About Us

About Us

Oaktown Improv performs monthly improv shows, hosts a weekly improv jam, and teaches improv classes to students of all levels.

Oaktown Improv is passionate about long-form improv. Its mission is to surprise, entertain and provoke audiences by creating funny, moving and unpredictable improvisational theater. Oaktown Improv is also committed to teaching others to do the same.

Weekly Improv Jam

Sunday 1pm – 3pm

Monthly Improv Show

Second Saturday 8pm

Offerings

Offerings

Weekly Improv Jam
Sunday 1pm – 3pm
Open to improvisors of all levels!
Monthly Improv Show
Second Saturday 8pm
We also have a performer’s jam before the show at 6pm. It is open to all, and you can stay and watch the show for free!
Beginning to Intermediate Improv Class
Ongoing on Sunday from 3pm to 5pm.
Drop-ins welcome.

Intermediate to Advanced Improv Class
Ongoing on Wednesday from 8pm to 10pm.
Drop-ins welcome.
Cost
Sunday Jam: $10
Performer’s Jam: general admission $10, those in the show Improv Slam $5.
Show: general admission $10, students $5.
Class drop-in: $20
Location
All of our events and activities take place at the Temescal Art Center, 511 48th St. at Telegraph (behind Lanesplitter Pizza) Oakland, CA.

Coaches

Andrew Pearce

Andrew studied and performed in the Calgary improv scene for eight years under Keith Johnstone at Loose Moose Theatre. There he helped form a...

Andrew Pearce
Michael Davenport

Michael teaches and performs Chicago-style long form improvisational theater, focusing on creating strong characters, deep connections between...

Michael Davenport
Ben Yates

Ben Yates began improvising in 1993. He has performed with various groups in the Bay Area, including The Clean Comedy Company, Pan Theater, BATS...

Ben Yates

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