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It’s time to break out of your mold! Whether you’re interested in meeting new people, trying something new, or expanding your creativity, The Comedy Arena has the perfect class for you. Check out our overview for more class information.

Whether it's for business, for actors/performers or just for fun, our classes cater to those looking to dabble in this super fun art-form. Your training is even more hands on because we offer Improv Jam and Open Mic nights for you to see in real time how you're progressing. It’s time to take the stage! Whether you’re interested in meeting new people, trying something new, or expanding your creativity, The Comedy Arena has the perfect comedy class for you.

Classes below can be filtered/organized based by start date, category, level and more.


Sat, Mar 2, 2024, 10:30 AM CST – Sat, Mar 30, 2024, 1:00 PM CDT

The Comedy Arena Training Center, 305 E. Virginia St. #304, McKinney, TX, United States
This is the class for kids and teens who and looking to harness or expand their comedy chops.

Sat, Mar 2, 2024, 10:30 AM CST – Sat, Mar 30, 2024, 1:00 PM CDT

The Comedy Arena Training Center, 305 E. Virginia St. #304, McKinney, TX, United States
This is the class for kids and teens who and looking to harness or expand their comedy chops. Where kids will learn the skills needed to create strong jokes, sets and bits. Stage presence, mic control and how to connect with the audience.

Sun, Mar 3, 2024, 1:00 PM CST – Sun, Apr 14, 2024, 3:00 PM CDT

The Comedy Arena, 305 E. Virginia St. #104, McKinney, TX, United States
This is where your improv journey starts where you’ll learn the skills needed to create strong improvised scenes. Some of these skills include building ensemble, giving and taking focus, object work, and, one of the most crucial fundamentals of improv, the concept of “yes, and.” It’s going to change your life.

Thu, Mar 7, 2024, 7:00 PM CST – Thu, Apr 18, 2024, 9:00 PM CDT

The Comedy Arena Training Center, 305 E. Virginia St. #304, McKinney, TX, United States
This is where your improv journey starts where you’ll learn the skills needed to create strong improvised scenes. Some of these skills include building ensemble, giving and taking focus, object work, and, one of the most crucial fundamentals of improv, the concept of “yes, and.” It’s going to change your life.

Sat, Mar 16, 2024, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM CDT

The Comedy Arena, 305 E. Virginia St. #104, McKinney, TX, United States
The Chris & Paul Show workshop is a one day experience based on the extensive training that Chris and Paul adapted from clowning and pantomime. Chris and Paul concentrate on the importance of physicality in the character and how it can mold them. Also, using the silence of the stage as an advantage and building tension. Chris and Paul will guide you through the stages of crafting a performance for improvisation and sketch. We’ll teach you how to build a scene from the ground up, how to get a laugh without saying a word, how music transforms scenes, the power of silence, finding your inner clown, and much more.

Sun, Mar 17, 2024, 1:00 PM CDT – Thu, May 2, 2024, 9:00 PM CDT

The Comedy Arena, 305 E. Virginia St. #104, McKinney, TX, United States
Take your improv journey to the next level where you'll learn how audiences and their suggestions can spark inspiration to create entirely improvised worlds full of comedic scenes, stories and characters. All classes meet once per week for 6 weeks followed by a student showcase. While enrolled, students can see Comedy Arena shows for FREE.

Mon, Mar 18, 2024, 7:00 PM CDT – Sun, Apr 28, 2024, 9:00 PM CDT

The Comedy Arena, 305 E. Virginia St. #104, McKinney, TX, United States
This is where your stand up journey starts where you’ll learn the skills needed to create strong jokes, sets and bits. Stage presence, mic control and how to connect with the audience. It’s going to change your life.

Mon, Mar 18, 2024, 7:00 PM CDT – Mon, Apr 29, 2024, 9:00 PM CDT

The Comedy Arena, 305 E. Virginia St. #104, McKinney, TX, United States
This is where your improv journey starts where you’ll learn the skills needed to create strong improvised scenes. Some of these skills include building ensemble, giving and taking focus, object work, and, one of the most crucial fundamentals of improv, the concept of “yes, and.” It’s going to change your life.

Tue, Mar 19, 2024, 7:00 PM CDT – Tue, Apr 23, 2024, 9:00 PM CDT

The Comedy Arena Training Center, 305 E. Virginia St. #304, McKinney, TX, United States
Take your stand up to the next level where your comedy bits becomes chunks to make incredibly strong sets all supported by comedic act outs. Your routines will feel anything but routine, and your performance will feel more natural.

Thu, Mar 21, 2024, 7:00 PM CDT – Sun, Apr 28, 2024, 9:00 PM CDT

The Comedy Arena, 305 E. Virginia St. #104, McKinney, TX, United States
Take your improv journey to the next level where you'll learn how audiences and their suggestions can spark inspiration to create entirely improvised worlds full of comedic scenes, stories and characters. All classes meet once per week for 6 weeks followed by a student showcase. While enrolled, students can see Comedy Arena shows for FREE.

Thu, Mar 21, 2024, 7:00 PM CDT – Sun, Apr 28, 2024, 9:00 PM CDT

The Comedy Arena, 305 E. Virginia St. #104, McKinney, TX, United States
You've written and performed jokes, but now it's time to elevate your game to the next level and command the stage with unparalleled confidence and flair. This Level 3 Stand-Up is where we delve deep into the intricacies of hosting and emceeing stand-up comedy shows at the highest level.

Sun, Mar 24, 2024, 3:30 – 4:30 PM CDT

The Comedy Arena, 305 E. Virginia St. #104, McKinney, TX, United States
The Short-form Improv program is an exciting opportunity to be cast in a 3-month show run. Shows consist of 15-30-minute improv sets performed by the Ensembles. Each run is also accompanied by a faculty team that hosts the shows and concludes each show with their own set. This is a free performance opportunity for students and recent grads with no fee to audition.

Sun, Mar 24, 2024, 4:45 – 5:45 PM CDT

The Comedy Arena, 305 E. Virginia St. #104, McKinney, TX, United States
The Long-form improv program is an exciting opportunity to be cast in a 3-month show run. Shows consist of 15-30-minute improv sets performed by the Troupe. Each run is also accompanied by a faculty team that hosts the shows and concludes each show with their own set. This is a free performance opportunity for students and recent grads with no fee to audition.

Mon, Jun 17, 2024, 9:00 AM CDT – Fri, Jun 21, 2024, 12:30 PM CDT

The Comedy Arena, 305 E. Virginia St. #104, McKinney, TX, United States
The Comedy Arena presents its Summer Camp series for the young and aspiring jokesters. Camp goers will learn to support their peers, make big choices, and play on stage without any plans. Using improvisation, we will develop our funny bones and learn the tricks of the trade which will be shared with family and friends on the last day of camp in a comedy showcase. This final performance will be 100% original, starring the creative and comedic talents of the campers. [This showcase will be a separate event with a pay what you want ticket cost].

Mon, Jun 17, 2024, 9:00 AM CDT – Fri, Jun 21, 2024, 12:30 PM CDT

The Comedy Arena, 305 E. Virginia St. #104, McKinney, TX, United States
The Comedy Arena presents its Summer Camp series for the young and aspiring jokesters. Camp goers will learn to support their peers, make big choices, and play on stage without any plans. Using improvisation, we will develop our funny bones and learn the tricks of the trade which will be shared with family and friends on the last day of camp in a comedy showcase. This final performance will be 100% original, starring the creative and comedic talents of the campers. [This showcase will be a separate event with a pay what you want ticket cost].

Mon, Jul 8, 2024, 9:00 AM CDT – Fri, Jul 12, 2024, 12:30 PM CDT

The Comedy Arena, 305 E. Virginia St. #104, McKinney, TX, United States
The Comedy Arena presents its Summer Camp series for the young and aspiring jokesters. Camp goers will learn to support their peers, make big choices, and play on stage without any plans. Using improvisation, we will develop our funny bones and learn the tricks of the trade which will be shared with family and friends on the last day of camp in a comedy showcase. This final performance will be 100% original, starring the creative and comedic talents of the campers. [This showcase will be a separate event with a pay what you want ticket cost].

Mon, Jul 8, 2024, 9:00 AM CDT – Fri, Jul 12, 2024, 12:30 PM CDT

The Comedy Arena, 305 E. Virginia St. #104, McKinney, TX, United States
The Comedy Arena presents its Summer Camp series for the young and aspiring jokesters. Camp goers will learn to support their peers, make big choices, and play on stage without any plans. Using improvisation, we will develop our funny bones and learn the tricks of the trade which will be shared with family and friends on the last day of camp in a comedy showcase. This final performance will be 100% original, starring the creative and comedic talents of the campers. [This showcase will be a separate event with a pay what you want ticket cost].

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