The USC School of Dramatic Arts offers an opportunity for you to work with comedy professionals and explore a broad experience in comedy.
This conservatory-style “Comedy Performance” training course will challenge and inspire you and offer a strong foundation in comedic performance and comedy creation. The program, taught by the school’s world-class faculty, emphasizes process and creativity and includes improv, sketch, stand-up, as well as physical comedy and industry-focused master classes. The class culminates in a workshop performance for family and friends.
Summer Theatre Conservatory is also offered in Acting Intensive and Musical Theatre.
June 18 – July 15, 2023
Tuition & Application
- Learn from comedy professionals in a collaborative and interactive, conservatory-style environment
- Participate in off-campus field trips to see professional comedy shows in Los Angeles
- Culminate your summer experience with a workshop performance
Topic of Study
- Scripted comedy
- Physical comedy
HEAR FROM OUR FORMER STUDENTS
The course allowed me to fully dive into a potential career of mine, and it taught me all about succeeding in Comedy. The teachers were amazing and helped me every step of the way. They really had my best interest at heart, and for that I am thankful!
USC Summer Program 2019