The Harold - Advanced Improv Class

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This class introduces students to The Harold Chicago's signature long form improvisation format.  Successful completion of Big Fork Theatre’s Group Mind and 9+ months of improv experience is required to take this class. 

The Harold is a format that is performed all around the world - it weaves together multiple threads of characters and stories through two person scenes, group games and organic exploration of themes - all inspired by a single word.

Specific skills and topics covered:

  • The Harold format
  • Developing a single word suggestion into themes, characters and ideas for scenes
  • Weaving individual scenes together into a full-length improvised show
  • Stage craft and creating visually compelling theatre

Upcoming The Harold Sessions


The Harold will be starting in Term 1 2018.  Please email us at to register your interest.