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Learning Improvisation is Fun

Partnering with The Free Association in London, Boom Chicago is Amsterdam’s premiere location for improvisation training. Our 25 years of improv history combined with the FA’s world-famous curriculum unlocks a sense of fun in improvisation, to set performers free to create compelling and hilarious work with teammates.

This exciting six-level program will build confidence, hone a performer’s comedy and improve performance skills. We provide the next generation of improvisers with the tools and knowledge to establish their own teams and create their own exciting shows.

Each level has 24 hours of coursework, usually spread over eight three-hour sessions. Most people start with our eight week program Intro to long-form improv. We also offer intensive programs over four consecutive days. This gives a complete course in less than a week.

Still unsure? Take a taster class! This class runs from 19:00 – 22:00 (15:00 –18:00 on weekends) and costs only €25. If you decide to join a full class – we’ll deduct this from your fee! Spoiler alert. Most people want more!

Student Opportunities

As students progress through the program, they get the opportunity to perform in Teacher Jams and eventually audition to be part of house teams with weekly performance opportunities. Players from the training process can become coaches, teaching staff, and hopefully one day, performers in the Boom Chicago main stage show.

The Community

By taking classes, you join a community of performers, comedians and like minded people. You can find these creative people on our stages, at our shows and in the bar. Members of the community not only make lasting friendships, but also collaborate on projects and create improv teams together. We offer students free and discount tickets to many Boom Chicago shows.