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Move Your Tale & Excused Absence Comedy at ColdTowne Theater offer a variety of classes and performance opportunities from preschool through high school.

Fall 2019 Session begins September 15

Weekly Classes are organized by age, interests and experience levels. All students have the opportunity to perform at our Sunday, ExAb Night shows.

Choosing the right class for your child: 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 moveyourtale@gmail.com if you have any questions or concerns.

Want to go beyond the classroom experience? Audition for improv and sketch troupes on Sunday, September 22 at 5 pm at ColdTowne Theater. RSVP here.

Pre-Kinder and Kinder

Improv Explorers

Sundays, 1 to 1:50 pm, September 15 – December 1
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 performs together at Excused Absence Night, date TBD. Meets at ColdTowne Theater.
$230 Register here for Improv Explorers, Fall ’19

Early Elementary

Epic Improv

Sundays, 1 – 1:50, September 15 – December 1
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. Students perform together at Excused Absence Night, date TBD. Meets at ColdTowne Theater.
$230 Register for Epic Improv, Fall ’19

Older Elementary

Improv Rising

Sundays, 2 – 2:50, September 15 – December 1
Older Elementary. Attention Third through Fifth graders new to Improv!
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! Students perform together at Excused Absence Night, date TBD. Meets at ColdTowne Theater.
$230. Register for Improv Rising

Improv Invasion

Sundays, 2 – 2:50, September 15 – December 1
Older Elementary. Hello Third through Fifth 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. Class performs together at Excused Absence Night, date TBD. Meets at ColdTowne Theater.
$230. Register for Improv Invasion

Tween & Teen

Please note, depending on the individuals enrolled, middle and high school classes will be divided or combined as best serves the group.

Introduction to Improv

Sundays, 3 to 4:30 pm, Sept. 15 – Dec. 1Teen. Everybody is talking about it. You have a feeling it might be fun to get up there and give it a try… Why not jump in? Low pressure and fun, this class begins with the basics of listening, saying, “Yes, And,” and confidently taking risks. Class performs together at Excused Absence Night, date TBD. Meets at ColdTowne Theater. $260Register for Intro. to Improv, Fall ’19

Improv for the Stage

Sundays, 3 to 4:30 pm, Sept. 15 – Dec. 1Teen For performers with previous Improv experience ready to expand their performance skill set. Create in the moment, build stage presence, and develop strong characters. Class performs together at Excused Absence Night, date TBD. Meets at ColdTowne Theater. $260 Register for Improv for the Stage

Family Classes

Early Years Family Improv

Saturdays, 2 – 2:50, Care Givers of any age and children ages 3 to 5. 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! Students perform together at Excused Absence Night, date TBD. Meets at ColdTowne Theater. $230