Early Bird!

Intro To Improv



Never tried improv before? This is the perfect introduction! We’ll work on teamwork, listening and presentation skills through fun improv games. It’s a great way to improve your public speaking, have fun and meet new people.

Sundays, 3 to 5 pm, June 2 to 23 (with Adriana Johnston) SOLD OUT
Tuesdays, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, June 4 to 25 (with Laura Jarecsni
Mondays, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, July 8 to July 29 (with Krystal Merrells)

Location: 441 MacLaren St, Suite 330

This class is four weeks, two hours per session. $100 (+HST)
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: Register before 11:59 pm on Friday, June 21 for 10% discount.
(FRIENDS DISCOUNT: Save $20 when you register yourself and a friend with the coupon code “FRIENDS” — don’t forget to include a note of your friend’s name and email)



Adriana Johnston

Adriana started her improv journey in Copenhagen, Denmark at Improv Comedy Copenhagen (ICC), has studied in Toronto at Second City, and is a graduate of the Improv Embassy. She loves practicing and performing with her team, CLAM, who have entertained audiences at the 2019 Ottawa Improv Festival, the Fembassy, and various indie shows in Ottawa! Her favourite improv game is the Beastie Boys Rap and when she’s not doing improv, you’ll find her tending to her many houseplants!

Laura Jarecsni

Laura knows that improv is first and foremost about having fun. She started performing improv in 2012 and never looked back, becoming 3 term president of McGill improv, competing all over, and having a dang good time. In Ottawa she performs with CLAM and Chess Club 7 and coaches student teams, on top of teaching real life non-improv school full time.

Krystal Merrells

Krystal Merrells is an improviser, storyteller and regulated healthcare professional. Born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Krystal always had an interest in both the sciences and art. Krystal has been improvising since 2014 and has performed with various local improv troupes in a variety of formats (murder mystery, competitive shortform, all women longform), as well as sketch comedy. In addition to classes and workplace workshops with the Embassy, Krystal also has developed her own customized improv workshop for healthcare providers, which will be included at her discipline’s national conference.