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Improv Training and Performance for Youth

AUSTIN’S GO-TO YOUTH PROGRAM FOR IMPROV, SKETCH, ALL AGES SHOWS AND PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES.

Our year round Conservatory Program provides advanced levels of Improv and Sketch Comedy training through weekly classes, school break camps and opportunities for performance. With a Faculty that includes some of Austin’s most beloved Improvisers and Teaching Artists, we are proud to provide youth and families with access to high quality comedy training.

Looking for Improv at Libraries, Schools and Organizations?

Link to Move Your Tale for Improv in Schools, Libraries and Organizations

Classes: Spring Class Registration Opens December 1

Weekly Classes

Join us onsite at ColdTowne Theater on Sundays for weekly Improv classes.

Shows: Live Comedy for All Ages

Comedy Shows

Fast, fun and frequently hilarious, ExAb’s show line up is varied and original, including all ages shows with both adult & youth acts, family friendly shows performed by adult casts adept at playing to both parents & kids, and more!

Birthday Parties & Private Events

A One of a Kind Celebration

Looking for a unique, low stress way to celebrate? We’ve got just the thing!

ExAb Fest ’23 Dates Announced

Excused Absence COmedy Fest

The best Youth Comedy Festival in the Universe is back! That’s right, the next Excused Absence Comedy Festival will take place April 1 and 2, 2023. This year, the festival will feature tons of local and visiting stand up, sketch and Improv acts, workshops, social events and more.

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