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Let me tell you a little about myself and my workshop series. I've been doing improv for 22 years. I'm from L.A., trained at Second City Chicago, iO West (RIP), and UCB LA. I've toured with the Second City BoatCo, I'm currently on the Harold team, Heyday, which was formed at iO West and now performs at the Westside Comedy Theater in Santa Monica, Ca. Heyday, along with our coach, Karen Graci, created and developed the "Vertical Harold" form. I currently teach (online) at the Westside Comedy Theater and perform with Pretty, Pretty Pony, and Nice Chris. 

The Chris Alvarado Improv Workshops focus on long, grounded two-person scenes. We don’t go for funny, we go for honest and real. Over the last year we’ve found such a nice tone on zoom in part because there is no audience, no expectations to be “on,” so we slow it down, take our time, and do work we actually care about.

The workshops are Tuesdays 6pm-8:30pm PST, Fridays 12pm-2:30pm PST. Class size limited to 10 players to ensure more performance time and individual feedback. The workshop is through zoom and the cost is $30.

Thanks for taking the time to read a little about me and what I do.

For more info or to sign up for a class please email me at: