Workshops Build Your Skills

Second Beat Improv Theater brings in top improv instructors for workshops. Most are open to any level of improviser!

Introduction to the Vertical Harold

Sunday, March 24, 2019 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm –

This workshop will provide you with the basic elements of the Vertical Harold to give you a taste of this really fun new form.

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Free Improv Show

Free – Intro to Improv Drop-In Workshop

Sunday, March 31, 2019 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm –

Second Beat is offering a free improv drop-in workshop. Get a little taste of what to expect in the 6-week class.

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Advanced Improv Drop-In Workshop

Monday, April 1, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm –

Finished classes and looking for some extra improv reps without the commitment? These weekly workshops will run scenes and exercises to improve your improv skills.

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Advanced Improv Drop-In Workshop

Monday, April 8, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm –

Finished classes and looking for some extra improv reps without the commitment? These weekly workshops will run scenes and exercises to improve your improv skills.

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Advanced Improv Drop-In Workshop

Monday, April 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm –

Finished classes and looking for some extra improv reps without the commitment? These weekly workshops will run scenes and exercises to improve your improv skills.

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Advanced Improv Drop-In Workshop

Monday, April 22, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm –

Finished classes and looking for some extra improv reps without the commitment? These weekly workshops will run scenes and exercises to improve your improv skills.

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Build Your Improv Tool Belt Using the Deconstruction

Sunday, April 14, 2019 – Sunday, April 28, 2019 @ All Day –

Jacque Arend will use the Deconstruction form to explore position play and how the different types of scenes can increase your improv tools for scene work and performance.

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Advanced Improv Drop-In Workshop

Monday, April 29, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm –

Finished classes and looking for some extra improv reps without the commitment? These weekly workshops will run scenes and exercises to improve your improv skills.

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Free Improv Show

Free – Intro to Improv Drop-In Workshop

Sunday, May 19, 2019 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm –

Second Beat is offering a free improv drop-in workshop. Get a little taste of what to expect in the 6-week class.

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Recent Blog Posts

Jellies and Improv Jams

By Sam Haldiman | September 16, 2018

We’ve recently started two new improv jams at Second Beat. Every 2nd Saturday at 8:30pm we have the Log Roll Jam, a fast-paced jam of randomly drawn teams of two doing a scene, taking on another duo. The audience votes and the winners keep playing. The other team’s names go back in the bucket to…

Keep swimming!

By Sam Haldiman | August 6, 2018

As I have seen people in my life continue to put themselves out there and try new things and reinvent themselves, I have been inspired. As artists, we should continue to keep learning and trying new things. I am working on providing new opportunities for people at the theater that go beyond improv. There have…

Get Out

By Sam Haldiman | April 5, 2017

I recently saw the movie Get Out. This post has nothing to do with the movie but everything to do with the title. The point is say yes to things and get out of your house and out of your comfort zone. I recently went on a hot air balloon ride for my anniversary, and…

If I had a baby…

By Sam Haldiman | February 26, 2017

I imagine this is how I would feel if I had a baby. This theater keeps me up at night. I never get any sleep and I’m always exhausted. It drains my money. There is always a mess to clean up. I should hate it but everything about it continues to make me smile and…

What Type of Improviser are You?

By Sam Haldiman | September 10, 2016

Each person’s playing style is determined very early in their improv training. Improvisers driven by intellect use their mind to come up with smart and clever retorts in a scene. Emotion-based performers will often respond with “when you say that it makes me feel…” to show how their scene partner’s response affects them. Someone who…

Why I Still Love to Improvise After 16 Years

By Sam Haldiman | September 10, 2016

I think I began improvising to have a creative outlet and show everyone how funny I could be. When I first started to improvise it was a lot about myself. I didn’t realize the power of really being a part of an ensemble. Over time I realized it was so much more than what I…

Class Registration Open

By Sam Haldiman | August 27, 2016

Registration is now open for Level 1 classes beginning in January 2017. Levels 2 through 4 will open up as students complete Level 1. Visit our class schedule and registration page.

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