Sea Tea Comedy Theater

Comedy Shows, Classes & Events

Come see a show or take a class with Connecticut’s improv comedy professionals! Purchase tickets to shows at Sea Tea Comedy Theater or register for our comedy classes & workshops!

We’re on Facebook, too. You can see lists of all of our upcoming events on our Sea Tea Comedy Theater Facebook Page, Sea Tea Improv Studios Facebook Page, and Hartford Improv Festival Facebook Page.

Full Calendar: Sea Tea Comedy Shows, Events & Classes


Thursday, December 13th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

We'll be doing this on Thursdays for the rest of 2012, and moving to Wednesdays at 8PM starting in January.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Sunday, December 16th at 6:00 PM
Get a Clue Christmas! Solve a murder mystery in the decorated Mark Twain House!
Get a Christmas Clue Tours!

Sunday, December 16, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm, every 15 minutes

Who killed that varmint Pap Finn and why did they wait ‘til Christmas to do it??? Play our live-action version of the classic game CLUE in the Mark Twain House. Was it Becky Thatcher with a stake of holly in the Conservatory? The Prince (or was it the Pauper?) with the slay-bells in the library?

This hour long tour features SEA TEA IMPROV as Twain's beloved characters/suspects and all the murder, mayhem and merriment associated with what the author called "that infernal Christmas suicide." Featured on an upcoming Travel Channel show “Wackiest Tours!”

ONE NIGHT ONLY Tours step off every 15 minutes.

Reservations required.

$20 with discounts for members and children. Call (860) 280-3130
The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, CT
Thursday, December 20th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

We'll be doing this on Thursdays for the rest of 2012, and moving to Wednesdays at 8PM starting in January.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Friday, December 21st at 12:00 PM
Private Corporate WorkshopEllington, CT
Friday, December 21st at 7:30 PM
Sea Tea Improv's APOCALYPSE Longform Comedy Showcase feat. Franklin's Peaches!
Watch Sea Tea Improv and one guest group perform different kinds of *longform* improv comedy! See the styles of improv comedy made popular in Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, and New York! Watch improvised scenes created right before your eyes, based on your suggestions!

Tickets are just $9 online ahead of time, $10 online on the day of the show, or $10 at the door!

Buy tickets online:
seateaimprovlongform.eventbrite.com/

Sea Tea Improv's format this month is The Apocalypse Eventé.

Each installment will feature Sea Tea Improv and a superb guest group from Connecticut, Boston, New York, or elsewhere pushing the boundaries of what improv can be.

This month's guest: Franklin's Peaches!

Our improv shows are different every time!

This event is supported by the City of Hartford Arts & Heritage Jobs Grant Program, Pedro E. Segarra, Mayor.
The Studio at Billings Forge, 563 Broad St, Hartford, CT
Thursday, December 27th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

We'll be doing this on Thursdays for the rest of 2012, and moving to Wednesdays at 8PM starting in January.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Friday, December 28th at 6:00 PM
Private Teen Theatre WorkshopWethersfield, CT
Monday, December 31st at 7:00 PM
Sea Tea Improv at First Night Hartford
We're performing at First Night Hartford for the 4th year in a row!

It's Hartford's premier New Year's Eve party, a multicultural, artistically unique, alcohol-free New Year's experience with countless professional musicians, artists, performance groups and exhibits that inspire thousands of people of all ages to attend each year. It’s also an affordable way for everyone to ring in the New Year. This is the 24th year for First Night Hartford, so be sure to come and join the fun and keep the tradition going!

Sponsored by the Greater Hartford Arts Council

More info here:
www.firstnighthartford.org
Center Church House, 60 Gold Street, Hartford, CT
Wednesday, January 2nd at 8:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Wednesday, January 9th at 8:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Friday, January 11th at 7:30 PM
Sea Tea Improv's Longform Comedy Showcase
Watch Sea Tea Improv and one guest group perform different kinds of *longform* improv comedy! See the styles of improv comedy made popular in Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, and New York! Watch improvised scenes created right before your eyes, based on your suggestions!

Tickets are just $9 online ahead of time, $10 online on the day of the show, or $10 at the door!

Buy tickets online:
seateaimprovlongform.eventbrite.com/

Each installment will feature Sea Tea Improv and a superb guest group from Connecticut, Boston, New York, or elsewhere pushing the boundaries of what improv can be.

Our improv shows are different every time!
The Studio at Billings Forge, 563 Broad St, Hartford, CT
Saturday, January 12th at 3:00 PM
(SOLD OUT) 8-Week Improv Course "The Scene" Begins!
The Scene (Foundation Course)
Instructor: Kate Sidley
Cost: $199
Saturday afternoons
from 3PM to 6PM

Students will learn the ultimate foundation needed in order to have amazing scenes. Players will focus on listening, adding detail, specificity, and how to progress and expand a scene. Using fast-paced short-form games, students will also be challenged to think quickly. This course ends in a share performance for an invited audience.

Prerequisite: This course requires no previous improv experience or courses. Those with improv experience will benefit from the curriculum targeting specific improv skill-sets.

Class dates:
Saturday, January 12
Saturday, January 19
Saturday, January 26
Saturday, February 2
Saturday, February 9
Saturday, February 16
Saturday, February 23
Saturday, March 2 (Share from 5:30PM – 6PM)

This course is one of Sea Tea Improv’s 3 “Foundation” level adult improv courses, along with “The Character” (last offered in Fall 2012) and “The Game” (last offered in Spring 2012).

This course is now SOLD OUT.

View this course on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/events/167129410078184/
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St, Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Monday, January 14th at 6:30 PM
8-Week Improv Course "The Set List" begins!
The Set List (Focus Level Course in Short Form Improv)
Instructor: Julia Pistell
Cost: $199
Monday evenings from
6:30PM to 9:30PM

So: you know the rules, but does that make you a great quarterback? Or do you feel like you’re constantly on the JV short form team?

In “The Set List,” instructor Julia Pistell will teach you how to play the games you know (and many you don’t) to the very best of your ability. Root out the games within the game, and play to the top of your intelligence no matter if you’re speaking in gibberish, mime, poorly translated Russian, or alphabetical order. We’ll apply advanced scenework techniques to simple games to find the perfect blend of short-form styles and practical theatrical concerns (is there conflict? How’s your stage presence looking?). Make bolder choices, do better scenes, and walk away with a greater understanding of how to have the most fun while using the best part of your brain. Lots of personal feedback in every class. Bring your own strengths and style to short-form games: that’s the goal.

Julia Pistell has co-starred in almost 40 consecutive monthly short-form shows at City Steam Brewery’s Brew-Ha-Ha Comedy Club, as well as over 100 other improv shows with Sea Tea Improv. She is trained by the Upright Citizens Brigade, ImprovBoston, the PIT’s Ali Faranakien, the Hartford Stage, and more. She has been teaching improv for many years, including her current posts at Sea Tea Improv and the Hartford Children’s Theater. Julia also improvises her way through a nationally popular podcast, Literary Disco, and a career in Public Relations and Event Planning at the Mark Twain House & Museum.

Prerequisite: Completion of two “Foundation” level courses (The Scene, The Game, The Character), or completion of one Foundation course & concurrent enrollment in a Foundation course, or permission from Sea Tea Improv.

Class dates:
Monday, January 14
Monday, January 21
Monday, January 28
Monday, February 4
Monday, February 11
Monday, February 18
Monday, February 25
Monday, March 4 (Share from 9PM – 9:30PM)

This course is one of Sea Tea Improv’s 2 “Focus” level adult improv courses: this course, focused on shortform improvisation, and “The Second Beat” (last offered in Fall 2012), focused on longform improvisation.

This course is limited to 16 students.

Register for this course via PayPal:
bit.ly/SeaTeaImprovFocusShortForm

If you do not meet the above listed prerequisites, please include your request for permission to join the course in the “Special Instructions: Add a message to Sea Tea Improv” section during the PayPal checkout, or in a separate email to comedy@seateaimprov.com

RSVP to this course on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/events/302328479871788/
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St, Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Wednesday, January 16th at 8:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Thursday, January 17th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Friday, January 18th at 7:30 PM
Middletown Comedy Night!
Join us for an evening of improvised comedy. Come see troupes of actors take to the stage without a script and create scenes based on audience suggestions.

Groups performing:
Hartford's Sea Tea Improv
Middletown's Great Make-Believe Society
East Hampton's The Sticks Improv

Cost: $10

Refreshments by NoRA Cupcake Company
Oddfellows Playhouse Youth Theater, 128 Washington St, Middletown, CT
Sunday, January 20th at 7:00 PM
Sea Tea Improv's FREE Comedy Show at City Steam Brewery!
Eat, drink, laugh, and shout suggestions as Sea Tea Improv's team of professional comedians host an evening of improvised comedy at City Steam Brewery's Brew Ha Ha Comedy Club, 942 Main Street, in Hartford, CT. Their work has been featured on ESPN, NPR, WFSB, and more. Best of all, admission is FREE!

See why the Hartford Advocate recognized Sea Tea Improv's monthly show as one of the top things to do in Hartford. Enjoy City Steam's dinner menu and locally brewed beers while performers take suggestions from you and weave them into comedic scenes.

On Sunday, January 20th, the comedy club doors open at 6PM for seating and food. Improv begins at 7PM. Call ahead to City Steam at 860-525-1600 to reserve seats. All ages are welcome. Due to the sale of alcohol, those under the age of 21 must be accompanied by a legal guardian.
City Steam Brewery, 942 Main St, Hartford, CT
Thursday, January 24th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Thursday, January 31st at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Thursday, February 7th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Thursday, February 14th at 6:30 PM
Make Your Partner Look Good (Valentine's Day Improv Workshop)
Love is patient, love is kind... love makes bold choices and says "yes, and!"

If you're looking for a unique romantic experience this Valentine's Day, look no further-- come to Sea Tea Improv Studios and learn all about spontaneous fun with your date. In this workshop designed for couples of all kinds (first dates or fifty years married, we don't care!), we'll show you how improvisational games can reinforce good communication, listening, flexibility, and most importantly, a sense of humor. Even if you've never improvised before, this workshop will be a blast and give you an experience you'll laugh about together for Valentine's days to come.

And who will be teaching this workshop de l'amour? Two of the co-founders of Sea Tea Improv, Greg Ludovici and Julia Pistell, who have been dating for a decade. Greg and Julia have found great joy and humility in laughing at each other every week, and they can't wait to share that with you. And we promise there won't be massive Shakespearean misunderstandings in which we accidentally poison ourselves at the end of the workshop-- we're more romantic than that, Romeo!

Instructors: Julia Pistell & Greg Ludovici

6:30PM to 8PM

It's a great way to start your night before dinner in Downtown Hartford!

$75 per couple

Register via PayPal:
bit.ly/VDayImprov

Workshops in our six-part Relationships Workshops Series: Make Your Partner Look Good (Valentine's Improv) on 2/14, Modern Family Ties (Parents & Kids/Teens Improv) on 2/23, The Dating Game (Improv for Singles) on 3/2, I'll Be There for You (Friends Improv) on 3/9, The Office Space (Co-workers Improv) on 3/13, and Enemies (Improv Stage Combat) on 3/20.
seateaimprov.com/educat.....ries/
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Friday, February 15th at 8:00 PM
Sea Tea Improv's Longform Comedy Showcase
Watch Sea Tea Improv and guest groups perform different kinds of *longform* improv comedy! See the styles of improv comedy made popular in Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, and New York! Watch improvised scenes created right before your eyes, based on your suggestions!

Just $9 online ahead of time ( seateaimprovlongform.eventbrite.com/ ), $10 online on the day of the show, or $10 at the door!

Sea Tea Improv's format this month: Sex and the Sea Tea, improvised dating comedy based on your dating stories from the audience!

This month's guest group is Tick Tick BOOM!
https://www.facebook.com/TTBComedy

Buy tickets:
seateaimprovlongform.eventbrite.com/

Each installment will feature Sea Tea Improv and a superb guest group from Connecticut, Boston or New York pushing the boundaries of what improv can be.

Our improv shows are different every time!
The Studio at Billings Forge, 563 Broad St, Hartford, CT
Saturday, February 16th at 9:30 PM
Sea Tea Improv at Barley Vine!Barley Vine, 182 Main St, Bristol, CT 06010
Thursday, February 21st at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Friday, February 22nd at 8:00 PM
IMPROVAGANZA 2013
Playhouse Theatre Group, Inc. and Hot Cocco Productions announce the 2013 Improvaganza!

A rare alignment of improv is happening at Playhouse on Park! A smorgasbord of improv groups will be performing on the same day, at the same time, at the same place! The fun-filled evening will feature some of the area's best known improv groups as well as up and coming performers.

Friday, February 22nd
8:00pm $10, general admission BYOB

playhouseonpark.org/pop......html
Playhouse on Park, 244 Park Road, West Hartford, CT
Sunday, February 24th at 7:00 PM
Sea Tea Improv's FREE Comedy Show at City Steam Brewery!
Eat, drink, laugh, and shout suggestions as Sea Tea Improv's team of professional comedians host an evening of improvised comedy at City Steam Brewery's Brew Ha Ha Comedy Club, 942 Main Street, in Hartford, CT. Their work has been featured on ESPN, NPR, WFSB, and more. Best of all, admission is FREE!

See why the Hartford Advocate recognized Sea Tea Improv's monthly show as one of the top things to do in Hartford. Enjoy City Steam's dinner menu and locally brewed beers while performers take suggestions from you and weave them into comedic scenes.

On Sunday, February 24th, the comedy club doors open at 6PM for seating and food. Improv begins at 7PM. Call ahead to City Steam at 860-525-1600 to reserve seats. All ages are welcome. Due to the sale of alcohol, those under the age of 21 must be accompanied by a legal guardian.
City Steam Brewery, 942 Main St, Hartford, CT
Thursday, February 28th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Thursday, March 7th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Friday, March 8th at 6:30 PM
I’ll Be There For You - Improv Workshop for Friends
Instructors: Laura Manasewich and Stephanie “Sproffee” Rice
$30 per person

Have you ever wanted to try something new, but didn't want to do it alone? Did you ever think "I could totally do that!" but wanted to have some support before you gave it a chance? This is a perfect opportunity for you! Come to Sea Tea Improv's workshop, specifically created for friends! You two (or three, four...) are already scene partners in real life, why not strengthen the skills you're already using and have some fun doing it? Make your partner look good by saying YES and sign up for this workshop today! Come try something different and exciting in this low-risk, high-energy environment.

Register via PayPal:
bit.ly/FriendsImprov

Another workshop in our Relationships Workshops Series: Enemies (Improv Stage Combat) on 3/20.
seateaimprov.com/educat.....ries/
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Saturday, March 9th at 6:00 PM
Get a Clue Tours! Solve a murder mystery in the Mark Twain House with Sea Tea Improv!
WHO KILLED PAP FINN IN THE MARK TWAIN HOUSE?

Was it Becky Thatcher in the Library with the Lead Pipe? Tom Sawyer in the Billiards Room with the wrench? Perhaps it was Huck in the Dining Room with the revolver! A live action parody of the classic 1949 board game CLUE, we invite you to crack the case using deductive reasoning and a detective’s skill!

SEA TEA IMPROV become the classic suspects as you play a live action game in The Mark Twain House itself!

Saturday, March 9 – Tours starting at 6 p.m.
$20 / $16 Members / $13 Children 16 and under
Hour-long tours step off every 20 minutes.
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED! (860) 280-3130
The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, CT
Thursday, March 14th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Friday, March 15th at 8:00 PM
Sea Tea Improv's Longform Comedy Showcase
Watch Sea Tea Improv and guest groups perform different kinds of *longform* improv comedy! See the styles of improv comedy made popular in Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, and New York! Watch improvised scenes created right before your eyes, based on your suggestions!

Tickets are just $9 online ahead of time, $10 online on the day of the show, or $10 at the door!

Buy tickets online:
seateaimprovlongform.eventbrite.com/

Each installment will feature Sea Tea Improv and a superb guest group from Connecticut, Boston, New York, or elsewhere pushing the boundaries of what improv can be.

Our improv shows are different every time!
The Studio at Billings Forge, 563 Broad St, Hartford, CT
Wednesday, March 20th at 9:00 PM
Sea Tea Improv at The PIT's NYC Improv Festival!
We're performing on The PIT's Mainstage as part of the NYC Improv Festival!

We'll be performing with PIT house team C. MONSTER!

C. MONSTER is Cathleen Carr, Julia Morales, Will Nunziata, Chris Roberti, Alexis Saarela, Jeff Scherer, Steve Soroka, Nate Williams and Keisha Zollar.

Get more info here:
nycimprovfest.com/
The Peoples Improv Theater, 123 East 24th Street, New York, NY
Thursday, March 21st at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Saturday, March 23rd at 3:00 PM
8-Week Adult Improv Course "The Game" begins!
The Game (Foundation-Level Improv Course)

Instructor: Summar Elguindy

Cost: $199

Saturday afternoons
from 3PM to 6PM
starting March 23, 2013

Where: Sea Tea Improv Studio
75 Pratt St, Room 500, Hartford, CT

Using the fast-paced energy of short-form improv, students will learn how to explore and manipulate the game of the scene. Players will understand how to find and play patterns within the game, manipulate and heighten the suggestion of the game and to play to the top of their intelligence. This course ends in a share performance for an invited audience.

This course is one of Sea Tea Improv’s 3 Foundation-level adult improv courses: this course, focused on the concept of game in improv, “The Scene” (last offered in Spring/Winter 2013), and “The Character” (last offered in Fall 2012).

Prerequisite: None. People with no improv experience will learn basics and more, and people with some improv experience will benefit from this course’s specific attention to the topic of “The Game”.

Class dates:
Saturday, March 23
Saturday, March 30
Saturday, April 6
Saturday, April 13
Saturday, April 20
Saturday, April 27
Saturday, May 4
Saturday, May 11 (Share from 5PM – 6PM)

This course is limited to 16 students.

This course is now full.
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St, Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Saturday, March 23rd at 9:30 PM
Sea Tea Improv at Barley Vine!
Get ready for a night of laughter with the improv comedy troupe Sea Tea Improv!
Limited Seating!! Get your tickets now!
$7 advance, $10 door.
Available only at Barley Vine!
www.barleyvinect.com/
Barley Vine, 182 Main St, Bristol, CT 06010
Sunday, March 24th at 7:00 PM
Sea Tea Improv at City Steam Brewery!City Steam Brewery, Hartford, CT
Thursday, March 28th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Thursday, April 4th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Thursday, April 11th at 5:00 PM
Sea Tea Improv at Wadsworth Atheneum's College Night Out
Details here:
www.thewadsworth.org/ev.....ight/

RSVP on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/events/100558193464308/
Wadsworth Atheneum, 600 Main Street, Hartford, CT
Thursday, April 11th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Sunday, April 14th at 7:00 PM
Sea Tea Improv at City Steam Brewery!City Steam Brewery, Hartford, CT
Thursday, April 18th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Saturday, April 20th at 9:00 PM
Sea Tea Improv at Barley Vine!
Get ready for a night of laughter with the improv comedy troupe Sea Tea Improv!

Saturday, April 20th.
9:30 pm
Limited Seating!! Get your tickets now!
$7 advance, $10 door.
Available only at Barley Vine!
www.barleyvinect.com/
Barley Vine, 182-184 Main St., Bristol, CT
Thursday, April 25th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Friday, April 26th at 8:00 PM
Longform Showcase at Billings Forge
Watch Sea Tea Improv and guest groups perform different kinds of *longform* improv comedy! See the styles of improv comedy made popular in Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, and New York! Watch improvised scenes created right before your eyes, based on your suggestions!

Tickets are just $9 online ahead of time, $10 online on the day of the show, or $10 at the door!

Buy tickets online:
seateaimprovlongform.eventbrite.com/

Each installment will feature Sea Tea Improv and a superb guest group from Connecticut, Boston, New York, or elsewhere pushing the boundaries of what improv can be.

Our improv shows are different every time!
The Studio at Billings Forge, 563 Broad St, Hartford, CT
Thursday, May 2nd at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Thursday, May 9th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Sunday, May 12th at 7:00 PM
Sea Tea Improv at City Steam Brewery!City Steam Brewery, Hartford, CT
Thursday, May 16th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Friday, May 17th at 8:00 PM
CT Comedy Cage Match FINAL ROUND!
It's the final round of the 2012-2013 CT Comedy Cage Match!
playhouseonpark.tix.com.....20579

Sea Tea Improv will defend our championship title from last year's undefeated run in 2011-2012 vs. Tick Tick BOOM!, who is currently undefeated this season! It's an amazing match up of 2 comedy powerhouses made up all on the spot just for you!

Your suggestions will inspire the improv comedy, and your votes will decide the winner!

Sea Tea Improv is coming off of 3 consecutive wins in the Upright Citizens Brigade Indie Cage Match in NYC that have moved us on to a spot in the mainstage UCB Cage Match later this summer. This is a great chance to see the team that won last year's CT Comedy Cage Match and the UCB Indie Cage match! If you haven't been one of our shows in a while, this is the one to see!

The show is just $10 and BYOB.

Get tickets ASAP, this show will sell out!
Tickets: playhouseonpark.tix.com.....20579
Playhouse on Park, West Hartford, CT
Saturday, May 18th at 9:30 PM
Sea Tea Improv at Barley Vine!
Get ready for a night of laughter with the improv comedy troupe Sea Tea Improv!

Saturday, May 18th.
9:30 pm
Limited Seating!! Get your tickets now!
$7 advance, $10 door.
Available only at Barley Vine!
www.barleyvinect.com/
Barley Vine, 182-184 Main St., Bristol, CT
Thursday, May 23rd at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Thursday, May 23rd at 11:00 PM
Cage Match NYC - Sea Tea Improv on the Upright Citizens Brigade Mainstage!
By winning the UCB Indie Cage Match 3 straight weeks, we've advanced to Cage Match NYC at Upright Citizens Brigade's mainstage theater in New York!

NY Sea Tea Improv fans, stand up! Come support us on the biggest improv stage there is!

Make your reservations: newyork.ucbtheatre.com/.....27603

(Reservations are made for free online, then you pay $5 per reserved ticket when you pick them up at the door.)

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Welcome to the world's most dangerous Improv arena, where two mighty teams of improv gladiators will take the stage to prove who is the best of the best.

Two improv teams each perform their set timed by an onstage clock, and YOU vote via secret ballot for the more dominant competitor. The team with the most votes returns as Champion the following week to face off against a new challenger.

For scores, records, and stats for the current season as well as archives from the past, check out www.cage-match.com/
Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, 307 West 26th Street, New York, NY
Thursday, May 30th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Friday, May 31st at 8:00 PM
Longform Showcase at Billings Forge feat. Autumn & Summar Spring into Winter
Watch Sea Tea Improv and guest groups perform different kinds of *longform* improv comedy! See the styles of improv comedy made popular in Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, and New York! Watch improvised scenes created right before your eyes, based on your suggestions!

This month's guest: Autumn & Summar Spring into Winter!

This original sketch comedy musical show about dating with original songs by Autumn Gillette & Sea Tea Improv's own Summar Elguindy. This show debuted at ImprovBoston in February and will begin a second run there soon! Don't miss this limited one-night engagement in Hartford!

Tickets are just $9 online ahead of time, $10 online on the day of the show, or $10 at the door!

Buy tickets online:
seateaimprovlongform.eventbrite.com/

Each installment will feature Sea Tea Improv and a superb guest group from Connecticut, Boston, New York, or elsewhere pushing the boundaries of what improv can be.

Our improv shows are different every time!
The Studio at Billings Forge, 563 Broad St, Hartford, CT
Saturday, June 1st at 3:00 PM
Intro to Improv (4-week adult course) begins!
Join us in our Studio for a 4-week Intro to Improv course!

Instructor: Greg Ludovici

Class dates & times:
Saturday, June 1st, 3PM-6PM
Saturday, June 8th, 3PM-6PM
Saturday, June 15th, 3PM-6PM
Saturday, June 22st, 3PM-6PM

Register for this course via PayPal:
bit.ly/Intro2Improv
(PayPal account is not required)
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St, Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Thursday, June 6th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Friday, June 7th at 8:00 PM
Longform Showcase at Billings Forge feat. Colin McEnroe!
Watch Sea Tea Improv and guest groups perform different kinds of *longform* improv comedy! See the styles of improv comedy made popular in Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, and New York! Watch improvised scenes created right before your eyes, based on your suggestions!

This month's guest: Colin McEnroe!

Hartford's favorite radio host, blogger, forum moderator, and raconteur returns to our Longform Showcase as our guest monologist! We'll create improv comedy based on his stories, which he'll tell based on your suggestions!

Tickets are just $9 online ahead of time, $10 online on the day of the show, or $10 at the door!

Buy tickets online:
seateaimprovlongform.eventbrite.com/

Each installment will feature Sea Tea Improv and a superb guest group from Connecticut, Boston, New York, or elsewhere pushing the boundaries of what improv can be.

Our improv shows are different every time!
The Studio at Billings Forge, 563 Broad St, Hartford, CT
Thursday, June 13th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Friday, June 14th at 7:00 PM
Get a Clue Tours: Solve a Mystery in Mark Twain's House
The hour-long tours step off every 15 minutes.

Like the stately home where a murder takes place in the classic Parker Brothers/Hasbro game CLUE, the Mark Twain House has a Conservatory, a Dining Room, a Library, even secret passages...all the elements for a live-action mystery involving the characters Mark Twain invented there.

Was it Tom Sawyer in the Library with the Wrench? Merlin in the Billiard Room with the Knife? The Pauper in the Kitchen with the Rope?

In a parody inspired by the great original game, a full-fledged murder mystery will be laid out for visitors to solve during The Mark Twain House & Museum's "Get a Clue" Tour, Saturday, March 9. The one-hour experience provokes fun, intrigue and hilarity among visitors.

The 1874 home's opulent chambers become possible murder scenes in this classic challenge of deductive reasoning and detective skill. In a special one-hour tour, visitors will be able to make accusations and figure out who sent "Pap" Finn -- Huck Finn's drunken, abusive father -- to his doom. And where he was dispatched. And what was used to dispose of the scoundrel.

Moving from room to room in the mysterious gloom of evening, probing dark corners of the house (magnifying glasses optional), visitors will get clues to help them in their detection and make their guesses. Finally, in a stunning reveal, all will become clear and the perpetrator unmasked.

Members of Hartford's beloved, hilarious Sea Tea Improv comedy troupe portray the suspects, who are based on famous literary characters Twain created in the very house where the mystery unfolds.

Tickets are $20 ($16 for members); $13 for children 16 and under. 860-280-3130
Mark Twain House, 351 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, CT
Sunday, June 16th at 7:00 PM
Sea Tea Improv at City Steam Brewery!City Steam Brewery, Hartford, CT
Thursday, June 20th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Thursday, June 27th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Monday, July 1st at 6:30 PM
The Character (4-week, 8-class Improv Intensive) begins!
The Character (Foundation-Level Improv Course)
Instructor: Dan Russell
Cost: $199

Register via PayPal: bit.ly/SummerImprov
(PayPal account not required to register)

Monday & Wednesday evenings
from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
starting July 1, 2013

Where: Sea Tea Improv Studio
75 Pratt St, Room 500, Hartford, CT

In this course, students will focus on character development through physical exploration. Players will invent, refine and inspire characters that are rich and consistent. Students will also learn how to clearly create, communicate and maintain objects within the environment of the scene. This course ends in a share performance for an invited audience.

This course requires no previous improv experience or courses. Those with improv experience will benefit from the curriculum targeting specific improv skill-sets.

Class dates:
Mon., July 1
Wed., July 3
Mon., July 8
Wed., July 10
Mon., July 15
Wed., July 17
Mon., July 22
Wed., July 24 (Share performance 8:30pm to 9:30pm)

This course is one of Sea Tea Improv's 3 "Foundation" level adult improv courses, along with "The Scene" (last offered in Winter 2012/2013 & taught by Kate Sidley) and "The Game" (last offered in Spring 2013 & taught by Summar Elguindy). This class was last offered in Fall 2012 & taught by Vladimir Perez.

This course is limited to 16 students.

Register via PayPal: bit.ly/SummerImprov
(PayPal account not required to register)
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St, Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Tuesday, July 2nd at 5:30 PM
Improv for Teens (5-week course) begins!
Join us in our Studio for a 5-week teen improv course!

Instructor: Vladimir John Perez

Class dates & times:
Tuesday, July 2, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Tuesday, July 9, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Tuesday, July 16, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Tuesday, July 23, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Tuesday, July 30, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Register for this course via PayPal:
bit.ly/TeenImprov
(PayPal account is not required)
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St, Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Thursday, July 11th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Thursday, July 18th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Friday, July 19th at 8:00 PM
Sea Tea Improv's Longform Comedy Showcase feat. Pompadour and Renee from The River 105.9!
Watch Sea Tea Improv and guest groups perform different kinds of *longform* improv comedy! See the styles of improv comedy made popular in Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, and New York! Watch improvised scenes created right before your eyes, based on your suggestions!

Just $9 online ahead of time ( seateaimprovlongform.eventbrite.com/ ), $10 online on the day of the show, or $10 at the door!

This month's guest monologist for Sea Tea Improv is Renee from The River 105.9! She'll tell stories from her life based on your suggestions, and we'll take those stories & turn them into hilarious improvised scenes!

This month's guest improv group is Pompadour!
Pompadour is a three-person improv team based out of New York City comprised of Lily Du (UCB Lloyd team Detroit), Vincent Moore (UCB Lloyd team Never Never), and Kris Wiener. They love each other almost as much as their hair.

Each installment will feature Sea Tea Improv and superb guests from Connecticut, Boston or New York pushing the boundaries of what improv can be.

Our improv shows are different every time!

Buy tickets:
seateaimprovlongform.eventbrite.com/

Does your improv group want to perform in our longform showcase? Send an email to showcase@seateaimprov.com !
The Studio at Billings Forge, 563 Broad St, Hartford, CT
Thursday, July 25th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Friday, July 26th at 8:00 PM
Sex and the Sea Tea
Sea Tea Improv presents an improvised comedy based on your dating stories!

Watch as we turn tales of dates by you (the audience) into a hilarious improvised play!

This raunchy made-up-on-spot adults-only improv show is running for a special one-night engagement at the HartBeat Ensemble's Carriage House Theater on Friday, July 26th at 8pm!

(Parking will be available at the Mark Twain House and Museum lot, a very short walk from the theater.)

Buy tickets:
https://sexandtheseatea.eventbrite.com/
HartBeat Ensemble, 360 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT 06105
Sunday, July 28th at 7:00 PM
Sea Tea Improv at City Steam Brewery!City Steam Brewery, Hartford, CT
Thursday, August 1st at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Saturday, August 3rd at 4:00 PM
The Second Beat (8-Week Longform Improv Course) begins!
Focus Course: The Second Beat
Instructor: Jeffrey Schaefer

Register for this course via PayPal: bit.ly/SecondBeat2013
(PayPal account not required)

Students will explore beyond the initial scene into second beats in this focus on longform improvisation. Players will be honing in on skills such as tag outs, bending the space, walk-ons, advancements, callbacks, group games and scene painting. The course ends in a share performance for an invited audience.

Prerequisite: Completion of at least two of our "Foundation" level courses (The Scene, The Game, The Character), or permission from Sea Tea Improv (request permission by emailing comedy@seateaimprov.com).

About the instructor: Jeffrey William Schaefer is a performer with Sea Tea Improv and was recently accepted to Advanced Study Improv at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in NYC. He has been studying and performing improv since 2010. At UCB, he's studied under such performers as Jon Gabrus, Ben Rodgers, Anthony Atamanuik, Will Hines, Ryan Karels, Eric Scott, and Rachael Mason. Additionally, Jeffrey is an experienced English teacher, writer, and cat enthusiast who resides in Hartford, CT.

All class meetings are on Saturday evenings from 4pm to 7pm.

Class dates:
August 3
August 10
August 17
August 24
August 31
September 7
September 14
September 21 (Share performance from 6:30pm - 7pm)

This course is one of Sea Tea Improv's two "Focus"-level adult improv courses: this course, focused on longform improvisation, and The Set List, focused on shortform improvisation. This course was last taught in Fall 2012 by Dan Russell.

Cost: $199

This course is limited to 12 students.

Register for this course via PayPal: bit.ly/SecondBeat2013
(PayPal account not required)
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St, Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Monday, August 5th at 6:30 PM
Intro to Improv (4-week adult course) begins!
Join us in our Studio for a 4-week Intro to Improv course!

Monday evenings from 6:30pm to 9:30pm starting August 5, 2013

Instructor: Vladimir John Perez

Class dates:
Monday, August 5
Monday, August 12
Monday, August 19
Monday, August 26

Register for this course via PayPal:
bit.ly/AugustIntro
(PayPal account is not required)
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St, Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Thursday, August 8th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Saturday, August 10th at 1:00 PM
The Monoscene (5-week Master Class with a Performance, by Application Only) begins!
The Monoscene
5-week Master Class with a Performance, by Application Only
Instructor: Vladimir John Perez
Cost: $129

Saturday afternoons
from 1pm to 4pm
starting August 10, 2013

Where: Sea Tea Improv Studio
75 Pratt St, Suite 500, Hartford, CT

Prerequisites: Instructor Approval

Class dates:
Saturday, August 10
Saturday, August 17
Saturday, August 24
Saturday, August 31
Saturday, September 7

Performance:
Friday, September 13 at Sea Tea Improv's Longform Showcase

This course is limited to 8 students.

Registering for this course:
To register for this course, you must first apply by sending an email to vlad@seateaimprov.com with the reasons why you want to take this course. This will be your application. The instructor will consider your application letter, your transcript as a Sea Tea Improv student, your contributions to the CT Improv community, and your personal improv history & performance, as well as other factors. If you are approved, you will be sent a link to register for this course.

About the Instructor:
Vladimir John Perez is a co-founder of Sea Tea Improv who was recently accepted to Advanced Study at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. He has been professionally trained in improv at multiple theaters in NYC, CT & LA. Vlad is also a co-founder of the sketch comedy group Asylum Attic, which has produced comedy videos and live sketch shows. He has experience in the film industry working on shows such as “Flight of the Conchords” and “Bored to Death”. In addition to being a prolific improvisor and host of the monthly Connecticut Improv Mixer, Vlad is a also highly experienced film, voice, & sketch comedy actor.

Vlad performed in every match of the 2012-2013 CT Comedy Cage Match series, three consecutive UCB Indie Cage Matches, and the final round of the 2013-2014 CT Comedy Cage Match series, all of which Sea Tea Improv won using the Monoscene format.
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St, Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Thursday, August 15th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Friday, August 16th at 8:00 PM
Sea Tea Improv's Longform Showcase feat. Spoiled Space Monkeys!
Watch Sea Tea Improv and guest groups perform different kinds of *longform* improv comedy! See the styles of improv comedy made popular in Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, and New York! Watch improvised scenes created right before your eyes, based on your suggestions!

Tickets are just $9 online ahead of time, $10 online on the day of the show, or $10 at the door!

OUR GUEST: Spoiled Space Monkeys, a 2-person improv group from NYC made up of UCB performers Amey Goerlich ( www.ucbtheatre.com/talent/view/303 ) & TJ Del Reno ( east.ucbtheatre.com/talent/view/12948 ).

Buy tickets online:
seateaimprovlongform.eventbrite.com/

Each installment will feature Sea Tea Improv and a superb guest group from Connecticut, Boston, New York, or elsewhere pushing the boundaries of what improv can be.

Our improv shows are different every time!
The Studio at Billings Forge, 563 Broad St, Hartford, CT
Thursday, August 22nd at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Friday, August 23rd at 8:00 PM
Sketch Comedy Showcase Extrordinairre! - Night 1
Are you all ready for the greatest collaboration of all time?

This August, from the minds that brought you last year's "Welcome to Asylum Attic," plus some new brains-- Sea Tea presents a pile of the best sketches you've ever seen in your life. Where will these occur? Why, at HartBeat Ensemble's Carriage House Theater (formerly Hartford Children's Theater), of course!

This show is running on 2 nights!
- Friday, August 23
- Saturday, August 24

Buy tickets here: https://sketchshowcase.eventbrite.com/

There's just one problem: the sketches haven't been written, cast, or directed yet. That's all up to you. Get writing!

Work out the kinks in your sketches by attending one of our sketch roundtables. Those occur on the first & third Sundays of every month from 4:30pm - 6:30pm. Upcoming roundtables:
July 21
August 4
August 18

Get writing & stay tuned for more updates!

Both live and filmed sketches will be accepted.

Submission DEADLINE is 8/5/13 8pm

(Parking for this event will be available at the Mark Twain House & Museum, a short walk from the theater.)
HartBeat Ensemble's Carriage House Theater, 360 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT
Saturday, August 24th at 8:00 PM
Sketch Comedy Showcase Extrordinairre! - Night 2
Are you all ready for the greatest collaboration of all time?

This August, from the minds that brought you last year's "Welcome to Asylum Attic," plus some new brains-- Sea Tea presents a pile of the best sketches you've ever seen in your life. Where will these occur? Why, at HartBeat Ensemble's Carriage House Theater (formerly Hartford Children's Theater), of course!

This show is running on 2 nights!
- Friday, August 23
- Saturday, August 24

Buy tickets here: https://sketchshowcase.eventbrite.com/

There's just one problem: the sketches haven't been written, cast, or directed yet. That's all up to you. Get writing!

Work out the kinks in your sketches by attending one of our sketch roundtables. Those occur on the first & third Sundays of every month from 4:30pm - 6:30pm. Upcoming roundtables:
July 21
August 4
August 18

Get writing & stay tuned for more updates!

Both live and filmed sketches will be accepted.

Submission DEADLINE is 8/5/13 8pm

(Parking for this event will be available at the Mark Twain House & Museum, a short walk from the theater.)
HartBeat Ensemble's Carriage House Theater, 360 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT
Sunday, August 25th at 7:00 PM
Sea Tea Improv at City Steam Brewery!
Eat, drink, laugh, & shout suggestions as Sea Tea Improv performs an evening of improvised comedy at City Steam Brewery's Brew Ha Ha Comedy Club at 942 Main Street, Hartford, CT. Admission is FREE!

We've been featured on ESPN, The Travel Channel, NPR, WFSB, and more. See why the Hartford Advocate recognized Sea Tea Improv's monthly show as one of the top things to do in Hartford & why its readers named Sea Tea Improv as the Best Local Comic.

Enjoy City Steam's dinner menu & beers brewed on-site while our team takes suggestions from you & turns them into improvised scenes, games & songs.

On Sunday, August 25, the comedy club doors open at 6pm for seating & dinner. The show begins at 7pm. Call ahead to City Steam at (860) 525-1600 to reserve seats -- the show is free, but our shows do fill up! All ages are welcome, but due to the sale of alcohol, those under the age of 21 must be accompanied by a legal guardian.
City Steam Brewery, Hartford, CT
Thursday, August 29th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Thursday, September 5th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Monday, September 9th at 6:30 PM
The Scene (8-week Improv course) begins!
The Scene (Foundation-Level Improv Course)
Instructor: Julia Pistell
Cost: $199

Register via PayPal: bit.ly/FallScene
(PayPal account not required to register)

Monday evenings
from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
starting September 9th, 2013

Where: Sea Tea Improv Studio
75 Pratt St, Room 500, Hartford, CT

Students will learn the ultimate foundation needed in order to have amazing scenes. Players will focus on listening, adding detail, specificity, and how to progress and expand a scene. Using fast-paced short-form games, students will also be challenged to think quickly. This course ends in a share performance for an invited audience.

Prerequisite: This course requires no previous improv experience or courses. Those with improv experience will benefit from the curriculum targeting specific improv skill-sets.

Class dates:
Monday, September 9
Monday, September 16
Monday, September 23
Monday, September 30
Monday, October 7
-- No Class on 10/14 --
Monday, October 21
Monday, October 28
Monday, November 4 (Share performance at 8:30pm)

This course is one of Sea Tea Improv’s 3 “Foundation” level adult improv courses, along with “The Character” (last offered in Summer 2013) and “The Game” (last offered in Spring 2013). This class was last offered in Winter/Spring 2013 & was taught by Kate Sidley.

This course is limited to 16 students.

About the Instructor:
Julia Pistell is one of the founding members of Sea Tea Improv, and has performed with the troupe all over New England. She has trained at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and the Hartford Stage. A seasoned vocalist, Pistell has sung with jazz bands, musical theater productions, and a cappella groups. Pistell has also performed in the independent improvised productions of "Campfire" and "Mosquito Sunset" at Playhouse on Park. Outside of improv, Pistell is a professional writer, publicist, and teacher; she holds a Masters of Fine Arts in Nonfiction from the Bennington Writing Seminars. She is currently working for The Mark Twain House & Museum and appears on the podcast Literary Disco.

Register via PayPal: bit.ly/FallScene
(PayPal account not required to register)
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St, Sutie 500, Hartford, CT
Thursday, September 12th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Friday, September 13th at 8:00 PM
Longform Showcase at Billings Forge
Watch Sea Tea Improv and guest groups perform different kinds of *longform* improv comedy! See the styles of improv comedy made popular in Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, and New York! Watch improvised scenes created right before your eyes, based on your suggestions!

Tickets are just $9 online ahead of time, $10 online on the day of the show, or $10 at the door!

Buy tickets online:
seateaimprovlongform.eventbrite.com/

Each installment will feature Sea Tea Improv and a superb guest group from Connecticut, Boston, New York, or elsewhere pushing the boundaries of what improv can be.

Our improv shows are different every time!
The Studio at Billings Forge, 563 Broad St, Hartford, CT
Sunday, September 15th at 7:00 PM
Sea Tea Improv's 50th Show at City Steam Brewery!City Steam Brewery, Hartford, CT
Thursday, September 19th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Thursday, September 26th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Thursday, October 3rd at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Friday, October 4th at 9:30 PM
Sea Tea Improv at UConn Late Night!
We're doing TWO shows at UConn's Late Night on Friday, 10/4! One at 9:30pm and one at 11:30pm! Come see the show!

UConn Late Night!
Theme: The Muppets Visit Late Night!

10/4/2013 9pm - 1am

- Make your own sock puppet!
- Make your own food like the Swedish Chef
- Sea Tea Improv shows at 9:30PM and 11:30PM
- Be in a Muppets Movie Poster

Storrs Campus
Student Union

Admission: Free

More information available at: www.latenight.uconn.edu/
UConn Student Union, Storrs, CT
Saturday, October 5th at 7:30 PM
Improv Mashup Show with Franklin's Peaches & Tick Tick BOOM!
On Saturday, October 5th, Sea Tea Improv, Franklin's Peaches and Tick Tick BOOM will put all of our players names in a hat and draw out 3 random new one-off groups, just for this night!

See the best of Hartford's professional improvisers mix it all up for one night only! Will you see the Sea Peaches? Franklin's BOOM? Tick Tea Tick? No one knows how the draw will go!

Tickets just $10 for 3 awesome, unique improvised comedy shows by 3 groups that you'll never see again! Buy tickets: https://improvmashup.eventbrite.com/

Parking for this show will be available at the Mark Twain House & Museum, a very short walk from the theater.
HartBeat Ensemble's Carriage House Theater, 360 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT
Sunday, October 6th at 4:30 PM
Improv for Teens (5-week course) begins!
Improv for Teens (5-Week course)
Instructor: Julia Pistell
Cost: $99

Register for this course via PayPal: bit.ly/TeenImprovFall
(PayPal account is not required)

Sunday evenings
from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
starting October 6, 2013

Where: Sea Tea Improv Studio
75 Pratt St, Suite 500, Hartford, CT

Prerequisites: None! (ages 18 and under only)

Class dates:
Sunday, October 6
Sunday, October 13 (see Sea Tea Improv at City Steam after class!)
Sunday, October 20
Sunday, October 27
Sunday, November 3

About the Instructor:
Julia Pistell is one of the founding members of Sea Tea Improv, and has performed with the troupe all over New England. She has trained at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and the Hartford Stage. A seasoned vocalist, Pistell has sung with jazz bands, musical theater productions, and a cappella groups. Pistell has also performed in the independent improvised productions of "Campfire" and "Mosquito Sunset" at Playhouse on Park. Outside of improv, Pistell is a professional writer, publicist, and teacher; she holds a Masters of Fine Arts in Nonfiction from the Bennington Writing Seminars. She is currently working for The Mark Twain House & Museum.

Register for this course via PayPal: bit.ly/TeenImprovFall
(PayPal account is not required)
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St, Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Thursday, October 10th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Sunday, October 13th at 7:00 PM
Sea Tea Improv at City Steam Brewery!City Steam Brewery, Hartford, CT
Thursday, October 17th at 9:00 PM
Hanging with Harold - Weekly Drop-In Jam
Hanging with Harold is not a class or a workshop. It's not a show, either. It's a learn-by-doing drop-in jam where Sea Tea Improv and members of the improv community (that's you, just by showing up!) perform a kind of longform improv together known as the Harold.

"You'll have to do about a hundred Harolds to start feeling comfortable with the form." - Matt Besser, founding member of the Upright Citizens Brigade

We will keep track of the cumulative number of Harolds done by each participant from week to week. Each week, we will do 1, 2 or 3 Harolds (time depending), and everyone who participates will add to their Harold total toward everyone's personal goal of 100 completed Harolds.

Who will be first to reach 100 Harolds completed?

$5 per person
Sea Tea Improv Studio, 75 Pratt St., Suite 500, Hartford, CT
Friday, October 18th at 8:00 PM
Longform Showcase at Billings Forge
Watch Sea Tea Improv and guest groups perform different kinds of *longform* improv comedy! See the styles of improv comedy made popular in Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, and New York! Watch improvised scenes created right before your eyes, based on your suggestions!

Tickets are just $9 online ahead of time, $10 online on the day of the show, or $10 at the door!

Buy tickets online:
seateaimprovlongform.eventbrite.com/

Each installment will feature Sea Tea Improv and a superb guest group from Connecticut, Boston, New York, or elsewhere pushing the boundaries of what improv can be.

Our improv shows are different every time!
The Studio at Billings Forge, 563 Broad St, Hartford, CT
Saturday, October 19th at 9:00 PM
CT Improv MixerSea Tea Improv Studio 75 Pratt St Hartford, CT

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