In 2016 we launched our Performance Track, where we offer Improv for Everyone and Improv 101, 201 & 301.Improv for Everyone is a one-off introductory class that shows people how great improv is and serves as a taster session; each class lasts 2 hours and costs ¥1,000. Improv 101, 201 & 301 are a series of increasingly advanced classes which teach the fundamentals of improvised theater. Each level consists of 5 weekly 3-hour classes and costs ¥25,000. If you sign up with a friend, both of you get a 10% discount.


¥1,000 per workshop.  6-8pm.  1st and 3rd Saturday of each month.

PREREQUISITES: 
None! Just be ready to have a good time

We run a bi-weekly Improv for Everyone class for people who have little to no prior experience with improv. In these classes, we offer a comprehensive introduction of what improv theater and comedy is in an easy and fun way! You’ll learn X, Y, Z. You’ll do A, B, C.These workshops are held on the 1st & 3rd Saturdays of every month, 6-8pm at our studio in Shinjuku. ¥1,000 per workshop.


¥1,000 per workshop.  4-6pm.  1st and 3rd Saturday of each month.

PREREQUISITES: 
None! Just be ready to have a good time

We run a bi-weekly Improv for Business class for employees who want to gain skills applicable to giving presentations, running meetings, giving sales pitches.  The uses of improv in business are endless!  Don't believe us?  Check out this article published by Bloomberg about improv in business.  In these classes, we offer a comprehensive introduction of what improv skills are and how you can use them at work in an easy and fun way! You’ll learn X, Y, Z. You’ll do A, B, C.These workshops are held on the 1st & 3rd Saturdays of every month, 4-6pm at our studio in Shinjuku. ¥1,000 per workshop.


¥25,000 per level.  3-hour class that meets 1x/week for 5 weeks.

Our Improv 101 course consists of 5 weekly 3-hour classes, covering the basics of improv theater. Learn the fundamentals of improv in a fun, structured way with us! We’ll be covering the basics, including how to make that first step onto the stage, creative process with your partners, and building an entire environment from nothing at all. Learn how to get an audience engaged in your story without ever touching a script! Previous Students can take what they’ve learned to expand their professional opportunities on stage and off stage across Tokyo. Others bring the skills they’ve learnt into their lives, their workplaces and their homes. Come and learn just how incredible a simple, “Yes, and!” can be!

Sign up HERE. Our classes can fill up weeks ahead of time, so we encourage you to get your spot early. If you have any questions, please drop us an email at info@japancomedy.com or tweet us at @piratestokyo.

You can find a list of upcoming Improv 101 classes here [link to calendar?]. The next cycle of Improv 101 classes will begin in the first week of [MONTH] 2016!


¥25,000 per level.  Consists of 5 weekly 3-hour classes.
[class completing this level gets a student show @Guingette alongside the Pirates]

Our Improv 201 course builds on what we’ve taught in Improv 101. We teach you what makes a scene tick, how to identify, heighten and complete a pattern onstage, and how to find real inspiration whenever you need it. Improv 201 gets you ready to put the improv skills you’ve learned into action.When the class is completed, all students are offered the chance to put on a show with the Pirates and show a live audience what they can do!

You need to have completed Improv 101 with us before enrolment in Improv 201. Sign up HERE. Class sizes are small so be sure to sign up early and grab a spot. If you have any questions, please drop us an email at info@japancomedy.com or tweet us at @piratestokyo.

You can find a list of upcoming Improv 201 classes here [link to calendar?]. The next cycle of Improv 201 classes will begin in the first week of [MONTH] 2016!


Stay tuned!