The Alchemy Comedy Theater is committed to teaching the art of improv comedy throughout the Greenville area. Whether you are interested in performing and joining our company, or simply working on communication and collaboration in the real world, these comedy classes are for you.

Unless otherwise noted, each class runs once a week, for six weeks from 6:30-9:00pm. Each class is a prerequisite for the next level, however there is no comedy or theater experience necessary to take Improv 101. Students get free admission to Alchemy Comedy shows while they are enrolled in a class.

All classes are taught at our training center (400 Birnie St), not the theater. Click on the course you would like to take to purchase online or you can call at (864) 256-1467 if you have any questions.

With Covid still a concern, we are requiring either a vaccination or masking for all students in our level 201 class or higher.

Available Classes

Improv 101: Introduction to Scene Play

REGISTER HERE for a 6 week class starting
Wednesday, August 3rd

Improv 101 is an introduction to improvising a scene. This class will focus on the fundamentals of agreement, support, relationship, character, environment, and boldness.

Improv 201: Introduction to Scene Patterns

Our Improv 201 class is currently running. Registration will open for our next session later this Summer.

Improv 201 is an introduction to the patterns that make up a scene. This class will focus on the fundamentals of scene pattern recognition, creation, and heightening.

Improv 301: Introduction to Scene Games

REGISTER HERE for an all-day class running
Saturday, July 23rd

Improv 301 is the introduction to the concepts and rules of improv games. This class will focus on building a unique and interesting scene within an established short-form game.

Improv 401: Introduction to Long Form, Harold

REGISTER HERE for a 6 week class starting
Monday, August 8th

Improv 401 is the introduction to the concepts and rules of long form improvisation. This class will focus on the foundational and widely performed format, The Harold.

Improv 001: Freeview Intro to Improv

REGISTER HERE to try out improv for FREE!

In this 1 hour class you'll get a sneak peak at what our 6 week Improv 101 classes are like. No comedy experience or money required!