Classes

COMEDY IMPROVISATIONAL ACTING Classes

By Julie Martin Comedy Improv Teacher, Director, Performer

Long time improv instructor and director-producer of the latest 10 year run of the Jump Start Comedy Improv Troupe in Southern California,  Julie Martin has led 100’s of students to discover their talent and genius. Julie, the founder of the Jump Start Troupe, is known for her insistence on finding the comedic subtext of improv conversations! She leads students onto the improv stage and into their talent through classes, coaching, and encouragement to see and vision themselves as great improvisers. 


Julie goes beyond the rules of improvisation and guides you into intense connection and the plotless scene start where imagination thrives. Notorious for creating a safe, supportive space for you to advance step-by-step as an artist, Julie will help you gain confidence and layer skills until ease is second nature.

She encourages a growth mindset in her classes, helping you to sharpen critical thinking and grow super listening. Using progressive exercises and improvisational games developed over the years, she aims to cultivate your spontaneity and improvisational conversational skills. Julie hosts classes,  individual, and group coaching sessions. She helps students find their natural funny, spontaneously, in the moment, in a co-creative fashion with other student players. 


Julie Martin, Speaker, Teacher, Director-Producer, & Adult Educator has been in front of audiences for two decades and draws from years of teaching, stage, and front of the room experience to develop your talent, presence, and improv skill. 

Get started now with a private introductory session. Call 310-697-3674

WEDNESDAY NIGHT COMEDY IMPROV CLASS on Zoom

Upgrade your acting, communication, public speaking, teaching, and in the moment leadership decisions with improv training. Improvisation skills are valuable in all aspects of life! 


GROW your improv know-how, develop characters, connection, and core performing skills.

FEEL SUPER SAFE in a relaxed, inviting environment

PLAY comedy games, drills, and think outside the box exercises.

LEARN to spark creativity, find your comedy voice, build certainty.

BOOST performance, own your skills and talent, sharpen your comedic thinking.

LEARN THE ART of improvisation, grow in spontaneity,  presence, and confidence!

JOIN a FUN, SUPPORTIVE GROUP! Play, laugh, and have fun!  Develop critical thinking and become adept at super listening. Tap into your unique sense of humor.  Learn improvisational comedy acting, no experience required! 

Comedy Improv Class For Adults offered on Zoom

Wednesday Nights, 7-9:00 p.m. /Classes are ongoing. Usually $40, now $ 30 or $35.00. Fall Quarantine Special!

REGISTRATION & INFORMATION COMEDY IMPROV CLASS on Zoom


Comedy Improv Play Meet Up Monday, November 2, 7 – 8:30 PM Cost: Free

REGISTRATION & INFORMATION COMEDY IMPROV PLAY CLASS on Zoom

Comedy Improv 101 , Monday, November 9, 7 – 9 PM Cost: $25

REGISTRATION & INFORMATION COMEDY IMPROV CLASS 101


Comedy Improv Class For Children offered on Zoom

Tuesday Afternoon 4:00 – 4:45 PM


Call Julie for Questions and Registration 310-697-3674 . shinyjul@pacbell.net

PRIVATE and GROUP Improv COACHING

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  • PRIVATE COACHING by appointment, all ages!
  • MEET WITH JULIE, Begin to take your professional communications and acting skills to the next level.
  • OVERCOME SHYNESS for adolescents, teenagers, and adults.
  • UP YOUR GAME on the IMPROV STAGE, allow yourself to be visible
  • BUILD PRESENCE and CONFIDENCE, overcome fears
  • UPGRADE YOUR public speaking and stage presence, reduce anxiety
  • GROUPS, BUSINESSES, PARTY’S AND TEAM BUILDING
  • HOST AN EVENT OR SEMINAR, add teambuilding and interactive games!
  • Create a Zoom INTERACTIVE PARTY SETTING for children and adults.
  • EVENT OPENER for ZOOM or in the ROOM ENGAGEMENT
  • JULIE LEADS in person or on Zoom to coach/teach your group, employees, or workshop participants

Improv PERFORMANCE CLASS, Mixed Level  Players

Improv performance fundamentals in easy to understand terms!  Trust yourself and prepare to take your skills to the stage. Learn to create performance level scenes consistently in preparation for shows.

COMEDY IMPROV BOOT CAMPS

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Boot Camp Improv classes are a small group environment, doing scene after scene in an intense learning sequence. It’s an amazing workout to gain a more profound understanding of improv. Upgrade your personal improv performance, through a hold onto your hat ride into the world of scene creation and confidence. Your creative juices will rise- guaranteed! Jump into drills, games, and exercises designed to expand your command of improv!


CREATE A VIDEO INTERVIEW POSITIONING YOU AS THE EXPERT


  • COACHING PROGRAM TO UPGRADE YOUR PRESENTATION SKILLS
  •  PUBLIC SPEAKING, interviews, podcasts, teaching, front of the room preparation
  • STEP INTO YOUR POWER and vulnerability to communicate authentically
  • DISCOVER DEEPER SOUL EXPRESSION
  • MAKE A BIGGER IMPACT in your career of choice, ask for the money you deserve.
  • RECRUIT people to your cause, ask for the sale
  • DEVELOP in the moment leadership skills!!
  • VALUABLE for professionals who are interested in speaking. leading, or performing in any way.

Julie Martin is a Confidence and Empowerment Coach who is a Communication Skills Trainer. As director-producer of the latest 10 year run of the Jump Start Comedy Troupe she founded, she knows how to help you step on the stage. With 25 years in front of the room and classroom experience, she helps you position yourself as an expert, and translate your professional experience into confidence. She helps you express your expertise through speeches, on camera interviews, and teaching your own classes.  

Known for her ability to create a safe space for you to discover your unique soul qualities, she coaches women, creatives, and professionals to use their authentic voice. In classes, private sessions, and groups, Julie shows you the way to expand and upgrade your inner confidence, speaking, creativity, and communications. Amazingly insightful, upbeat, and supportive, Julie assists you to bring out your unique voice into all types of communication. 

 


Available Improv Instruction

Boot Camp Improv Class

Performance Class

Business Improv

Private Improv Coaching

Children’s Improv

Mixed Level Class

Wednesday nights, ongoing, ZOOM

Small group classes, ZOOM

Deliver consistently with presence, ZOOM

By Appointment, on ZOOM

On ZOOM

Tuesdays 4 PM On ZOOM

CONTACT Julie for BUSINESS, PERSONAL, PROFESSIONAL, AND COMEDY ACTING IMPROVISATION

Improv Class/ Show Moments Slideshow