We are busily updating our class offerings! Please check back on Saturday, August 15th after 3 pm for the updated list. Thanks!
ExAb’s onsite classes take place indoors at ColdTowne Theater or at The Spider House Ballroom.
- Faculty members and students ages 8 and over must wear masks at all times.
- Social distancing must be observed at all times./
- Classes have a maximum of 8 students and are taught by a single faculty member.
- Students who show signs of illness or who have been exposed to illness are respectfully asked to not attend.
Excused Absence at ColdTowne Theater offers Improv & Sketch classes for kids, teens, families and educators.
Weekly Classes are organized by age, interests and experience levels.
Choosing the right class: Though suggested ages are listed for each class, we are all more than just the sum of our experience. If the age group or level you enroll your child in isn’t a good match, switching sections is often an option. Feel free to contact us at 512 809 0017 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or concerns.
Pre-Kinder and Kinder
Saturdays, 11 – Noon, Scheduled for Nov. 7 – Dec. 6, 2020.
Pre-Kinder and Kinder.
This early-improv class guides kids through improv basics with an eye toward collaboration and finding the funny in what’s already there. Created for spirited pre-K and Kinder students who enjoy high energy, movement driven work, Improv Explorers prioritizes self expression, discovery and fun. Class performance details are TBD. Meets at ColdTowne Theater (probably…).
Sundays, 1 – 1:50, Scheduled for Nov. 8 – Dec. 7
Early Elementary. Created for students in First and Second grade, Epic Improv courts the thrills and chills born of fearlessly creating worlds on the spot. Courageously supporting ideas and flexing our minds to allow for endless possibilities, this early Improv class fosters collaboration, ingenuity and hilarity. Class performance details TBD. Meets at ColdTowne Theater (probably…).
Sundays, 2 – 2:50, Scheduled for Nov. 8 – Dec. 7
Older Elementary. High energy Third through Sixth graders.
Harness the power of “Yes, And” to frame your funny and build your banter. Perform supportive and hilarious comedy on the spot as you create, collaborate and expand your comedy skill set through the power of IMPROVISATION! Showcase details TBD. Meets at ColdTowne Theater.
Sundays, 3 – 3:50, Scheduled for Nov. 8 – Dec. 7
Older Elementary. Focused Third through Sixth graders with Improv experience.
That first experience creating original comedy with peers was awesome. You have the “Yes, And” down, and you are ready to expand your abilities as a young Improviser. Improv Invasion guides students through that next step, teaching them to create sustained improv scenes that go deep into characters and situations. Best for students with Improv experience who are ready to collaborate and support. Showcase details TBD. Meets at ColdTowne Theater.
Tween & Teen
Please note, depending on the individuals enrolled, middle and high school classes will be divided or combined as best serves the group.
Sundays, 3 – 3:50, Scheduled for Nov. 8 – Dec. 7 A multi level Improv class for Middle School students with a focus on building stage presence, developing a flexible mindset and honing your ability to find the funny in what’s already there. Showcase details TBD. Meets at ColdTowne Theater. $135
Improv for Teens
Sundays, 4 – 4:50, Scheduled for Nov. 8 – Dec. 7 For performers of all levels ready to expand their ability to trust in the moment and create hilarious, original comedy in the most supportive environment imaginable. Class showcase TBD. Meets at ColdTowne Theater. $135
Improv for the Stage
Sundays, 5 to 6:30 pm, Nov. 8 – Dec. 7 For performers with significant Improv experience ready to expand their performance skill set. Create in the moment, build stage presence, and develop strong characters. Class showcase details TBD. Meets at ColdTowne Theater. $185