Adult Classes

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

bad dog improv classes

UPCOMING CLASSES AT A GLANCE

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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

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

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

Tuesdays 1-3 PM | June 4th-July 23rd with Sean Tabares

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



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

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 1 (OR EQUIVALENT)

Thursdays 5-7 PM | May 16th-July 11th (No class May 30th) with Hannah Spear

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

Mondays 6-8 PM | June 3rd-July 29th (No class Canada Day July 1st) with Nicole Passmore

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



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

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 2 (OR EQUIVALENT)

Wednesdays 5:30-7:30 PM | May 15th-July 10th (No class May 29th) with Connor Low

Thursdays 6-8 PM | May 16th-July 11th (No class May 30th) with Anders Yates

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

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


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

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 3 (OR EQUIVALENT)

Wednesdays 1-3 PM | May 15th-July 10th (No class May 29th) with Jess Bryson


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

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 3 (OR EQUIVALENT)

Sundays 12-2 PM | June 2nd- July 28th (No class Canada Day weekend June 30th) with Marcel St. Pierre


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

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 3 (OR EQUIVALENT)

SOLD OUT - Saturdays 12-2 PM | June 8th-August 3rd (No class Canada Day weekend June 29th) with Carly Heffernan and Jordan Armstrong


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

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 3 (OR EQUIVALENT)

SOLD OUT - Wednesdays 6-8 PM | May 15th-July 10th (No class May 29th) with Kirsten Rasmussen


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

PREREQUISITE: FOUNDATION 3 (OR EQUIVALENT)

Sundays 2-4 PM | June 2nd- July 28th (No class Canada Day weekend June 30th) with Etan Muskat

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.