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

Saturdays 11 AM-1 PM | Aug. 17-Oct. 19th (no class Aug. 31st and Oct. 12th) with Andrea Marston

Sundays 2-4 PM | Aug. 18-Oct. 20th (no class Sept. 1st and Oct. 13th) with Gavin Williams

Mondays 1-3 PM | Aug. 19-Oct. 21st (no class Sept. 2nd and Oct. 14th) with Etan Muskat

Fridays 1-3 PM | Aug. 30th-Oct. 18th with Anders Yates

Tuesdays 5-7 PM | Sept. 3rd-Oct. 22nd with Andrew Bushell

Wednesdays 6-8 PM | Sept. 4th-Oct. 23rd with Nicole Passmore

Thursdays 6-8 PM | Sept. 5th-Oct. 24th with Hannah Spear

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

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 1 (OR EQUIVALENT)

Saturdays 12-2 PM | Aug. 17-Oct. 19th (no class Aug. 31st and Oct. 12th) with Anders Yates

Sundays 12-2 PM | Aug. 18-Oct. 20th (no class Sept. 1st and Oct. 13th) with Marcel St. Pierre

Fridays 6-8 PM | Aug. 30th-Oct. 18th

Tuesdays 6-8 PM | Sept. 3rd-Oct. 22nd with Etan Muskat

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

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 2 (OR EQUIVALENT)

Saturdays 3-5 PM | Aug. 17-Oct. 19th (no class Aug. 31st and Oct. 12th) with Anders Yates

Sundays 6-8 PM | Aug. 18-Oct. 20th (no class Sept. 1st and Oct. 13th)

Mondays 6-8 PM | Aug. 19-Oct. 21st (no class Sept. 2nd and Oct. 14th) with Andrew Bushell

Thursdays 5-7 PM | Sept. 5th-Oct. 24th with Connor Low

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

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 3 (OR EQUIVALENT)

Saturdays 2-4 PM | Aug. 17-Oct. 19th (no class Aug. 30th and Oct. 12th) with Sean Tabares

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

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 3 (OR EQUIVALENT)

Sundays 12-2 PM | Aug. 18-Oct. 20th (no class Sept. 1st and Oct. 13th) with Gavin Williams

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

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 3 (OR EQUIVALENT)

Sundays 2-4 PM | Aug. 18-Oct. 20th (no class Sept. 1st and Oct. 13th) with Alex Tindal

LA RONDE (INTERMEDIATE) | 8 WEEKS x 2 HOURS PER WEEK

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 3 (OR EQUIVALENT)

Wednesdays 5:30-7:30 PM | Sept. 4th-Oct. 23rd with Vance Gillis

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

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 3 (OR EQUIVALENT)

Wednesdays 1-3 PM | Sept. 4th-Oct. 23rd with Nicole Passmore

CLOUD ATLAS (INTERMEDIATE) | 8 WEEKS x 2 HOURS PER WEEK

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 3 (OR EQUIVALENT), LONGFORM BASICS (OR EQUIVALENT)

Saturdays 1 PM-3 PM | Aug. 17-Oct. 19th (no class Aug. 30th and Oct. 12th) with Vance Gillis

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

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 3 (OR EQUIVALENT), SCENE DIAGNOSTICS (OR EQUIVALENT)

Saturdays 4-6 PM | Aug. 17-Oct. 19th (no class Aug. 30th and Oct. 12th) with Jess Bryson

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.