Before you register for in-person courses, please note the following guidelines:

  • Effective July 20, 2021, for new sessions: You must be two weeks beyond your second vaccination dose to participate (Pfizer and Moderna). You will be required to present your completed CDC vaccination card and a photo ID when you arrive at the first class. No exceptions.
  • Masks will be required while in the building, but may be removed when actively performing an improv scene or stand-up material. 
  • We will continue to monitor the existing health situation and will re-evaluate our vaccination requirement as the situation improves.

8 sessions | 2 hours each | 7pm-9pm

Prerequisite: None | Students: 14

Location: Comedy Spot Training Center
915 T Street, Sacramento 95811


AUGUST 11  •  Wednesdays  •  Sold Out
Instructor: Justine Lopez
Meets: August 11, 18, 25, September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Grad Show: Saturday, October 2 @ 7pm (subject to change)

SEPTEMBER 2  •  Thursdays  •  Sold Out
Instructor: Justine Lopez
Meets: September 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21
Grad Show: Saturday, October 30 @ 7pm (subject to change)

OCTOBER 5  •  Tuesdays
Instructor: Justine Lopez
Meets: October 5, 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 23
Grad Show: Saturday, December 4 @ 7pm (subject to change)

This eight-week Improv 101 course is the perfect fit for everyone! We teach you all the basics of improv. Basically, you are going to laugh for two hours each week and play like a kid! You will learn how to create comedy scenes off the top of your head, with no preparation or planning, inspired by students’ true stories. You will learn basic improv skills, like accepting and building on other student ideas, establishing and playing the pattern of the scene, and heightening your pattern from grounded to crazy town. You want to just have fun? You want to perform someday? This class is for everyone! Okay, let’s do this. Register. Stop messing around. Annnd, go!

Visit our Classes page for more school info and to learn about all of our course offerings.

Why study improv?

Think the only reason to take improv classes is to start a career in comedy? The skills you learn in improv can impact your life in many ways, beyond our four walls. Get in on the fun and register today!

Improv training provides many benefits:

  • Increased confidence
  • Improved public speaking skills
  • Enhanced acting abilities
  • Gained comfort in social settings
  • Refined brainstorming abilities
  • Improved listening and observation skills
  • Enhanced creative-thinking abilities
  • Improved decision-making skills
  • Team development skills

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More than just a comedy club.

Sacramento Comedy Spot (formerly Sacramento Comedy Foundation) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We are Sacramento’s first comedy theater featuring improv, stand-up, sketch comedy, original videos, and short films, and we are Northern California’s largest comedy school. We create unique, comedy-related events, shows, and classes that connect people of all ages and backgrounds through laughter.

Education. Entertainment. Inclusion. Connection.
More than just a comedy club.

Sacramento Comedy Spot

Our Main Theater Location
1050 20th St. #130
Sacramento, CA 95811

Comedy Spot Training Center
915 T Street
Sacramento, CA 95811

Frequently Asked Questions

Comedy Spot Main Location

Shows 6 Nights a Week
1050 20th Street #130
Sacramento, CA 95811

Comedy Spot Training Center

Classes & Rehearsals Only
915 T Street
Sacramento, CA 95811