Improv for early elementary (ages 6-8)

All children are natural creatives, and improv enriches and strengthens children’s inherent connection to their own gifts of imagination and innovation.


This high-energy class celebrates play through emphasis on interactive storytelling and drama games and harnesses the power of play to facilitate communication, collaboration and confidence in creative expression.

 July 12 - 16 / 9am to 12pm 


Improv for elementary & tweens (ages 9-13) 


Improv empowers young creatives to trust their creativity while also learning to support the creative voice of others.


This class teaches students to channel YES AND, the golden guide of improv, to cultivate self-confidence and collaborative skills to spontaneously create fun and funny worlds right on the spot! 

 July 12 - 16 / 2pm to 5pm 


For teens curious about comedy, writing and performance.


This class utilizes fun-spirited improv exercises to inspire and create an original sketch. Participants learn the fundamental basics of improv to explore character development, engaging dialogue and the components of storytelling. Throughout the sketch-forming process, students are brightly encouraged to trust and share their unique creative voice. 

 July 19 - 23 / 2pm to 5pm 




Meredith Swim thrives in co-creating high-energy, narrative shows with the leading intention to trust her feet, have fun and support her team. Her experience has led her to start an original troupe, Twisted Karma. She’s learned the most about improv from the children and teens she’s been lucky to applaud and teach through ColdTowne’s improv youth program, Excused Absence Comedy. Her background as a nonprofit professional and studies in human rights propels her to share the transformative power of comedy with seniors, refugees, youth and late-night audiences. She’s dedicated to following the YES AND nudge as she continues to learn, perform and play. 

Sign Up Today!

All camps are $125 each. There is a $15 sibling discount for each additional student from the same household.

If you have questions, or would like to sign up by phone please call us at 828-327-3855. You can also email the theatre.