sketches for Marketplace on NPR and was a writer/performer for the 2011 CBS Diversity Showcase. She has appeared in several national and regional commercials, and television shows such as The Office, Two Broke Girls, Garfunkle and Oates, The Birthday Boys and Grandfathered.

All students should review the improvhi house rules before starting their classes.

Intro to Sketch Comedy Writing @ Impact Hub Honolulu
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This workshop will go over basics of sketch writing. Examples of sketches will be shown and discussed, and students will pitch their own ideas as well as brainstorm possible beats. If time permits, you may leave with a fully written sketch! Participants should come prepared with a notebook and pen/pencil, a laptop or tablet.

This class is 3 hours long.

Prerequisite:

No experience required

Class Date:

Thursday August 22nd

Class Times:

6pm – 9pm

Class Cost:

$45 (3 hours of instruction)

Class Location:

Impact Hub in Kakaako
1050 Queen St suite 100, Honolulu, HI 96814 (across from Whole Foods)

Parking:

Metered, street, parking at a nearby free structure is at your own risk

Instructor:

Zach Olsen (Thursday, Aug 22)
Ann Maddox (Friday, Aug 23)
*instructor is subject to change without notice

All students should review the improvhi house rules before starting their classes.

Aug
23
Fri
Building Characters for Improv and Sketch Comedy @ Impact Hub Honolulu
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

In this workshop, students will learn tools to creating interesting, real and funny (duh) characters for improv and sketch comedy scenes.

This class is 3 hours long.

Prerequisite:

Must have some improv experience

Class Date:

Friday, August 23rd

Class Times:

6pm – 9pm

Class Cost:

$45 (3 hours of instruction)

Class Location:

Impact Hub in Kakaako
1050 Queen St suite 100, Honolulu, HI 96814 (across from Whole Foods)

Parking:

Metered, street, parking at a nearby free structure is at your own risk

Instructor:

Zach Olsen
*instructor is subject to change without notice

About The Instructor:

Zach is an improvisor, writer, and musician from Orange County, California. He performs regularly at the UCB Theatre in LA, including the shows Better Movies w/ “Tommy Wiseau” and Nihongo Dake Presents: No Subtitles. He is a member of the improvised murder mystery team Murder Murder. He is also the co-host of the podcast Baywatch Watch on Campfire Media. His band The Taint recently played a mini-tour in Tokyo. Follow Zach on Instagram: @realzacholsen

All students should review the improvhi house rules before starting their classes.

Intro to Sketch Comedy Writing @ Impact Hub Honolulu
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This workshop will go over basics of sketch writing. Examples of sketches will be shown and discussed, and students will pitch their own ideas as well as brainstorm possible beats. If time permits, you may leave with a fully written sketch! Participants should come prepared with a notebook and pen/pencil, a laptop or tablet.

This class is 3 hours long.

Prerequisite:

No experience required

Class Date:

Friday August 23rd

Class Times:

6pm – 9pm

Class Cost:

$45 (3 hours of instruction)

Class Location:

Impact Hub in Kakaako
1050 Queen St suite 100, Honolulu, HI 96814 (across from Whole Foods)

Parking:

Metered, street, parking at a nearby free structure is at your own risk

Instructor:

Zach Olsen (Thursday, Aug 22)
Ann Maddox (Friday, Aug 23)
*instructor is subject to change without notice

All students should review the improvhi house rules before starting their classes.

Aug
24
Sat
The Writers Room (for int/adv level sketch comedy writers) @ Impact Hub Honolulu
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

In this workshop, we will go over different types of collaborative brainstorming as well as the steps that it takes to write a great comedy sketch. Along with these ideas we will also be talking about format and themes found within sketch comedy. Participants should come prepared with a notebook and pen/pencil, a laptop or tablet.

This class is 4 hours long.

Prerequisite:

Must have some experience in sketch writing

Class Date:

Saturday, August 24th

Class Times:

11am – 3pm

Class Cost:

$55 (4 hours of instruction)

Class Location:

Impact Hub in Kakaako
1050 Queen St suite 100, Honolulu, HI 96814 (across from Whole Foods)

Parking:

Metered, street, parking at a nearby free structure is at your own risk

Instructor:

Zach Olsen
*instructor is subject to change without notice

About The Instructor:

Zach is an improvisor, writer, and musician from Orange County, California. He performs regularly at the UCB Theatre in LA, including the shows Better Movies w/ “Tommy Wiseau” and Nihongo Dake Presents: No Subtitles. He is a member of the improvised murder mystery team Murder Murder. He is also the co-host of the podcast Baywatch Watch on Campfire Media. His band The Taint recently played a mini-tour in Tokyo. Follow Zach on Instagram: @realzacholsen

All students should review the improvhi house rules before starting their classes.

Free Improv Comedy Show – Happy Birthday Improvhi! @ Entrepreneur's Sandbox (Makai of Ala Moana Blvd)
Aug 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Free Improv Comedy Shows in Honolulu! And…IT’S OUR BIRTHDAY!

Improvhi is turning SEVEN this year and we can’t wait to use pants with button flies!

We are playing in a BRAND NEW VENUE for this one and it’s gonna be extra special! We are working with the amazing folks at Creative Industries DBEDT to bring you this fun event. To celebrate this new friendship, we will be doing an improvised musical based off of a very special guest!

Music! Comedy! Improv! BIRTHDAY CAKE! Can’t go wrong!

Doors open at 7pm.
Show starts at 7:30pm

We’ll also be doing a raffle of some awesome gear and classes, so we can raise money for this year’s Hawaii Sketch Comedy Festival!

Seating is limited, guarantee your seats online or come early to get a good spot*

Cost: Donate what you can
Parking: Metered, Street or Paid Garage at SALT across the street (Sorry, but we do not validate)

Need an excuse to get parking validation? Check out all the awesome shops at SALT before (and after) the show!

*Guarantee your FREE seats online. Online reservations will end at 4pm on the day of the show. Empty seats will be filled by the waitlist 15 minutes before the show begins. Limit 4 tickets per order.

(This show may contain adult language and situations.)

Sep
3
Tue
Improv Comedy 301B (Must Have Completed 301A) @ Happiness U at SALT in Kakaako
Sep 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

In this class, students will focus on heightening, patterns, third beats and group games to put together a “Harold” showcase at the end of 301c.

All classes are 2 hours long. Students will learn the value of “yes, and”-ing, listening, agreement, support, and more in a safe, nonjudgmental environment.

Prerequisite:

Must have completed 301A

Class Dates:

Tuesdays 9/3, 9/10, 9/17

Class Times:

7pm – 9pm

Class Cost:

$75 (6 hours of instruction total)

Class Location:

All classes will be held at Happiness U at SALT in Kakaako
691 Auahi Street Honolulu, HI 96813 – Second floor down the hall from Hungry Ear

Parking:

Metered, street or paid structure

Instructor:

Kimee B.
*instructor is subject to change without notice

See all improvhi class descriptions here.

All students should review the improvhi house rules before starting their classes.

Sep
7
Sat
Free Improv Comedy Shows in Honolulu! Sept 7th 8pm & 9pm @ Revolusun at SALT in Kakaako (above Moku Kitchen)
Sep 7 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Free Improv Comedy Shows in Honolulu!

Join us for another AWESOME night of made up comedy with the Improvhi Team and special guests.
Seating is limited, guarantee your seats online or come early to get a good spot*
Cost: Donate what you can
Parking: Metered, Street or Paid Garage (Sorry, but we do not validate)

First Show @ 8pm (Doors open at 7:45pm)
Second Show @ 9pm (Doors open at 8:45pm)

Check out all the awesome bars at SALT before (and after) the show!

*Online reservations will end at 4pm on the day of the show. Empty reserved seats will be filled by the waitlist 15 minutes before the show begins. Limit 4 tickets per order.

(This show may contain adult language and situations.)