Comedy 4 Kids – Saturdays 12pm (8-12yo)
- Manhattan Classes for ADULTS CLICK HERE
Teen Improv Comedy Programs After School and Weekends NYC. We have amazing programs for teens and student groups in Manhattan and touring nationwide. EIGHT IS NEVER ENOUGH has performed over 5000 shows for K-12/Family Audiences since 2003 as well as touring colleges, corporate events and performing off-Broadway.
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– LONG ISLAND SHOWS Click Here NEW****
– LONG ISLAND CLASSES Click Here for calendar and discount registration
Scroll down for some very special FALL 2018 discount offers!!!
Improv comedy shows are a ton of fun. So are taking classes and dropping in for workshops. The laughter alone brings joy and health benefits. The lessons of Improv reach far deeper, however, presenting students a fun way to learn valuable life skills – self confidence, creative writing, critical thinking, community / team skills, leadership, public speaking, listening, focus, respect etc.
We offer public shows on the weekends and add shows almost daily for student groups during the day and afternoon/evening times. For larger groups (40+) we can add a show almost any time. For smaller groups we offer amazing deals at public shows and often add public shows with enough notice (2+ weeks pending calendar avails).
Programs available at your school, camp and/or community centers include private and public shows, workshops, weekly shows and professional development.
FIELD TRIPS AND GROUP SALES
JUST $20pp (minimum group of 10 at public shows, 35 to add show to calendar) for Show, Workshop and Pizza Party. Regularly priced $25-30 for non-profits ($50 for corporate groups).
Weekends – Saturdays/Sundays 1:30 Workshop, 2:30 Pizza, 3pm Show
After School – Monday-Thursday 4:30 Workshop, 5:30 pizza, 6pm Show
Weekends and after schools shows great for teens groups, scouts, YMCA/JCC travel groups etc ALSO Birthday parties!!!
Field Trips – 7 days/week before 5pm we can add a show for groups of 35 or more. Great for schools. We present shows for all ages. Workshops great for grades 3 and up.
FREE Chaperone admission for every 10 students!!!
$600 for TWO hours at the school (reg $900), camp, library, community center.
Present two shows back to back or show & workshops combo. We will send you 4 teaching artists. Each 45-60 minute show is perfect for up to 250 students. Each 45-minute workshop session great for up to 100 students.
We send shows to schools year round for $600 (ONE show), $900 for TWO Shows, $1600 day of shows/workshops (up to 4 45-minute sessions)
Saturdays 10am Comedy 4 Teens
Saturdays 12pm Comedy 4 Kids
Sundays 6pm Comedy 4 Kids LONG ISLAND
Our classes for kids & teens include both Improv & Stand-Up Comedy training. By combining the two, students receive a comprehensive education in creative writing and critical thinking while developing strong community and leadership skills – team, public speaking, self confidence, respect, listening, focus, eye contact and more. Drop in for just $40.
Full session $250 include 8 weeks of classes, performance showcase for friends and family, FREE admission to bonus master classes added between sessions and get FREE tickets to public professional shows.
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO. We have ONE more week in 2018.
Improv Comedy? Need some fun NYC Staycation activities? Traveling to New York this month?
Then check out EIGHT IS NEVER ENOUGH’s off-Broadway Improv comedy show at the Broadway Comedy Club in Times Square. Every show is unique as the cast creates original comedy sketches and songs based on audience suggestions. You might be invited on stage to play with the comedians and more directly steer the comedy.
The show runs every Saturday and Sunday at 3pm. For the week between Christmas and New Years, the cast adds a 3pm show daily.
Improv Comedy is a fun destination for theater groups, teen groups and families. Tickets are $25 at the door but just $5 via Improv 4 Teens
Sign up now for Winter Classes. Every Saturday at 10am 15-20 teens gather to play comedy games and present their original stand-up comedy routines. Not quite a teenager yet? No worries classes for 9-12 year olds run at noon.
Saturdays 10am Comedy 4 Teens – Times Square
Saturdays 12p Comedy 4 Kids – Times Square
Sundays 6pm Comedy 4 Kids/Teens Farmingdale Long Island Kids and Teens
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Our classes for kids & teens include both Improv & Stand-Up Comedy training. By combining the two, students receive a comprehensive education in creative writing and critical thinking while developing strong community and leadership skills – team, public speaking, self confidence, respect, listening, focus, eye contact and more. We present 8-week programs Winter, Spring and Fall as well as a growing Summer Camp Program. We host private sessions for student groups and we send teachers to schools, camps, and community centers for workshops and residencies, after school programs and more.
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Are you bringing a STUDENT GROUP to New York City in the next year?
Are you a tour booker interested in student friendly Off Broadway Shows?
Do you run trips for NYC area schools?
Are you a NYC area youth theater group?
EMAIL us your groups’ needs including estimated group number (students, teachers, additional adults), Prefered date(s) and special requests email@example.com
EIGHT IS NEVER ENOUGH – AKA Improv 4 Teens – is an off Broadway interactive musical comedy show based on audience suggestions and participation. No two shows are ever the same. Every 5 minutes the show’s MC interacts with the audience looking for hot topics for improvised scenes and songs. 3-4 segments invite audience volunteers on stage to more closely direct the comedy path. Hosted by Walt Frasier (Letterman, MTV, Blue Bloods, Royal Pains), the cast includes professionals comics, singers and actors from stage and screen. The show has entertained 5000+ audiences since 2004 in Times Square and touring colleges, corporate events and K-123 schools nationwide.
TICKETS to Evening Shows (M-F 7pm, Su 8pm), Weekend Matinees (3pm Saturday, Sunday)
$60 VIP TICKETS include 2 drinks and snacks
$25 General Admission Tickets require 2 drink minimum
STUDENT GROUP RATE of 10 or more just $25 (min $250/10ppl)
– NO ADDITIONAL PURCHASE REQUIRED, NO ADDITIONAL FEES
– Beverage Included – bottled water, soda, juice
– Dinner Included – 2 Slices NY PIZZA
– OPTIONAL FREE workshop before the show
$1000 for up to 40ppl Show, beverage, pizza
Additional Guest $20
DAY TIME SHOWS / FIELD TRIPS (Before 5pm Monday thru Friday)
– $600 up to 50 students, $12/additional student
– $1000 Up to 150 students
– Add Workshop $5
– Add Pizza and Beverage Lunch $8 (For daytime weekday shows, if we do not provide lunch, groups may brown bag it and eat in the theater)
Broadway Comedy Club
318 West 53rd Street
New York, NY 10019
Just a few blocks from both Times Square and Columbus Circle.
1 Block Late Night with Stephen Colbert stage door
Less than 5 minute walk from all Broadway Shows
Don’t have time for a show, we have an amazing 90-minute workshop that is a must for any performing artist. We play a series of warm-up technique and performance games. We use Improv to teach character and story development. Beyond acting and comedy, Improv is great for teaching presentation skills, team communications and more. We use the same workshop to teach corporate team building, sales, service, management and professional development for teachers. It is our mission to deliver this program to teens and preteens to teach these valuable skills – often neglected in today’s core education systems – long before your students enter the labor force. These skills help individuals become valuable team members and leaders.
$500 up to 2 hours, 20ppl
– includes 1 teaching artist and space rental before 5pm
– a shorter version of this workshop included FREE in dinner/Lunch show options above.
INTRO TO IMPROV – This master class will teach a group of student the basics, often enough for performing artists to return home and start their own comedy teams.
MUSICAL COMEDY IMPROV – Learn a number of musical styles, develop stronger rhyming and rhythm skills
Below you will see students from our own public class program, as well as groups from Ohio National Guard program (2006), Touring Company at Wisconsin School (2008) and Walt Frasier at Queens High School with Mario Cantone and Eddie Brill when the visited our residency program 2010.
Our classes for kids & teens include both Improv & Stand-Up Comedy training. By combining the two, students receive a comprehensive education in creative writing and critical thinking while developing strong community and leadership skills – team, public speaking, self confidence, respect, listening, focus, eye contact and more. We present 8-week programs Winter, Spring and Fall as well as a growing Summer Camp Program. We host private sessions for student groups and we send teachers to schools, camps, and community centers for workshops and residencies, after school programs and more
We now have two NYC venues great for a Birthday Party. Interactive Improv Comedy is the perfect party for any comedy and/or theater fan. Our cast is filled with professional singers/actors/comics that create an original show based on your suggestions and participation. VIP Seating guarantees your guests will be the focus of audience interactions. Private Party reserves our theater and cast for 2 hours. Want to go alla carte? Our general admission $5 discount ticket offerings via Improv 4 Teens is actually better than most of our group rate offers. We will still recognize your birthday VIP in the crowd but does not guarantee special seating, etc. General Admission tickets at any rate require a drink purchase (Two Drink Minimum for evening shows).
We can shut down our 3pm show or add shows to the calendar with enough notice, including after school times
Want to cater the party yourself? Want to just do a show w/o food & beverage?
Remember, these rates reflect a bare bones model and do not include any service staff. Our cast will help set up the theater for a show. Additional set-up/clean-up, catering,food service etc is your responsibility. No outside alcohol admitted. If we provide beverage service, no outside drinks either.
Downtown NYC Comedy Shows & Classes for Teens NEW September 2017
UPCOMING HIGHLIGHTS & QUICK LINKS
Click links below to find up to date show and class schedules and ticket options.
Starting September 2017 we are expanding downtown with shows & classes at the Greenwich Village Comedy Club 99 MacDougal Street, between Bleeker and 3rd Streets. Fall programming downtown starts September 24, 2017. At 1pm (COMEDY CLASS REGISTRATION CLICK HERE) we have a Teen Class that combines Improv & Stand-Up Comedy training. At 3pm (IMPROV COMEDY SHOW TICKETS CLICK HERE) the professional comedy takes stage presenting original Improv comedy based on audience suggestions and participation. The downtown venue is a quaint 60 seat venue, perfect for an intimate class and show, as well as private events. Like our Times Square home we can host private parties and groups sales for birthdays and more (Student Groups, After School Programming etc)
LMAO IMPROV presents an original show every time it takes stage. Using suggestions for the audience, the cast creates scenes and music on the spot. Many of the games require audience volunteers on stage. These are professional shows featuring talent from stage & screen. COME BE A PART OF THE SHOW.
Sundays 3pm – Downtown – Greenwich Village Comedy Club
Saturdays 3pm – Times Square – Broadway Comedy Club
General Admission Tickets $25 plus a 1 drink minimum
WANT TO GO VIP? $50 tickets include the best seats in the house and the 1st round from the bar.
COMEDY 4 TEENS CLASS involves 8 weeks of training in both Improv & Stand-Up Comedy. By combining the two skills into one class, each students is exposed to a wealth of creative development and training. This class invites students of all levels. Some of our more experienced students volunteer as interns.
Sundays 1pm – Downtown
Saturday 10am – Times Square
Saturdays 12p – Times Square for Kids Ages 8-12
TUITION $250 includes 8 weeks of classes, bonus make-up sessions, performance showcase and FREE tickets to our professional shows for student plus a guest (Additional tickets at a discount)
NEW – Sign up for TWO ($400) or THREE ($550) sessions at once and save (Or redeem for sibling/friends discount)
We will be presenting Classes Winter, Spring and Fall at both locations for Kids & Teens. And of course we will be back with Comedy Camp Summer 2018!!!
We still have our Times Square home at the Broadway Comedy Club 318 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019, between 8th & 9th Avenues. One block from the stage door for Late Night with Stephen Colbert. We have been at this location on and off since 2004 when it was still called the New York Improv.
I really loved our little group yesterday. Eclectic mix of students form both Kids and teens and even spring break camps (SUMMER CAMP COMING SOON)
AS STUDENTS You are all invited ANYTIME to our public professional shows. The whole family.Watching the pros helps students develop faster AND these days we all need more laughs in our lives.
NOT A CURRENT STUDENT CLICK HERE for discount tickets
SUMMER CAMP 2017 for
KIDS & TEENS ages 7-17
plus weekly/daily guest teachers from the LMAO Off Broadway, TV and Film.
Student Interns from our Teen Classes (2 plus years experience)
9am-10am Drop Off and Free time
Socialize with other campers, work on your stand-up routines, write in journal, take turns working on stage
10am Morning Improv Session
– Warm-Up, Techqniue and Performance games geared at teaching Improv Performance, Creative Skills, Critical Thinking (out of the box), Public Speaking,
11:45am Lunch Break
12:30pm Stand-Up Comedy Open Mic
– Share Stories from your own experiences and observations. We will turn those stories into original comedy routines by showtime on Friday
2pm Snack Time
2:15 Afternoon Improv Session
Continued Improv work form morning session
4- 4:30 PICK UP
Some days we interrupt this schedule and invite students to watch a show by our professional company. We host large student groups from camps all summer. It is awesome to watch the pros play and help demonstrate the ultimate performance goals of Improv training in practice.
9am-10am Drop Off and Free time
Socialize with other campers, work on your stand-up routines, write in journal, take turns working on stage
10am Dress Rehearsal
Run show with notes
11:30am Lunch Break
12pm Dress Rehearsal
Run show with notes
1:30pm Snack Time and Set-Up Theater for Show
Please invite the world. We want the students to have a big audience for their performances. The larger the crowd the more fun it is for all.
DISMISSAL AFTER SHOW.
In addition to hosting our own summer camp, we host groups of 20-200 for shows & workshops all summer long.
SMALLER GROUPS book group sales at public shows.
Weekly Shows Saturdays 3p and Sundays 3pm
As of 5/15 the following added for group needs…
Wednesday July 19 1pm
Wednesday July 26 2pm
Happy to add more shows as need
$300 up to 20ppl SHOW & WORKSHOP
– Additional Students $15pp
– Add Lunch for just $10pp (Pizza & beverage)
LARGER GROUPS book a private show
$600 up to 50 students
Additional student $10
$1200 Up to 150 students
– Add workshops $5/students
= Add Pizza Lunch $10pp
Hilarious interactive Improv Comedy based on audience suggestions and participation. No two shows are ever the same as you tell us topics from which to create comedy scenes and songs. Many games require audience volunteers to more directly effect the scenes.
Via weekly showcases in Times Square and touring Nationwide we have presented over 5000 shows for K-12 and family audiences since 2003.
How about classes and workshops. Improv is a fun way to teach many valuable life skills
August 2 FIELD TRIP in Times Square hosting group from
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