Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre 5919 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA90028 Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre is located in the commercial district on Franklin Avenue. Founded by Chicago comedians…More Amy Poehler, Matt Besser, Matt Walsh and Ian Roberts, this location is a shoebox theater offering improv classes and shows, sketch comedy groups and stand-up comedy performances. Regular shows include Asssscat, Jeff Garland's Combo Platter and Comedy Death-Ray. Those interested in taking classes can call the theater or go online to register.
iO West Theater 6366 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA90028 iO West is the Los Angeles branch of iO Chicago, the famous comedy theatre that opened in 1980 and was originally named…More Improv Olympics. iO acted as a starting point for more than 5,000 actors and comedians, with an alumni list that includes Mike Myers, Amy Poehler, Tina Fey and the late Chris Farley. Founders Charna Halpern and the late Del Close are considered pioneers in modern improvisation, an art form that is absolutely pivotal in today's comedy. This theater in the heart of Hollywood opened in 1997. In addition to having shows and serving drinks from a full bar in this theater, it offers a swath of classes on improvisation and comedy.
Theatre West 3333 Cahuenga Blvd W, Los Angeles, CA90068 Theatre West is a theatre company that serves the Hollywood community. The company stages live performances throughout…More the year including dramas, comedies, musicals and original plays.
The Second City 6560 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA90028 The Second City is an amazing leading brand in improv-based sketch comedy. It also has theatres located in Chicago and…More Toronto. The Second City does not only provide hilarious shows, but it also offers classes with training centers in Chicago and Toronto, as well as Hollywood. It has been called "A Comedy Empire" by The New York Times, and it is the perfect place for a laugh while visiting Hollywood.