Since 1970 we've been teaching people how to listen fully and respond effectively in the moment. Perform at your best level, onstage and in life. Discover why successful people from all fields value the secrets of improv and our proven approach.
Learn to Improvise
From the original school
All Virtual Classes
The benefits of ImproV
Conquer Your Fears
Feel confident and comfortable whether you're performing, presenting or networking at a party—knowing you can improvise the right answer.
Be ready for anything
Want to perform your best? Improvisation will help you think fast and react even faster, which boosts your confidence everyday in every way.
We Get It
You want to be
perform 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
The Way of Players
Build your confidence & performance in 3 steps
1. SIGN UP NOW
Classes are safe, fun and will teach you skills you will use throughout your life that you can't find anywhere else.
2. LEARN THE SKILLS
Our classes will teach you how to think on your feet, be confident, react on the fly, and live in the moment.
3. NEVER BE
Apply your improv tools to life and work: be present, comfortable and authentic in any situation.
What is a Futures Canterbury Hub?
Futures Canterbury has two hubs in Canterbury providing regular and affordable opportunities for young people and families to learn and play golf in a positive and fun environment. When you join a Futures Canterbury Hub, you get access to play at a collective of golf clubs with a growing community of young people and families along with regular learn and play sessions and events.
Who can join a Futures Canterbury Hub?
Hub membership is open to anyone under 19 years of age.
When can hub members play at the participating clubs?
Being a member of the hub gives you access to play at all of the participating clubs in your local hub at off-peak times outside of weekly club competitions.
Where are the participating golf clubs?
The participating clubs in the new North-East Hub are Bottle Lake Golf Club, Christchurch Golf Club, Rangiora Golf Club and Waimairi Beach Golf Club.
What does membership include?
As well as access to play at the participating clubs in a hub, junior members will also receive an introductory branded apparel pack, an official NZ Golf membership number and handicap, subsidised learn & play sessions and coaching programmes, and events, and the opportunity to play junior interclub for a nominated club within a hub.
Can parents or guardians of junior members join the hub?
Yes, we offer a membership for parents/guardians of current junior members of a hub. The membership gives you the opportunity to play golf with your child/children at any of the participating clubs in a hub. The annual membership fee is $120.
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Ask 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
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 Graduates wedding into The Second City, Saturday Night Live and many TV shows and movies.—David S
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, safe place to learn, experiment and explore. Great experience!
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 learning to interact with others in a safe place. Knowledgable and skilled instructors help bring out the best from students.—Judith P