Adult Classes

Improv theatre and comedy classes and workshops for adults in the GTA at Bad Dog!

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UPCOMING CLASSES AT A GLANCE

FOUNDATION 1 (BEGINNER) | 8 WEEKS x 2 HOURS PER WEEK

PREREQUISITE: NONE

SOLD OUT - Mondays 1-3 PM | Jan 7th-Mar 4th (no class on Family Day) | with Etan Muskat

SOLD OUT - Wednesdays 5:30-7:30 PM | Jan 9th-Feb 27th | with Gavin Williams

SOLD OUT - Thursdays 6-8 PM | Jan 10th-Feb 28th | with Vance Gillis and Andrea Marston

SOLD OUT - Saturdays 4-6 PM | Jan 12th-Mar 9th (no class Family Day weekend) | with Marcel St. Pierre

SOLD OUT - Sundays 12-2 PM | Jan 13th-Mar 10th (no class Family Day weekend) | with Hannah Spear

Mondays 6-8 PM | Mar. 11th-May 6th (No class Easter Monday April 22nd)

Tuesdays 3:30-5:30 PM | Mar. 12th-April 30th

Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM | Mar. 14th-May 2nd

Fridays 1-3 PM | Mar. 15th-May 10th (No class Good Friday April 19th)

Saturdays 2-4 PM | Mar. 16th-May 11th (No class Easter weekend April 20th)

Sundays 6-8 PM | Mar. 17th-May 12th (No class Easter weekend April 21st)

FOUNDATION 2 (NOVICE) | 8 WEEKS x 2 HOURS PER WEEK

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 1 (OR EQUIVALENT)

Wednesdays 1-3 PM | Jan 9th-Feb 27th | with Vance Gillis

SOLD OUT - Wednesdays 6-8 PM | Jan 9th-Feb 27th | with Connor Low

Fridays 6-8 PM | Jan 11th-Mar 1st | with Sean Tabares

Saturdays 2-4 PM | Jan 12th-Mar 2nd | with Gavin Williams

Sundays 4-6 PM | Jan 13th-Mar 3rd | with Chris Gibbs

Mondays 1-3 PM | Mar. 11th-May 6th (No class Easter Monday April 22nd)

Wednesdays 5:30-7:30 PM | Mar. 13th-May 1st

Thursdays 6-8 PM | Mar. 14th-May 2nd

Saturdays 4-6 PM | Mar. 16th-May 11th (No class Easter weekend April 20th)

Sundays 12-2 PM | Mar. 17th-May 12th (No class Easter weekend April 21st)


FOUNDATION 3 (INTERMEDIATE) | 8 WEEKS x 2 HOURS PER WEEK

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 2 (OR EQUIVALENT)

SOLD OUT - Tuesdays 6-8 PM | Jan 8th-Feb 26th | with Etan Muskat

1 SPOT LEFT - Thursdays 5:30-7:30 PM | Jan 10th-Feb 28th | with Tricia Black

Sundays 2-4 PM | Jan 13th-Mar 3rd | with Connor Low

Wednesdays 1-3 PM | Mar. 13th-May 1st

Wednesdays 6-8 PM | Mar. 13th-May 1st

Sundays 4-6 PM | Mar. 17th-May 12th (No class Easter weekend April 21st)


LONGFORM BASICS (INTERMEDIATE) | 8 WEEKS x 2 HOURS PER WEEK

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 3 (OR EQUIVALENT)

SOLD OUT - Mondays 6-8 PM | Jan 7th-Mar 4th (no class on Family Day) | with Nicole Passmore


CINEMATIC ACTION ON STAGE (INTERMEDIATE) | 8 WEEKS x 2 HOURS PER WEEK

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 3 (OR EQUIVALENT)

SOLD OUT - Sundays 6-8 PM | Jan 13th-Mar 3rd | with Seann Murray


SCENE DIAGNOSTICS 1 (INTERMEDIATE) | 8 WEEKS x 2 HOURS PER WEEK

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 3 (OR EQUIVALENT)

Tuesdays 1-3 PM | Jan 8th-Feb 26th | with David Shore


SCENE DIAGNOSTICS 2 (INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED) | 8 WEEKS x 2 HOURS PER WEEK

PREREQUISITE: SCENE DIAGNOSTICS 1 (OR EQUIVALENT)

SOLD OUT - Sundays 5-7 PM | Jan 13th-Mar 3rd | with Nicole Passmore


ABOUT BAD DOG THEATRE COMPANY

For over 30 years, our basic improv program has helped people from all walks of life improve their confidence, their public speaking, and their creativity. From CEOs to truck drivers, from sales people to ballet dancers, we’ve taught thousands of students the simple joy of improv as an art, business and life skill.

Whether you’re trying to break into the performing arts, hone a creative edge, or simply become more comfortable in front of new people, the Bad Dog Academy’s improv workshops are for you. They’re FUN, the people are supportive and there’s never any pressure to do things you’re uncomfortable with. Just take our introductory improv course and we’re sure you won’t regret it. Thousands of satisfied students, students just like you, can’t be wrong.

Our faculty – all working actors – have been nominees or winners of Geminis, Doras, and Canadian Comedy Awards. As teachers and performers, they have toured across North America, Europe, Australia & the Caribbean, and they bring their unique perspective to every class.