Ovation! ~ proudly serving students from York Region, Toronto and surrounding areas including: Aurora, Markham, Newmarket, Oshawa, Richmond Hill, Scarborough, Thornhill, Vaughan and Whitchurch-Stouffville.

A portion of all proceeds is donated to Crohn’s & Colitis Canada.

Improv & Sketch Comedy

For beginner to intermediate level students, wishing to learn and practice the basics of improv, sketch and stand-up comedy.


this course runs for 60min on

WEDNESDAYS from 5:30pm - 6:30pm

(Jr/Intm 10 to 14 yrs)


SATURDAYS from 2:00pm - 3:00pm

 (Intro/Jr 8 to 13 yrs)

(schedules are subject to change)


    **Course Fees: please inquire.

*Performances: Two: this class performs a piece in the Winter Showcase; and a separate piece in the spring Get STAGEstruck! show at Markham Theatre.  Additional rehearsal and production hours will be required when mounting the spring show.

Do people think you’re funny?

Want to learn how to make people laugh?  Then this is the program for you!  We'll cover the basic fundamental skills, principles, and techniques of Improv (warm-ups or 'ice-breakers', tools & techniques, creative expanders like 'yes/and...', scenes & characters);  Sketch Comedy (SNL, 30 Rock, SCTV, Monty Python....need we say more?); and Stand-Up (monologues, creative writing, presenting your material, finding your comic voice, establishing your style....)