Shot of Improv is Boom Chicago’s fully improvised comedy show in English. Enjoy 75 minutes of improv comedy, the best way to start your lockdown-free life! One time only coming soon!
AMSTERDAM COMEDY SHOWS
Boom Chicago is most famous for our own comedy shows, but there is so much more. Join us for new productions, new performers, new events, and new surprises! These are the shows that are now on sale in the following categories:
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Boom Chicago shows: A unique mix of scripted scenes, improvisation and music, created by and starring Boom Chicago’s cast.
Boom Academy Classes: Our improvisation training program.
Community Nights: Shows created by and for Amsterdam’s comedy community.
Visiting Comedians: International comedians and stand up comedy nights.
Dutch events: Dutch cultural programming for Amsterdammers.
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Boom Academy students and instructors join forces on the first Sunday of every month. Students are currently enrolled in our improv class Advanced Game or higher. A unique comedy Jam once a month.
Enjoy monthly stand-up comedy in Amsterdam! Watch some of the greatest comedians throughout the Netherlands test out some of their newest material at Boom Chicago’s newest monthly open-mic night!
The third Sunday of every month is Boom Chicago’s Indie Night! We feature independent comedy projects from our students and throughout the Netherlands. Sketch comedy, stand-up, improv and more! Enjoy comedy in Amsterdam!
Part of our “Boom Academy” series, the fourth Sunday of every month is dedicated to Musical Comedy. Boom Academy Musical Comedy Night: A Night of Musical Improv and More!
This level expands on the students’ previous scene work experience and delves deeper into building dynamic and supportive scenes. Topics include starting scenes organically, exploring support moves and understanding opening devices.
This class focuses on initiating and sustaining long-form improvisational scenes. The course starts with a focus on scene fundamentals, acting in improv and an introduction to playing the game.
Continue your development! This course focuses on giving students the tools to develop interesting and well-rounded characters. Various frames of reference will be used including physicality, emotion, status, and music.
In this course, students will explore the concepts of game and point of view, and how they can use them to drive scenes. Concepts like shiny objects, gift-giving, justifying and straight-manning.