Calendar

Jun
18
Tue
Improvhi Comedy 201B (Must have completed 201A) @ Happiness U at SALT in Kakaako
Jun 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This class will take the tools learned in our 101 Basics classes and apply them to comedic long form improv scenes. Students will dive deep into finding the “funny” of their scenes, building relationships, identifying patterns, heightening within the scene and group games. Students will also be introduced to several different long form openings to help generate ideas for their scenes.

At the end of the 201C session, students will have the opportunity to perform a showcase for invited guests.

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 201A within 1 year

Class Dates:

Tuesdays – 6/18, 6/25, 7/2

Class Times:

7pm – 9pm

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

Class Cost:

$75 (6 hours of instruction total)

Parking:

Metered street or paid structure

Instructor:

TBD

See all improvhi class descriptions here.

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

Jul
10
Wed
Improvhi Comedy 201B (Must have completed 201A) @ Impact Hub Honolulu
Jul 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This class will take the tools learned in our 101 Basics classes and apply them to comedic long form improv scenes. Students will dive deep into finding the “funny” of their scenes, building relationships, identifying patterns, heightening within the scene and group games. Students will also be introduced to several different long form openings to help generate ideas for their scenes.

At the end of the 201C session, students will have the opportunity to perform a showcase for invited guests.

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 201A within 1 year

Class Dates:

Wednesdays – 7/10, 7/17, 7/24

Class Times:

7pm – 9pm

Class Location:

All classes will be held at the Impact Hub in Kakaako
1050 Queen St suite 100, Honolulu, HI 96814 (across from Whole Foods)

Class Cost:

$75 (6 hours of instruction total)

Parking:

Metered, street or paid structure

Instructor:

Jose V.

See all improvhi class descriptions here.

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

Aug
22
Thu
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.

Dec
4
Wed
Improvhi Comedy 201B Intensive (Must have completed 201A) @ Happiness U at SALT in Kakaako
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This class will take the tools learned in our 101 Basics classes and apply them to comedic long form improv scenes. Students will dive deep into finding the “funny” of their scenes, building relationships, identifying patterns, heightening within the scene and group games. Students will also be introduced to several different long form openings to help generate ideas for their scenes.

At the end of the 201C session, students will have the opportunity to perform a showcase for invited guests.

All classes are 3 hours long. Students will learn the value of “yes, and”-ing, listening, agreement, support, and more in a safe, nonjudgmental environment.

Because intensive sessions only 2 weeks long, there are no make up classes available. Students must participate in both weeks to move onto the next level.

Prerequisite:

Must have completed 201A within 1 year

Class Dates:

Wednesdays – 12/04 and 12/11

Class Times:

6pm – 9pm

Class Location:

All classes will be held at Happiness U at SALT in Kakaako
675 Auahi St, Suite E3-205 Honolulu, HI 96813 – Second floor down the hall from Hungry Ear

Class Cost:

$75 (6 hours of instruction total)

Parking:

Metered, street or paid structure

Instructor:

Yosh S.
*instructors subject to change without notice

See all improvhi class descriptions here.

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