Learn to Improvise

So You Can

Perform at your Best

Our classes will teach you how to listen fully and respond effectively in the moment...so you can perform at your best onstage and in life. Discover why the most successful people know the secrets of improvisation.

Learn in a Safe Space

Have Fun

Be Fearless

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Ever feel awkward at a party?

Or nervous presenting an idea?

Or anxious in front of an audience?

We understand.

We'll help you replace the urge to fight, flight or freeze with the tools improvisers have successfully used onstage for years. So you can feel confident, no matter what the situation.

 Improvisation enables you to

Conquer Your Fears

Feel confident & comfortable whether you're performing, presenting, or networking at a party knowing you can improvise the right answer.

unleash your creativity

Improvisation teaches you to tap into the unlimited creativity that's packed away in your brain closet. You'll learn everything you need to unlock your creative potential.

Be ready for anything

Everyone is trying to perform their best. Improvisation enables you to think fast and react even faster. Which makes you more confident everyday in every way.

We Get It

You want to be

confident and

"perform at your best"

So, consider this:

  • We've taught over 10,000 students to be fearless "in the moment"

  • Alumni include: Bill Murray, Bonnie Hunt, Matt Walsh, advertising execs, teachers, salespeople, grandmoms, writers, entrepreneurs, lawyers, and many more

  • We're the original school of improvisation with 50 years of experience



Learn how to play fearlessly, listen fully, and live more in each moment

on stage and in life.

 Build on basic team skills by learning advanced brainstorming techniques, presentation skills, and improvisation abilities.

The Way of Players

Here’s how we teach you to be confident perform at your best


Classes are safe, fun and will teach you skills that you'll use throughout your life that you can't find anywhere else.

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Our classes will teach you how to think on your feet, be confident, react on the fly, and live in the moment.



When you learn how to improvise you learn how to be comfortable, authentic, and present in any situation.

You want to be fearless. At Players Workshop, we get it. Our classes help build confidence for every situation.

It's not a mystery or some secret potion. Here’s how we do it: We invite you to a Workshop filled with like-minded Players where you all learn to be present without fear. 1) Sign up for class. It seems easy because it is. We've been doing this for 50 years because what we do will work for you just like it has for 10,000 alumni. 2) Learn the skills. The classes are a fun and safe place to learn. Basically, you'll be stretching outside of your comfort zone to learn new things. And so will everyone else in the class. You'll learn together and from each other at the same time. 3) Never be nervous again. It seems impossible, but the reality is that once you learn how to improvise, you become more confident because you're more aware of the world around you. It's sort of like learning to walk. The first couple of times are wobbly and then all of a sudden you're up and walking and you stop thinking about the mechanics of it. You just walk. And look at you now. You're practically a professional walker! Sign up now, and in the meantime download our e-book The "New Normal" Playbook 5 Critical tools of Improvisation to Survive and Thrive. Don't miss your opportunity to be yourself and shine. Be ready for anything.

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A word from our students...

My teacher was Doug V and he was  enthusiastic in the most genuine way... people will find this class a life changer.  - Chris K

This is one of the best experiences I've had in my life. - Kristin S

A great place to learn Improvisation. Not just for comedy but for life. Friendly and knowledgeable teachers. They create a fun and safe place to learn, experiment and explore. Great experience! - Jason K

If you are on the fence about doing this program, I'll make it easy for you: jump over and discover a brand new world within you. - Dave W.

Players Workshop is the original School of Improvisation, with its Graduates feeding into The Second City, Saturday Night Live and many Television Shows and Movies.

- David S

The improv class at the Players Workshop was an invaluable experience. It stretched my capabilities. It improved my confidence. - Roger V

Players Workshop is a great place for personal growth, especially in learning to interact with others in a safe place.  Skilled and knowledgable instructors help bring out the best from students. -  Judith P

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Free E-Book Guide!

The Answer is Always: Yes And

Five Fearless Ways to Perform at Your Best in Every Situation

Learn how you can immediately put the tools of improvisation to work so you can react in the moment with flexibility and focus.

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 Be ready for anything

Right now!

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