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 - Tuesdays 6-8 PM | May 14th-July 9th (No class May 28th) with Etan Muskat

SOLD OUT - Fridays 6-8 PM | May 17th-July 12th (No class May 31st) with Andrew Bushell

SOLD OUT - Sundays 12-2 PM | June 2nd- July 28th (No class Canada Day weekend June 30th) with Andrea Marston

SOLD OUT - Mondays 5-7 PM | June 3rd-July 29th (No class Canada Day July 1st) with Vance Gillis

SOLD OUT - Saturdays 12-2 PM | June 8th-August 3rd (No class Canada Day weekend June 29th) with Gavin Williams

Saturdays 11 AM-1 PM | Aug. 17-Oct. 19th (no class Aug. 30th and Oct. 12th)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 1 (OR EQUIVALENT)

Sundays 6-8 PM | June 2nd- July 28th (No class Canada Day weekend June 30th) with Anders Yates

Saturdays 2-4 PM | June 8th-August 3rd (No class Canada Day weekend June 29th) with Gavin Williams

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

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

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

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

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

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 2 (OR EQUIVALENT)

Saturdays 4-6 PM | June 8th-August 3rd (No class Canada Day weekend June 29th) with Nicole Passmore

Saturdays 3-5 PM | Aug. 17-Oct. 19th (no class Aug. 30th and Oct. 12th)

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)

Thursdays 5-7 PM | Sept. 5th-Oct. 24th

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SKILL SERIES: BETTER HAROLD (INTERMEDIATE) | 4 WEEKS x 2 HOURS PER WEEK

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 3 (OR EQUIVALENT)

Sundays 4-6 PM | July 7th-28th 2019 with Jess Bryson

SKILL SERIES: CHARACTER (INTERMEDIATE) | 4 WEEKS x 2 HOURS PER WEEK

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 3 (OR EQUIVALENT)

Saturdays 2-4 PM | July 6th-27th with Nicole Passmore


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

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 3 (OR EQUIVALENT)

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

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 3 (OR EQUIVALENT)

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

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 3 (OR EQUIVALENT)

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

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 3 (OR EQUIVALENT)

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

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 3 (OR EQUIVALENT)

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

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 3 (OR EQUIVALENT)

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

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 3 (OR EQUIVALENT)

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SUMMER INTENSIVE (INTERMEDIATE) | 6 DAYS, 34 HOURS TOTAL

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 3 (OR EQUIVALENT)

July 8th-13th, 10 AM-5 PM (Monday-Thursday) 11 AM-5 PM (Friday & Saturday) with Julie Dumais Osborne and the Bad Dog faculty

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.