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January 2017

Piggyback: Stand up and Improv

January 22 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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  Stand-up comedy and improv are usually two separate types of comedy that you won't see in the same show, but Unexpected Productions' Piggyback brings them both together so you can enjoy two types of comedy in one hilarious night. First, a professional comedian will perform their stand-up routine, then talented improv artists will create a narrative story in a particular genre of film or literature. The story created will be inspired by the material from the stand-up act. Piggyback…

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The Harold

January 26 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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  Every Thursday night, Improv Anonymous, will bring YOUR stories to life through performances of the "Harold." Most improv comedy isn't entirely formless. The actors might have absolutely no idea beforehand what theme they'll be playing out on stage, but once they get going, there are patterns and games to help guide them along the way. One of the most popular forms is called the Harold. Created by improv legend Del Close in the 1960s, the Harold has become the…

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Truth or Dare

January 27 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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  Everybody remembers "Truth or Dare" from countless college parties or childhood sleepovers: Players choose to either honestly answer a personal question or act out a dare chosen by the group. Truth or Dare: The Improv takes the game to the next level by playing with a group of expert improvisers. At this show, the audience submits the "Truth" questions, chooses the "Dares," and watches the fireworks as the performers turn them into side splitting (but still family-friendly) comedy.

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Comedy Writing through Improvisation with Joe Guppy

January 28 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Learn to write comedy with fun and energizing improv games, as taught by Emmy-award-winning comedy writer, Joe Guppy. Students will learn basic improv skills, and how to build a comedy premise. We will gather around a supportive and encouraging writer’s table to rewrite using story structure, and study scenes from Saturday Night Live, Key & Peele, and comedy films. Perfect for aspiring or experienced improvisers, actors, comedy writers, screenwriters, playwrights. The class culminates with a writers’ showcase at Unexpected Productions'…

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Truth or Dare

January 28 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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  Everybody remembers "Truth or Dare" from countless college parties or childhood sleepovers: Players choose to either honestly answer a personal question or act out a dare chosen by the group. Truth or Dare: The Improv takes the game to the next level by playing with a group of expert improvisers. At this show, the audience submits the "Truth" questions, chooses the "Dares," and watches the fireworks as the performers turn them into side splitting (but still family-friendly) comedy.

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Piggyback: Stand up and Improv

January 29 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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  Stand-up comedy and improv are usually two separate types of comedy that you won't see in the same show, but Unexpected Productions' Piggyback brings them both together so you can enjoy two types of comedy in one hilarious night. First, a professional comedian will perform their stand-up routine, then talented improv artists will create a narrative story in a particular genre of film or literature. The story created will be inspired by the material from the stand-up act. Piggyback…

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February 2017

The Harold

February 2 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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  Every Thursday night, Improv Anonymous, will bring YOUR stories to life through performances of the "Harold." Most improv comedy isn't entirely formless. The actors might have absolutely no idea beforehand what theme they'll be playing out on stage, but once they get going, there are patterns and games to help guide them along the way. One of the most popular forms is called the Harold. Created by improv legend Del Close in the 1960s, the Harold has become the…

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Truth or Dare

February 3 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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  Everybody remembers "Truth or Dare" from countless college parties or childhood sleepovers: Players choose to either honestly answer a personal question or act out a dare chosen by the group. Truth or Dare: The Improv takes the game to the next level by playing with a group of expert improvisers. At this show, the audience submits the "Truth" questions, chooses the "Dares," and watches the fireworks as the performers turn them into side splitting (but still family-friendly) comedy.

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Comedy Writing through Improvisation with Joe Guppy

February 4 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Learn to write comedy with fun and energizing improv games, as taught by Emmy-award-winning comedy writer, Joe Guppy. Students will learn basic improv skills, and how to build a comedy premise. We will gather around a supportive and encouraging writer’s table to rewrite using story structure, and study scenes from Saturday Night Live, Key & Peele, and comedy films. Perfect for aspiring or experienced improvisers, actors, comedy writers, screenwriters, playwrights. The class culminates with a writers’ showcase at Unexpected Productions'…

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Truth or Dare

February 4 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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  Everybody remembers "Truth or Dare" from countless college parties or childhood sleepovers: Players choose to either honestly answer a personal question or act out a dare chosen by the group. Truth or Dare: The Improv takes the game to the next level by playing with a group of expert improvisers. At this show, the audience submits the "Truth" questions, chooses the "Dares," and watches the fireworks as the performers turn them into side splitting (but still family-friendly) comedy.

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The Harold

February 9 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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  Every Thursday night, Improv Anonymous, will bring YOUR stories to life through performances of the "Harold." Most improv comedy isn't entirely formless. The actors might have absolutely no idea beforehand what theme they'll be playing out on stage, but once they get going, there are patterns and games to help guide them along the way. One of the most popular forms is called the Harold. Created by improv legend Del Close in the 1960s, the Harold has become the…

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Truth or Dare

February 10 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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  Everybody remembers "Truth or Dare" from countless college parties or childhood sleepovers: Players choose to either honestly answer a personal question or act out a dare chosen by the group. Truth or Dare: The Improv takes the game to the next level by playing with a group of expert improvisers. At this show, the audience submits the "Truth" questions, chooses the "Dares," and watches the fireworks as the performers turn them into side splitting (but still family-friendly) comedy.

Find out more »

Comedy Writing through Improvisation with Joe Guppy

February 11 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Learn to write comedy with fun and energizing improv games, as taught by Emmy-award-winning comedy writer, Joe Guppy. Students will learn basic improv skills, and how to build a comedy premise. We will gather around a supportive and encouraging writer’s table to rewrite using story structure, and study scenes from Saturday Night Live, Key & Peele, and comedy films. Perfect for aspiring or experienced improvisers, actors, comedy writers, screenwriters, playwrights. The class culminates with a writers’ showcase at Unexpected Productions'…

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Truth or Dare

February 11 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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  Everybody remembers "Truth or Dare" from countless college parties or childhood sleepovers: Players choose to either honestly answer a personal question or act out a dare chosen by the group. Truth or Dare: The Improv takes the game to the next level by playing with a group of expert improvisers. At this show, the audience submits the "Truth" questions, chooses the "Dares," and watches the fireworks as the performers turn them into side splitting (but still family-friendly) comedy.

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Comedy of Love: A Valentine’s Day Improv

February 14 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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  Whether you're "flying solo," out with friends, or looking to make a memory with your sweetie, we have the perfect Valentine's Day treat for anyone who loves to laugh. Explore the passions of the holiday through comedy improv and watch as veteran improvisers take on love, lust, and everything in between using stories inspired by you! The show takes place in our theater at the Gum Wall in the romantic Pike Place Market!   Hilarity and horror stories are all…

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The Harold

February 16 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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  Every Thursday night, Improv Anonymous, will bring YOUR stories to life through performances of the "Harold." Most improv comedy isn't entirely formless. The actors might have absolutely no idea beforehand what theme they'll be playing out on stage, but once they get going, there are patterns and games to help guide them along the way. One of the most popular forms is called the Harold. Created by improv legend Del Close in the 1960s, the Harold has become the…

Find out more »

Truth or Dare

February 17 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
+ Google Map

  Everybody remembers "Truth or Dare" from countless college parties or childhood sleepovers: Players choose to either honestly answer a personal question or act out a dare chosen by the group. Truth or Dare: The Improv takes the game to the next level by playing with a group of expert improvisers. At this show, the audience submits the "Truth" questions, chooses the "Dares," and watches the fireworks as the performers turn them into side splitting (but still family-friendly) comedy.

Find out more »

Comedy Writing through Improvisation with Joe Guppy

February 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
+ Google Map

Learn to write comedy with fun and energizing improv games, as taught by Emmy-award-winning comedy writer, Joe Guppy. Students will learn basic improv skills, and how to build a comedy premise. We will gather around a supportive and encouraging writer’s table to rewrite using story structure, and study scenes from Saturday Night Live, Key & Peele, and comedy films. Perfect for aspiring or experienced improvisers, actors, comedy writers, screenwriters, playwrights. The class culminates with a writers’ showcase at Unexpected Productions'…

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Truth or Dare

February 18 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
+ Google Map

  Everybody remembers "Truth or Dare" from countless college parties or childhood sleepovers: Players choose to either honestly answer a personal question or act out a dare chosen by the group. Truth or Dare: The Improv takes the game to the next level by playing with a group of expert improvisers. At this show, the audience submits the "Truth" questions, chooses the "Dares," and watches the fireworks as the performers turn them into side splitting (but still family-friendly) comedy.

Find out more »

The Harold

February 23 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
+ Google Map

  Every Thursday night, Improv Anonymous, will bring YOUR stories to life through performances of the "Harold." Most improv comedy isn't entirely formless. The actors might have absolutely no idea beforehand what theme they'll be playing out on stage, but once they get going, there are patterns and games to help guide them along the way. One of the most popular forms is called the Harold. Created by improv legend Del Close in the 1960s, the Harold has become the…

Find out more »

Comedy Writing through Improvisation with Joe Guppy

February 25 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Learn to write comedy with fun and energizing improv games, as taught by Emmy-award-winning comedy writer, Joe Guppy. Students will learn basic improv skills, and how to build a comedy premise. We will gather around a supportive and encouraging writer’s table to rewrite using story structure, and study scenes from Saturday Night Live, Key & Peele, and comedy films. Perfect for aspiring or experienced improvisers, actors, comedy writers, screenwriters, playwrights. The class culminates with a writers’ showcase at Unexpected Productions'…

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March 2017

The Harold

March 2 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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  Every Thursday night, Improv Anonymous, will bring YOUR stories to life through performances of the "Harold." Most improv comedy isn't entirely formless. The actors might have absolutely no idea beforehand what theme they'll be playing out on stage, but once they get going, there are patterns and games to help guide them along the way. One of the most popular forms is called the Harold. Created by improv legend Del Close in the 1960s, the Harold has become the…

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Comedy Writing through Improvisation with Joe Guppy

March 4 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Unexpected Productions’ Market Theater, 1428 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
+ Google Map

Learn to write comedy with fun and energizing improv games, as taught by Emmy-award-winning comedy writer, Joe Guppy. Students will learn basic improv skills, and how to build a comedy premise. We will gather around a supportive and encouraging writer’s table to rewrite using story structure, and study scenes from Saturday Night Live, Key & Peele, and comedy films. Perfect for aspiring or experienced improvisers, actors, comedy writers, screenwriters, playwrights. The class culminates with a writers’ showcase at Unexpected Productions'…

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