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.

FRIEND DISCOUNT: Sign up with a friend and save $20 on classes!

Saturdays, 12 to 2 pm, January 5 to 26  (with Deborah Ring)
Saturdays, 12 to 2 pm, February 2 to 23 (with Jesse Henneberry)

*PLEASE NOTE*: January/February classes will be taught on the first floor of Arts Court (2 Daly), in the boardroom of the Ontario Arts Council (Accessibility: The building has an accessible entrance and washrooms but the boardroom is down a short set of steps. If you require assistance or have questions please email us at

This class is four weeks, two hours per session. $100 (+HST)
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: Register before 11:59 pm on Sunday, December 16 for 10% discount.



Deborah Ring

Deborah Ring is a comedian and writer. Deborah has a degree in theatre from York University and a post-graduate certificate in scriptwriting from Algonquin College. She studied at the Second City Conservatory in Toronto, the iO Theatre in Chicago and the Upright Citizens Brigade in New York. As part of the LadyBusiness and Disco Taxi troupes, she’s been an official selection to improv and sketch comedy festivals across North America, and won the Outstanding Comedy Award at the 2012 Ottawa Fringe Festival. She coaches improv troupe Trevor.

Jesse Henneberry

Jesse first learned of the Improv Embassy while at a barbeque. Soon after, he took his first improv class and was hooked! Now a graduate of the Improv Embassy, he continues to perform and participate in improv workshops whenever he can. Currently he is a member of both “The Speak Up” house team. When around a group of improvisers, he is most likely asking to play “Squirrel Nut Tree.