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Musical Improv: Genre

Instructor: Mark S. Meritt

Class Dates: Jan 29, Feb 5, 12, 19, 26, March 5

Performance Date: March 10 - 7:30pm

Musical Improv: Genre

Invent songs of the top of your head in a variety of styles and genres!

When we're improvising we never know what song will fit the scene, so it's best to come prepared. From opera, to blues, rap and beyond, our Musical Director will guide you through a variety of musical styles and how to successfully perform them.

Genre may seem tricky but even absolute beginners can make magic with improvised songs when they learn these simple methods. In this intro level class, Mark will guide you through the basics of improvised song, basic song craft and get you on your feet and singing.

We believe anyone can sing and our improv class requires no musical training! 


Each Improv Fundamentals and Musical Improv 6-Week course each has a unique performance element that showcases the skills you focused on during the class. You'll be able to show off to your friends and family everything you've learned. The performance is not mandatory but we bet you'll want to take part. Participation is dependant on consistent attendance.


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

18. We offer youth classes for younger improvisers! Check out our to find a class.

How active are these classes?

Our classes involve a good amount of physical activity - you should feel comfortable being on your feet for at least an hour. Please email with any questions about accommodations for ability.

What is your policy on absences from class?

After two absences, students will not be able to participate in the performance at the end of the class.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Street parking is available on Union and N Jay street by our Theatre. Parking is available in the lot behind Pereca's as well as other public lots within a short walk of the theatre. The lot directly across from us is reserved for the Rossi & Ditorro Funeral Home and is not always available for parking. DO NOTpark in the lot by JoJo’s Auto Service or you will be towed. Find our more and see a detailed map of parking options available around us here

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact us at for general inquiries or call us at (518) 577-6726

What's the refund policy?

Cancellations for a full refund must be made 7 days or more prior to the first class. Less than 7 days: Your place in the class is non-refundable unless we can get someone to fill your spot. 

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Please make sure we know who to expect in class.

Earlier Event: January 25
Improv Jam
Later Event: February 5
Monday Night Improv: Drop In Class