Gotham City Improv is a theater, school, and community of comedic actors in New York City. Founded in 1987, as the sister company of the Los Angeles based improv company, The Groundlings.
Gotham City Improv offers some of the best courses in New York City for improvisation and sketch comedy writing. Many graduates of our training program have gone on to create their own ensembles and even perform in our main company.You’ll get a start on the basics of improvisation, and learn about our comedy training and performance companies!
Gotham City Improv offers a full training program, including short form improv, long form improv, sketch comedy writing, and specialty workshops such as Musical Improv, Commercial Voice Overs 101, and more.
Students of our program have a showcase performance after graduating each class level. We also have ongoing shows in which our students get to perform, gaining valuable stage experience.
Can’t get to us? That’s okay, we’ll bring the comedy to you! We are mobile entertainers who will customize a performance just for you and bring it to your party, school, or corporate event. We”ll even come teach a workshop. Improv techniques are proven team-builders … and they’re fun!