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

  • Effective July 20, 2021 for new sessions: All students and instructors must be fully vaccinated (at least two weeks past the final dose) to participate. You will be required to present your completed CDC vaccination record and a photo ID when you arrive at the first class. No exceptions*Vaccination status may be presented in the form of original CDC card, or a digital record obtained from your health provider or the CA Department of Public Health at myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.gov
  • Masks will be required while in the building, but may be removed when actively performing an improv scene. 
  • 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
Minimum Age: 18

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


NOVEMBER 16  •  Tuesdays
Instructor: Justine Lopez
Meets: November 16, 23, 30, December 7, 14, 21, January 4, 11
Notes: No class December 28
Grad Show: Thursday, January 20 @ 7pm (subject to change)

DECEMBER 13  •  Mondays
Instructor: Justine Lopez
Meets: December 13, 20, January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, February 7
Notes: No class December 27
Grad Show: Thursday, February 17 @ 7pm (subject to change)

JANUARY 6  •  Thursdays
Instructor: Dustin Seidler
Meets: January 6, 13, 20, 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24
Grad Show: Thursday, March 3 @ 7pm (subject to change)

JANUARY 19  •  Wednesdays
Instructor: Justine Lopez
Meets: January 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9
Grad Show: Thursday, March 17 @ 7pm (subject to change)

FEBRUARY 15  •  Tuesdays
Instructor: Justine Lopez
Meets: February 15, 22, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5
Grad Show: Thursday, April 14 @ 7pm (subject to change)

MARCH 23  •  Wednesdays
Instructor: Justine Lopez
Meets: March 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11
Grad Show: Thursday, May 19 @ 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 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