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Improvaoke!: Final week for DCF benefit & the Young Urban Comedians' Club now offers classes!

YUCC @ DCF Benefit!
Come out to Improvaoke! this final week to show your support for your local Houstonian improv troupe's participation in the Dallas Comedy Festival!

Check out the DCF website for info on all the other great acts performing at this monumental event!

Introducing the newest
name in longform improvisation

Our troupe will perform a 20-30 minute improvised play based on your suggestion! No plants or rehearsals! You supply the inspiration for an improvised play!

Performed by some of the fastest-thinking improvisers in Houston!

And after the main show...

IMPROVAOKE! - Karaoke for Comedians!


  • The improv* show where you pick the improv games we play. We have over 60 fun and entertaining games to choose from. We can demonstrate the improv games or you, the audience, can come up on stage and play the games with us!

    $5 per person, All ages welcome!
    Seating begins at 7PM. Show begins at 8PM

    Every Friday Night!

    Space graciously provided by:
    Ziggy's Healthy Grill
    (Full menu and cash bar are available
    at Ziggy's reasonably low prices!)
    2202 West Alabama
    Houston, TX 77098 [

    "...I wanted to express that I had a wonderful time! It was a lot of fun...The high I had after we left was incredible!"
    ~Charles, Livingston, Texas

    * Improv games are short comedic stage scenes made up on the spot with audience suggestions and no rehearsal. The hit TV show, "Whose Line is it Anyway?" is one example of an improv show.
    Although we play some similar improv games, we lay no claim to Drew Carey's show as the games are public domain.

    And now, the Young Urban Comedians' Club offeres Improv Classes!
    Studio space graciously provided by...

    1103 Chartres Street
    Houston, Texas 77003

    Level 1 - Introduction to Improv
    $100 for 6-weeks' session prepaid ( or $20 per class)

    Classes start Sept. 8, 2005, Thursdays 7-9pm

    Prerequisite: none

    This six-week adventure will introduce you to the exciting world of creating theatre on the spot. Get the tools you will need to become a successful improviser as well as successful, rounded-out person. Students will utilize exercises and theatre games to build their improvisational muscles. In the last day of class, students will show off their new skills in front of family and friends.

    Level 2 - Introduction to Longform
    $100 for 6-weeks' session prepaid ( or $20 per class)

    Classes start Sept. 8, 2005, Thursdays 7-9pm

    Prerequisite: Level 1 or instructor's approval

    This session will build on the lessons learned in Level 1 and teach you how to improvise a 30-minute play based on one audience suggestion. Basics of the deconstruction, the Harold, and The Young Urban Comedians' Club's signature longform, The Big Texan, will be taught along with the concepts of ensemble, scene work, and character work. Students will have an opportunity to perform in front of family and friends on the last class day.

    Our instructors were trained in Chicago at prestigious training centers such as ImprovOlympic, The Second City and ComedySportz. We've brought back the basic recipe for great improv, but we know Texans aren't satisfied with the ordinary. So, we've added some chili powder, jalepeños, a dash of cayenne, and a few secret ingredients to make a flavor of improv that can only be called...

    For more information, contact Clifton Christian at 832-630-5828 or email at improvwheels@texasimprov.com.

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