The Original Improv 4 Kids

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OUR MISSION: Presenting interactive Shows & Workshops teaching creative writing, public speaking and self confidence while delivering much needed laughter.

  • Sunday 3pm Fun for the Whole Family! All ages welcome.
  • Comedy Classes Online
    Classes 4 Teens
    Classes 4 Kids
  • EMAIL NOW FOR MORE INFORMATION We now offer private shows ($200) & workshops ($75/hour/teacher) online for schools, camps and community centers. Fun for birthday parties too! In School and After School Online Residencies ($400/EIGHT 45-60 minute sessions). Ask about our shows & workshops for teachers – Professional Development. We look forward to returning to your facilities and hosting field trips to our NYC theater ASAP!!!

Improv 4 Kids is the only NYC-based short form professional improv
troupe and show designed exclusively JUST for KIDS!

Improv 4 Kids performed its first K12 school show in Farmington, Connecticut in 2003, made it’s off-Broadway debut at the Lambs Theatre in New York City in 2005 and in 2007 Improv 4 Kids became the official outreach program at the NY Laugh Factory where it was featured on ABC news. In the past 18 years, the show has performed for 5000+audiences in Times Square (public shows, field trips) and touring nationwide to theaters, schools, camps and community centers.


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Whether it’s through our improv workshops or live performances, The benefits of laughter are numerous!

Interested in learning more about the art of improvisation?

Click here to visit our Study Guides and Glossary of improvisational
theatre terms!

For educators – Visit our study guides

Some of the places and events  where Improv 4 Kids has
performed in recent years: 

100s of K12 Schools in the NYC Area, The Long Wharf Theatre CT, Bay Street Theatre at SAG Harbor,  The National Smithsonian DC, Fort Dix Military Base NJ, Ohio National Guard, Wolf Trap in the Park, First Night Winchester, First Night Haddenfeild, Cherry Point Marine Corp, First Night Binghamton. numerous JCCs, YMCAs, Libraries etc

Improv 4 Kids also tours the country, performing for school assemblies, military bases, regional theatres, libraries, camps, charity fundraisers, festivals and special events.

Improv 4 Kids doesn’t simply entertain kids- it engages them. Kids learn
and participate in comedy arts through improvisation, music,
storytelling, dance, pantomime and theatre. Improv 4 Kids uproarious
show channels, inspires and rewards creative energy through
interactive comedy – so round up the kids and let the fun begin!

TOURING COMPANY

Whether performing for assemblies at K-12 schools, afterschool programs, community events, camps or even Broadway-style theatres, IMPROV 4 KIDS offers fun, educational and exciting programming for the whole family. Many audience members are invited to participate on stage while the entire audience is active in various sing-alongs and providing suggestions for skits, songs and dances created on the spot. Every few minutes the audiences is prompted to give new ideas to the actors.  The cast introduces young audiences to various performance art forms through the parodies of Shakespeare, Hip Hop, Modern Dance, Mime, Opera, Broadway, Madrigal and Jazz. Students learn to explore the limits of imagination as the actors perform original characters, stories and spontaneously created dialogue.

WHY IMPROV 4 KIDS (& TEENS)
K-12 PROGRAMMING?
– Outreach Overview
– Core Curriculum
– Scientific Benifits of Laughter

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